The Cairns Cup Welcomes Amazon PWD as Headline Sponsor

The Cairns Cup Welcomes AWS as Headline Sponsor

Amazon Web Services (AWS) the world’s leading cloud computing service provider becomes title sponsor for Disability Golf’s Premier Match Play event The Cairns Cup to be held at The Shire London between 7th – 13th May. In addition, the partnership between the two brands will include Amazon PWD who are committed to building a community that supports employees with disabilities.

PwD was established by employees to help make Amazon a more diverse and inclusive place to work, while also reflecting the diversity of their customers. It’s open to employees with disabilities and allies. The group supports employees through raising awareness, supporting career development, participating in community outreach and improving access for Amazonians and customers.

The Cairns Cup is a “Ryder Cup Style” match-play event between golfers with various disabilities from Europe and USA. The event is also presented as a DISABILITY GOLF FESTIVAL with the following aims…

  • Establish a competitive event for those with a disability

  • Raise Awareness of Disability Golf

  • Provide a platform to raising funds to promote golf to all

  • Leave a legacy for future generations

The Tournament (the first of many) sees Europe host USA over 3 days playing Four ball better ball, Foursomes and Singles. Each team consists of 16 players however only 12 will play each day. Each team has at least 6 different disabilities and WHS handicaps ranging from scratch to 54 making the event truly inclusive and available to all golfers who have a disability.

Kevin Booth, Cairns Cup Event Organiser and European team Captain said “We couldn’t be happier to welcome AWS to The Cairns Cup family. Their commitment to disabilities is both inspiring and humbling. This is a perfect fit for the ethos of The Cairns Cup event and knowing we have a brand like AWS behind us, can only help raise the profile of the event, both now and in the future.”

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