UMW Group To Sponsor Professional Golf Malaysia For $326,500
Malaysian manufacturing conglomerate UMW Group has "pledged a total of RM 1M ($326,500) to Professional Golf Malaysia," according to the BORNEO POST. The "sponsorship started last year with a contribution of RM 250,000 ($81,600) and this year, the group is contributing another RM 250,000 toward the 'PGM-UMW Glenmarie Classic,'" which will be held from Monday until Thursday at the Glenmarie Golf & County Club. The balance of the cash contribution "will be presented next year." The sponsorship comes as part of the UMW Group's branding program, as well as to "support and promote the development of professional golf in Malaysia." UMW "has also agreed to provide RM 20,000 ($6,550) sponsorship to Mohd Hafiy Afiq Suhaili -- a student at the PGM Peak Performance Academy" (BORNEO POST, 11/8).