Kuala Lumpur, 23 January 2015 – In conjunction with the 10th anniversary of the Maybank Malaysian Open (MMO), the prestigious national Open golf tournament is set to entertain spectators with a wide range of activities for families and challenge seekers. This is on top of the stunning display of golf by the world’s finest and renowned professionals including world-class golfers like Lee Westwood, Victor Dubuisson, Graeme McDowell, Thongchai Jaidee and many more.
The excitement awaits fans from February 5 till 8, 2015 at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club.
Charity Putt Around The World
Golfing fans can step away from the greens for a little R&R and experience what its like to putt like a professional golfer with this specially designed putting challenge set on a “World Map” based on the concept of putting across the world. Putting skills and luck are highly required, as spectators have to try to avoid a series of holes that are surrounding and guarding the Grand Prize - the Race To Dubai hole. Winners of this challenge will qualify for the Sunday Play-Off Challenge where qualifiers will have to compete against each other for the Grand Prize, (two) 2 flight tickets to Dubai and (two) 2 VIP Hospitality Pass to DP World to watch the Race To Dubai Season Finale.
Interested participants will be given three (3) tries with a minimum donation of RM5. All proceeds from this challenge goes to MERCY Malaysia in aid of the flood victims in Kelantan through the Maybank Foundation.
Out Of This World Bunker Challenge
Set to be one of the signature activities for the Maybank Malaysian Open 2015, this Bunker Challenge will definitely test avid golfers’ golfing skills, as participants will have to take a bunker shot and sink a Hole-In One (HIO) on an elevated green. Participants who sinks a HIO will qualify for the Sunday Play-Off Challenge where qualifiers will have to compete against each other for the Grand Prize, (two) 2 business class flight tickets to Thailand and (two) 2 VIP Hospitality Pass to an Asian Tour event in Thailand.
Interested participants will be given 3 (three) tries with a minimum donation of RM5 where proceeds will be donated to the JC Jacobsen Foundation.
Maybank Malaysian Open NHS
In partnership with Malaysian Golf Association (MGA), Maybank Malaysian Open rewards all National Handicap System (NHS) cardholders with a chance to win a spot with a friend to play in the MMO Fan Day. MMO Fan Day is specially designed to treat loyal fans to a game of golf on the championship course on Tuesday, February 10. Visit the Maybank booth during event week with your December or January NHS card to participate. Draw will take place on Saturday, February 7 at 3pm.
Eat For Free
In line with the 10th anniversary celebration, spectators are eligible to redeem a free food item at the event site, upon exiting the Exhibition Marquee with a valid ticket or pass. Restricted to one item per person, per day. Redemption begins from 9 am onwards, while stocks last from Thurday to Sunday, during event week.
Maybank Malaysian Open Fan Car stickers
2000 lucky fans with this specially designed sticker will get privileged parking at the reserved West Open car park at the Maybank Malaysian Open 2015. Stickers are available at Maybank branches and selected golf clubs around Klang Valley. Visit www.maybankmalaysianopen.com for more information. Open to public with this fan car sticker on a first come first serve basis.
Open to all valid ticket holders, a lucky draw will take place daily to give 3 lucky spectators a chance to win mystery prizes each day. Ticket holders are required to fill in their details on the ticket and to drop it in the lucky pick box located at the ticketing booth to participate in the draw. Winners’ names will be announced on Maybank Malaysian Open Facebook page and prizes to be collected on-site at the Information Counter.
All these and more await spectators at the Maybank Malaysian Open 2015, happening from 5th till 8th February at the prestigious Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club. For more information, please visit www.maybankmalaysianopen.com / www.facebook.com/MaybankMalaysianOpen.