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Baiduri Masters 2019 - Day One Updates
12 April 2019

Bandar Seri Begawan, 12 April 2019 - At the sound of the tee-off siren at 6:45am, the 24th edition of the Baiduri Masters at Pantai Mentiri Golf Club was officiated by Yang Berhormat Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin, Minister of Culture Youth and Sports, and Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Md Isham bin Haji Jaafar, Minster of Health.

By the end of the session this morning, Dato Harith Hj Karim played a great round of golf, placing him at the top of leaderboard with a gross score of 71. Currently standing in second place is Suhaimi Hj Ibrahim with a gross of 73. Tied with a score of 74 are Chu Vui Kiat and Nujaimi Hj Jumat.

In fifth place is multiple times Baiduri Masters champion Seruji Hj Setia with a gross of 75. He is followed closely by Zahrin Hj Zunaidi and Azmi Hj Osmar, tied at 78. One stroke behind them is Edward Philips followed by Ali Hj Rashid with a gross of 80.

Rounding off the leaderboard are Pg Fakhrudin Pg Anak Abdul Rahman, Hj Md Sharifuddin Hj Salleh and Mahdini Rosman with a gross of 83.

Gross Leader Board: Top 12 Players – 12 April 2019

RANK NAME GROSS BY
1 Dato Harith Hj Karim 71  
2 Suhaimi Haji Ibrahim 73  
3 Chu Vui Kiat 74 OCB (L6)
4 Nujaimi Hj Jumat 74  
5 Seruji Hj Setia 75  
6 Zahrin Hj Zunaidi 78 OCB (L9)
7 Azmi Hj Osmar 78  
8 Edward Philips 79  
9 Ali Hj Rashid 80  
10 Pg Fakhrudin Pg Anak Abdul Rahman 83 OCB (L9)
11 Hj Md Sharifuddin Hj Salleh 83 OCB (L9)
12 Mahdini Rosman 83 OCB (L9)

 

The 24th edition of the Baiduri Masters takes place over two weekends starting today until 14 April 2019 and from 19 to 21 April 2019. To make the cut, the top 12 gross players overall will get the opportunity to vie for the Green Jacket on the final day.

Besides the coveted Baiduri Masters Green Jacket and Challenge Trophy, the golfers also have the chance to score the fantastic hole-in-one prizes at the historic Pantai Mentiri Golf Club. The prizes comprise four luxury motor vehicles: a Mini Cabriolet for Hole 7, a Porsche Macan for Hole 9, a BMW 520i for Hole 13 and a BMW Motorrad R Nine T for Hole 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 organisations that help persons with special needs integrate into the wider society. This year, the organisations are Children’s Cancer Foundation (YASKA), Child Development Centre, Dana RIPAS Hospital, Learning Ladders Society, SMARTER Brunei, Pusat Ehsan Al-Ameerah Al-Hajjah Maryam and Demensia Brunei.

Those who want to do their part for charity can still do so at the Pantai Mentiri Golf Club, First Floor, VIP Room but slots for tomorrow afternoon are quickly running out. Participants are encouraged to play more than once to improve their chances of winning, and they will enjoy a BND10 discount on the registration fee on their subsequent rounds.

The Baiduri Masters is an annual charity golf tournament organised by the Baiduri Bank Group and is supported by the Ministry of Culture Youth and Sports and the Ministry of Health. The strategic partners are QAF Brunei Sdn Bhd, QAF Auto Sdn Bhd, QAF Eurokars Sdn Bhd and Brunei Press Sdn Bhd. The tournament will be 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 the Pantai Mentiri Golf Club at 2791021 and 2792014.

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