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EURid a partner of the 72nd Italian Open

10 Sept. 2015

Brussels, 10 September 2015 EURid, the .eu registry, has become a partner of the greatly anticipated 72nd Italian Open taking place at the Milan Golf Club on 17-22 September 2015.

The golf tournament, presented by DAMIANI, attracts international golfers from all over the world and is considered amongst the most prestigious of competitions. A total of three players participated in the very first edition of the Italian Open which took place in 1925!

‘We are delighted to have the Italian Open as a partner. EURid gets involved in a number of different ventures that, in some way, convey our message as the .eu registry. The tournament transgresses national boarders and attracts parties from across Europe and beyond’ commented External Relations Manager Giovanni Seppia.

The event, which is free for spectators and sponsored by big names such as Rolex and Mercedes-Benz, will be covered by the likes of Sky Sport, Golf Today and Livein among others. To learn more about the 72nd Italian Open and how to participate/attend please visit:

About .eu and EURid

The .eu domain ranks among the largest top-level domains in the world, connecting more than 500 million people across 31 countries to one Internet identity. More than 3.9 million .eu names have been registered since the domain opened for registration in 2005. Many companies and brands use a .eu website as a practical solution to convey a clear European identity and their business ambitions.

EURid is the not-for-profit organisation that operates the .eu top-level domain, following a tender process and appointment by the European Commission. EURid works with over 750 accredited registrars and provides support in the 24 official EU languages. As part of its ongoing commitment to data security, EURid has been certified for the ISO27001 security standard since 2013. EURid is also registered by the EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS), which is an expression of its environmental commitment. EURid has its headquarters in Brussels (Belgium), and regional offices in Pisa (Italy), Prague (the Czech Republic) and Stockholm (Sweden). More information at:

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