THE 17th edition of the Mercedes Trophy golf championships’ Malaysian Selection will be held at the Saujana Golf and Country Club on May 11.
Daimler Chrysler sales and marketing vice-president Florian Mueller said they were excited to launch the Mercedes Trophy golf tournament again this year.
“The competition is for Mercedes-Benz owners in Malaysia and the world over. Last year was a very good year for the Malaysian team who was part of the East Asia contingent and they made history by winning the world championship in the World Final in Stuttgart, Germany.
“The Mercedes Trophy golf tournament gives us the opportunity to keep in touch with Mercedes-Benz owners and is held as part of Daimler Chrysler's customer loyalty programme,” he added.
The Malaysian Selection will be held in two stages at the Saujana Golf and Country Club.
The first stage will be three qualifying rounds on May 11and 18, and June 1 respectively while the second is the Malaysian Final on June 15
There are four categories - Men A (handicap 0-12); B (13-20); C (21-24) and women (0-36). The top six winners from each category of each qualifying round will compete in the Malaysian Final on June 15.
The top two winners in each handicap categories for men’s categories and the winner of the women’s category will qualify for the Asian Final with an all expenses paid trip to Sanctuary Cove, Australia from Aug 15 to 17.
The winner of each handicap category at the Asian Final will qualify for the World Final in Stuttgart, Germany in September.
Once again, a Mercedes-Benz E200K worth RM353,888 is being offered as a hole in one prize
Last year, Patrick Choo won the hole-in-one prize and took home a Mercedes-Benz E200K and a return economy class air ticket to Dubai/Europe, courtesy of Emirates.
Mercedes-Benz owners will have to sign up before May 3 with an entry fee of RM350.
Those interested can call 03-7846 1466 or Daimler Chrysler’s Customer Care Centre 1-800-88-1133.