KUALA LUMPUR GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB BAGS 2 PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS IN THE RECENT MALAYSIAN GOLF AWARDS 2014

KUALA LUMPUR GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB BAGS 2 PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS IN THE RECENT MALAYSIAN GOLF AWARDS 2014

 


Kuala Lumpur, 5 MAY 2015 - Renowned as one of the most prestigious golf clubs in Malaysia, KLGCC reaffirmed its status when it recognized as Golf Club of The Year at the inaugural Malaysian Golf Awards 2014 organised by Pargolf Magazine in collaboration with Malaysian Golf Association. This award was presented by Guest of Honour, the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tan Sri Dato’ Haji Muhyiddin Yassin at the Putrajaya Marriott Hotel in April.

 

Adding to the milestone is when KLGCC received a second award that night, the Best Maintained Golf Course category, alongside Kota Permai Golf & Country Club.

“The awards and recognitions are a testament to the level of excellence and utmost commitment KLGCC has to offer to our members and patrons,” said Steven Thielke, General Manager of Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club.

“KLGCC is possibly the only golf club that has hosted three international tournaments within one calendar year, namely Maybank Malaysian Open, CIMB Classic, and Sime Darby LPGA among others.  With the capabilities of handling high profile events and ensuring excellent maintenance of the golf course throughout the year, we are proud that our efforts are recognized. I would also like to thank all KLGCC employees as well as this may not be possible without the effort and support by each employees,” he added.

Formerly the ParGolf Awards, the Malaysian Golf Awards is the country’s only industry-wide golf awards, which recognizes deserving individuals and organisations that have excelled in the various aspects of the golf industry.

The awards were voted based on a point system across  three key platforms– through a strong panel of golf industry personalities appointed by ParGolf, an online poll on www.pargolfmagazine.com and ParGolf’s management’s selection. There were a total of 24 award categories presented during the glitzy gala dinner.

These latest awards adds to the growing list of remarkable awards and accolade received by KLGCC over the years from both the local and international golfing industry.

KLGCC is an award- winning premier golfing destination with two 18-hole championship courses that play host to Malaysia’s blue chip corporate golfing events and the nation’s largest international tournaments such as the Maybank Malaysian Open, Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia and CIMB Classic. Strategically located amidst Kuala Lumpur’s prime residential suburbs and well served by major road links, KLGCC is the most conducive backdrop for business, entertainment and leisure for the discerning few who are members of this exclusive golf and country club.

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About Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club Berhad (“KLGCC”)

Originally opened in 1991, KLGCC, Malaysia’s premier golf and country club is Sime Darby Property’s leading leisure facility. Both the West and East Courses were completely redesigned by renowned international golf course architect Parslow & Winter Golf Design and then re-opened in 2008 and 2010 respectively. The high quality of construction is synonymous with Sime Darby and incorporates state-of-the art technologies and impressive attention to detail. Since then, KLGCC has redefined superior service and excellence; its facilities and hospitality are one of the prides of the golfing industry.

KLGCC is indeed proud and honoured to have been bestowed with these prestigious awards over the years.

2015

Top 100 Golf Courses UK – Top 30 Golf Courses of Malaysia – West Course

2014

Expatriate Lifestyle Best of Malaysia Awards 2014- Best Golf Experience in Malaysia

US Golf Digest Top 100 Golf Courses in 205 countries-Asia Category/No.1 West Course

US Golf Digest Top 100 Golf Courses in 205 countries-Asia Category/No.2 East Course

 

2013

Expatriate Lifestyle Best of Malaysia Awards 2013- Best Golf Experience in Malaysia

Asian Golf Monthly Awards 2013-Best Course in Malaysia (West Course)

Asian Golf Monthly Awards 2013- Second Runner-Up for Best Championship Course (West Course)

ParGolf Awards 2013-Golf Club of the Year

 2012

Asian Golf Monthly Awards 2012- Best Course in Malaysia (West Course)

Asian Golf Monthly Awards 2012- Runner - Up for Best Clubhouse in Asia Expatriate Lifestyle

Best of Malaysia Awards 2012 - Best Golf Experience in Malaysia

ParGolf Magazine 'Golf Club of the Year Award' (Malaysia) 2012

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For more information, contact:

Illiyyin Taha

PR & Communications

Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club

E-mail: illiyyin.ahmad.taha@simedarby.com

 

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