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Avid golfers dust off their putters and three-irons for an exciting golf event at Kuala Lumpur’s most exclusive golf and country clubs

The early morning of 22 December was filled with a good-natured, competitive spirit as golfers loaded up their buggies at Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club to participate in an invitation-only golf event hosted by BMW Malaysia. The German luxury automaker had already hosted sessions of The Art of Driving at the Penang Golf Club and Horizon Hills Country Club, Johor Bahru.

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Part of BMW Malaysia’s exclusive list of 240 guests invited to the country-wide series of golf events were Tatler friends, Syahrunizam Samsudin, Zul Akmal Bin Adnan, Tan San Chuan and his sister, Tan Yet Meng. The first flight to depart, they were ready to prove themselves on the pristine greens of Kuala Lumpur’s most exclusive golf and country clubs.

Embodying BMW’s ethos of passion, performance and precision, these driven individuals approached each round with laser focus, which could not even be interrupted by a sudden tropical shower mid-way through the event.

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But it was not all about par-ratings, swing speed and scorecards. This group of accomplished entrepreneurs and corporate leaders also showed exceptional sportsmanship, cheering on one another between shots throughout the event.

Enjoying their easy camaraderie, the beautiful landscape and sleek displays of the BMW X7 and 7 series models, the day passed with remarkable speed; the golfers were astonished to find that they had made their way through eighteen holes with such ease.

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Reconvening at the main clubhouse, San Chuan was announced the champion of the BMW Art of Driving event. For his triumph, he was also awarded with a prize from Royal Caribbean International, which was presented by BMW Malaysia's managing director Hans de Visser.

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To close the event, golfers were also given an exclusive preview of the BMW iX, a fully electric all-wheel drive leading the charge for greener, cleaner and more intelligent vehicles on Malaysian roads.

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