Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – PT Bank Negara Indonesia (Persero) Tbk (BBNI) is again the title sponsor to support the biggest international professional golf tournament in Indonesia, namely BNI Indonesian Masters 2023. This event will be held on 16-19 November 2023.
This is the second time BNI has participated in the post-pandemic Indonesian Masters after being successfully held in 2022. BNI’s participation this time is proof of the company’s commitment to making a full contribution to the development of golf on the Asian continent, especially in Indonesia.
BNI President Director, Royke Tumilaar, said that the existence of this tournament, which is consistently held and invites top golf players from all over the world, has encouraged BNI to continue to support this activity and is committed to being the Title Sponsor for the 2023 Indonesian Masters.
“As one of the premium tournaments on the Asian Tour, BNI Indonesian Masters 2023 is the biggest international golf event in Indonesia and is in the spotlight for world-class golf players. This is in line with the spirit of BNI Go Global which wants to encourage more local businesses to compete at world class ,” said Royke in a written statement, Thursday (14/9/2023).
This tournament has been held for the eleventh time on the international standard course Royale Jakarta Golf Club, Halim Perdana Kusuma, Jakarta. This golf course, with a total of 27 holes created by Bob Moore and JMP Golf Design, is ready to welcome the biggest professional golf tournament in Indonesia.
President Director of Royale Jakarta Golf Club Hendro Sutandi said this Asian Tour tournament had improved the image of Royale Jakarta Golf Club as a leading golf destination in Indonesia.
“For the 2023 BNI Indonesian Masters, we are ready to provide a venue that will provide a memorable experience for the players and spectators of this International Series tournament,” he explained.
For information, this tournament is part of the International Series and will provide a total prize pool of US$ 1.5 million. Since the start of the International Series in the previous season, this tournament has become one of the flagship events of the Asian Tour in collaboration with LIV Golf Investment.
With prizes ranging from US$1.5 million to US$2 million, the International Series has become a marquee event on the Asian Tour, attended by the best and elite golfers from Asia and the world. BNI Indonesian Masters, apart from being one of the prestigious events on the Asian Tour, is also the biggest professional tournament in Indonesia.
The BNI Indonesian Masters will also be the closing event of the 2023 competition season, where the Asian Tour Order of Merit and International Series champions will be determined.