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Monday, April 12, 2010

Round of golf to mark HRH's birthday

HER Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah yesterday graced the prize-giving ceremony of the 2010 Royal Patron's Challenge Trophy at The Empire Hotel and Country Club in Jerudong, near here.

Held in conjunction with HRH's birthday, the golf tournament was organised by the Brunei Ladies Golf Association (BLGA).

Her Royal Highness turned 23 on Friday.

Datin Seri Utama Hjh Rosnah, the chairperson of the BLGA, said in her speech: "On behalf of the BLGA, I would like to thank Her Royal Highness for attending the prize-giving ceremony of the Royal Patron's Challenge Trophy which is being held in conjunction with Her Royal Highness' birthday."

The highlight of the event was the cake-cutting ceremony which was followed by the handing over of a 'pasambah' by the BLGAto Her Royal Highness.

The BLGA then donated proceeds from the tournament to the charity of Her Royal Highness' choice, the Learning Ladder Society.

Present to receive a mock cheque of $13,000 from Datin Hjh Rosnah was Dr Sharina Hj Yunus, the president of the Learning Ladder Society.

To be held every two years by the BLGA in celebration of Her Royal Highness' birthday, 70 golfers participated in the one-day tournament.

Hjh Rusni Hj Lamat took the overall gross title with a score of 81.

In the guests category, Jane Teo took the gross title with a score of 83 while Celine Foo was the nett winner with a score of 61.

Datin Chang Nyuk Kee scored 69 to top the nett in the senior category while Joan Chin won the gross title with a score of 86.

The junior category was clinched by Dk Siti Nurmashiriah who scored a 63.

Lee Miew Vin, meanwhile, became the tournament's sole 'Bull's Eye' winner when she aced the fourth hole.

Courtesy of The Brunei Times