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Original, successful and exciting – A highly acclaimed golf tournament where many friendships and business contacts are formed…

2018 will be the 9th year of the inspirational Sportingclass Industry Invitational.

The 2018 final, 17th -22nd November, will return to the USA and be hosted at The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans with golf played across TPC Louisiana and English Turn.

This hugely popular golf event has firmly established itself onto the corporate calendar and continues to grow year on year. 2018  will see some new introductions with additional qualifying events and new partners to the tournament.
The previous eight finals have been held in Jamaica, Arizona, Georgia, China, Sarasota, Naples, Kuala Lumpur and San Francisco.

Most qualifying rounds are industry specific, designed to cultivate business relationships and maximise interaction in a relaxed environment in premium locations such as The Grove, Loch Lomond, Stoke Park, The Buckinghamshire and St George’s Hill.

All qualifying rounds include 18 holes of golf, a networking breakfast or brunch, followed by post golf drinks and dinner or BBQ. All guests receive a premium goody bag, and benefit from prizes on the day as well as the first place prize of a trip to the final in New Orleans.

Click here to email Sam and book a team 

For more details or to enter a team click on the relevant qualifying event below…

There are no upcoming events at this time.

11 qualifying rounds of the 2018 Sportingclass Industry Invitational have resulted in 11 winning teams all set for the tournament final in New Orleans!
These 11 teams will join tournament partners, staying at the luxury Ritz-Carlton New Orleans and playing golf on both English Turn & TPC Louisiana
Teams heading out via British Airways:
Top Golf
American Express
Qualified Contractor Services
Home House
Rosewood Scaffolding
Hewlett Packard
Handle Recruitment

The Final 17th-22nd November
The winning team of each qualifying round in 2018 is flown out to the final via British Airways with other winning teams and tournament partners and will enjoy first class hospitality for 4 nights at The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans and play golf on TPC Louisiana and English Turn.

Golf at TPC Louisiana
TPC Louisiana brings championship golf to New Orleans. The breath-taking scenery at TPC Louisiana’s golf course, stretches over 250 acres of wetlands along the Mississippi River delta.
With beautiful cypress and oak trees – and plenty of water hazards and bunkers – this course makes for a highly interesting game.
TPC Louisiana delivers a wonderful blend of challenge and playability. The signature hole on the course is the par-5 18th hole, where water is in play for the entire right side of the hole, creating a challenging finish for golfers of all skill levels.

Golf at English Turn
This Jack Nicklaus Signature Design, Par 72 Championship Golf Course presents a unique challenge to golfers of all skill levels. The property was designed with meandering lakes surrounding the golf course giving a separation from the community and a magnificent Plantation Style Clubhouse making your visit at English Turn an unparalleled experience. The Signature Course at English Turn was originally designed in 1988 for the New Orleans PGA Tour event, which was held at the facility until 2004 and in 2006 following Hurricane Katrina.

The Main Prize - A team trip to New Orleans

The winning team from each qualifying round will be invited to participate in The Sportingclass Industry Invitational Final staying at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans. The practice round and Final round will be played on the nearby TPC Louisiana whilst a practice round will be played on the well known English Turn golf course.

This superb prize package includes:

  • Return economy flights with British Airways to New Orleans (option to upgrade flight ticket available)
  • 4 night twin accommodation at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel (option to upgrade to single occupancy available)
  • Opening night drinks reception
  • 1 practice round on the renown English Turn golf course & 2 tournament rounds on the beautiful TPC Louisiana
  • Buggies for all 3 rounds
  • Premium goody bag
  • Awards ceremony

ESTA Visa is required for entry into the USA.
*The prize does not include spending money or travel insurance.

The Runners-up Prize

The runners-up team from all qualifying events will be invited back to The Grove to take part in The Sportingclass Open – “Best of The Rest Qualifier”. This provides all runners up with a second and final chance of winning a place at the tournament final.

Competition Hole Prizes

All qualifying events and the final will feature first class prizes for the following:

  • Longest Drive
  • Nearest the Pin
  • Nearest the Pin in Two
  • Beat the Pro

Thank you to our partners for their support of the events competition holes.

All prizes are subject to change by Sportingclass, are non-transferable and not eligible for a cash alternative.

Past Winners

2010: Jamaica, Connected Media

2011: Arizona, MPI Financial Services

2012: Georgia, Glenstone Property

2013: Sanya, Danfoss

2014: Sarasota, Network2Supplies

2015: Naples, Wild Geese

2016: Kuala Lumpur, LVMH

2017: San Francisco, LVMH

Sportingclass Industry Invitational Testimonials