Greek Maritime Golf Event: The maritime industry plays golf for the 8th year

Greek Maritime Golf Event, the best golf tournament for the maritime community returns for the 8th year, renewing its annual appointment with the Greek and global maritime industry, from September 8 to 11, 2022, in Costa Navarino, Messinia.

Golf action at 2 new signature courses
The best golf event in Greece and Cyprus, honored at the Sports Marketing Awards 2020, is expected to bring together more than 80 top executives from the maritime industry forming 20 teams of four. Golfers will have the opportunity to play the two new signature 18-hole golf courses, designed by José Marίa Olazábal, two-time Masters champion and Ryder Cup legend, in Navarino Hills. The action will take place in an idyllic landscape full of centuries-old olive trees with breathtaking views of the Ionian Sea, the historic bay of Navarino and the picturesque port of Pylos.

Participants will compete at the team level on Friday, September 9 in the two (2) best ball (3/4 hcp) at the Hills Course. Respectively, on Saturday September 10, they will take part in a “shotgun scramble” which will take place on the golf course of the International Olympic Academy.

You can watch the tournament teaser video here:

Distinctions for the best teams
Participating teams will claim major prizes for the top three positions in the overall standings; while special prizes will be awarded to individual players who achieve the highest scores in the “Longest Drive” and “Closest to the Pin” categories.

IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry is the platinum sponsor of the event.
Mainline Shipping Company and Jotun Hellas are golden sponsors.
DNV is the silver sponsor.
Boo Productions is the audiovisual partner.

Navarino Hills – International Olympic Academy Golf Course

Greek Maritime Golf Event, is organized by Birdie Events, on the initiative of the recognized golfer of the Greek PGA, Mr. Thanos Karantzias. ActiveMedia Group’s award-winning sports marketing agency undertook the golf production of the event. The tournament is aimed exclusively at distinguished executives of the Greek maritime community.

The tournament will bring together representatives of the Greek and world maritime industry, who will have the opportunity to practice their favorite sport, golf, in a completely safe destination, with the necessary approvals from the Scientific Health Committee of the General Secretariat for Sports, taking into account the strict specifications set by the Hellenic Golf Federation and the health and safety conditions that will be in force at that time.

More information on this year’s event schedule and the unique moments golfers will experience during the tournament will be announced in the coming weeks.

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