Quartet Seal Maybank Malaysian Open Slots

Wed 27 Feb 2013

Quartet Seal Maybank Malaysian Open Slots

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Kuala Lumpur, February 27: M. Sasidaran, Kemarol Baharin, Mohd Hanafiah Mohd Jamil and P. Gunasegaran have qualified for the US$2.75 million Maybank Malaysian Open next month.
Sasidaran, Kemarol, Mohd Hanafiah and Gunasegaran, who lost in a play-off in the 1994 Malaysian Open, totalled 142, 144, 146 and 146 respectively to qualify for the event sanctioned by the Asian Tour and European Tour from March 21 to 24.
The quartet join Maybank ambassadors Danny Chia and Shaaban Hussin and Akhmal Tarmizee, Nicholas Fung, Sukree Othman, R. Nachimuthu, Airil Rizman, Rashid Ismail, S. Murthy, S. Siva Chandhran, Azman Basharuddin and Kenneth De Silva.
Sasidaran, who won the qualifier said, “Maybank Malaysian Open is a great avenue to gain experience. I have had good memories at the event, Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club is a favourite course of mine. It’s important for me to maintain my confidence so that I can give my best performance.”
President of the Malaysian Golf Association (MGA) Admiral (R) Tan Sri Dato’ Setia Mohd Anwar Mohd Nor congratulated the winners and said, “The Maybank Malaysian Open is the avenue for our local professionals to gather the experience and skills to go further in their career. I am positive that these winners will make full use of this invaluable opportunity”.
Chief Marketing Officer of Maybank Mohamed Adam praised all the participants for their outstanding game and said “during this 2-day event, we have seen many talents waiting to emerge and represent Malaysia in the international arena. The enthusiasm and commitment shown by these golfers is a positive sign that the effort Maybank has put in towards golf development in Malaysia since 2006 is bearing fruit”.