Marianas Visitors Authority donates $10K to Governor’s Tournament of Champions E-mail
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Tuesday, 12 November 2019 15:25

As part of its commitment to enhance the CNMI’s reputation as a prime tourist destination, the Marianas Visitors Authority has donated $10,000 in support of the upcoming Governor’s Tournament of Champions, which will be held on Saturday and Sunday, August 10, and 11, 2019.

“The Governor’s Tournament of Champions is one of the premier events hosted here in the Marianas that appeals to many local and regional golfers,” said Priscilla M. Iakopo, MVA Managing Director. “The funds raised from the tournament are used for beautification projects, as it is important to preserve our island’s natural beauty for our community and visitors to enjoy. Good luck to all participants and we look forward to another successful tournament.” “The Marianas Visitors Authority has always been a key supporter of the tournament every year,” said Ben Babauta, tournament director. “We are extremely thankful for the agency’s continued support.” The 24th Governor’s Tournament of Champions will be played at the LaoLao BayGolf and Resort’s East & West Courses on August 10 and 11, 2019.  The two- day event is bigger with exciting hole-in-one prizes and the chance to win thousands of dollars in possible prizes. The TOC tournament fee is $200.00.

Winners in the Men’s Championship, A, B, C, Senior and Super Senior flights will each receive $500 cash, $400 cash, $300 cash, a Casio watch, and $100 DFS gift certificate for the first to fifth place, respectively. The Ladies Low Gross winners will receive $500, $400, and $300 cash for first to third place, respectively. The first, second, and third place winners of the Ladies Low Net will each receive a trophy. Hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of prizes are at stake in the two-day tournament, including hole-in-one prizes that also include a brand new 2019 Nissan Frontier donated by Joeten Motors, a brand new 2019 Mazda CX-5 Sport and a 2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross donated by Triple J Motors, one year of free golf donated by LaoLao Bay Golf & Resort, and other prizes that will be announced in the coming days. There will also be thousands of dollars worth in other prizes that include mobile devices, gift certificates, and more.

Platinum Sponsors for the Governor’s Tournament of Champions include T Galleria, Triple J Motors, LaoLao Bay Golf & Resort, Marianas Visitor’s Authority, and Chivas Regal. Gold Sponsors Include Chong’s Corporation, Joeten Motors, Power 99, IT&E, RNV Construction, Hyatt Regency Saipan, and Blue Stone Management.

For more information about sponsorship opportunities for the 2019 TOC, contact Marie Sablan at 236-2572 or Amanda Ramon at 236- 2530. For player information and to download the registration form, visit www.tocSaipan.com


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