The 2022 Carlsberg Golf Classic came to an enjoyable end with the staging of the Naional Finals at the award-winning Kota Permai Golf & Country Club on October 28.

The finale saw Gwee Li Jun win the gross title to take home a a Titoni Slenderline Quartz timepiece and Mohd Hisham emerge as the nett champion to win a Garmin Approach S62 smartwatch. They both also earned invitations to play at the World Amateur Golfers Championship happening on November 16 at Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club.

The National Finals was an exhilarating day indeed for the finalists and invited guests, marking the culmination of the popular series' successful return after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19. Known as ‘Probably the Smoothest Golf Tournament’, this year's edition saw more than 3,800 golfers tee off at 32 participating golf clubs nationwide.

Enjoying 'Probably The Best Drinks' on-course

“This year, the 27th edition of the Carlsberg Golf Classic tournament was yet another huge success and delivered more fun on the green, making this competitive yet enjoyable tournament even better.

"Celebrating sportsmanship, skill and ultimately the well-deserved winners is a hole-in-one for Carlsberg and we cannot wait for the next tournament. With the ongoing support from the golfing community in Malaysia, we are game to make Carlsberg Golf Classic bigger and better in the years to come,” said Stefano Clini, Managing Director of Carlsberg Malaysia.

“I hardly join golf tournaments, but when I do, I play to win. I’ve been playing golf since I was young and it has been 19 years for me. I certainly enjoyed myself during this tournament and plan to participate in future Carlsberg Golf Classics,” said Gwee.

Hisham added: “This was my first time successfully making it to the Carlsberg Golf Classic national finals. I feel really happy to have won and would like to thank Carlsberg for organising and sponsoring everything. I also look forward to playing again in the years to come.“

The winners with Carlsberg management team

Wonder Chang drew cheers of wonder when he scored the first ever hole-in-one in a Carlsberg Golf Classic National Finals to claim the ‘Adidas Dress Like A Pro’ outfit set worth RM2,000.

The National Finals was followed by the Carlsberg Golf Festival, which delivered a brilliant celebratory conclusion to the tournament in true Carlsberg fashion. Special activities curated to elevate the non-stop fun element included hot air balloon rides, 'The Smoothest Putt' challenge, 'Mini Neon Golf' and Giant Jenga.

“On top of our long-standing support of the sport and providing an avenue for amateur golfers to display their flair and skills, we are also proud to celebrate the first-edition of our Carlsberg Golf Festival which we believe elevates the entire experience for everyone who shares in the love of this
annual competition,” Clini noted.

The 2022 Carlsberg Golf Classic was supported by Mercedes-Benz, Adidas, TaylorMade, Titoni, Garmin, Glen Moray and The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur.

Hole-in-scorer Wonder Chang (centre) with Carlsberg's Stefano Clini (L) and adidas Golf's Eileen Fong

Close to 100 golfers enjoyed a great day out in the MST Golf Srixon ilovegolf Tournament, staged at Tropicana Golf & Country Resort on October 19.

The event was held exclusively for members of MST Golf’s ilovegolf loyalty programme, who were joined at Tropicana by Dunlop Srixon Sports Asia Managing Director Takuya Ono (pictured above), MST Golf Managing Director KP Low and other invitees.

One of the highlights of the event was that each and every player received a Srixon SMU Stand Bag along with a sleeve of Srixon Q-Star golf balls.
The participants were greeted by superb course conditions as they teed off shotgun-style under cloudy morning skies.

At the end of play, Alex Yau was the player who managed to figure out the fast and tricky Tropicana greens best, signing in a System 36 Nett Stableford score of 39 points to top the standings. For his victory, Yau took home a Cleveland Launcher XL driver and a dozen Srixon Z-Star Diamond golf balls.

Champion Alex Lau (left) with MST Golf Managing Director KP Low

Runner-up honours went to Kevin Chang with 38 points, edging third-placed Jung Young Guk and three other golfers on countback. Chang won himself a Cleveland Launcher XL Halo fairway wood and Srixon Z-Star Diamond golf balls, while Jung’s prizes were a Cleveland Launcher XL Halo hybrid and Srixon Z-Star Diamond golf balls.

