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The magnificent InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa have confirmed they will continue their support of the Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways to be played at Natadola Bay Championship
17 Mar 2018 11:00
Golf’s Official Resort
The InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa. Photo: Fiji International

The magnificent InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa have confirmed they will continue their support of the Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways to be played at Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course on August 2-5.

A supporter of the tournament since its inaugural staging in 2014, the luxury resort plays host to international players competing in the Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways, tournament staff, international volunteers and spectators as well as catering official tournament functions throughout the week.

The tournament’s tri-sanctioning with the European Tour, Asian Tour and ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia helps bring the golfing world’s attention to the picturesque tourism destination of Fiji.

As such, the InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa plays a crucial role in the success of the Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways each year; it’s location at Natadola Bay making it the perfect off course destination for the field of international stars.

“We are so proud to be continuing as a partner of this amazing event in Fiji.  With an increase in our global footprint and presence, this will be our 5th year with the Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways, since its inception in 2014,” said Andrew Davidson, Area General Manager South Pacific at the InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa.

“We hope to support and make this year even better whilst highlighting Fiji as an amazing holiday and golfing destination with one of the best genuine and caring hospitality service cultures in the world.”

The Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways is delighted to have the continued support of such a valued partner.

“As an inaugural partner of the tournament, our partnership over the last four years has gone from strength to strength,” said Matt Porm, Director of Commercial, Sport & Entertainment Limited (SEL.)

“As the Official Hotel and host venue, the InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa are a key stakeholder and continue to deliver market leading services for our players, staff and spectators and we are excited to work together to grow this into the future.

More than just a golf tournament, the Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways has made a positive impact on the Fijiian community, investing in local infrastructure, community programs and education initiatives as well as growing the game of golf at a grass roots level.

The InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa is a proud supporter of the tournament’s year round efforts.

“We’re delighted the InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa will continue their support of the Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways in 2018,” said Gavin Kirkman, CEO of the PGA of Australia which owns the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia.

“They not only provide first class hospitality and accommodation for our players, staff and spectators, their support of the event’s community initiatives is important to the tournament’s sustainability in Fiji.”

The PGA of Australia, in partnership with SEL will continue to further develop and evolve the Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways to ensure it continues its status as a leading tournament in the Australasian region.

 

About the Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways:

To be held from August 2-5 the Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways will be played at Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course which boasts breathtaking views of the Coral Coast and is home to the Natadola Beach Land Estate.

Enticed by the tropical destination, the Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways has attracted some of the world’s best golfers since its inaugural staging in 2014 including Fijian hero and three time Major champion Vijay Singh, 2017 champion Jason Norris, 2016 champion Brandt Snedeker, 2015 champion Matt Kuchar, 2014 champion Steven Jeffress, Steven Bowditch, Boo Weekley, Nick Price, Robert Allenby, Heath Slocum, Liang Wenchong, and Anirban Lahiri.

-Fiji International

 

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