May Bank Malaysia Open golf secured the approval of the Sports Commissioner of Malaysia under the auspices of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, for the inaugural Maybank Championship Malaysia 2016.
“We are deeply grateful for the approval of the Sports Commissioner of Malaysia and the guidance of Dato’ Zaiton Binti Othman for the upcoming Maybank Championship Malaysia. This approval is key to any international sporting event that makes Malaysia its home. With this, the guidance of our partner sanctioning bodies and the support of our sponsors we anticipate a new era of growth for golf as a spectator and professionally played sport in Malaysia and across ASEAN,” said Tan Sri Mohd Razali Abdul Rahman, Chairman of GlobalOne.
The Sports Commissioner of Malaysia is - under Malaysia’s Sports Development Act 1997 - responsible for ensuring that all governing bodies of sports in Malaysia that aim to compete at an international level, conduct themselves in a proper, professional and appropriate manner.
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