24 May 2018

It was the time of the year again where members from SGSM and Indonesian Senior Golfers Society (ISGS) gather for a friendly tournament under MALINDO II. The event was held in Johor Bahru from 10th-13th July 2017 at Ponderosa and Horizon Hills Golf & Country Club. A total of 77 participants, 40 SGSM members and 37 ISGS members participated in the 6th annual game of the series.

The entourage of ISGS led by Dr. Ir. Yuwono Kolopaking, President of ISGS arrived at Stulang Laut Jetty, Johor Bahru at 5.30 pm on the 10th of July was greeted warmly by the main organizing committee members led by Dato’ Khalid Hj Ismail, Vice President, Datuk Seri Ruslin Hasan, Vice President, Brig Gen Mohame Yusoh, the Secretary, Datuk A S Khamis, Council Member, Mr Zainoldin Ahmad, Chairman Organising Committee, Datuk Bunawan Sagi, Organising Committee member and their wives. The tournament was played over 36 holes Stableford Play. The aggregate of the daily top 30 scores of participants from each team were taken in to determine the team winner.

SGSM won the overall tournament for the 5th time by 144 points and took home the MALINDO II Trophy donated by Tan Sri Sallehuddin Mohamed, President of SGSM and Dr. Ir. Yuwono Kolopaking. On behalf of the organizing committee, we would like to show appreciation to Permodalan Darul Ta’zim for sponsoring the welcome dinner which was held at the banquet hall of Holiday Villa Hotel.

Participants enjoyed Johor’s special delicacies like the beef bone soup also known as ‘Sup Gearbox’ and laksa Johor. Special thanks given to the Committee members and staff for putting up a great job in making the tournament a success. We would also like to thank Holiday Villa Johor Bahru which became home for all participants during the event. Lastly, a big thank you to Ponderosa Golf & Country Resort and Horizon Hills Golf & Country Club for providing the facilities to organize the event at their clubs.