BE­GIN­NER’S LUCK

The BMW Golf Cup In­ter­na­tional Malaysia 2017 got off to a rous­ing start when a new­comer rode his luck to qual­ify for the Na­tional Final.

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The Malaysian edi­tion of the BMW Golf Cup In­ter­na­tional 2017, the world’s most pres­ti­gious and suc­cess­ful am­a­teur golf tour­na­ment, en­joyed the per­fect start when 58 BMW own­ers teed off at the Robert Trent Jones Jr-de­signed The Mines Re­sort & Golf Club, re­cently ranked eighth best in the coun­try by Golf Di­gest Malaysia. This year’s tour­na­ment, which is now en­ter­ing its 11th year, will fea­ture six qual­i­fy­ing legs, with the top play­ers in each cat­e­gory – Men’s A (max­i­mum hand­i­cap of 12), Men’s B (hand­i­cap 13 to 28) and Women’s (max­i­mum hand­i­cap of 28) – go­ing on to the Na­tional Fi­nals, to held be held at The Els Club Teluk Datai in Langkawi. The na­tional win­ners, in turn, will rep­re­sent Malaysia at the World Final.

Af­ter a day of ca­ma­raderie, premium hos­pi­tal­ity, lucky draws, tro­phies, nov­elty prizes and, of course, ex­cel­lent golf, 11-hand­i­cap­per Lee Swee Onn, tak­ing signed for a nett score of 68 to take the Men’s A ti­tle. De­spite un­fa­mil­iar­ity with the course, Lee en­joyed his be­gin­ner’s luck to shots. In Men’s B, 14-hand­i­cap­per Ng Kih Yong took the ti­tle af­ter nar­rowly de­feat­ing 18-hand­i­cap­per Pang Kim Fah by one shot. In the Women’s cat­e­gory, mean­while, the Na­tional Final af­ter card­ing a nett score of The BMW Golf Cup In­ter­na­tional Malaysia 2017 is sup­ported by The Peak, BMW Credit, CO­RUM, Golf Di­gest, Hugo Boss, Plaza Premium Lounge, The Edge, adi­das Eye­wear, Har­man Kar­don, illy Cof­fee, L’Oc­c­i­tane and Tay­lor Made-adi­das. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit bmwmy­golf.com

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