HKBU.Tibet 5100 Golf Day 2018 raises HK$2.6 million

02 November 2018
 (From left) Mrs. Lily Chan, Ir Prof. K.K. Wong, Mr. Allan Kwong, Mr. Sunny Wong, Dr. Ronald Lu and Prof. Roland Chin officiated at the cheque presentation ceremony
 (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
   Ceremonial Tee-off Team
 Team Champion – Mr. Timothy Lam Jr.’s Team
 Prof. Roland Chin presented a souvenir to Mr. Allan Kwong (right) in appreciation of his support for the Golf Day for 10 years
Mrs. Mary Suen and Mr. Sunny Wong (right) presented a prize to a lucky draw winner
 Dr. Liu Chak Wan and Mrs. Liu (fourth and fifth from left) were invited to attend the event
 Organising Committee members and guests posed for a group photo

The HKBU ‧ Tibet 5100 Golf Day 2018 was held with great success on 2 November 2018 at the Eden Course of The Hong Kong Golf Club in Fanling. It attracted over 200 participants including 158 golf-lovers who formed 40 teams to take part in the tournament. The event successfully raised HK$2.6 million, the highest amount since the Golf Day was launched in 2004, in support of the University’s 10-year Institutional Strategic Plan. As one of the major fundraising and fellowship events, the annual Golf Day has raised an aggregate amount of HK$16.6 million in the past 15 years. As a token of appreciation, souvenirs were presented to Mr. Allan Kwong, Wu Yee Sun Charitable Foundation Limited and the Shun Hing Group which 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, Regal Holdings Corporation, the event’s Venue Sponsor; Dr. the Hon. Moses Cheng, GBM, GBS, OBE, JP, Chairman of the Independent Insurance Authority; Dr. Ronald Lu and Ir Professor K.K. Wong, GBS, JP, Co-Chairmen of the event’s Organising Committee; Professor William Leung, SBS, JP, Mr. So Wing Kin and Mr. Lau Pak Shing, Vice-Chairmen respectively of the Organising Committee; Professor Roland Chin, President and Vice-Chancellor; and Mrs. Lily Chan, Director of University Advancement and Secretary-General of the HKBU Foundation.

After rounds of keen competition, a dinner cum prize presentation ceremony was held. In his address, Mr. Yeung Chee Kong, 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 9 November 2018.

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