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Probably the Best Golf Tournament teed off

Great fun and prizes at the Green

Shah Alam, 7 September 2017 – While most golf competitions in town offer competitive golf, Carlsberg Golf Classic, the country’s biggest and longest running amateur golf tournament kicked off Probably the Best Golf Tournament with over RM3 million worth of prizes and a twist of fun. In August, the amateur tourney saw overwhelming response with over 700 golfers participated at seven golf clubs, namely Bukit Jawi Golf Resort, Kelab Sungai Petani, Kelab Rekreasi Tentera Udara (KRTU) Butterworth, Kelab Golf Titiwangsa PDRM, Templer Park Country Club, Glenmarie Golf & Country Club and Royal Selangor Golf Club.

14 nett and gross winners of the mentioned preliminary legs had not only won a 40” Sharp LED TV, but also have been invited to celebrate their victory with 10 friends at Probably the Best Lounge, Carlsberg Malaysia’s Brewery in Shah Alam. They are qualified to represent their respective home club to compete at the Carlsberg Golf Classic National Finals that will be held in December. Rewarding hole-in-one prizes up for grabs are Mercedes-Benz C250 and C200, a Sharp 70” LED TV and an Ogawa Masterdrive massage chair.

“Carlsberg, Probably the Best Beer in the World, is turning 170 years young this November. We believe what better way to celebrate the milestone than hosting winners of Carlsberg Golf Classic and their golf buddies a night of great fun with quality brews right at our brewery. Adding more excitement, the game also incorporated 3 types of fun games where golf avids can bring home our latest product innovation, Carlsberg Smooth Draught – Probably the Smoothest Beer in the World,” Lars Lehmann, Managing Director of Carlsberg Malaysia commented.

While every golfers ace each swing with the grand prizes in mind, the lucky golfer who landed the ball nearest to the Carlsberg Smooth Draught inflatable bottle structure placed at Par 4 won the “Nearest to Bottle” game and walked home with an Adidas Ball Marker Belt.

The fun of the Carlsberg Golf Classic doesn’t end with the final putt. Golfers who captured and uploaded the most fun and quirky photos on social media with their names together with the hashtags #probablythebest #CarlsbergGolfClassic #name-of-golf-club won the “Best Group Picture” game and be rewarded with a 6-can pack of Carlsberg Smooth Draught each.

That’s not it! Golfers who landed the ball on the green in the first hit at the two nearest to pin holes, the “Lucky Pick” winner was given a chance at lucky draws session to win Taylormade products! 

In celebration of Carlsberg’s 170th global anniversary, Carlsberg is thrilled to raise the bar on Carlsberg Golf Classic 2017 making it Probably the Best Golf Tournament for amateur golfers in Malaysia! There are 22 legs to go, so hurry and sign yourselves up at the nearest golf club. The tournament schedule and latest promotions are available on www.facebook.com/CarlsbergMY. See you at the green!

The official partners of Carlsberg Golf Classic 2017 are Mercedes-Benz, Sharp, Ogawa, Taylormade, Cutter and Buck, Titoni, Saujana Hotels and Resorts, Gatorade, Jura, Wonda, Sunplay, and ParGolf.

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If you represent the media - print, online, radio or tv - please address enquiries concerning Carlsberg Group to:

Corporate Communications and CSR Manager

Ezra Low

Tel 03-5522 6431 Email Ezra.YY.Low@carlsberg.asia

Corporate Communications and CSR Senior Executive

May Ng

Tel 03-5522 6404 Email may.yk.ng@carlsberg.asia

Golfer kicking off the first leg of the Carlsberg Golf Classic 2017 at Bukit Jawi Golf Club, Penang with great energy and enthusiasm.

This year, the annual amateur golf tournament by Carlsberg features fun challenges and activities with loads of prizes to be won!

Half way huts at participating golf clubs serve Carlsberg Smooth Draught – giving golfers a refreshing charge before continuing the game.

Carlsberg is giving away loads of exciting prizes at the Carlsberg Golf Classic 2017 alongside its partners including Mercedes-Benz, Sharp, Ogawa, Taylormade, Cutter and Buck, Titoni, Saujana Hotels and Resorts, Gatorade, Jura, Wonda, Sunplay and ParGolf.