KUALA LUMPUR, 27 May 2014 – The Malaysia Book of Records (MBR) and Kelab Golf Negara Subang (KGNS) will jointly be organising a ‘Search for the Longest Drive Using A 3-Iron’ at KGNS’ driving range on June 8 (1pm – 3pm) and June 22 (10am – 12pm).
Open to all golfers nationwide, the attempt will see golfers challenge their physical ability to get the endorsement of the Malaysia Book of Records for the record ‘Longest Drive Using A 3-Iron’ via three categories namely Individual Men, Individual Female and Individual Junior (below 21 years old).
As for the rules, participants will need to observe the following:-
- To be dressed in proper golf attire.
- To register their personal details prior to their official attempt.
- To bring their own clubs.
- Each golfer will hit three shots (using a tee) and furthest attempt will be measured.
- All golfers are to observe the rules and etiquette at the practice range.
In officially endorsing the event, the Founder & Managing Director of Malaysia Book of Records Dato’ Danny Ooi met with KGNS Management Committee member Mohamad Riza Bin Dato’ Seri Ir. Abdahir: “It is indeed a pleasure to host this event here at KGNS. We look forward to recording the longest feat using a 3-iron in the Malaysia Book of Records”.
On being asked about the event, Riza said, “We are proud to host this new event here at Kelab Golf Negara Subang and it is in hopes to see Malaysia’s best come and take a shot at setting the record for the longest drive using a 3-iron. We intend to continuously run this event here at KGNS and make KGNS the home of the 3-iron challenge”.
For more information on the challenge, kindly contact the Malaysia Book of Records at 03-9283 8877 (MBR Official in charge – Ms. Leona Paul or Mr. Zulhairi Mohd Zin) or Kelab Golf Negara Subang (KGNS) at 03-7876 0388 (Person in charge – Mr. Vijay Divakaran).