Orange County Audi Dealer Qualifies Golfers for National Audi Golf Tournament

Winner of the Audi US Final at Whistling Straits will compete in the

World Final at Mission Hills Golf Club in China

 MISSION VIEJO, Ca (July 26, 2011) – The second of two Audi Mission Viejo qualifiers for the national Audi quattro Cup golf tournament took place last week at El Niguel Country Club in Laguna Niguel, with Jim Axelson and Ken Kaufman advancing to the US final at Whistling Straits August 27 and 28.

 Audi Mission Viejo’s Audi quattro Cup qualifier was held as part of the El Niguel Country Club’s annual member/guest tournament. Axelson, from Laguna Niguel, California and Kaufman, of Las Vegas, Nevada won the qualifier with a combined score of 59, based on the Stableford scoring system. They join brothers Carl and Steve Vaughn of Mission Viejo, winners of the first Audi Mission Viejo qualifier held last month at Mission Viejo Country Club.

Whistling Straits, in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, has hosted the US PGA Championship and the US Senior Open and in 2012 will host the US Women’s Open. Open, rugged and windswept terrain defines the walking-only, links-style Straits Course sculpted along two miles of Lake Michigan shoreline. A masterpiece in the world of golf created by Pete Dye, the Straits course at Whistling Straits was ranked third in Golf Digest‘s ranking of America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses for 2011/2012.

The Audi quattro Cup has grown from its origins in 1991 as a national tournament organized by German Audi dealers. In 2010, Audi dealers from 52 different countries worldwide organised a total of 760 tournaments and over 87,000 amateur golfers participated, with over one million golfers taking part in Audi quattro Cup tournaments during the last 20 years. The winners of the US Audi quattro Cup will compete at the Audi quattro Cup World Final at Mission Hills Golf Club in China.

Audi Mission Viejo has been family owned and operated since June 15th, 2004. Nestled in the heart of Southern Orange County, Audi Mission Viejo has a commanding inventory of new and Audi Certified Pre-Owned vehicles and is a multiple winner of Audi’s Magna Society recognition – an award reserved for dealerships with exceptional service. Audi Mission Viejo is Orange County’s exclusive Audi-only dealership and is an authorized Audi A8 and Audi R8 dealer, earning the right to sell, lease and service these rare Audi models – currently the only such dealer in Orange County. For more information please visit