100 Junior Golfers Confirmed to Participate in
RSGC AmBank Junior Amateur Open Golf Championship 2015
Syed Anuar Syed Ali, Senior Vice President/Head, Group Corporate Communications and Marketing, AmBank Group (fifth from right), Mr Wong Lee Ming, Captain, The Royal Selangor Golf Club (sixth from right) and Encik Muhammad Mustapha Hussain, Junior Golf Development Convenor/Organising Committee Chairman, The Royal Selangor Golf Club (seventh from right) with the RSGC committee members and RSGC golfers at the launch ceremony of the RSGC AmBank Junior Amateur Open Golf Championship 2015.
For the fourth consecutive year, AmBank Group is the main sponsor for the RSGC AmBank Junior Amateur Open Golf Championship 2015 which will commence from April 7-9 at the majestic Royal Selangor Golf Club (RSGC) and to feature local and foreign golfers.
Nine national juniors are among the cast of 100 junior golfers who have confirmed their participation in four categories consisting of Boys and Girls U-18 and U-15, respectively.
Among the national juniors are Kharvish Varman Varadan, Rhaasrikanesh Kanavathi and Suzairi Iqmah in the Boys category while the Girls category consists of Winnie Ng Yu Xuan, Nur Syazani Amalia Mohd Shahzan and Warda Amirah.
To-date, eight foreign golfers have confirmed their participation and they are from the Philippines and Singapore. The champion in each category will win trophies and medals.
Present at the launch ceremony were Syed Anuar Syed Ali, Senior Vice President/Head, Group Corporate Communications and Marketing, AmBank Group and Wong Lee Ming, Captain, The Royal Selangor Golf Club as well as RSGC senior management.
“We are pleased to be associated with a tournament of such significance as it is a stepping-stone for junior golfers to make the next step towards becoming a golfer of stature.
Over the years, many budding golfers who have played in this tournament have moved on to become better golfers at the senior level and we are happy to once again play a role in their quest to be in top level of world golf. In fact, tournaments such as this are important building blocks in nurturing one’s talent to the fullest,” said Syed Anuar.
As the title sponsor for the RSGC AmBank Junior Amateur Open Golf Championship 2015, AmBank Group is further strengthening its commitment to developing junior golf.
The Group is currently the main sponsor for the SportExcel Junior Golf Championship Grand Finals which has been held for the last 10 years.
AmBank Group has also been supportive of other sports such as the Inter Bank futsal tournament as the main sponsor and also in other sports such as the Langkawi International Mountainbike Challenge.
AmBank Group is also the current Official Bank for RSGC and the Olympic Council of Malaysia.