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TAT sponsors Centara World Masters Golf Championship 2016

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Bangkok, 19 February, 2016 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has signed up as one of the official sponsors of the Centara World Masters Golf Championship, which will be held from 12-18 June in Hua Hin, Prachuab Khiri Khan.

The event is expected to attract 450 amateur golfers from around the world who will compete for US$ 50,000 in prizes.

Participants will play in 15 different age and handicap divisions. The event is open to all club golfers (men and women) over 35 years of age with a verified handicap. It will be played at four courses in Hua Hin, Thailand – Black Mountain, Banyan, Imperial Lakeview, and Springfield.

Mr. Tanes Petsawun, TAT Executive Director of Europe, Africa, and Middle East Region said, “The immense interest in this golf tournament once again proofs that Thailand is a golf paradise for golfers. We are looking forward to host all of the golfers from around the globe who are attending this event.”

Joint Organisers, Mr. Peter McCarthy and Mr. Mark Siegel, Managing Directors of Go Golfing and Golfasian, respectively, said, “The support of TAT as a major sponsor is a great endorsement for the tournament.”

Mr. Siegel added, “Golfasian has worked closely with TAT on promoting Thailand as a golf destination, particularly through our Golf in a Kingdom program. The Centara World Masters is growing in popularity and is now the premier event in a very full calendar of golf events held throughout the year.”

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