The novelty holes saw rare ties in two contests. Mohamad Fauzi Che Hayun and Abdul Muhaymin both hit tee shots that stopped 10 feet and seven inches from the flag at Hole 3 to jointly win the Nearest To Pin competition. They took home Srixon Z-Star golf balls and a RM400 MST Golf voucher each.

The other tie came in the Nearest To Line contest at Hole 7, where the drives of both Steven Saw and Rick Choy landed right on the line to win them a Srixon Boston Bag each.

Players at the Nearest To Line Novelty Hole

The Longest Drive contest at Hole 18 produced a clear winner in Muhammad Waliyuddin Mohd Sukree, who smashed a buggy track-assisted drive of 300 metres to win a Cleveland Launcher XL Halo fairway wood and a RM400 MST Golf voucher.

The hole-in-one prize of a set of Cleveland Launcher XL Halo irons was offered at all four par-threes but, unfortunately, no one managed to score an ace on the day. In a generous move, Takuya Ono transferred the irons to the lucky draw.

The lucky draw saw 21 participants get picked to win Srixon and XXIO products, Garmin Approach golf watches and, as the main prize, the Cleveland Launcher XL Halo iron set.

Group photo before tee-off

Sustainability and Inclusivity were the buzzwords during the adidas Golf Day at Glenmarie Golf & Country Club on September 13.

More than 100 golfers comprising members of MST Golf’s ilovegolf loyalty programme and invited guests teed off at Glenmarie’s scenic and challenging Valley Course. The fun-oriented event showcased adidas’ sustainability and inclusivity efforts through innovative on-course activations, and even the goodies given out reflected adidas’ commitment to sustainability via the brand’s ‘End Plastic Waste’ campaign.

Each player received an adicross Three Below polo shirt and adidas Golf Performance cap, both made mainly with recycled material, and an adidas water bottle – all packed nicely in an adidas Woven Bag.

All set for great day out - group photo before the shotgun start

In addition to the novelty contests, golfers were pleasantly surprised by three special adidas holes – the Inclusivity Hole at the par-three 15th, Sustainability Hole at the par-four 16th, and ‘Hug The CodeChaos’ at the par-five 2nd.

The Inclusivity Hole rewarded every golfer who found the green with their tee shots with a prize. To ensure that the contest was as inclusive as possible, the forward tees were used and many of the participants managed to hit the putting surface to walk off with their choice of an adidas lunchbox, adidas metal straws, adidas metal shoe horn or adidas reusable face mask.

The Sustainability Hole was a hive of activity as golfers were invited to pose free-style with the End Plastic Waste props next to the teebox. Each and every golfer was given a cool adidas Recycle Key Chain for their creative efforts!

Inclusivity Hole at the par-three 15th

At the ‘Hug The CodeChaos’ hole, golfers who landed within a circle surrounding a huge replica of the new CodeChaos shoe were rewarded with an adidas Play Green Bag Tag.

Joining in the fun and festivities were adidas Golf’s Commercial Director for Southeast Asia and Pacific, Tan Ying Sze, adidas Golf Malaysia’s Senior Manager for Commercial and Exports, Eileen Fong, adidas Golf’s Head of Marketing for Southeast Asia, Ken Sim, MST Golf Managing Director KP Low and MST Golf Director Datuk James Pang, along with numerous adidas Golf ambassadors.

Hug The CodeChaos at Hole 2, Par 5

Muhamad Haniff Abu Bakar emerged as the winner with a System 36 Nett Stableford score of 40 points. He took home an adidas Golf cart bag, CodeChaos RC BOA shoes, and an adidas ‘Dress Like A Pro’ product voucher worth RM2,500.

“The adidas Golf Day was a really fun and friendly event and I had a great time! I’ve been an ilovegolf member for six or seven years and play regularly in the events,” said Haniff, who hails from Segamat in Johor.

