Damai Laut Golf Series tees off

The inaugural Damai Laut Golf Series got off to  successful start with the staging of the first of six legs at Damai Laut Golf & Country Club in Lumut, Perak on April 23.

47 golfers took to the fairways for a fun round of golf on a pleasant Sunday morning, with the youngest participant being just 10 years old. The tournament was played in stroke play format and the game progressed smoothly and ended with a feisty prizegiving lunch.

Wan Kamaruzaman grabbed the title of inaugural gross champion title with an excellent round of 75, winning himself a 50″ Sharp TV and a 3D/2N stay at Swiss-Garden Beach Resort Damai Laut. The nett title went to Enddy Norhisham (18) who carded a nett score of 67 to win a 40″ Sharp TV and a 3D/2N stay at Swiss-Garden Beach Resort Damai Laut.

Gross champ Wan Kamaruzzaman (L) with Izudin Merican, group GM of Swiss-Garden International

“Damai Laut Golf & Country Club under the able leadership of Ms Kay Leong has undergone great transformation to become one of the best golf courses in Malaysia. This has led to the recent Top 3 Best Improved Golf Course in Malaysia award that Damai Laut won in the Par Golf People’s Choice Award 2017. Another award which our club won is the Top 3 Most Scenic Golf Courses in Malaysia by ParGolf for the second consecutive year,” said the resort’s general manager Patrick Tee. “The awards are in line with the main objective of the Damai Laut Golf Series 2017 which is to invite golfers to play in an award winning golf course.”

Nett winner Enddy Norhisham (L) with Patrick Tee, GM of Swiss-Garden Beach Resort Damai Laut

Members of the the media and event partners played in a special tournament one day earlier, which culminated in a lavish dinner at the Damai Club Lounge overlooking the scenic beachfront of the Swiss-Garden Beach Resort Damai Laut. Event partners for the Damai Laut Golf Series 2017 included Heineken, Oman Air and Crest Link.

The second leg will be held on July 23 and registration is now open. Call 05-685 9333 / 9332 or email, while online registration is available at

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