Glyfada Maritime Golf Event: New Tournament for the Shipping Community

The National Herald

Glyfada Maritime Golf Event. (Photo by Charis Akriviadis)

ATHENS – Glyfada Maritime Golf Event is the new golf tournament for the shipping community and will be held at the beautiful and historic Glyfada Golf course for the first time on Saturday, September 19.

The first tournament is expected to attract the interest of the Greek and international shipping industry elite, as more than 80 leading executives will be forming 20 teams of four people. Participants will compete as a team, in a shotgun scramble that will take place on Saturday, September 19. They will have the opportunity to play golf on an 18-hole golf course, par 72.

Glyfada Golf course “Konstantinos Karamanlis” is the place to be for sport, recreation and culture featuring exceptional views. The Glyfada Golf Course is a green space, set in a landscape of low hills, large trees and low Mediterranean vegetation, while complying with the international standards

Teams participating in Glyfada Maritime Golf Event will claim prizes for the top three positions in the overall standings; while special awards will be given to players who will achieve the best scores in the special categories of “Longest Drive” and “Closest to the Pin.”

The entry fee is 100 euros per person. All proceeds from entry fees will be allocated for the improvement of the facilities of Glyfada Golf course. More information is available via email: info(at)

The tournament is organized by Birdie Events, an initiative of the recognized Greek PGA golfer Thanos Karantzias. The event is exclusively addressed to distinguished executives of the Greek shipping community.

More information on the Glyfada Maritime Golf Event schedule and the unique experiences that golfers can enjoy during the tournament, will be announced in the coming weeks. 


More information about the Glyfada Maritime Golf Event is available online: and via e-mail: