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SOMPO to sponsor CIMB Classic 2018 (PGA Tour) Golf Tournament

05 Sep 2018 | Lifestyle Related

Sompo Holdings (Asia) Pte. Ltd. (SOMPO), is the holding company for its South Asian entities is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Malaysia’s premier golf tournament, the CIMB Classic 2018, for the third year in a row as CIMB celebrates its ninth edition with the sole PGA TOUR-sanctioned tournament in South East Asia. Partnering CIMB in this world class golf event serves to elevate our global presence in this region. This is further strengthened by SOMPO’s current bancassurance partnership with CIMB Group to distribute our non-life insurance products to their wide network of customers.

Being part of Malaysia’s biggest annual sporting showpiece and attracting top professional golfers to Malaysia, CIMB Classic offers an excellent platform for great publicity in which SOMPO as an innovative general insurance provider continues to protect our existing policyholders.

Tan Sek Kee, the CEO of SOMPO’s local entity in Malaysia, Berjaya Sompo Insurance said, “We are proud to be part of this prestigious event as golf is an excellent platform for getting everyone in the region, including both our internal and external stakeholders together and strengthening our relationship with our clients and business partners”.

1. About the CIMB Classic

This tournament has been held since 2010 by the CIMB Group, one of ASEAN’s largest banking groups, as the title sponsor. Since 2013-2014, it is the PGA TOUR’s only official FedExCup event in South East Asia. Every year, many top-class professional golfers from all over the world participate in the tournament and play an exciting game.

2. Summary of the Tournament

(1) Name: CIMB Classic 2018

(2) Venue: TPC Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

(3) Dates: 11th – 14th October 2018

4) Field: 78 players

3. PGA Tour Official Website