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Australian Triumphs In Ballantine’s Golf

Australian Triumphs In Ballantine’s Golf

The 2010 Ballantine's Championship golf tournament has been won by Australia's Marcus Fraser. With his final round of 69, Fraser finished four shots clear of the field. He received the Ballantine's Championship trophy and a winner's cheque for €367,500 from Chivas Brothers commercial director Paul Scanlon. "This year's tournament is historic for the world's No2 Scotch whisky brand," said Scanlon, "as it coincides with the 50th anniversary of the first Ballantine's golf tournament, which took place at Wentworth in 1960." [...more]

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Ballantine’s whisky Signs Top Golf stars

Ballantine’s whisky Signs Top Golf stars

Blended scotch whisky Ballantine's has signed three top golf stars to take part in the Ballantine's Championship. They include three-time Major winner Ernie Els, PGA Tour star Anthony Kim and current world No 10 Henrik Stenson. They will be joined in the €2.2 million event by Miguel Angel Jiménez and the tournament's 2008 champion and Ballantine's ambassador, Graeme McDowell. The Ballantine's Championship, which is hosted on the island of Jeju from 22-25 April, is Asia's fourth biggest golf tournament and, according to Ballantine's, the largest sporting event in Korea. [...more]

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Korean Scotch Whisky Brand set for Global expansion

Korean Scotch Whisky Brand set for Global expansion

Diageo Korea, the Korean arm of the world's largest alcoholic drinks maker, is preparing for the debut of a new version of its local best-selling whisky brand, Windsor, on the global market next month with the launching of its latest edition. [...more]

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AB-InBev to sell more Oriental assets?

AB-InBev to sell more Oriental assets?

Asahi Breweries Ltd and South Korea's Lotte Group are in talks on a joint acquisition of No. 2 South Korean brewer Oriental Brewery Co in a deal believed to be in excess of $1Billion. [...more]

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