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100 Days To Go

100 Days To Go
July 11
09:09 2015

With less than 100 days to go before the Fijian International tees off at Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course on October 15 – 18, preparations for the nations’ biggest sporting event are accelerating.

This month sees a number of exciting activities approaching and here are just some of things we have to look forward to in the lead up to the Fijian International 2015.

PGA Australia Academy Training Programme (July 200-24: Nadi & Suva)

The PGA of Australia Academy is coming to Fiji to train selected physical education teachers in Nadi and Suva and Fiji Professional Golf Association members in the techniques of teaching golf to students.

The programme concludes with a super clinic where participants will be able to put theory into practical in a Suva Super Clinic together with a number of selected school students.

Volunteer Training Progamme (July 30 – August 1 (Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course)

Fijian sports lovers have a once in a lifetime opportunity to volunteer at Fiji’s largest sporting event – the Fijian International and an inside the ropes experience for any sports fan. Organisers for this year’s Fijian  International are searching for around 300 enthusiastic volunteers to fill various roles that will assist in delivering this year’s tournament. Entries for volunteer positions close on July 20.

To find out more about volunteering, please contact Norm Emerson on nlemerson@ozemail.com.au

Pre-qualification rounds (July 31 – August 1: Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course)

Calling all Fiji Professional Golf Association members and amateurs (with handicaps five and less) golfers of Fiji to participate in this two-day qualification tournament to secure yourself a chance to play with the professionals of PGA of Australia, One Asia and the Star Players themselves.

The leading three Fijians at the end of the two rounds will earn this exclusive experience and play for the $1000,000 prize purse. To find out more about the Pre Qualification Rounds, please contact Graeme Bell on bellgolf@bigpond.com

Sponsor Workshop and Star Player announcement (July 29: Tiko’s Floating Restaurant, Suva)

Sponsors and partners of the Fijian International will gather together in an invitation only two-hour educational workshop targeting at sharing information on the benefits of golf sponsorship and how to better leverage their partnership with an international professional golf tournament that offers a live broadcast television platform both domestically and internationally to over 300 million households globally.

The brand association to sporting events like the Fijian International can earn great returns for partners if leveraged correctly.

The Fijian International team will also take the opportunity to announce and reveal some of the star players of this year’s event in a press announcement event that will follow the sponsor workshop.

For more information about the Star Player Announcement and Sponsor Workshop, please contact Harmony Thomas on hthomas@fijiinternational.com

School Development Programme (August – November: Lautoka, Nadi, Natadola, Coral Coast, Deuba, Suva)

Fijian International will be bringing golf to 15 selected schools throughout Fiji to teach primary school students how to play golf with its My Golf programme and kits.

Each school will host four 30-minute sessions for three different age groups of primary school students between August and November this year.

These students will also participate in the “Design the Junior Golf Fiji International Mascot” competition where the winning candidate will win $500 once selected. The winning mascot design will be announced at the Fijian International 2015.

Participating students of the Fijian International School programme will also tour  the Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course. For more information about the Fiji International School programme, please contact Harmony Thomas on hthomas@fijiinternational.com

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Exclusive Experience

There are a number of great exclusive VIP experience packages available at the Fijian International this year which allows you to enjoy all the action of the world class golf while enjoying a buffet lunch, afternoon tea, drinks package, Fijian International gift, VIP car park pass and daily lucky door prizes. These include The Paradise Club at the Club House for FJ$350 per person per day, The Natadola Beach Oasis, located on one of the signature holes, you can enjoy all the excitement of the stunning Par 3,  4th hole, while socialising on the beach for FJ$275 per person per day.

Other events not to miss are the official tournament dinner on October 13, hosted by the magnificent InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa and the Cut Party on October 16, hosted at Cardo’s on Denarau Island.

The Official Gala Dinner tickets are at FJ$450 per person while the Cut Party tickets are selling for FJ$150 per person. Contact info@fijiinternational.com.

There is a local resident discount for general ticket admission, with Thursday and Friday tickets at F$5 per day and Saturday and Sunday tickets at F$10 each. Access to the four days for local residents is FJ$25. Children under 16 enter for free and can enjoy the Junior Activities at the Junior Zone during the tournament week. For more information about these packages, visit www.fijiinternational.com. Fijian International

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