Mercedes-Benz Malaysia announced the return of the highly-awaited MercedesTrophy. The tournament series, currently in its 33rd year, will hold four qualifying rounds, with its National Final to be staged at The ELS Club Desaru, Johor. 

Sagree Sardien, CEO & President, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia said, "We are excited to announce the return of the annual MercedesTrophy for our esteemed customers. For over three decades, Mercedes-Benz has been actively involved in the sport of golf, sharing its passion for precision and perfection. The MercedesTrophy perfectly encapsulates the essence of luxury and sport that our customers come to expect. We look forward to hosting the tournament again this year and delivering an unparalleled experience to our customers."

The MercedesTrophy is an international tournament series held exclusively for Mercedes-Benz Malaysia customers who share an enthusiasm for golf. First introduced in 1991, the amateur tournament series has now established itself as one of the most coveted events. It hosts more than 60,000 golfers worldwide in over 60 countries every year.

This year’s series will be kicking off at the Forest City Resort, Johor, on 11 May 2023. The winners of each round will then meet for the National Final which will be held for the first time ever, at The ELS Club Desaru Coast, Johor on 27 June 2023.

MercedesTrophy 2023 Tournament Schedule:

Event Venue Date
Qualifying Round 1 Forest City Resort, Johor 11 May
Qualifying Round 2 Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club 29 May
Qualifying Round 3 Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club 30 May 
Qualifying Round 4* Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club 31 May
National Final The ELS Club Desaru Coast, Johor 27 June

*Men and Women qualifying round

The four categories are as follows:

Customers’ Category - Men
Category A − Handicap 0 - 12
Category B − Handicap 13 - 20
Category C − Handicap 21 - 24

Customers’ Category -Women
Category D − Handicap 0 - 36

The winners of each round will meet for the National Final on 27 June 2023 and the top two finishing finalists with highest stableford points in the National Final will qualify for the MercedesTrophy World Final taking place from 3rd to 7th October 2023 in Stuttgart, Germany - the birthplace of the automobile and Mercedes-Benz.

In an effort to encourage the perfect drive, the first player to achieve a Hole-In-One on any of the two designated par-3 holes at each venue will win the EQE 350+ 4MATIC, worth RM 419,888. Price is on the road without insurance.Mercedes-Benz Malaysia's President & CEO Sagree Sardien with the Hole-In-One prize.

In addition to that, “Drive to the Major” is a unique competition exclusive to Mercedes-Benz and offered worldwide. The finalist who achieves the straightest drive or is nearest to the line is declared the winner of the "Drive to the Major" competition at the MercedesTrophy National Final Malaysia. The winner will receive a once-in-a-lifetime experience with an all-expenses-paid trip to The Open 2023, taking place from 19th to 24th July 2023.

Other prizes include Mercedes-Benz exclusive merchandises and other novelty prizes from the marketing partners for MercedesTrophy which includes Mercedes-Benz Services Malaysia, Crestlink, EPOS, The Edge, Taylormade, Desaru Coast Johor, The ELS Club Desaru Coast, Carlsberg and Precise Rehab.

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia invites all owners who purchased a vehicle from all authorised dealers in the last five years to give their best and be a part of the MercedesTrophy worldwide. To secure your spot in the competition, kindly log on to Registration is based on first come, first served basis.

For further enquiries, kindly contact the Mercedes-Benz’s Customer Care toll-free line: 1-800-88-9880.