NOC Indonesia Organizes Golf Charity Games to Strengthen Bond between Stakeholders - Indonesia Olympic Commitee

NOC Indonesia Organizes Golf Charity Games to Strengthen Bond between Stakeholders

NOC Indonesia News Update   06 Dec 2021

The Olympic Committee of Indonesia organized the charity golf invitational at Gunung Geulis Golf & Country Club, Bogor, on Sunday.

Representatives from the sports ministry, the National Sports Council, the SOEs ministry, and golf enthusiasts took part in the event.

The sports ministry official Firtian Judiswandarta, KONI Vice-Chairman Suwarno, and President Director of PT Berdikari, Harry Warganegara, took part in the event as representatives of their institution.

Member of the Executive Committee, Indra Gamulya, as the head of organizers, said the Committee organized the event to build a strong bond between the stakeholders of the national sport.

"We want to strengthen the bond between the stakeholders through the event so that we can be the big family. Moreover, we invite junior athletes to participate in the event because we want to support them to play at a higher level as golf is the Olympics event. I also would like to thank our sponsors for supporting this event," Indra said in his opening speech.

"As we're still enduring the Covid-19 pandemic, we applied health protocols. All participants and personnel had to undergo the antigen swab test before the event."

The organizers will also provide charity to Olympians and former athletes in the event. Former tennis player Wailan Walalangi received a donation from the organizers on behalf of families of the late Olympians Lukman Niode, Markis Kido, and dr. Liane Suniar, as well as Verawaty Fadjrin.

Secretary-General Ferry J. Kono said the charity was a form of appreciation for Olympians and former athletes from the Committee.

"We want to show our gratitude and appreciation to our Olympians and former athletes. We hope we can give them more support in the future," Ferry said.

Viras Kono grabbed the best net overall title in the event, while Hifni Hasan won the best gross overall title. Angga Permana took the longest drive honor with 280 meters stroke, and Andy Adcha hit the nearest-to-the-line stroke with 50 centimeters. As young athlete, Viras received a scholarship from the National Performance Center of the Education, Culture, Research and Science Ministry.

The event was fully supported by IAFMI, Maratus Line, OSCT Indonesia, Pertamina, Pertamina EP Cepu, Pertamina Hulu Rokan, PT KAI, Bank BRI, PGN, Kota Minyak, JS Luwansa Hotel, Aryaduta Hotel Semanggi, Raffles Hotel, Victory Transport, PTPN III, Hakiki Wiramandiri, Garuda Indonesia, Bags City, Bank BJB, Inalum, PLN, CIpta Wisata, Milo, Aston Hotel, Bank Mandiri, Bank BTN, Samsonite, Astra International (Isuzu), Warung Turki &Turkoaz, Emtek Group, PT Pegadaian, Fave Hotel Surabaya, Ocean View Residence Hotel Jepara, PT. Berdikari, Milk Lift, U-Lab, Fairmont Hotel, Walrus, Aragon Transport, Kampung 99, and Cedea.

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