BMW Malaysia today handed over a fleet of BMW 630i GT for the Maybank Championship 2019, as the Official Automotive Partner of the fourth edition of the world-class golf tournament, co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and European Tour.
“The BMW Group has been prominently associated with professional golf for over thirty years now. We are present at the most prestigious golf tournaments in the world such as the Ryder Cup and the Omega European Masters. Recently, the BMW Group also reaffirmed our commitment to the European Tour until 2022 by renewing its status as an Official Partner. Our partnership with the Maybank Championship 2019 mirrors our global initiatives with the sport,” said Sashi Ambi, Head of Corporate Communications, BMW Group Malaysia who was present at the handover ceremony.
Ambi added that the BMW Group has a long-standing history of supporting the sport at every level from grassroots to pinnacle from 1989 with the BMW Golf Cup International – the largest and most successful amateur golf competition in the world which also takes place across Malaysia.
The fleet of BMW 6 Series GT will be used to chauffeur players, officials and VVIPs who are present throughout the tournament. BMW Malaysia will also showcase the BMW 630i GT and the All-New BMW X3 xDrive30i on the tournament grounds at the Saujana Golf and Country Club.
The Maybank Championship 2019 will take place from 21st to 24th March at Saujana Golf and Country Club. The tournament will feature Major Championship winners – Ernie Els, Padraig Harrington, defending champion Shubhankar Sharma and top-ranking golfer Gavin Green, along with a list of the world’s leading golfers – all of whom are competing for the total prize of USD3 million.