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Keswick Hall to host Audi Quattro Cup qualifier

(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) Keswick Hall & Golf Club – the Forbes Five-Star, 600-acre luxury resort set in Virginia’s scenic Hunt Country – will host a qualifying tournament for the 2017 Audi Quattro Cup on May 25 on its acclaimed Full Cry golf course. 

Co-hosted with Flow Audi of Charlottesville, the Audi Quattro Cup is one of the largest amateur golf tournaments in the world. Thousands of golfers annually gather at local tournaments across the nation to compete for a chance to secure a coveted spot in the Cup’s U.S. Final. This year it will be played at South Carolina’s Kiawah Island Golf Resort (Aug. 24 – 27). From there, the top two teams will represent the U.S. in the World Final later this year Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

Winners of the two-person team event at Full Cry will receive round-trip airline tickets, deluxe hotel accommodations for three nights at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island, ground transportation to and from the hotel, two tournament rounds (Aug. 25 and 26), caddie fees during tournament play, all scheduled meals, and an invitation to the Awards Dinner and Ceremony compliments of Audi of America on Aug. 26. Registration and additional tournament information may be found at https://audiquattrocup.us/

“We’re excited to team with a great partner like Flow Audi and host this prestigious tournament,” says John Trevenen, General Manager of Keswick Hall & Golf Club. “We hope the participants will enjoy competing on Full Cry and discover why it’s one of the most celebrated courses in both Virginia and the U.S.” 

“A premier golf event like the Quattro Cup showcases why Audi is one of the most admired car manufactures in the world,” says Will Reifsteck, General Sales Magazine of Flow Audi of Charlottesville. “Full Cry is top-of-the-line and we’re thrilled to co-host this event with a true five-star property like Keswick Hall.” 

Since opening in late fall of 2014, the thrilling-to-play Full Cry has received accolade after accolade including being ranked No. 4 in Golfweek’s 2017 list of “Best Courses You Can Play” in Virginia as well as ranked No. 45 in Golfweek’s prestigious “Best Resort Courses” in the U.S. Full Cry was also honored in Golf Digest’s coveted “2015 Best New Courses.”

Except for one hole, the greens on Full Cry have open fronts and are approachable by low “links-style” run-up shots or through the air allowing for multiple shot maker options. Players of all abilities will savor the “Old School Pete Dye” experience. Visitors to Keswick Hall & Golf Club will also discover elegant renovations to its 48 guestrooms, gourmet dining with a regionally inspired cuisine, and immaculate customer service.

For more information on Keswick Hall & Golf Club visit www.keswick.com or call 434.979.3440. 

About Keswick Hall & Golf Club

Set in the historic hunt and wine country of central Virginia in Charlottesville, Keswick Hall & Golf Club is a 600-acre boutique resort featuring 48 private guest rooms. The northern wing of the luxury resort hotel contains historic Villa Crawford, once the Italianesque private estate of the Robert Crawford family built in 1912. The resort has received the Forbes Five-Star Award for its exceptional level of luxury and service every year since 2015.

A full complement of amenities and activities are available to guests, including: golf, tennis, three swimming pools, croquet, nature trails, on-site vineyard, garden / historic tours, spa and fine dining. Off-site excursions include wine tasting, Presidential home visits, University of Virginia tours, clay shooting and more. 

The property is home to the historic Keswick Club, a members club introduced in 1948 when renowned architect Fred Findlay added its first nine holes of golf. The course expanded to 18 holes in the mid-‘50s and was renovated in 1992 by Arnold Palmer. World Golf Hall of Fame architect Pete Dye was commissioned to create its dramatic new Full Cry layout which is ranked at No. 45 in Golfweek’s “Best Resort Courses” in the U.S. 

The acclaimed resort is the sister property of The Hermitage Hotel in Nashville. 

Keswick Hall & Golf Club – centrally located -- is an easy two-hour drive from the Washington D.C. metro area and just over three hours from Baltimore and 3.5 hours from Raleigh, N.C. Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO) is 30 minutes away. Richmond International Airport (RIC) is an easy 60-minute drive. 

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