Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club, A Timeless Classic Indeed

KUALA LUMPUR GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB, A TIMELESS CLASSIC INDEED

Kuala Lumpur, 10 June 2013 - Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club (“KLGCC”) once again stamped its significance upon receiving the BrandLaureate Best Brands Awards 2012-2013 as the Best Brands in Sport - Golf Course. Themed “Your Brand, A Timeless Classic” for this year’s awards, witnessed pilots of the industries who have made their mark as the crème de la crème of market leaders. The BrandLaureate Best Brands Awards is a prestigious award bestowed by the Asia Pacific Brands Foundation (“APBF”).

“KLGCC bearing Malaysia’s capital city name “Kuala Lumpur” certainly is a timeless classic and sets the Club apart from the other golf and country clubs. We are proud to be recognised in this category because it truly is a testament of our brand’s positioning, exclusivity and sustainability through time.” said Steven Thielke, General Manager of KLGCC.

Thielke received the awards from Chairman of APBF General Tan Sri Dato’ Paduka (Dr) Mohamed Hashim bin Mohd Ali (Rtd) at the awards gala dinner that was attended by over one thousand guests and graced by the guest of honour Yang Amat Mulia Tunku Laxamana Tunku Dato' Seri Utama Naquiyuddin Tuanku Ja'afar.

Among other renowned guests at the awards were international shoe designer Dato’ Prof. Jimmy Choo, Malaysia’s musical talent Shila Amzah, Malaysia’s first female racer Natasha Seatter.

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

Originally opened in 1991, KLGCC is Sime Darby Property’s leading leisure facility. Both the West and East Courses were completely redesigned by renowned international golf course architect E & G Parslow 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.

The golf courses are the home to the internationally renowned Maybank Malaysian Open for four consecutive years and the Sime Darby LPGA golf tournament for three consecutive years.

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

2013

The BrandLaureate Best Brands Awards 2012-2013 – The Best Brands in Sport- Golf Course

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

2011

Golf Course of the Year by Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards Regional Series 2011-2013

ParGolf Magazine 'Golf Club of the Year Award' (Malaysia) 2011

Voted Number One Golf Course in Malaysia (West Course) by Asian Golf Monthly Awards 2011

Best Clubhouse in Asia Pacific by Asian Golf Monthly Awards 2011

2010

Best Golf Course / Resort Excellence Award by Expatriate Lifestyle

2010 Best of Malaysia Awards 2010 by Asian Golf Monthly

Award for Excellence by Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards (HAPA) Malaysia 2010-2011

National Occupational, Safety & Health Excellence Award 2010

ParGolf Magazine 'Golf Club of the Year Award' (Malaysia) 2010

Visit www.klgcc.com for more information. 

Media contact:

Rachel Vidhiya 

PR & Communications
Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club
Phone: 03-2093 1111 

E-mail: rachel.vidhiya.ashok@simedarby.com 

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