The Snows BMW team were on par at the BMW Golf Cup International UK Final at St. Andrews in Edinborough.

This year, Snows BMW saw success from our brilliant golfers who all showed off their swinging skills in the competitive National Golf tournament.



This year's BMW National Final was held at St Andrews in Edinburgh, the home of fantastic landscapes, culture and of course, Golf. The competition was held on The Castle Course - the newest addition to the St. Andrews Golfing grounds. The course was opened in 2008 and is set on a rugged cliff-top with spectacular views over St. Andrews. Truly a remarkable and memorable setting to host a national and renowned golfing event.

Snows BMW Portsmouth have partnerships in place with both of the Golf Clubs that took part in the tournament as Snows representatives. The two teams of golfers were from Lee On The Solent Golf Club and Hayling Golf Club.

Practice rounds were held on Thursday 21st September, followed by a dinner and Q&A with PGA proffesional, Dame Laura Davies. Qualifiers got to enjoy 2 nights in the world famous Old Course Hotel, a luxurious and comforting establishment.

On Friday 22nd, the real games began. There were some fantastic performances and some brilliant results from all the teams that took part. Karen Hirst, from Lee on the Solent Golf Club, came 3rd in the Ladies category with 28 points. Alan Sheppard, from Hayling Golf Club, finished with 31 points and just missed out on the leader board.

The competition was rounded off by a Champagne Reception and luxury Gala Dinner in the evening, which then ended with the prize presentation by Dame Laura Davies. The above image features the three winners receiving their trophies, the running order is: Dame Laura Davies (BMW Ambassador), Chris Stokes, Elaine Hough, Chris Lewington, Graeme Grieve (CEO BMW UK.).

This golf tournament by BMW is a renowned golfing event that has been inviting top performers to take part since 1995. It is now recognised as the largest international tournament series for amateur golfers, with a total of 100,000 competitors from roughly 50 countries around the world. The winners of this years tournament have now qualified for the World Final in South Africa, where they will be able to take on the best of the best.

The whole team at Snows BMW Portsmouth are wishing all the competitors good luck and hoping for some fantastic scores.


​​Snows Group has two BMW dealerships, located in Portsmouth and on the Isle of Wight. The Group prides itself on its reputation and dedication to delivering excellent customer service, and is rewarded by the fact that over half of its business comes from returning customers. With Snows Group, driving becomes an experience, rather than a chore.

Author: Sophie Taylor

Please contact Sophie Taylor using sophie.taylor@snowsgroup.co.uk or 02380 707750 with all press enquiries.

Posted on 29/09/2017