HKBU.EVOKK Golf Day 2015 raises HK$1.23 million

06 November 2015
 (From left) Ir Dr. K.K. Wong, Prof. Roland Chin, Mr. Allan Kwong, Dr. Ronald Lu and Prof. Frank Fu officiated at the cheque presentation ceremony
 Mr. Allan Kwong, Title Sponsor of the Golf Day, received a souvenir
 Dr. Ronald Lu, Co-Chairman of the Organising Committee, received a souvenir

Ir Dr. K.K. Wong, Co-Chairman of the Organising Committee, received a souvenir

(From left), Mr. William Leung, Mr. So Wing Kin, Prof. Roland Chin, Dr. Ronald Lu, Mr. Allan Kwong and Ir Dr. K.K. Wong officiated at the Ceremonial Tee-off

Ceremonial Tee-off

Ceremonial Tee-off

Team Champion – Elite Team

Organising Committee members, Prof. Roland Chin, Prof. Rick Wong and guests posed for a group photo

The HKBU ‧ EVOKK Golf Day 2015 was held with great success on 6 November 2015 at the Xili Golf and Country Club in Shenzhen, China for the first time.  It attracted 160 participants including 123 golf-lovers who formed 32 teams to take part in the tournament.  The event successfully raised HK$1.23 million for the University’s long-term development.  As one of the major fundraising and fellowship events, the annual Golf Day has raised an aggregate amount of HK$12 million since 2004.

The ceremonial tee-off was officiated by Mr. Allan Kwong, Title Sponsor and Group President of Regal Holdings Corporation; Dr. Ronald Lu and Ir Dr. K.K. Wong, GBS, JP, Co-Chairmen of the Organising Committee; Mr. So Wing Kin, Vice-Chairman of the Organising Committee; Mr. William Leung, BBS, JP, Chairman of the Alumni Committee of the HKBU Foundation; and Professor Roland T. Chin, President and Vice-Chancellor.

After the keen competition, a dinner cum prize giving ceremony was held.  In his address, Professor Frank Fu, MH, JP, Associate Vice-President and Secretary-General of the HKBU Foundation, expressed his heartfelt appreciation to Mr. Allan Kwong for being the Title Sponsor of the event and all other sponsors for their tremendous support.  He also thanked members of the Organising Committee for their invaluable advice which facilitated the smooth running of the event.

To encourage the contestants to challenge themselves in the tournament, several individual prizes were newly added this year, including Best Gross, Most Gross Birdies and Most Gross Pars.  The many fun moments at the Golf Day were captured in the newspaper supplements published in Hong Kong Economic Times and Sing Tao Daily on 13 November 2015.

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