Thursday, June 14, 2012

Lady Pros line up for Vanuatu Golf Open 2012

Press Release 11th June 2012, story 1: For the first time in the 26 year history of the Vanuatu Golf Open the 2012 event will boast a small field of Lady Professionals. The PGA in Australia has confirm a minimum of 6 ladies will compete in this year’s event and they will play alongside about amateur ladies and a field of some 100 amateur men and professionals. Preparation for the event this year are well in hand with all sponsor agreements in place and the course now being groomed for the event which is but 2 months away. Local player are being encouraged to enter early for the event and entries received prior to 30th June 2012 will be eligible to win a free entry into the 2013 event if they are lucky enough to take out their division in this year’s event. As had been the case over the past 2 years the event will be played over 4 days from 16/19 August. The men’s A grade will play four rounds of stroke play whilst the men’s B & C grades will play stableford each day for daily and overall prizes. Thanks to the wonderful support of the naming sponsor Tusker the professional men will be competing for AUD$50,000 which make the event one of the premier South pacific tour events of the year. Other sponsors supporting the event are: Holiday inn Resort, Palms Casino, Club 21 Casino, Air Vanuatu, Freight Logistics, Sign Language, Caillard and Cadour (C&K), TVL, Club Car International, Elite Business Merchandise, Geoffrey Gee & Partners, Asco Motors. Organising Committee Chairman, Bryan Death, paid tribute to the support of all sponsors in a year that has been difficult for most companies. Bryan added that many returning groups of amateurs would ensure that a good sized field lined up for the 2012 event. Like all major spoprti8ng events the VGO pumps valuable money in Vanuatu’s economy and gives the destination a higher profile internationally. For more information contact: Bryan Death Chairman VGO. Phone +6785577034. Email : tms@vanuatu.com.vu