Last week, I was assigned to cover Citibank’s invitational golf tournament for 2012.
Here are some of the group shots
Write up from Brunei Times
CITIBANK organised its third annual invitational golf tournament yesterday at The Empire Hotel & Country Club in Jerudong.
Around 70 participants took part in the tournament, from both private and public sectors, including Director of His Majesty The Sultan’s Flight Pg Ratna Wijaya Brigadier General (Rtd) Pg Dato Hj Hasnan Pg Ahmad, Minister of Communications Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Hamzah Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Hj Abdullah Begawan Mudim Dato Paduka Hj Bakar and Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, Dato Paduka Hj Mohd Hamid Hj Mohd Jaafar.
The tournament commenced at 7am with a Shotgun Start, which involves groups of players teeing off simultaneously from different holes.
Among the challenges lined up for the event was the Par 3 Challenge, where participants get a chance to play against two students from the Sports School, Abd Aziz Abd Kadir and Md Izuddin Hasim. The aim of the challenge was to shoot as close as possible to the pin to win a prize.
The prize presentation ceremony took place at the Members Grill/Lounge and began with a prize presentation for winners of the Par 3 Challenge from Citibank Head of Human Resources Rosliah Hj Ibrahim.
Novelty prize winners were then announced which were: nearest to pin (hole 4), won by Pg Anak Basheer; nearest to pin (hole 7), by Major General (R) Pg Dato Paduka Seri Abidin Pg Ahmad; nearest to pin (hole 14), by Cyril Lai; nearest to pin (hole 16), by Priscilla Wong; nearest to Line (hole 8), by YAM Ratna Wijaya Brigadier General (Rtd) Pg Dato Hj Hasnan bin Pg Ahmad; and longest drive, won by Hj Shaiful Rizal Pehin Dato Dr Hj Ahmad.
The winner of the golf tournament’s Division B nett stroke points (strokes minus their handicap) was Freddie Wong, followed by His Excellency Nestor Z Ochoa, Ismail Chuchu and Sylvester Yong.
The Division A winner was Pg Rakawi Pg Hj Sabli, followed by YDM POK Seri Dewa Major General (Rtd) Dato Seri Pahlawan Hj Mohammad, Pg Anak Basheer and Yuuki Sakuyama.
Meanwhile, the winner of gross stroke points (total number of strokes throughout the game) was Chua Pheng, followed by Lim Chai and Hj Shaiful Rizal Pehin Dato Dr Hj Ahmad. The Ladies category was won by Priscilla Wong.
Awarding the prizes was Acting Citi Country Officer of Citibank Brunei Pg Hj Md Yussoff Pg Hj Bahar.
Golfers were also treated to a lucky draw and stood a chance to walk away with attractive prizes.
Prizes for the first draw session were presented by Citibank Corporate Bank Head Aariz Patrick Ng, while prizes for the second draw session were presented by Pg Hj Md Yussoff.
The grand draw prize, which was a 42-inch Philips LED TV, went to Cyril Lai.
The Brunei Times
Another write up from Borneo Bulletin can be found here.