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New partner for golf event

Zanzeer Singh
Saturday, August 09, 2014

HARDWARE merchants RC Manubhai has partnered with the inaugural Fiji International as one of its gold sponsors.

The signing of the sponsorship agreement was done at the Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course yesterday.

The 72 holes Fiji International starts at Natadola on Thursday attracting a field of 120 golfers.

RC Manubhai director Rajesh Patel said the company was not new to sponsoring golf in the country.

Patel said they had been sponsoring the Ba Open Championship for the past 45 years making it the longest in the country.

"We have now come on board the Fiji International which is the pride of this country," he said.

"This event, when it gets off, will generate big interest worldwide. This is just the beginning and we are looking at the future and will also look at next year's sponsorship."

Golfers for the tournament will start arriving from tomorrow. Fiji International general manager Natalie Ritter said the tournament would offer a tradition fijian setting making it unique.

The tournament is offering a total prize purse of more than $1.8m.

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