SHAH ALAM, 29 June 2022 – After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Carlsberg Smooth Draught welcomes all avid amateur golfers back to The Smoothest Golf Tournament? Probably, this year with more than RM1.6 million worth of prizes up for grabs at this year’s Carlsberg Golf Classic 2022.
Since the first tee-off in 1993, the Carlsberg Golf Classic has been supporting the development of local golf clubs for almost 30 years. To many in the industry, it is widely known as the biggest and longest-running amateur golf series, exclusively open for members of the country’s most iconic and prestigious golf clubs.
“Our investments behind the three-decade long Carlsberg Golf Classic tournament shows our unwavering support towards the sport, the golfing fraternity and the golfing industry. To us, Carlsberg is all about bringing people together for ‘CELEBRATION’, hence, we upped the game this year with greater prizes and excitement for both avid and new golfers to play, network and talk about golf in a fun, exciting and less competitive setting,” said Stefano Clini, Carlsberg Malaysia’s Managing Director, during the media launch at The Saujana Golf & Country Club.
“Proud to be Probably The Smoothest Golf Tournament, we’ve raised the bar this year with the first-edition of Carlsberg Golf Festival in conjunction with the National Finals, novelty shots on the green, and complemented by our signature brews, including – Carlsberg Smooth Draught and the non-alcoholic beverage – Somersby 0.0 sparkling fruit juice,” Clini added.
From July to November 2022, the tournament anticipates hosting more than 3,800 golfers across 32 participating golf clubs nationwide, battling it out at some of the country’s toughest yet most scenic golf courses. Amongst the 32 preliminary legs, 18 legs will take place in Klang Valley, five down south, three up north, four in Sabah and two in Sarawak.
This year, there will be two Hole-in-One prizes at the National Finals courtesy from Mercedes Benz Malaysia – the A200 Sedan & E200, while golfers will also stand a chance to snag Hole-in-One prizes, consisting of Garmin Approach Z80, Garmin Fenix 5 plus titanium, and a pair of ‘Adidas Dress Like a Pro’ outfit worth RM2,000 at the Qualifying Round.
Nett and gross winners will win the Garmin Approach S62 smartwatch and beautiful Titoni Slenderline Quartz timepiece respectively.
The success of the tournament is thanks to the support of Carlsberg Golf Classic’s long-standing partners. The official partners of the Carlsberg Golf Classic 2022 are Mercedes-Benz, Adidas, TaylorMade, Titoni, Garmin and Glen Moray. For more information on Carlsberg Golf Classic and the upcoming Carlsberg Golf Festival, visit www.facebook.com/CarlsbergMY.