Community at the Heart of UBS Hong Kong Open
Thousands of youngsters had the opportunity to experience the game of golf and meet some of its star players during the week, as the organisers, title sponsor, and official charitable partner of the UBS Hong Kong Open once again place the community at the heart of the event.
With free access to the public on Thursday and Friday, and for all four days for visitors under 21, the Tournament featured a series of youth-focused golf clinics and community outreach efforts.
International stars, Matt Fitzpatrick and Hong Kong Golf Club professional, James Wong, started the weeklong initiatives by headlining a golf clinic for over 200 children from the Hong Kong Golf Association’s local schools programme, at the Tuen Mun Golf Centre.
On Thursday and Friday, the Hong Kong Golf Club, UBS and the Hong Kong Golf Association hosted 500 children from local schools in the environs of Fanling and other districts, who will benefit from a comprehensive golf experience.
Clinics were also hosted for the Hong Kong Blind Sports Federation on Thursday, and Special Olympics Hong Kong on Friday. The former was co-hosted by, Alfie Plant, winner of the silver medal for leading amateur at The Open Championship earlier this year.