Top golfers to showcase prowess #AfrAsiaOpen

Wed 17 Feb 2016

Top golfers to showcase prowess #AfrAsiaOpen

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Mauritius, February 17: Some of the world’s leading professional golfers have been confirmed to participate at the second edition of the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open.

The tournament which is the only tri-sanctioned tournament on the Sunshine, European and Asian Tours, offers a lucrative prize fund of EUR 1,000,000 (approximately US$1,090,260).


Golfers confirmed to play include one of Asia’s most decorated players having won six times on the Asian Tour, and is also two-time Asian Tour number one – Jeev Milkh Singh, was also Captain for team Asia at the 2016 EurAsia Cup tournament, Nicolas Colsaerts who has four professional titles under his belt, and finished in the top 100 of the European Tour since 2010, Hennie Otto who has won 12 titles on the Sunshine Tour, and Thomas Levet who has won 12 professional titles.


“We are very excited about the entries that have been confirmed to participate in this year’s tournament. We expect to announce many more “big name” confirmations closer to the event, watch this space,” said Ryan Dodds, Chairperson of the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open Organising Committee.


The tournament will be played from 12 – 15 May 2016 at the Four Seasons Golf Club Mauritius at Anahita. The Four Seasons Golf Club Mauritius at Anahita was designed by world renowned golfer Ernie Els. The course is set against lush mountains and fringed by crystal-clear lagoons. Six stunning ocean-side holes culminate in a final shot that is amongst the most spectacular in the world.


For more information on the Tournament please visit http://www.afrasiabankmauritiusopen.com/


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Issued by, and for further information, please contact:


OtengMajuta - Tournament Media Officer


Acting on behalf of the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open Tournament Organizing Committee


Email: otengm@thegrindpr.co.za, Mobile +27 61 976 8345