Phuket, Thailand: Thai brewing company Singha has become the first supporting sponsor of the 2018 PGA of Great Britain & Ireland Members’ International Conference.
Founded 85 years ago as Boon Rawd Brewery, Singha is Thailand’s leading brewer, with annual sale volumes of more than 1.4 billion litres. Singha is well known for its sports development initiatives and has demonstrated its commitment to sport by becoming Thailand’s leading sponsor of golf.
“We are delighted to welcome Singha on board as a supporting sponsor of the 2018 Conference,” said Liam Greasley, Commercial Director for the PGA of Great Britain & Ireland, an Executive Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.
He added: “The Singha brand is synonymous with sport and golf in Thailand. They are the heartbeat of Thai golf and have helped many of players in the region take up the sport.
“We look forward to welcoming Singha at the second PGA Members’ International Conference at Laguna Phuket. This year’s event promises to be an excellent educational platform for our Members to share their thoughts and learn from some of the most respected figures in the golf industry.”
The conference will take place from November 11-14 at Laguna Phuket, a Golf Course Facility Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.
For more than 30 years Singha has provided opportunities for players all over Thailand by sponsoring the Thailand Golf Association and the Professional Golf Association of Thailand.
Singha is also the lead sponsor of the All Thailand Tour, the main professional golf tour in the country. Now in its 16th year, the Tour boasts 10 events and attracts some of the biggest names in golf in Thailand. Next year’s Tour will see the inclusion Official World Golf Ranking points for the very first time.
The company sponsors over 700 athletes from 21 different sports, including more than 300 golfers in the region, providing a pathway into the professional ranks.
As part of the sponsorship deal, Singha staff will be supporting promotion of the brand throughout the conference. Singha will also be delivering a presentation to delegates at the start of the conference.
For further information about the 2018 PGA Members’ International Conference, visit www.pgaconference.com
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