Join us in Sime Darby Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tournament, 13-16 Oct 2011
The inaugural Sime Darby LPGA tournament took place in Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club (KLGCC) in Malaysia from 22rd – 24th October 2010. The sponsorship of the tournament not only serves as a part of its commitment in promoting the development of golf in Malaysia, Sime Darby Berhad is also showing its continuous support towards cancer research efforts in Malaysia by pledging the proceeds to support the good cause.
Last year, LPGA tournament attracted top 50 players from the Official Money List and has one of the highest prize purses in the region at US$1.8million. The tournament was shown live in Malaysia and across 30 countries globally.
Happening in October each year, LPGA tournament coincides with the worldwide Breast Cancer Awareness Month and for this, Sime Darby has generously pledge the fund raise through the tournament to CARIF in the fight against breast cancer for a period of 3 years. Last year, major part of the donations was from the nett proceeds of the tournament ticket sales and the gala dinner held in conjunction with the tournament. A special auction of personal items donated by players were also held to raise fund for cancer research in CARIF.
So, mark your calendar this October from 13th-16th to join us in the fight against breast cancer! Here's how you can play your part:
1. Host a table at the LPGA Charity Gala Dinner on 14th October at the Sime Darby Convention Centre. Sales of the Sime Darby LPGA Charity tables begin at RM10,000 to RM20,000. Sponsors of the RM20,000 tables will be graced with the presence of two LPGA players. For more details, please call 03-56391874/1966 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Purchase a LPGA tournament ticket. Tickets are available online at Ticketpro outlets, through the Ticketpro Hotline at 03-78807999 or online at www.ticketpro.com.my. Remember to wear pink on Pink Saturday - 15th Oct !
3. Purchase pink golf balls or T-shirts from MST Gold, a sponsor of the LPGA tournament, who has committed RM5 from every purchase to CARIF and the Breast Cancer Welfare Association.
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