World professional Golfers from 20 countries will compete at the Enjoy Jakarta Indonesia PGA Championship 2013 that will play at the Emeralda Golf Club, from 28 – 31 March 2013.
Held under OneAsia Tour and jointly sanctioned by the Japan Golf Tour Organization (JGTO) the event is organized by the World Sports Group (WSG) appointed by the Indonesian Golf Professionals Association (PGPI), and has the full support of Jakarta provincial government, The Enjoy Jakarta Indonesia PGA Champion\ship 2013 has a total of US$ 1 million prizes.
Already 16 professionals have confirmed participation including Shingo Kataya from Japan, KT Kim from Korea, Simon Dyson from England, Liang Weng Chong from China and Jeev M Singh from India. Also competing will be Indonesia’s own popular Rory Hie, who finished runner-up in the event in 2011.
Participants are from Japan, China, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, the United States, South Korea, India, Indonesia and more.
The tournament, which has the Jakarta administration as the main sponsor, is the second series scheduled for this year, organized by OneAsia Tour and the Japan Golf Tour Organization (JGTO), with Thailand hosting the opening series on March 14-17.
“This championship helps raise the curtain on our 2013 season in spectacular fashion and we are extremely grateful to Enjoy Jakarta for their support,” said Sang Y Chun, OneAsia’s chairman and commissioner, in a press release.
“This is OneAsia’s fifth season and we have been thrilled with the incredible pace at which we are growing thanks to events like this and outstanding venues like Emeralda,” added Chun. Located at Tapos, Depok, the Emeralda Golf Course is one of Jakarta’s best golf courses, which offers challenging greens and beautiful scenery. (For detailed information on the Emeralda golf course, please log on to: www. emeralda-golfclub.com)
The Champtionship will be broadcast worldwide, with 60- minutes live reports during the 4 days over Fox Sports/Stars Sports, Jupiter Golf Network and MetroTV, as well as reruns played over these stations.
(Sources: Jakarta Tourism and Culture Office, Jakarta Post)
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