KGSS date for ex-Internationals

L to R: Kelab Golf Seri Selangor director Datuk Khamis Abu Samah, OCM vice-president Dato' Roy Rajasingham & Ung Liew Ean, Head of Marketing, Boehringer Ingelheim with the challenge trophies

Petaling Jaya, June 4: After a two-year hiatus, the Olympic Council of Malaysia-Pharmation Ex-Internationals Golf Challenge is set to make its presence felt with its sixth edition on July 27 at Kelab Golf Seri Selangor.

Approximately 100 former sportsmen have indicated their interest in the biannual affair organised by the Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) including YAM Tunku Tan Sri Imran Ibni Almarhum Tuanku Ja’afar (squash), M. Kumaresan (cycling), ex-shuttlers Foo Kok Keong, Ong Ewe Hock, Kwan Yoke Meng as well as football legends Dollah Salleh and Azmi Mahmud.

The event aims to bring together former Malaysian international athletes from all sports and provide a socially enjoyable environment for them to meet, interact and reminiscence the good old times.

The entry fee has been set at only RM 100 per person, which would cover the green fees, twin-sharing buggy, breakfast, lunch and goodies. Entry forms are now available for download on the OCM website ( Last day for submission of entries is on July 20.

Pharmaton was unveiled as the main sponsor for the event during a press conference on June 2 at Kelab Golf Seri Selangor. The event’s co-sponsors are Bata, Carlsberg, Coca-Cola, 100 Plus, Genting, Kuwait Airways, Nestle, Panasonic, Spritzer and Srixon.