Mervis Diamonds & South African Airways Team Up To Host Golf Tournament To Raise Funds For The Maryland Affiliate Of Susan G. Komen For The Cure

A Million-Dollar Prize Offered in the 2012 Mervis Diamond Importers’ Invitational Golf Tournament

Mervis Diamond Importers and South African Airways have teamed up to host the 2012 Mervis Diamond Million Dollar Invitational golf tournament to benefit The Maryland Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. The tournament is scheduled for Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at the Whiskey Creek Golf Club in Ijamsville, Maryland, USA. Major sponsors include South African Airways and Tacori bridal jewelry.

“We are delighted to host this event which helps bind us to the community and Komen Maryland, and we hope it will become an annual event, “says Ronnie Mervis, CEO of Mervis Diamond Importers.  Mervis, a native of South Africa is especially happy that the national airline of his home country has decided to participate. “It gives me great pride that the national airline of South Africa has decided to support such a worthy cause. This should just be another reason for anyone traveling to South Africa needs to fly on SAA. They offer exceptional South African hospitality, wines and cuisine and the fact that they have daily flights from Dulles makes it easier than ever for anyone to enjoy that experience of a lifetime”.

The golf tournament will be staged on South African, and recent British Open winner, Ernie Els’ course at the Whiskey Creek Golf Club and offers the chance for all players to win one million dollars. In addition, players can win valuable prizes including air travel to South Africa, Tacori jewelry, diamonds and golf equipment. Golfers of all levels are welcome to participate in support of a great cause. Registration for the tournament is $295 which includes green fees and a lavish dinner. Participants can register at

“Komen Maryland is thrilled to have been selected as the beneficiary for the Mervis Diamond Million Dollar Invitational,” said Robin Prothro, chief executive officer of Komen Maryland. “The donations raised by this event will help fund vital breast cancer programs throughout the Maryland community that aid women, men and families affected by this disease. We appreciate their support of our mission and look forward to an extremely successful event!”

Source = South African Airways
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