Friends Of Asia Becomes Official Charity As HK Open Celebrates 10 Years As Major Sports Event
[Monday, 13 Oct 2014]
As the Hong Kong Open prepares to celebrate its tenth consecutive year as a Major Sports Event, the tournament has announced Friends of Asia Hong Kong as its Official Charity.
Being awarded the prestigious ‘M-Mark’ status by Hong Kong’s Major Sports Events Committee for the tenth year in a row will enable the Hong Kong Open to enhance the promotion of the tournament, and encourage participation in the game of golf, throughout the territory.
William Ko, Chairman of the Major Sports Events Committee said: “We are delighted that one of Hong Kong’s most sustainable events in our sporting calendar has been awarded M-Mark status for the tenth consecutive year.
“We are grateful for the continuous contribution of the Hong Kong Golf Association and the generous support of the Hong Kong Golf Club and the sponsors who make this such a spectacular event in Hong Kong.”