Asia Miles holds Golf Classic 2000 event in Malaysia
06 Oct 2000
Asia Miles members will have the chance to earn one million miles if they score a hole-in-one during the annual Asia Miles' Golf Classic to be held in Malaysia this weekend. A range of other prizes will also be on offer during the Golf Classic including golf and travel package give-aways.
The Golf Classic is being held at two of Malaysia's world-class golf courses: the challenging 18-hole Bunga Raya course at the Saujana Golf and Country Club near Kuala Lumpur, and the magnificent 27-hole course at the Nilai Springs Golf and Country Club. Entry to the tournament is just 30,000 Asia Miles.
In addition to the one million Asia Miles prize for a hole-in-one, members will be competing for 50,000 Asia Miles, trophies, and golf and travel packages for ranking highly in any of the following categories:
- Best Gross for 36 holes
- Best Stableford for 36 holes
- Best Team Stableford for 36 holes
- Longest Drive
Every participant in the tournament will receive souvenirs and golfing accessories worth more than US$150.
Cathay Pacific Loyalty Programmes General Manager Ron Mathison said: "We are delighted to offer the Asia Miles Golf Classic Event again this year. We are committed to providing exciting events and rewards valued by members and will look at introducing new award opportunities later this year."
Asia Miles members participating in the Golf Classic enjoy a special 30% discount on Economy Class round-trip award tickets from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur, and specially negotiated room rates at the Hyatt Regency Saujana for four days and three nights.
The Asia Miles Golf Classic Event is co-sponsored by Cathay Pacific Airways, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, Cathay Pacific Holidays, Hertz Rent-a-Car, Kasco, Improve Your Game, Golf Digest, My Favourite Shop, BCLN Shop, and the Malaysian Tourism Promotion Board.
Asia Miles is Asia's leading Travel Reward Programme with 12 air partners and more than 40 non-air partners. Air partners include oneworld alliance members Cathay Pacific, American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Qantas, Aer Lingus, LanChile, as well as Swissair and its partners, Japan Airlines and Dragonair. Non-air partners include financial services, hotels, car hire, telecommunications and Internet companies. Cathay Pacific Holidays is also a partner.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Priya Menon Assistant Manager Communications, CPLP, (852) 2747-5505