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Thomas McInerney, CEO, Genworth Financial, Wins the iGATE CEO Golf Cup 2014

BRIDGEWATER, New Jersey, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --



Seals Victory with a Solid Birdie Putt and a Tap in Par; Donates Prize Money to Habitat for Humanity 

 

The historic course #2 at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, North Carolina saw a hotly contested Golf Cup organized by iGATE - the New Jersey based technology solutions provider and Forbes, the publisher of Forbes magazine and forbes.com. CEOs from Global 2000 companies won $120,000 for their charities of choice in the second edition of the tournament held on 21st and 22nd March 2014.

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Thomas McInerney, CEO of Genworth Financial, Shantanu Narayen, CEO of Adobe and Larry Coben, CEO of Tremisis Energy were tied for the top spot with the playoff being held on 1st hole of course #4 at Pinehurst.

Thomas McInerney hit a wedge from the middle of the fairway to 35 ft and was left with an uphill birdie putt for the win. McInerney's solid birdie putt had a chance to go in and with a tap in par, he sealed his victory at the cradle of American golf.

Nine-time major golf champion and co-host Gary Player presented the winner of the iGATE CEO Cup, Genworth Financial CEO Thomas McInerney, with the glittering trophy.

Accepting the trophy, Thomas McInerney, CEO, Genworth Financial said, "We are always pleased to participate in charity tournaments like the excellent iGATE event. It is even better when we can provide additional support to great community partners like Habitat for Humanity."

"Charity is the ultimate winner at the iGATE CEO Cup," said golfing icon Gary Player. "I was thrilled to once again co-host this event where iGATE and Forbes have done a wonderful job using golf as the catalyst for some of the most successful businessmen in the world to further give back to society, all while playing this game we all love."

"It was a pleasure to host chief executives of the corporate world over two days of the tournament," said Ashok Vemuri, President and CEO, iGATE. It was all the more satisfying to see them come together and play for a noble cause."

Prizes were awarded to the top three gross, net and team scores. Humane Society Silicon Valley and United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region are among the charities that will benefit, as winners donate their winnings from the two-day golf tournament.

Winners included:


    Category    Prize      Prize Winners     Title and Company     Beneficiary


    Individual
    Low Gross   Winner     McInerney, Thomas President and CEO,    Habitat for Humanity
                                             Genworth Financial    for Richmond VA and
                                                                   Raleigh, NC

                2nd Place  Narayen, Shantanu President and CEO,    Humane Society Silicon
                                             Adobe Systems         Valley

                2nd Place  Coben, Larry      CEO, Tremisis Energy  Sustainable Preservation
                                                                   Initiative

    Individual
    Low Net     Winner     Wright, Mark      President and CEO,    American Cancer Society
                                             Targetbase            Relay For Life,
                                                                   Southlake, Texas.
                                                                  
                2nd Place  Lobo, Kevin       President and CEO,    United Way of the Battle
                                             Stryker               Creek and Kalamazoo
                                                                   Region

                3rd Place  Schotz, Jon       Co-Managing Partner,
                                             Municipal
                                             Opportunities,
                                             Kayne Capital         Cure Blindness

    Team
    Low Net     Winner     Antill, Darron    CEO, Intrinsic        Dogs Trust
                           Tugnait, Sanjay   EVP, Head of          Save the Children India
                                             Americas, iGATE       and United Way


                2nd Place  Schotz, Eric      President and CEO,
                                             LMNO Productions      Inner City Arts
                           Flansburg, Scott  The Human Calculator  Inner City Arts

                2nd Place  Wright, Mark      President and CEO,    American Cancer Society
                                             Targetbase            Relay For Life,
                                                                   Southlake, Texas.

                           Kuykendall, Beth  EVP, Strategy,        Rally For The Cure:
                                             Targetbase            Susan G. Komen
                                                                   Foundation

About iGATE 

iGATE Corporation  provides integrated technology and operations (iTOPS) solutions by leveraging its proven capabilities across consulting, technology and business process outsourcing, and product and engineering solutions. Armed with over three decades of IT Services experience and powered by over 30,000 experts, iGATE's multi-location global organization has consistently delivered effective solutions to over 300 companies including many Fortune 1000 clients spanning verticals such as: banking and financial services; insurance; healthcare and life sciences; manufacturing; retail and CPG; media and entertainment; energy and utilities; and independent software vendors. Please visit http://www.igate.com for more information.

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