Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club [KLGCC] has reaffirmed its status as one of Malaysia’s prime golfing venue by being recognised as Golf Club of The Year at the inaugural Malaysian Golf Awards.
Organised by ParGolf Magazine in collaboration with the Malaysian Golf Association, the award was presented by Guest of Honour, the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tan Sri Dato’ Haji Muhyiddin Yassin at the Putrajaya Marriott Hotel.
KLGCC received a second award when it was named Best Maintained Golf Course in Malaysia, alongside fellow Asian Golf Industry Federation Golf Facility member 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 recognised. 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 recognises 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 and ParGolf’s management’s selection. There were a total of 24 award categories presented during the glitzy gala dinner.
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