Early bird tickets now on sale for 2017 CIMB Classic

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 19: Advance tickets for the 2017 CIMB Classic, which will be headlined by two-time defending champion and world No. 4 Justin Thomas and a host of PGA TOUR stars, are now on sale on www.ticketpro.com.my, Ticket Pro sales channels and selected MST Golf Stores in the Klang Valley.

The US$7 million showpiece, which is the only PGA TOUR tournament held in Southeast Asia, will be staged at TPC Kuala Lumpur from October 12 to 15 with Thomas, who has already won five times this season including a first Major title, returning for a hat-trick bid.

Fans who purchase tickets from now until October 8 will enjoy early bird pricing, with tickets costing RM62 each for the first round (Oct 12, Thursday) and second round (Oct 13, Friday). Prices for the third round (Oct 14, Saturday) and final round (Oct 15, Sunday) are RM99 per day. A season ticket for all four rounds are priced at RM199.

From October 9 to 15, ticket prices will be RM78 per day for the first round and second round, RM115 each for the third round and final round and RM215 for a season ticket.

Outlets which are selling the tickets are located at MST Golf-TPC Kuala Lumpur, MST Golf Superstore-UOA, MST Golf Superstore-Subang Jaya and MST Golf Superstore-Intermark.

CIMB cardholders and CIMB premier cardholders will enjoy 15% and 25% discounts respectively while MST I Love Golf Members and Malaysia Airlines Enrich Members will enjoy 10% discounts through a promo code or by showing the Enrich card at ticketing counters.

In addition, each CIMB card member will be entitled to receive one complimentary pass on Thursday and Friday at the spectator entrance at TPC Kuala Lumpur. They need to present their CIMB card at the ticketing counter.

To promote the game amongst the youngsters, admission will be free for up to two persons below the age of 18 years old who are accompanied by one ticketed adult.

BMW car owners will be entitled to two season passes each by showing your BMW key at the ticket counter at the spectator entrance.

Other top names who have confirmed their participation at the CIMB Classic, which celebrates its eighth edition this year, include world No. 18 Rafa Cabrera Bello, the 31st ranked Thomas Pieters and Major champions Ernie Els and Davis Love III. The final list of PGA TOUR players will be confirmed on September 20.

The CIMB Classic is also sanctioned by the Asian Tour, which will see its top-10 players from the Order of Merit as of October 9 qualifying for the tournament. A minimum of two Malaysians will also be in the elite 78-man field.

About CIMB Group

The title sponsor of the CIMB Classic is CIMB Group. CIMB Group is one of ASEAN’s leading universal banking groups. Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, the Group is now present in 9 out of 10 ASEAN nations. CIMB Group offers a full suite of financial services and related products; has a market capitalisation of approximately USD 14 billion as of 30 June 2017 and about 38,000 employees located in 15 countries. Read more about CIMB Group at www.cimb.com

About PGA TOUR

The PGA TOUR is the leading global platform in professional golf, showcasing the highest

expression of excellence, both on and off the course. The PGA TOUR’s mission is to entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back, generate significant charitable and economic impact in the communities in which it plays, grow and protect the game of golf and provide financial opportunities for TOUR players. The PGA TOUR co-sanctions more than 130 tournaments on the PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions, Web.com Tour, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica, Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada and PGA TOUR China. Its members represent the world’s best players, hailing from 24 countries (89 members are from outside the United States). Worldwide, PGA TOUR tournaments are broadcast to more than 1.1 billion households in 227 countries and territories in 23 languages. Virtually all tournaments are organized as non-profit organizations in order to maximize charitable giving. In 2016, tournaments across all Tours generated a record of more than $166 million for local and national charitable organizations, bringing the all-time total to $2.46 billion. The PGA TOUR’s web site is PGATOUR.COM, the No. 1 site in golf, and the organization is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

About Asian Tour

As the official sanctioning body for professional golf in Asia, the Asian Tour leads the development of golf across the region, enhancing the careers of its members while maintaining a commitment to the integrity of the game. The Asian Tour, through its membership of the International Federation of PGA Tours, is the only recognised pan-Asian professional golf tour in Asia. This unique feature positions the Asian Tour at the pinnacle of professional golf in Asia; providing its events with Official World Ranking status. Tour Partners include Rolex (Official Timekeeper), Panasonic (Official Consumer Electronics), ECCO (Official Footwear Sponsor), FENIX XCell (Official Apparel Supplier), Titleist (Official Web Partner), Bloomberg TV (Official International Media Partner), Bloomberg Businessweek Chinese (Official International Media Partner) and Sentosa in Singapore which is the Home of the Asian Tour which also has an office in Kuala Lumpur.

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