Avis Rent a Car is excited to once again be the official car rental sponsor of The BMW South African Open proudly hosted by the City of Ekurhuleni, which tees off on 11 January 2018. The four-day event will take place at Glendower Golf Club and will feature former world number one and the player host, Ernie Els.

Avis has been a car rental partner of the event since 2012. The tournament, first held in 1903, is of one of the oldest national open golf championships in the world. It is a highlight on both the South African and the international golf calendars.

Avis will provide transport logistics including a shuttle for spectators and players, who can expect the kind of professional, high-quality service always synonymous with Avis. Thanks to Avis, competitors, spectators and corporate groups will all be able to enjoy the golf without worrying about car rental.

“Avis has a long-standing partnership with the South African Open, one of the principal golf tournaments on the Sunshine Tour,” says CEO of Avis Rent a Car southern Africa Rainer Gottschick. “This is part of our ongoing commitment to supporting the golfing community as well as leisure travellers. The aim is to make the car rental experience as seamless as possible, with customer service always top of mind.”

As part of a relationship with the Sunshine Tour, the Avis partnership extends to other tour events such as the Alfred Dunhill Championship, the Joburg Open, the Tshwane Open, the Cape Town Open, the Eye of Africa PGA Championships and the Vodacom Origins of Golf tournament.

“Avis wishes all participants the best of luck,” concludes Gottschick

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