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Malaysian slots for Maybank Championship announced

14 Malaysian players will tee-off in the US$3 million Maybank Championship at Saujana Golf & Country Club this February 9-12.

Gavin Green

10 players were awarded starts based on the final 2016 PGM Tour Order of Merit, including Maybank ambassador Gavin Kyle Green. The others are R. Nachimuthu, Sukree Othman, Khor Kheng Hwai, Airil Rizman Zahari, M. Sasidaran, Kemarol Baharin, Iylia Jamil, Low Khai Jei and S. Siva Chandhran.

Nicholas Fung and Danny Chia have secured their places based on their Asian Tour rankings and Ben Leong got his name on the line-up after winning the PGM Maybank Players’ Championship in December. With amateur Daeng Abdul Rahman getting in as the best Malaysian in the Men’s World Amateur Golf Ranking, that makes it a total of 14 Malaysians in the 156 player line-up at Saujana Golf & Country Club this February 9-12.

Star players Danny Willett, Charl Schwartzel and Anirban Lahiri have already been announced with more names to follow in the coming days.

Fans coming to support the local players and enjoy the public holiday weekend at Saujana Golf & Country Club will be able to enjoy FREE ENTRY on Thursday and Friday.


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