THE President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau will be among the 96 players to participate in todays ANZ Sigatoka Hospital Charity Golf at the Natadola golf course.
The one-day event is hosted by the Coral Coast Hotel Association to raise funds for the Sigatoka Hospital.
Chairman of the Coral Coast Hotel Association Peter Hopgood said they hoped to collect $35,000.
Hopgood said 26 teams had confirmed their participation and he expected some tough competition.
"We have over $30,000 worth of prizes to give away to the participants," Hopgood said.
"We have teams from local companies like ANZ, Westpac, Airports Fiji Limited, Digicel and others who are looking forward to this tournament."
Hopgood says this is the first year they are organising the tournament and they hope to make it an annual event.
"We are honoured to have the President here as one of the participants especially as all monies collected from this event will be for charity," Hopgood said.
Hopgood also thanked the companies that sponsored the event.