KUALA LUMPUR, March 8 (Bernama) -- The inaugural RSGC AmBank Junior Amateur Open

Golf Championship 2012 will commence 13-15 March at the majestic Royal Selangor

Golf Club (RSGC).

The tournament, wherein AmBank Group is the title sponsor, will see the

participation of six national juniors among the cast of 90 junior golfers who

have confirmed their participation in four categories consisting of Boys and

Girls U-18 and U-15, respectively.

Present at the launch ceremony were Syed Anuar Syed Ali, Head, Group Public

Affairs, AmBank Group and Mohd Azlan Mohammed, Captain of RSGC and also AmBank

senior management and RSGC members.

“We are pleased to be associated with a tournament of such significance as it is

a stepping-stone for junior golfers to make the next step towards becoming a

golfer of stature.

This inaugural RSGC AmBank Junior Amateur Open Golf Championship 2012 is an

excellent platform for young, ambitious and energetic junior golfers to make a

name for themselves in the junior golf scene,” said Syed Anuar.

Mohd Azlan on the other hand, spoke of RSGC’s strategic remit to enhance junior

golf in Malaysia. He stated that tournaments such as this will go a long in

allowing our junior golfers to be competition ready and also, will shape our

future champions.

As the title sponsor for the RSGC AmBank Junior Amateur Open Golf Championship

2012, AmBank Group is further strengthening its commitment to developing junior


The Group was the title sponsor for the Faldo Series Malaysia Championship 2011

and is also currently the main sponsor for the SportExcel Junior Golf

Championship Grand Finals which has been held for the last eight years.

The Group has also been supportive of other sports such as the Inter Bank Futsal

tournament and Rentap Futsal Putrajaya where we are the main sponsors and also

in other sports such as the Langkawi International Mountainbike Challenge and

the PJ and Penang Half Marathon and also the Ipoh Starwalk.

About AmBank Group

The AmBank Group is one of Malaysia’s premier financial services groups with

leadership positions in the retail banking, commercial banking, investment

banking and insurance sectors. With an established history and a track record of

customer focus and innovation, the AmBank Group continues to serve its customers

with a wide range of innovative products and services.

AmBank Group provides banking and financial services which include loans,

advances and financing, deposit services, credit cards, remittance services,

foreign exchange, Islamic banking services (through our wholly-owned subsidiary,

AmIslamic Bank) as well as life and general insurance.

Adding greater value to the one-stop financial hub is its partnership with

Australia & New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), one of Australia’s leading banks.

AmBank Group is now poised to take advantage of ANZ’s wide network and regional

presence as well as its international banking expertise.

For more information, please visit

SOURCE : AmBank Group


Name : Syed Anuar Syed Ali

Head, Group Public Affairs, AmBank Group

Tel : 03-2167 1703

Email :


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