WHY ATFX BECAME PATRON OF THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH CUP
Originated in the UK
The Duke of Edinburgh Cup is a sports tournament that originated in the UK and has expanded into various regions around the world. ATFX is an FCA regulated company based in the UK and the company is also expanding into other regions, making the partnership with DoE highly compatible.
Global Charity Action
ATFX has branched out to communities globally in order to actively care and support societies and people in need. We wanted to work with the DoE cup for its dedication to help young people worldwide. We think it is highly important to look after and nurture the next generation, so this is very much in line with ATFX’s philosophy.
Branded Sporting Events
The Duke of Edinburgh Cup is based on a 20-year brand development.
About The Duke of Edinburgh Cup
Rules of the DOE Cup World Finals
The finals will consist of three separate competitions run concurrently:
- The Duke of Edinbugh Cup – for national qualifiers
- The Invitational Trophy – for guests and supporters
- The Paris Trophy – for all contestants
The tournament will use the Stableford scoring method. The players with the top two aggregate net Stableford scores over 36 holes in “The Duke of Edinburgh Cup” will be winner & runner up. Players with the top aggregate scores in the other two concurrent events will be winners.
To win a trophy the contestants must produce a current valid national handicap certificate or electronic proof at the commencement of the World Finals.
Ties: These will be decided by count back of second round scores. If the scores are the same then as ties above using the second round. If the scores are still the same then the first round scores, using the same format will be taken into account. If still the same there will be a sudden death play off.
All decisions on the rules during the whole series will be decided by IGFY and the relevant tournament organisers whose decision shall be final.
The Duke of Edinburgh Cup, United Kingdom (DOE Cup, UK) 2022
This is the fifth year that ATFX has sponsored the Duke of Edinburgh Cup! The following are relevant dates and highlights of the tournament
|September 25, 2022||Arrival: The Castle Hotel, Windsor |
Evening: Welcome dinner at The Castle Hotel
|September 26, 2022||The Duke of Edinburgh World Cup Finals 2022 at The Berkshire Golf Club followed by lunch|
|September 29, 2022||Royal Prize Giving Dinner at The Castle Hotel|
|October 6, 2022||The Qualifiers Event for 2023 at Wentworth Golf Club followed by dinner with the raffle draw and prize giving|
The ATFX team being greeted by Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and Forfar during the prize-giving dinner held in the ballroom of The Castle Hotel, Windsor on 29 September 2022.
[From left to right] Weems Chan (ATFX Global Head of Marketing & Branding), Wei Qiang Zhang (ATFX UK Managing Director), Ergin Erdemir (ATFX UK Marketing Director), Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, and Forfar His Royal Highness exchanges a few words with key ATFX leaders at the dinner event.
[From right to left] Marc Taylor (Institutional Sales Senior at ATFX UK) Matthew Porter (Head of Operations – Institutional Desk) and Phil Muldoon (Director of Institutional Sales) participated in the golf tournament as players.
ATFX proudly supports the Duke of Edinburgh Cup (DOE UK 2022) for a fifth consecutive year. Every member in our organisation is encouraged to take ownership in areas of social responsibility to have a positive impact today.
ATFX are passionate about being a positive influence in society, and excited to continue supporting local communities through valuable charity partnerships in the coming years.
The Duke of Edinburgh World Cup Finals 2022, Royal Prize Giving Dinner and The Qualifying Event for 2023 were successfully concluded in late September to early October 2022. Please enjoy the highlights from the event below.
Details about 2021 UK Qualifying Event
Prize Giving dinner
Venue: The ballroom of Wentworth Golf Club
Wentworth Golf Event 2021
Date: October 7, 2021 (Thursday)
Venue: Wentworth Golf Club, Surrey, UK
About the venue: Wentworth Golf Club, situated in Virginia Water, Surrey, on the south-western fringes of London, is rated as top 30 courses in England. Since the precursor to the Ryder Cup was played here in 1926, Wentworth Club has been renowned as the home of golfing champions.
ATFX team was introducing the team members to Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex during the prize-giving dinner held in the ballroom of Wentworth Golf Club on 29 September 2021.
Prince Edward, the Chief Minister of Gibraltar, Fabian Raymond Picardo and his wife met with Wei Qiang Zhang, Managing Director of ATFX (UK) at the dinner.
Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex mentioned: “The principal charity associated with the cup is The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, which creates opportunities for young people to develop skills, get physically active, give service and experience adventure.”
Details about The Duke of Edinburgh Cup 2020 - UK Qualifying Event
Venue: Archerfield Links, Scotland
As the title sponsor of The Duke of Edinburgh UK Qualifying Event 2020, ATFX supported The Duke of Edinburgh Cup 2020 that took place in Archerfield Links, Scotland on September 10th, 2020. Please enjoy highlights from the event below.
Agenda of the 2019 DOE Cup World Finals
|September 29, 2019||Arrival: The Castle Hotel, Windsor |
Evening: Welcome dinner at Wentworth Golf Club
|September 30, 2019||1st Round of the World Finals at Bearwood Lakes Golf Club followed by lunch|
|October 1, 2019||2nd Round of the World Finals at West Hill Golf Club followed by lunch|
|October 3, 2019||Morning: Match at The Royal Household Golf Club in the grounds of Windsor Castle|
Evening: Royal Champagne Reception and Prize Giving Dinner in the State Apartments of Windsor Castle
DETAILS ABOUT THE DOE CUP 2019 - UK QUALIFYING EVENT
July 5, 2019
Time: 08:00 a.m.
Venue: Walton Heath Golf Club
Walton on the Hill, Tadworth, Surrey, KT20 7TP, United Kingdom
About the venue: Walton Heath Golf Club was founded in 1903. Walton’s first Captain, HRH the Prince of Wales, was not appointed until 1935. King Edward VIII became Captain in the following year. The club’s first Professional, James Braid, won five Opens and stayed for some forty-five years. Walton Heath staged the European Open in the seventies and eighties, the Ryder Cup in 1981, the British Ladies Amateur in 2000, and the Senior Open in 2011. Winston Churchill played regularly at Walton Heath.
Agenda of the 2018 DOE Cup World Finals
|September 30, 2018||Arrival − The Castle Hotel, Windsor|
Evening: Welcome dinner at The Beaumont Estate Hotel
|October 1, 2018||1st Round of the World Finals at Bearwood Lakes Golf Club followed by lunch|
|October 2, 2018||2nd Round of the World Finals at Camberley Heath Golf Club followed by lunch|
|October 3, 2018||Free day|
|October 4, 2018||Morning: Match at The Royal Household Golf Club in the grounds of Windsor Castle|
|October 5, 2018||Evening: Royal Champagne Reception and Prize Giving Dinner in the State Apartments of Windsor Castle|
Details of the DOE Cup 2018 - China Qualifying Event
August 30, 2018 (Thursday)
Time: 10:00 – 19:30
Venue: Lan Hai International Golf Club, Shanghai
Event Day: August 30, 2018
- 10:00dotPlayers Reception
- 10:30dotTrial Driving / The Brand Tasting / Warm Up
- 12:10dotKick-off Ceremony
- 17:00dotPlayers Changing / Pointing for the Result
- 18:00dotAward Presentation Ceremony