Mercedes-Benz Junior Golf Asian Masters Final set to unveil 6 Thai winners to compete at regional final in China this August

sports May 31, 2016 15:40

By The Nation

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Mercedes-Benz (Thailand) Limited will be organizing the 14th Mercedes-Benz Junior Golf Asian Masters Final at the Burapha Golf Club in Chonburi province during 8th



The tournament is the final round of the Mercedes-Benz Junior Golf Championships. A total of over 80 Thai golfers who have won through seven qualifying rounds held between September 2015 and May this year will be competing for places in the Mercedes-Benz junior golf team to compete against top Asian junior golfers in the ZLW Cup in China later this year.

The Mercedes-Benz Junior Golf Asian Masters Final will be played over 54 holes, and comprises of both boys and girls events divided into 4 age groups, 12 and under, 14 and under, 17 and under and 23 and under. Six Thai winners, one boy and one girl from each age group, except the 23 and under category will be eligible to play in the Mercedes-Benz junior golf team which will travel to China in August. The travel expenses for the six golfers will be paid by Mercedes-Benz (Thailand) Limited. The best placed Thai golfer in the 23 and under class will compete as amateur in a local Thai SAT PGA and SAT LPGA event.

Michael Grewe, President & CEO of Mercedes-Benz (Thailand) Limited said that “In 2016 we are celebrating the 14th edition of the Mercedes-Benz Junior Golf Championships. We see a very competitive event with our top local Thai golfers taking on some of the best golfers from across the region including Austria, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Taiwan and United States.  This development highlights the fact that Mercedes-Benz Junior Golf Asian Masters Final has now established itself as one of the region’s leading junior golf tournaments. Mercedes-Benz’s sponsorship for this golf tournament enables us to tighten our relationship with the customers, particulary when almost 50% of the participating junior golfers are children of Mercedes-Benz owners.”

The tournament which is a World Amateur Golf and Junior Scoreboard ranking event will be featured in a 30-minute-highlight show on Siam Sports TV.    

The Mercedes-Benz Junior Golf Asian Masters is supported by:

Mercedes-Benz (Thailand) Limited, Grand Prix International Public Company Limited, PTT Public Company Limited, Tourism Authority of Thailand, Srixon, Nature Valley, Bridgestone,Thansettakij Co., Ltd, Dusit Thani and Burapha Golf Club.