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Golf

The promoter of the event

 

The Amateur Golf World Cup is the largest amateur golf competition in the world, created in 2014 by LeClub Golf, and aims to be one of the most important Amateur Tournament of the world.

LeClub Golf is subsidiary of the UGOLF Group, the European leader in Golf Course Management with 54 Golf in management in France and Spain.

U-Golf is a noteworthy golf management company with over 700 employees and a turnover of €45 million. It has its own academy and 3,500 new golfers are trained yearly and over 1,500,000 rounds of golf are played on their courses. The company holds and manages 50 golf courses in France, Spain, Brazil and Thailand.
In addition, LeClub Golf is a network of golf courses and a loyalty program operating across 170 courses in France, Spain, and the rest of the world. LeClub Golf is also in partnership with Arnold Palmer Management and has access to their 48 golf courses in the USA.Without doubt these two companies have all the resources needed to put together the largest amateur golf tournament in the world, and one of the biggest commercial golf events of the year.The significant progress has been made since from the first tournament in 2016

  • Year 2016 : 10 Countries, 300 Golf Courses, 24,000 Players (New Caledonia, May 2016)
  • Year 2017 : 16 Countries, 500 Golf Courses, 50,000 Players (Cadiz, Spain, November
    2017)
  • Year 2018 : 20 Countries, 600 Golf Courses, 60,000 Players (Mauritius, June 2018)

The 2019 Final is organized in collaboration with Crystal Holidays with the aim of producing the most significant impact on Golf Tourism as a focus of Tourism Development in Sri Lanka. 2-25 Countries to be in International finals at Shangri-La, Hambantota from 16 th to 21 st September 2019. In total nearly 120 people attending the event and nearly a million Golf players will be impacted by the event since the start of the national qualifications.

 

SHANGRI-LA’S HAMBANTOTA RESORT & SPA

The luxury resort spans 58 hectares, making it the largest resort in Sri Lanka, and boasts 300 spacious rooms, including 21 suites, all surrounded by stunning tropical gardens.

All 300 luxury rooms and suites offer magnificent views of either the manicured golf lawns, the sparkling lagoon, beautiful landscaped tropical gardens or the rugged waves of the Indian Ocean. The furnishings have been carefully curated to complement the surrounding natural beauty and local culture. Indigenous materials and contemporary style are seamlessly mixed to create a beautiful and personal atmosphere.

 

AGWC 2019 ITINERARY

 

16th September 2019 Airport – Hambantota (280 Kms)

Welcome to Sri Lanka!
Upon the arrival at the Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport, you will be warmly received by our representative from Crystal Holidays.
You will be escorted to your vehicle and transferred to to the hotel in Hambantota.
From 13:00 Check-in at the hotel & Welcome briefing with the AGWC staff
19:00 – 21.30 Dinner at the Hotel Restaurant Overnight stay at Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa

 

17th September 2019

07:00 – 10:30 Breakfast at the Hotel Restaurant
From 08:30 Training Round
12:00 – 15:00 Lunch at the hotel
17:30 Player Briefing & Tournament presentation
19:00 Welcome Ceremony & Welcome Dinner
Meeting point: Hotel lobby Overnight stay at
Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa
Sri Lanka’s first and only golf resort is set amid a vast coconut palm plantation, offering spectacularviews and unique challenges for both casual and seasoned players. The abundance of nature and wildlife, framed by lakes and the beautiful Indian Ocean, sets the scene for a most incredible golfing experience.

 

18th September 2019

07:00 – 10:30 Breakfast at the Hotel Restaurant
From 08:30 Competition 1st Round
12:00 – 15:00 Lunch at the hotel
19:30 Dinner at the Hotel Restaurant Overnight stay at Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa

 

19th September 2019

07:00 – 10:30 Breakfast at the Hotel Restaurant
From 08:30 Competition 2 nd Round
12:00 – 15:00 Lunch at the hotel
19:30 Dinner at the Hotel Restaurant Overnight stay at Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa

 

20th September 2019.

07:00 – 10:30 Breakfast at the Hotel Restaurant
From 08:30 Competition 3rd Round
14:00 Meeting point for everyone for a group
photo and to cheer up the last finalists.
12:00 – 5:00 Lunch at the hotel
19:00 Gala Dinner & Prize ceremony. Overnight stay at Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa

 

21st September 2019 Hambanthota – Airport or extension.

After breakfast drive to Bandaranaike International Airport for departure with a memorable vacation in the refreshing Sri Lanka.

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