August 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Will be held March 21-22,
at the prestigious Pinehurst Golf Resort in concert with the iGATE CEO Cup Golf Tournament
iGATE, the NASDAQ listed leading outsourcing services company, in association with Forbes, the publisher of Forbes magazine and forbes.com, today announced the inaugural iGATE CXO Cup golf tournament. This first-class championship-style golf tournament will be held
March 21 - 22, 2014, at the historic Pinehurst Resort & Country Club in
North Carolina, USA. iGATE will simultaneously host the second iGATE CEO Cup at the same venue, where Grand Slam champion Gary Player will co-host both golf tournaments.
Commenting on the tournament,
"Following the success of the iGATE CEO Cup, I am honored to also co-host the inaugural iGATE CXO Cup. The tournament will be an excellent opportunity to further gather many of the world's greatest business minds in order to give back and make the world a better place, all while playing a game we all love. "
will compete for total prize money of
. Winners will donate their prize money to the charities of their choice.
Gary Player, an original inductee into the World Golf Hall of Fame, is widely regarded as one of the greatest golfers in history. The South African native has won 165 tournaments over his career spanning six decades, including nine major championships on the regular tour, and nine major championships on the Senior Tour. He is one of only five golfers - and the only non-American golfer - to win the coveted career Grand Slam.