Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Sallehudin bin Othman produced a performance to savour as he swept to victory in the annual Kota Permai Captain’s Trophy.
One of the highlights on the calendar of Kota Permai Golf and Country Club [KPGCC] – a Golf Facility Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation – the event attracted a 120-strong field.
With the greens running at 11 on the Stimpmeter, putting proved decisive and no-one fared better than nine-handicapper Sallehudin who claimed top prize after amassing an impressive haul of 45 Stableford points.
That was just one point clear of 12 handicapper Ng Eu Chieng, the runner-up. Third place on 43 points went to Jack Chua, also playing off12.
The best gross was a 74 by Willie Lim, a three handicapper.
Sallehudin was presented with his trophy by Kota Permai Club Captain and tournament host YBhg Dato’ Setia Haji Mohd Adzib bin Mohd Isa.
Tang Meng Loon, Gamuda Land Club Operations & Township Group General Manager, and KPGCC Golf Committee Chairman Ng Say Hoe presented prizes to the top-15 nett finishers.
Meanwhile, not even a torrential downpour could dampen the spirits of participants in the annual Horizon Hills Media Golf tournament.
Less than 20 minutes after making a delayed start, players were forced back to the clubhouse when the heavens opened.
With no sign of a let up in the incessant rain and many parts of the Ross Watson-designed course under water, organisers were forced to cancel the event which attracted a total of 56 members of the print and electronic media from Malaysia and Singapore.
Among the dignitaries present were Chairman of Gamuda Berhad Dato Mohammed Haji Che Hussein, Executive Directors of Gamuda Berhad Dato’ Goon Heng Wah and Saw Wah Theng, and Senior General Manager of Horizon Hills Development Tuan Haji Abdul Sahak Safi.
During an early dinner at which tournament prizes were awarded via a lucky draw, Tang Meng Loon called for closer ties with the media.