The 3rd edition of the tournament continues to gain more interest
Els Club Desaru Coast once again played host to the 3rd edition of the Laksamana Trophy Charity Golf Tournament recently.
The Laksamana Trophy is named after the late Tunku Laksamana of Johor, HH Almarhum Tunku Abdul Jalil Iskandar Sultan Ibrahim, and it has now become one of the most coveted charity golf events in the country. The proceeds from the third edition of the Laksamana Trophy Charity Golf Tournament, organised by Johor Golf Tourism Association (JGTA), is benefitting the Tunku Laksamana Johor Cancer Foundation.
The 3rd edition of the Laksamana Trophy raised RM2,045,000.00 on the fairways contributed from the tournament fees, partnership contributions, sponsorships in cash as well as major cash contributions made during the pledging session held during the Royal Luncheon and Prize Presentation from esteemed companies such as Ranhill, KLIA TV, Astaka Padu, Coronade Properties, and Lotus Group.
His Majesty Sultan Ibrahim ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar graced the tournament by officiating the all-inclusive, one-day golf event which also offered an opportunity to play on one of the most prestigious courses designed by former World No. 1, “The Big Easy” South African, Ernie Els.
“We acknowledge and deeply appreciate all the generous support and donations made by so many companies as well as individuals who had come together to raise funds for the Tunku Laksamana Johor Cancer Foundation,” said Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Ar. Hj. Esa Hj Mohamad, the Organising Chairman.
The 3rd edition of the tournament saw 100 golfers representing 25 companies from various sectors teeing-off on the greens to raise charity.
The best three teams, the Tourism Johor, Astaka Padu and D’Harmoni Telco Infra walked away with beautifully crafted crystal trophies for each player. The Best Team Champion, Tourism Johor, also won the 24-karat gold plated Laksamana Challenge Trophy.