SEL, in collaboration with the PGA of Australia and the Fijian Government, have created the biggest international sporting event that Fiji have staged in their country – the Fiji International. SEL’s role is to deliver full integration, broadcast and sponsorship initiatives to help achieve successful and strategic outcomes for Fiji Tourism and the wider Fijian economy.
The inaugural Fiji International in 2014 signalled Fiji’s official arrival onto the golfing world stage with the Fijian Government, Fiji Tourism and Fiji’s number one golf ambassador, Vijay Singh, all making a push to put their country on the lucrative world golfing map. In 2015, the Fiji International established a reputation amongst the world’s best golfers as a must-attend event for themselves and their families.
The Fiji International continues to have a global presence confirming its position as an integral tournament in the South Pacific region, with the tournament being tri-sanctioned by the European Tour, ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia and Asian Tour.
In 2017, Professional golfers, including Vijay Singh, Angel Cabrera, Mike Weir and others from all over the world descended on Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course in Fiji from August 17 – 20, however it was little known South Australian golfer, Jason Norris who took home the silverware. Prior to his win, Norris had been working at the Grange Golf Club in Adelaide and on the brink of giving the game away but instead, he now has the golfing world at his finger tips.
The tournament also boasts some of the most unique hospitality options in world golf with the par four eighth hole providing the perfect vantage point to watch the golf, whilst socialising on the beach.
More than just a golf tournament, the Fiji International aims to leave a lasting legacy of golf in the Pacific with the PGA of Australia supporting initiatives to introduce and grow the game in Fiji.
For current sponsors and further information, please visit: www.fijiinternational.com.
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