Greek Maritime Golf Occasion gathered greater than 100 main executives from the maritime business for the eighth yr, on September 8-11, 2022, at Costa Navarino, Messinia.
The primary golf event on the new “The Hills Course”
The superb climate, the maritime groups and the 2 new signature 18-hole programs, composed the spectacular surroundings for the video games of this yr’s event, which was additionally the first to be held on the brand new The Hills Course. The occasion’s new competitors format discovered individuals competing in a two-day shotgun scramble, with the primary spherical going down on Friday, September 9 at The Hills Course and the second on Saturday, September 10 on the Worldwide Olympic Academy Golf Course. The golfers competed in an idyllic panorama filled with centuries-old olive bushes with gorgeous views of the Ionian Sea, the historic Bay of Navarino and the picturesque port of Pylos. Accordingly, non-golfers attended a golf clinic on Saturday, September 10 at The Dunes Course.
The maritime business supported HOPEgenesis
Greek Maritime Golf Occasion supported this yr by means of its actions the Non-Revenue Firm HOPEgenesis. On Saturday, September 10, in the course of the prize giving ceremony, individuals had the chance to contribute with their desired quantity by collaborating in raffles for vital lottery prizes. The whole quantity that was collected, which broke each file from every other maritime golf event ever held, was given to the Non-Revenue Firm HOPEgenesis that operates within the well being and social welfare sector, which aspires to reverse the development of declining delivery charges in Greece with the intention of offering full medical care to girls, from the second they turn out to be pregnant till the day that can give delivery. For extra details about HOPEgenesis: www.hopegenesis.org
The awards night time was introduced by the EuroLeague legend Joe Arlauckas, who additionally competed within the event. On the identical time, in the course of the occasion, wealthy prizes had been raffled off to the individuals, being provided by the next Public sale Companions: Karnabakos, The Westin Resort Costa Navarino, The Margi, Arifakis Menswear, Iliada Sundown Suites, Namaste Boutique Residences, Afanos Guesthouse and OKIO Restaurant.
Cuban cigar with a Greek identify
The raffle was additionally enriched with two distinctive gadgets from the highest designer Karnabakos. A hand-crafted humidor and a hand-crafted ashtray of great worth, which got here together with a group of Habanos Cuban cigars. After a decade, a hand-crafted Cuban cigar was introduced for the primary time within the Greek market in collaboration with Habanos, bearing the Greek identify “Homer”. This can be a restricted version launched solely in Greece. Contributors had the chance to purchase them and win beautiful presents.
On Friday, September 9, the occasion greeted its individuals on the Welcome Cocktail by Marine Excursions, beneath the lounge music and distinctive cocktails of Gray Goose. Individuals had been welcomed by the CEO of Marine Excursions Group, Mr. Konstantinos Oikonomou, an organization with greater than 40 years of historical past and excessive experience in Marine & Offshore Journey and Company Enterprise Journey.
Throughout the event, individuals and guests had the chance to admire the automotive fashions of Spanos Luxurious Vehicles, the occasion’s Official Mobility Sponsor.
Within the context of this yr’s occasion, the acknowledged Greek PGA golfer and organizer of the Greek Maritime Golf Occasion, Mr. Thanos Karantzias, mentioned, amongst different issues: “The Greek Maritime Golf Occasion has succeeded within the final eight years in profitable the belief of the maritime business and past. It is vitally necessary for us to see the continued help of the sponsors and all members of the maritime neighborhood on this event, and we want to thank them very a lot for at all times being there for us. We managed for yet another yr to focus on the golf tourism of Messinia by organizing a event of excessive requirements, in a wonderful vacation spot, contributing to a great trigger. I want to thank those that participated and supported the highest maritime golf event with their presence. We at the moment are renewing our appointment for 2023”.
The occasion was held beneath the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and the Hellenic Golf Federation. Greek Maritime Golf Occasion was organized by Birdie Occasions, by means of an initiative of the acknowledged Greek PGA golfer, Mr. Thanos Karantzias. The event is addressed solely to distinguished executives of the Greek maritime neighborhood.
Within the total staff standings, the staff of Webster, Pappas, Nairn, Rogers received the first place. The primary-place staff was awarded by Mr. Theo Xenakoudis Chief Business Officer / Managing Director, Piraeus-Greece of IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry, internationally acknowledged for its excellent customer support and high-quality fleet. Second place went to the staff of Robertson, Maniatis, Piperas, Harvey, whereas the staff of Kulikov, Nekrasov, Vasilyev, Koleda took the third place. Within the different classes, two extra particular awards got. Particularly, Paul Harvey received the “Closest to the Pin” award and Wooldridge Matthew the “Longest Drive” award. All of the winners got wealthy presents by Hellenic Grocery and Messinian Spa. The winners of the “Closest to the Pin” and “Longest Drive” classes got a Golf Bag and a Driver Membership respectively, provided from the corporate Pages.
High maritime corporations “embraced” the occasion
Greek Maritime Golf Occasion was attended by among the most important maritime corporations from Greece and Cyprus, in addition to numerous different necessary corporations that supported the occasion.
IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry was the occasion’s Platinum Sponsor.
Mainline Delivery Firm, Jotun Hellas and Onego Delivery Firm had been Golden Sponsors.
DNV, Arrow Hellas and Marine Excursions had been the Silver Sponsors.
Optima Worldwide Shipbroking Companies SA was the Official Sponsor.
Spanos Luxurious Vehicles was the Official Mobility Sponsor.
Commonplace Membership, Poseidonia Restaurant and Gray Goose had been the occasion’s Official Supporters.
Beneath Armour was the Official Clothes Companion.
Messinian Spa was the occasion’s Official Magnificence Companion.
Minoa Water was the occasion’s Official Water.
Hellenic Grocery, Spitiko, Karalis Seashore Resort, Domaine Skouras, Kayak and Athi Rodi had been the occasion’s Companions.
The award-winning sports activities advertising and marketing company of ActiveMedia Group undertook the occasion’s Golf Manufacturing.
Boo Productions was the Audio Visible Companion.
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