Anyone who loves playing golf and who wants to check out the Angkor Wat temple complex might want to participate in the Angkor Amateur Open Golf Tour in Siem Reap from Aug. 4-8.
Now in its third year, the annual event is aimed at promoting Siem Reap and the Angkor Golf Resort, where the tournament is taking place, to golfers from around the globe.
"For a truly spiritual and unique golf experience, Siem Reap is difficult to beat," says Adam Robertson, General Manager of the Angkor Golf Resort. "It is one of the newest golf destinations in South East Asia and those who play will be playing on one of the top courses in Asia,"
Robertson expects between 70 and 80 golfers to attend, and as of July 28, 67 golfers had confirmed participation, representing such countries as Australia, Cambodia, The Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, India, South Korea, Holland, The UK, France, Belgium and Japan.
The handicapped event attracts golfers of all abilities, and tournament organizers will award prizes in four different handicap divisions.
The event has proven quite popular in the past two years it has been held.
"They have been very successful, with each year attracting an increase in golfers from different countries," Robertson points out. "We have also increased the number of sponsors, which shows us there is a healthy amount of companies wishing to align themselves with golf sponsorships."
Entry fee for the 5-day tournament is US$280
The FCC Angkor Boutique Hotel is offering a special rate of US$70 per night during the Angkor Amateur golf open, inclusive of:
For further details contact Chantha: info at fcccambodia dot com