Greek Maritime Golf Event to Support Mazi gia to Paidi (Together for Children)

Golfers participating in the Greek Maritime Golf Event. Photo: Greek Maritime Golf Event

ATHENS – The countdown has begun for the shipping community’s top golf tournament, the Greek Maritime Golf Event, to be held for the 5th consecutive year at Costa Navarino from June 8-9 and will raise funds for the non-profit organization Mazi gia to Paidi (Together for Children).

The 5th Greek Maritime Golf Event will help support Mazi gia to Paidi (Together for Children) in two ways: 1) During the shotgun scramble, to be held on the morning of Saturday, June 8, players participating in the tournament can offer the amount they wish to support the good cause. Specifically, golfers will be able to buy up to three extra efforts at the 10-hole Dunes Course. 2) During this year’s award ceremony participants will have the opportunity to contribute directly the amount they wish at the specially designed area. The amount to be collected in total will be given to the union of non-profit NGOs Mazi gia to Paidi in operation since 1996 and supports more than 30,000 children, on an annual basis, including more than 10,000 direct beneficiaries. Its main aim is to support children and young people in need, particularly those facing poverty, social exclusion, domestic violence, chronic diseases, mental or physical disabilities or the sickness or death of an immediate family member. For more information: www.mazigiatopaidi.gr.

Entries for this year’s tournament continue with an undiminished pace as the participants already form their teams. Amateur golf enthusiasts will be able to compete on a team level by forming groups of four people and play golf in the two signature 18-hole courses, The Dunes Course and The Bay Course. The number of participants, all distinguished executives of the Greek shipping community, is set to 20 teams (80 players). Interested parties can still register by sending their request to the following e-mail: info@maritimegolf.com.gr.

Golfers at the event. Photo: Greek Maritime Golf Event

The tournament program will include some unique moments and surprises for each participant. Video highlights from the Greek Maritime Golf Event 2018 are available online: https://youtu.be/EF-WNRBL3uA

The “Greek Maritime Golf Event”, is organized by Golf Events 18, an initiative of the recognized Greek PGA golfers, Panagiotis and Thanos Karantzias. The top golf tournament is exclusively addressed to distinguished executives of the Greek shipping community.

Platinum Sponsor: The Marshall Islands Registry IRI

Golden Sponsors: Mainline Shipping Company, Onego Shipping Company, Jotun Hellas

Silver Sponsors: Ross Shipbrokers, Swift Marine, Arrow Hellas

Official Airline Partner: Qatar Airways

Official Travel Partner: Marine Tours

Official Timekeeper: Piaget

Official Supporters: Pylos Poems, Golf Events 18, Handy Chart, The Westin Resort Costa Navarino, Aegean Naturals, Poseidonia, Ergon

Welcome Cocktail Sponsor: Metaxa

Hashtag: #greekmaritimegolfevent

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