Published on November 24, 2014
This December, the Residency of Bintan Island will again stage another event to boost Tourism to this enchanting island in the Riau Archipelago. Called the Bintan Golf Challenge 2014, the event is organized by the Culture and Tourism Office of the Bintan Regency.
To take place at the amazing Ocean Course of Ria Bintan Golf Club in the north of the island in the Bintan Resorts, the Golf Challenge 2014 will be open to public participation on Sunday, 14 December 2014. A maximum number of 128 participants are expected to participate in the game that is to tee off at 09.15 am local time.
To cover the 18-hole Ocean Course, the tournament’s format will be: system 36, stroke play for individuals.
The player who manages to make the hole-in-one, can look forward to an award of a Toyota Innova Car and Rp. 100 million.
Registration for the 14 December event is Rp. 1.555 million or Sin Dlrs. 160.0 . When including ferry from Singapore, registration comes to Sin Dlrs. 225.0. Fees include the 1 day tournament, luncheon and goodie bag, worth Sin Dlrs 150.0 in value.
On Saturday 13 December, the tournament is for invitees and locals only, with an expected participation of maximum 80 players. This tournament will start at 12.30 past noon West Indonesia Time.
Expected to be present are the Regent of Bintan island, Ansar Ahmad, and Vice Regent, Khazalik.
The Ocean Course is one of two challenging courses at the Riau Golf Resort. The other is the Forest Course.
Besides a total of 5 Golf courses, Bintan Resorts (www.bintan-resorts.com) boasts a number of upmarket resorts, accommodation, international restaurants, scrumptious seafood, a variety of seasports and land-based sport facilities for the whole family. For unusual sports you can try to fly the Air Adventure light plane, take an evening tour into the mangrove forest to see thousands of fireflies shimmering among the trees, or take a ride on an elephant.
For more information and registration for Bintan Golf Challenge 2014, log on to : www.riabintan.com