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Published: Wednesday April 2, 2014 MYT 8:25:00 PM
Updated: Wednesday April 2, 2014 MYT 8:32:48 PM

Ramayah to lead Malaysians in Causeway Trophy

Nicholas Fung is part of the 12-man Malaysian team, captained by M. Ramayah, who meet Singapore in the Prudential Causeway Trophy in June. – Bernama Photo

Nicholas Fung is part of the 12-man Malaysian team, captained by M. Ramayah, who meet Singapore in the Prudential Causeway Trophy in June. – Bernama Photo

SINGAPORE: Veteran M. Ramayah will captain Malaysia against Singapore in the second Prudential Causeway Trophy at the Laguna National Golf and Country Club in Singapore from June 6-8.

Ramayah, a 13-time World Cupper, will be bidding to help Malaysia win the trophy for the first time. Malaysia lost 15½-8½ in the inaugural tournament at the same venue last year.

Leading the 12-man Malaysian team is Nicholas Fung, who helped Team Asia to a 10-10 draw with Team Europe in the inaugural EurAsia Cup at the Glenmarie Golf and Country Club.

Professional Golf of Malaysia (PGM) representative M. Sasidaran said Malaysia would be banking on Ramayah’s expertise to help the team win the trophy.

“Our players are looking forward to the Prudential Causeway Trophy as we want to make amends after losing in last year’s tournament,” said Sasidaran at the launch of the tournament at Laguna National Golf and Country Club on Wednesday.

The teams

Singapore: Mohd Said Abdul Latif (captain), Gary Kwek, Mardan Mamat, Quincy Quek, Lam Chih Bing, Koh Deng Shan, Lam Zhi Qun, Poh Eng Wah, Choo Tza Huang, M. Murugiah, Kawasoe Marc, Chang Ren Chiang, Goh Kun Yang, Han Wen Yuan.

Malaysia: M. Ramayah (captain), Rosli Johari, R. Nachimuthu, Nicholas Fung, Airil Rizman Zahari, Shaaban Hussin, Sukree Othman, S. Siva Chandran, Kemarol Baharin, Iylia Jamil, Iain Steel, Danny Chia, Khor Kheng Hwai, Hans Jamil.

Tags / Keywords: golf, Causeway Trophy, PGM, Ramayah, Nicholas Fung

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