Thursday, 14 August 2014

Malaysian Junior Open Golf

Defending champ Amir leads strong national field in  Malaysian
Junior Open

team  of 100PLUS Malaysian
Junior Open

 calIingl all juniors  come and see learn from top lady golfer   Sime Darby LPGA


KUALA LUMPUR (12th August 2014) – Defending boys’ champion, Amir
NazrinJailani, will lead a strong field of national juniors in the
forthcoming 100PLUS Malaysian Junior Open which will be held at the
renowned Sabah Golf and Country from Sept 11-13.

Amir, who sank an amazing eagle on the second day before going on to
win the title by two strokes, is among 15 players to be named by the
Malaysian Golf Association (MGA) for the ninth edition of this

Other leading juniors, Ervin Chang and Galven Kendall Green will join
Amir in action next month. The other boys in the national team are
Bryan TeohWiyang, Alvin Hiew, Muhammad Naquidin, Mohd Daniel
FaidzJazmi and Daeng Abdul Rahman.

The girls representing the national team are Nur Eliana Ariffin,
Kellie KanKah Yan, Ashley Lau Jen Wen, SitiZulaikaShaari, Natasha
Andrea Onn, Geraldine Wong Xiao Xuan and Winnie Ng Yu Xuan.

While the Malaysians will be aiming to sweep both the titles this
year, they will face a challenging array of golfers from 12 other
countries. According to the MGA, the event organisers, the countries
who have indicated their participation areSingapore, Sri Lanka,
Indonesia, Thailand, Brunei, Myanmar, Philippines, Hong Kong, Taiwan,
India, Bangladesh, Korea and Nepal.

The Malaysian juniorshopeto emulate the sensational double victory in
2009 when Gavin and Kelly reigned supreme. Since then, the Malaysian
boys have done well to wrest the title thrice through Muhammad
AzryAsyrafAzam (2011), Low KhaiJei (2012) and Amir last year.

The girls, however. have not tasted success after Kelly and will be
aiming to end the drought this time around.

This year’s tournament, which is expected to attract 120 players, will
begin with a practice round on the eve of the event. All players will
be given the opportunity to try out the course in preparation for the
three-day competition.

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