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Biggest And Longest-running Novice Tourney Rounds Off After 40 Legs

PAR-FECT FINISH TO GOLF CLASSIC !

Shah Alam, 11th December 2011: The much touted Carlsberg Golf Classic 2011 tournament ended with a grand finale after six months of sheer grit and technical nous witnessed since its launch in June culminating in an outstanding finals at Kota Permai Golf & Country Club on 11th December.

Approximately 4,000 golfers took part in the 40-leg tournament held at the country’s most prestigious and exclusive golf clubs. The gross and nett winners from each club’s tournament faced off to win the Carlsberg Golf Classic National Champions title in both the Gross and Nett Categories.

To prove their mantle, the champions will have the privilege to play with the pros at the Malaysian Open.

Receiving invaluable support from sponsors since its inception, this biggest and longestrunning amateur golf tournament this time boasts support from big names like Citibank, Hap Seng Land, Hap Seng Star, Panasonic, Callaway, Liberty, Footjoy, Cozzia, Gatorade, Sunplay and Pargolf which offered winners more attractive prizes.

Among the lucrative prizes, the hole-in-one prize, a Mercedez Benz C200 CGI Elegance Facelift or a cluster townhouse in D’Alpinia, Puchong, Selangor valued at RM800,000 for the finals and RM10,000 in every leg definitely put a challenging perspective on the game and increased excitement of the overall tournament.

Managing Director Soren Ravn said, “Carlsberg as the No.1 beer brand in Malaysia is proud to be aligned with a premier sport like golf where integrity and discipline are integral characteristics of success. Likewise, Carlsberg Malaysia upholds its integrity and discipline in consistently delivering high quality products to its consumers.

“This year, the Carlsberg Golf Classic 2011 took the level a notch higher when it received overwhelming response from participants. We are set to bring it to greater heights next year.”

The Carlsberg Golf Classic has been receiving rave reviews and is well accepted among golfers and enthusiasts as witnessed throughout the tournament, rekindling the competitive spirit as well as passion for the sport at the amateur level as endorsed by Carlsberg Malaysia.

Owing to its publicity and to further spread its wings, Carlsberg Golf Classic is making inroads into Carlsberg counterpart Vietnam as a premier golf tournament. To carry on the momentum and excitement, five top winners from both the gross and nett categories of the National Finals in Malaysia will play at the Carlsberg Golf Classic Invitational Tour in Hanoi in February, 2012.

The winners for the Gross and Nett Categories can be viewed in attachment 

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