HKBU．Tibet 5100 Golf Day 2017 raises HK$1.43 million
(From left) Ir Prof. K.K. Wong, Dr. Ronald Lu, Prof. Roland Chin, Mr. Sunny Wong, Mr. So Wing Kin and Mr. Allan Kwong posed for a photo at the Tee-off ceremony
Team Champion – Mr. Jimmy Liu’s Team
Souvenirs were presented to Mr. Ron Tsang (top), Mr. Cheng Sing Yip (middle) and Mr. Lam Long Chau (bottom) to acknowledge their support for the Golf Day for 10 years
Dr. Ronald Lu (right) and Prof. Roland Chin presented prizes to a lucky draw winner
Organising Committee members posed for a group photo
The HKBU ‧ Tibet 5100 Golf Day 2017 was held with great success on 3 November 2017 at the Eden Course of The Hong Kong Golf Club in Fanling. It attracted 183 participants including 141 golf-lovers who formed 36 teams to take part in the tournament. The event successfully raised HK$1.43 million, the second largest amount since the Golf Day was launched in 2004, in support of the initiatives as set out in the University’s ten-year Strategic Plan. As one of the major fundraising and fellowship events, the annual Golf Day has raised an aggregate amount of HK$15 million in the past 14 years. As a token of appreciation, souvenirs were presented to Mr. Ron Tsang, Mr. Cheng Sing Yip and Mr. Lam Long Chau who have provided staunch support for the Golf Day for 10 years.
The ceremonial tee-off was officiated by Mr. Sunny Wong, Executive Director of Tibet Water Resources Ltd., the event’s Title Sponsor; Mr. Allan Kwong, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the event’s Venue Sponsor Regal Holdings Corporation; Dr. Ronald Lu and Ir Professor K.K. Wong, GBS, JP, Co-Chairmen of the Organising Committee; Mr. So Wing Kin, Vice-Chairman of the Organising Committee; and Professor Roland T. Chin, President and Vice-Chancellor.
After rounds of keen competitions, a dinner cum prize presentation ceremony was held. In his address, Mr. C.K. Yeung, Associate Vice-President (Engagement), expressed his heartfelt appreciation to the sponsors of the event, particularly Tibet Water Resources Ltd. and Regal Holdings Corporation for being the Title Sponsor and Venue Sponsor respectively. He also thanked members of the Organising Committee for their invaluable advice which facilitated the smooth running of the event. There was also a "Lucky Draw" session after the prize presentation ceremony. Dozens of winners were drawn to receive fabulous prizes.
The fun-filled moments at the Golf Day were captured in the newspaper supplements published in Hong Kong Economic Times and Sing Tao Daily on 10 November 2017.