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THE 21st BAIDURI MASTERS – DAY TWO UPDATES
21st May 2016

Bandar Seri Begawan, 21 May 2016 – Following are the updates from the RBA Golf Club, where 182 golfers took part in the 21st Baiduri Masters for a chance to don the coveted Green Jacket and Challenge Trophy.

By the end of the afternoon session today, almost half of yesterday’s leader board was knocked out with the emergence of five strong contenders. Idris Osman maintained his lead with a gross score of 71 followed closely by Ali Rashid maintaining his score of 72. Newcomer Chu Vui Kiat played a great round of golf with 72 as well thus placing defending champion Seruji Setia and Zulhilmi Rosli down one place each.

Down one place respectively, with a gross of 73, were Pg Hj Ahmad Zaki and Hj Norismadi Hj Tamid. The next four places went to newcomers Mohammed Qazzri Fakhri Hj Aslimon and Joselito Dionisio, with a tied gross of 73.

In tenth and eleventh places were newcomers, Pg Yura Wira Quhafah with 74 and Ahmad Yani, 75. With the emergence of the new additions to the top twelve, this placed Hj Shaiful Rizal Pehin Dato Hj Ahmad to round off the leaderboard with a gross score of 75.

Gross Leader Board: Top 12 Players – 21 May 2016
RANK PLAYER NAME GROSS BY CHANGE
1 Idris Osman 71  
2 Ali Hj Rashid 72 OCB (L9)
3 Chu Vui Kiat 72 OCB (L9) NEW
4 Seruji Hj Setia 72 OCB (L9) ↓1
5 Zulhilmi Rosli 72   ↓1
6 Pg Hj Ahmad Zaki 73 OCB (L9) ↓1
7 Hj Norismadi Hj Tamid 73 OCB (L9) ↓1
8 Mohammed Qazzri Fakhri Hj Aslimon 73 OCB (L6) NEW
9 Joselito Dionisio 73   NEW
10 Pg Yura Wira Quhafah 74   NEW
11 Ahmad Yani 75   NEW
12 Hj Shaiful Rizal Pehin Dato Hj Ahmad 75 OCB (L9) ↓5

The Baiduri Masters 2016 will continue tomorrow, 22 May 2016 with an expected turnout of 152. The Baiduri Masters 2016 will take place over two weekends starting yesterday until 22 May 2016 and next weekend, 27 to 29 May 2016. To make the cut, the top 12 gross players overall will get the opportunity to vie for the Green Jacket.

Besides the coveted Baiduri Masters Green Jacket and Challenge Trophy, the golfers also have the chance to score the fantastic hole-in-one prizes consisting three luxury cars and two cash prizes of B$20,000 each.

Other than the Porsche Cayenne for Hole 2, other hole-in-one prizes on offer this year are the Mini Cooper for Hole 5, the brand new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer for Hole 14 and B$20,000 cash each for Holes 12 and 16.

Additionally, there will be novelty prizes up for grabs for the nearest to the pin throughout the tournament and also longest drive as well as lucky draw prizes.

As with every year, proceeds raised during the Baiduri Masters will be donated to local charity organisations that help persons with special needs integrate into the wider society.

Those who haven’t registered for the tournament can still do so at the RBA Golf Club, First Floor, VIP Room but slots for tomorrow morning are full with a few slots left for the afternoon session as well as next weekend’s sessions. Participants are encouraged to play more than once to improve their chances of winning, and they will enjoy a discount on the registration fee on their subsequent rounds.

The Baiduri Masters will be held over two weekends at the RBA Golf Club, Berakas and played on format System 36 (Stroke Play) and the challenge trophy will be decided on gross. The Baiduri Masters tournament is divided into 4 divisions – Men’s, Group, Ladies and Junior. The Men’s division will be further divided into Men’s Gross, Men’s Nett and Senior Golfers Nett.

For more details, the public can log onto the website www.baiduri.com or call 2449666 from 7:00 am to midnight.

Gross Leader Board: Top 12 Players – 20 May 2016
RANK PLAYER NAME GROSS BY
1 Idris Osman 71  
2 Ali Hj Rashid 72 OCB (L9)
3 Seruji Hj Setia 72 OCB (L9)
4 Zulhilmi Rosli 72  
5 Pg Hj Ahmad Zaki 73 OCB (L9)
6 Hj Norismadi Hj Tamid 73  
7 Hj Shaiful Rizal Pehin Dato Hj Ahmad 75  
8 Mohammad Rijal Hj Kassim 76 OCB (L9)
9 Fa’ez Ahmad 76 OCB (L6)
10 Han Kiang Siew 76 OCB (L9)
11 Hj Md Yussop Hj Abd Latip 79 OCB (L6)
12 Khalil Ariffin 79 OCB (L6)
 
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