Around 100 top corporates and industry leaders were seen in action at the Bali National Golf Club for the maiden edition of GEC Open global golf tour qualifying round in Indonesia on November 12th. Organised in association with the OMA Emirates, the event witnessed competitive golf amidst fun and frolic.
In Men’s competition, Putu Srimawan playing off a handicap of 10 secured 41 points while Made Subyukta, playing off a handicap of 13 scored 38 points to finish top in their respective classes. Caroline Selins scored 35 points with an 18 handicap in the ladies’ category to claim victory and book her berth along with the gents at the World Final. The trio will head Indonesian challenge against winners from 17 other qualifying countries at Dubai Corporate Golf World Cup scheduled at two world-class golf courses over two days in Dubai on December 13-14.
With humble beginnings in 2014 in just one country, GEC Open has grown into a global platform for networking and a nursery for everlasting friendships and international business relations. The 2017 edition will see 29 golf rounds played across 18 countries amongst 2400 CXO’s under the aegis of 800+ global organisations. Following Indonesia, qualifying rounds will be held in Thailand, Kenya, Bahrain, Singapore, China, UAE to name a few.
“We are glad to bring GEC Open to the beautiful country of Indonesia. As an ideal combination of competitive golf and interpersonal networking, the debut event was well attended by the Indonesian golfing fraternity. We are confident that it will grow into one of the most coveted corporate tournaments in the region. We will continue to expand this platform and associate GEC Open with more golfers and corporates across the globe. Congratulations to the winners and we look forward to hosting them at the World Final in Dubai”, said Tushar Sahoo, MD, GEC Open.
GEC Open, in association with the OMA Emirates, brings together leading global organisations and executives on a common platform through golf. GEC works to improve the lives of others through charitable causes while growing the bond & strength of business between corporate leaders.