His Royal Highness Prince Haji Jefri Bolkiah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien yesterday afternoon graced the Appreciation Ceremony that was held for the success of the Butra HeidelbergCement Brunei Championships 2019 that took place last April. The function took place at the Royal Brunei Polo and Riding Club, Jerudong.
In his welcoming speech, Awang Haji Mohammad Junaidi bin Pehin Orang Kaya Digadong Seri Diraja Dato Laila Utama Haji Awang Abdul Rahman, Chairman of the organising committee among other things expressed his appreciation to all sponsors and volunteers in together supporting the championship.
This year's championship winner, Prom Meesawat from Thailand brought home cash prize worth 13,125 US dollars. Over one hundred local and overseas golfers took part in the competition. Also present were Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Muda Abdul Hakeem ibni His Royal Highness Prince Haji Jefri Bolkiah, the event promoter; Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ali bin Apong, Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism; and Yang Berhormat Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports.
Among the main objectives of hosting the event was to promote Brunei Darussalam as a country that is capable of hosting a world-class golfing event in the Asian region and at the same time, attract the youth's interest in golf.
Source: Radio Television Brunei