KUALA LUMPUR: Bina Darulaman Berhad (BDB) announced today that it will be holding its inaugural BDB Firefly Golf tournament at Darulaman Golf and Country Club (DGCC), Jitra, Kedah on 26th November 2016.
According to BDB Group Managing Director, Datuk Izham Yusoff, the event, jointly organised with Firefly is an open category tournament. It is expected to not only attract the professionals but also the rising stars from Malaysia and around the region.
“BDB as an organizer is confident with the participation of professional and amateur golfers in Malaysia and we hope that it can help raise the standards of Malaysian golfers through the involvement of Malaysians in the field.
“In addition, we also aim to promote DGCC which is one of the best course in Northern Region and Kedah as a whole not just as a golf destination but also its rich heritage and diversity in conjunction with Discover Kedah 2016,” said Izham during a press conference today.
Izham said, the tournament offers total prize worth up to RM1 million and the first player to score a Hole-in-One will win a two storey bungalow at Bandar Darulaman worth RM800,000.00 sponsored by BDB Land Sdn Bhd.
“We hope that this event will bring huge impact towards the development of sports tourism in Kedah and we might consider BDB Firefly Golf Tournament as a yearly event calendar for DGCC in the near future,” he added.
Firefly Chief Executive Officer, Ignatius Ong said this is a perfect partnership that will trigger interest among golfers and holiday-makers from all over.
“Firefly is truly honoured to be a part of this exciting event and we look forward to many more collaborations in the near future,” he said.
The winner and runner up of the tournament will receive return air ticket, golfing package of 3 day 2 nights to any domestic or international Firefly routes and third place winner will receive two tickets to any Firefly domestic destinations.