“The special adidas holes added to the fun and gave everyone a chance to win some cool adidas merchandise,” added the 34-year-old.

Champion Muhamad Haniff Abu Bakar (centre) with MST Golf's KP Low (L) and adidas Golf's Eileen Fong (R)

Jung Youngguk and Saharan Kasim also scored 40 points and were placed second and third respectively following a countback. They both won adidas Golf cart bags, CodeChaos lace shoes and adidas product vouchers.

The novelty holes saw Syaifulmizan Zainudin topping the Nearest To Line contest at Hole 6 with a drive that settled 60cm from the line, while Tan Wee Siong was just 7.62m from the flag at Hole 12 to win the Nearest To Pin contest. Both players won adidas duffle bags.

Lady Luck however was not smiling on the participants as no one managed to score an ace at the par-threes and claim the Hole-In-One prize of adidas Golf products worth RM10,000.

The grand lucky draw winner with MST Golf's KP Low (L), and adidas Golf’s Tan Ying Sze (2nd from R) and Ken Sim (R)

Lady Luck did smile on eight participants whose scorecards were pulled in the Lucky Draw, winning them handsome prizes including adidas products, Heathland vouchers and Garmin Approach golf watches.

Golf and lifestyle came together in stunning fashion during this year’s Malaysian edition of the OMEGA Trophy, which teed off at the prestigious Saujana Golf & Country Club on September 8.

Luxury Swiss watchmaker OMEGA hosted its customers and guests to a memorable day out in the by-invitation-only event, organised by MST Golf Events at Saujana’s scenic and challenging Bunga Raya Course.

The golf course was set up to top professional standards

The five-star experience commenced from the moment golfers dropped their bags and culminated in a fabulous dinner at the award-winning Senja Restaurant at The Saujana Hotel.

The format of play was Scramble, with participants grouped in teams of three, where the best shot is chosen each time and all players hit from that spot until the ball is holed out.

The Team Scramble format saw much camaraderie and fun on the course

The Team Scramble format saw a lot of chatter and laughter as the players cheered each other’s good shots. It also made for a speedy and stress-free round, befitting the event's main objective of providing an enjoyable and bespoke experience to players.

The prizegiving dinner was an experience in itself as participants enjoyed classy, sit-down dining, while being able to view displays of OMEGA’s iconic watches and the brand’s long-standing partnership with golf.

The classy dinner set-up at The Saujana Hotel's Senja Restaurant

OMEGA’s worldwide golf presence includes timekeeping roles for some of the world’s top events and title sponsorship of the Omega European Masters since 2001. OMEGA is also the Official Timekeeper of the Olympic Games.

The brand’s roster of ambassadors includes leading golfers such as Rory McIlroy, Danielle Kang and Sergio Garcia.

Omega displays at the restaurant foyer

Glenmarie Golf & Country Club is organising the Longest Drive 2022 presented by Mazda, which will feature thee qualifying rounds leading up to a grand final.

Open to all amateur golfers, the competition will be held at the first hole of Glenmarie's Garden Course and will be split into three categories, namely Open Men, Open Ladies and Senior Men (60 years and above).

The three qualifying rounds will take place on October 6, October 20 and November 3, from 3pm to 6.30pm. The top three from each category will prgress to the grand final, which will be staged on December 1 starting from 4pm.

Each participant will be given 10 attempts which they must complete within five minutes. Only drives that stay within the fairway (closely mown area) and between the fairway markers will be eligible for distance recording.

Prizes include cash vouchers, green fee vouchers and hotel stay vouchers to be enjoyed at Glenmarie Golf & Country Club and/or Glenmarie Hotel & Golf Resort.

The entry fee is for the qualifying rounds is RM106, while the grand final fee is RM53. Each participant will receive goodies worth more than RM100.

Entries for the qualifying rounds close 48 hours prior to each date. To register, click here.

For details, contact Glenmarie's Golf Department at +603-7804 0414 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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