TNM will on Sunday complete this year’s golfing calendar in style at Gymkhana Club in Zomba where it will host the last customer appreciation tournament for 2014.
Public relations and sponsorship manager Limbani Nsapato said the Gymkhana tournament is the sixth tournament that TNM has hosted this year in its quest to interact with the golfing fratenity.
“Sunday’s tournament is one of the major tournaments TNM has hosted in 2014. TNM wishes to take this opportunity to thank its customers for their support, and the golfing community for always being with us throughout the year,” he said.
Nsapato said year 2014 saw TNM actively engaged on the greens through the Malawi Open and also tournaments in all its four operational regions and rendered support to the Malawi national golf team’s participation in regional competitions.
In March, TNM donated K 2 366 390 to the Golf Union of Malawi (GUoM) that enabled national golf team compete at the 2014 Zone VI international tournament in Stellenbosch, South Africa.
In June, TNM donated K1.2 million to the Ladies’ Golf Union to enable some players travel to Kenya to participate in the All Africa Challenge Trophy (AACT) at Muthaiga Golf Club.
In April TNM sponsored the Malawi Open which is the biggest golf events in the country held at the only 18-hole golf course in Malawi at Lilongwe Golf Club.
To add more flavor to the golfing calendar, TNM also hosted another tournament at Mlambe Golf Club in Mangochi to entertain its customers attending the Lake of Stars festival, and for which the company was the official mobile telecoms partner in the month of September.
During the same month, TNM also hosted a golf tournament at Kasasa Golf Club in Dwangwa, Nkhotakota.
“All these are deliberate efforts by TNM aimed at interacting with our customers and overall improvement of golfing standards in Malawi. TNM realises that golf is an important sport that promotes the well being of players, most of whom are our customers, and who put the country on the map. We’re therefore proud to be associated with their success,” said Nsapato.
The tournament in Zomba has attracted a field of over 60 golfers.