British Business and General Aviation Association
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The British Business and General Aviation Association has held its golf competition at the Berkshire Golf Club during August. The Bombardier Trophy, a singles competition, was a very close fought battle and on count backs Tom Wilson of Tag Aviation proved to be the winner, with Bob Sheffield of Shell Aircraft the runner-up and Alex Badran of Gulfstream coming third.
For the Universal Weather & Aviation Trophy, a Greensomes competition, the winning pair was Brian Bower and Mike Swift of Bank of America, with runners-up Kerry Besgrove of Ocean Sky Jet Centre and Emmanuel Bornand of Bombardier who beat Rob Derbyshire and Chris Ellender of Gulfstream, again on count back.
Meanwhile, London Executive Aviation triumphed over helicopter charter operator RotorMotion in the second annual Aviation Polo Challenge at Hurtwood Park Polo Country Club in Surrey.
LEA team captain and md George Galanopoulos says: "As a passionate polo player, I am delighted the sport enables us to bring so many industry colleagues and friends together for a day of family celebrations. This year's match was a real tussle, so the crowd saw some first-rate action. With delicious food from the traditional Argentinean asado and some of RotorMotion's superb Agusta A109s to admire, there was something for everyone to enjoy." Rival team captain Philip Louis Amadeus, md of RotorMotion, says: "Once again, we are indebted to Embraer Executive Jets as the day's sponsor."
The winners' trophy was presented by rock drummer and Hurtwood owner Kenney Jones.