Pui Ching and Elegantia Top Inaugural Inter-Secondary Schools Tournament
The inaugural Inter-Secondary Schools Golf Tournament, organised by the Hong Kong Golf Association and sponsored by the Hong Kong Golf Club, concluded successfully at the historic Old Course on 14 May.
Pui Ching Middle School won the school team award, with student Sum Sze-hang taking the championship for the Boys’ Grade A section. The Girls’ Grade A title went to Liu Lok-in of Elegantia College.
Sum Sze Hang of Pui Ching Middle School, Julius Frederik Kubisz of Discovery Bay International School and Siddhartha Somani of Hong Kong International School won the Boys’ Grade A, B and C sections, respectively. While Liu Lok-in of Elegantia College, Ulyssa Fung of ESF Discovery College and Adele Liu of Hong Kong International School claimed the championships for the Girls’ Grade A, B and C sections. Pui Ching Middle School (Team 1), Discovery College and Hong Kong International School (Team 2) won the School Team Awards for Grade A, B and C, respectively.
A total of 79 students from 20 schools took part in the one-day tournament as part of the HKGA and HKGC’s ongoing efforts to promote golf and nurture talented young golfers. HKGA are working together hand in hand with HKGC (Fanling) to launch a host of initiatives in support of the first Inter-Secondary Schools Golf Tournament, inspiring young golfers through exchanges with the HK junior squad, seeking collaboration with golf brands to sponsor golf clubs and equipment, and supporting schools with training facilities and expertise.
HKGA estimates that there are about 60,000 golfers in Hong Kong according to data collected from various sources. To further promote golf, HKGA organises a ‘Golf for Schools’ programme in which 500 students learn to play golf each year. HKGA sees the Inter-Secondary Schools Golf Tournament, open to all secondary schools with support from the Hong Kong Schools Sports Federation, a very good platform for promoting golf to secondary school students city-wide.
For more information about the InterSecondary Schools Golf Tournament, please visit www.hkga.com/eng/events/20180514. aspx?p=l
For further details about the HKGAHKGC initiatives, please visit www.hkga.com/eng/news/20180130.aspx