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JAN-MAR 2016 oasis permai • 1


message – club captain/club info

MANAGEMENT TEAM Message From The
GENERAL MANAGER Club Captain

Mr.Tang Meng Loon Greetings fellow members! First and foremost, I hope it’s not
Senior CLUB MANAGER too late for me to wish all our Hindu friends a Happy Deepavali.

En. Saha Kamarudin As we welcome yet another New Year, it’s timely to reflect
Head of Accounts on an eventful 2015 for our beloved club. There’s been a lot

Ms. Lee Ai Ling happening both on and off the golf course as we continue
HEAD OF GOLF to strive to improve in all areas. These efforts have not only
allowed members to enjoy better facilities, service and
En. Ungku Ghazni course conditions, but have also gained recognition as
head of golf course KPGCC continues to be bestowed with awards and
accolades both locally and internationally.
Mr. Lee Chee Keen Recent recognitions include being ranked
HEAD OF FOOD & BEVERAGE runner-up in the Best Course in Malaysia category at

Mr. Selvaganesan the Asian Golf Awards and in the 'Golf Magazine Top 10 Courses in Malaysia' online
HEAD OF SPORTS & RECREATION poll. Such achievements will certainly spur the committee and the management on to
work even harder and bring KPGCC to the next level.
En. Ismail Ibrahim
HEAD OF HR & ADMIN In the interest of maintaining the quality of our courses, however, I would like to
remind all KPGCC members again about adhering to proper etiquette and acting
Ms. Jasmine Young responsibly on the course. Know that you are responsible for the divot and ball marks.
HEAD OF CLUBHOUSE MAINTENANCE Golfers who have engaged their own caddies should get the caddies to fix the ball
mark and take care of divots. Those without – especially morning golfers using trolleys
Mr. Stephen Sinniah and evening golfers playing nine holes – should repair the divots and ball marks
HEAD OF marketing themselves. Please be informed that the Marshalls have been given the authority to
remove golfers who fail to obey instructions from the course.
Ms. Kong Ai Lin
The management is currently talking to a few prestigious golf clubs in the
LIAISON COMMITTEE Asia Pacific region to tie up reciprocal arrangements. We wish them all the best in this
Chairman endeavour as such arrangements will add more value to our memberships.
Mr. Albert Loh Chee Wee
Deputy Chairman Of course, members’ feedback is crucial in the club’s quest to be the best. While we
En. Ali Bakri Borhah welcome suggestions, I hope that the comments will not only be constructive but will
Secretary also be made through the proper channels for the betterment of the club.
Mr.Yong Saul Pin
Liaison Committee – Golf The year-end monsoon is here and, for safety measure, members are advised to
adhere strictly to the rain siren procedure. This applies not only to golf but for all
Mr. Tung Beng Lee outdoor sports activities as well – even at the driving range. And please take extra care
Liaison Committee – Social of your children in the swimming pool during the monsoon season.

Mr. Eddie Tham Yeow Phing Speaking of children, I would like to congratulate Au Zhen Nick for taking the
champion’s title in the KPGCC Junior Championship 2015. The 14-year-old, who shot a
GOLF COMMITTEE gross score of 81 from the blue tee box, will be invited to play in this year’s Club
Chairman Championships, to be played from May 13 to 15. I wish him all the best!

Mr. Ng Say Hoe Finally, let me wish a very Merry Christmas to all our Christian members and a
Deputy & Disciplinary Committee Happy New Year to everyone. Here’s to a fantastic 2016!
Chairman
YBHG. DATO’ SETIA HJ. MOHD ADZIB MOHD ISA
En. Imran Gulcharan Abdullah
Handicap Sub-Committee Chairman

Mr. Gilbert Low Kam Wong
Ladies Captain

Ms. Deborah Wong
Committee Members

Mr. Palsamy Mayalaga

En. Johanuddin Othman

Mr. Frankie Choo

Mr. Ng Oon Keat

SPORTS, SOCIAL &

RECREATION COMMITTEE
Chairman

Mr. Lim Ming Lee
Deputy Chairman

Mr. Charles Ong Theng Chiang
Committee Members

Mr. Ching Hong Seng

Mr. George Pua Siong Hui

Mr. Helsinki Lim San Sui

Mr. Desmond Lim Yee Han

Ms. Jueanne Tan Voon Kien

EDITORIAL COMMITTEE

Mr.Tang Meng Loon

En. Saha Kamarudin

Ms. Kong Ai Lin

Mr. Nick Loh

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message – general manager/club info

Message From The OPERATING HOURS
general manager
Swimming Pool 7.00am – 9.00pm
Warmest greetings to all KPGCC members! Looks like
another year has flown by for our beloved club, which is (Closed on Mondays)
now of ‘legal’ age at 18 years old! Badminton 7.00am – 10.00pm

2015 was another great year for KPGCC as we Tennis & Squash 7.00am – 10.00pm
continued to be at the forefront of the Malaysian golf
industry. Towards the end of the year, we picked up Table-tennis 7.00am – 10.00pm
more accolades including first emerging as runner-up
in the ‘Best Course in Malaysia’ category during the Gymnasium 7.00am – 10.00pm
Asian Golf Awards at Orchid Country Club in
Singapore on October 15. I would like to thank all our Driving Range 7.00am – 12.00am
staff for their teamwork, dedication and commitment
to remain at the top of the pyramid, as well as all our Pro Shop 7.30am – 8.00pm
members for their continuous support of our efforts to garner well-received
international recognitions like this. (Tuesdays – Sundays)
Sports Shop 10.00am – 9.00pm
KPGCC was also voted first runner-up in the ‘Golf Magazine Top 10 Courses in
Malaysia’ poll which was held at Templer Park Country Club on November 17. Health Centre 10.00am – 11.00 pm
Again, my utmost gratitude to the entire team for succeeding in creating an
exhilarating golfing experience and keeping the golf course in top-notch RestfoRest Pub 4.30pm – 12.00am
conditions at all times. A big ‘thank you’ to all!
(Closed on Sundays)
As we move into a brand new year, we would like to take KPGCC to even
greater heights in terms of facilities, golf course quality and customer service. Golfers’ Terrace
Rest assured, we will continue to improve the golf course conditions and make 11.00am – 7.00pm (Mondays)
landscape enhancements. As for the club facilities, we are planning some major 6.30am – 9.00pm (Tuesdays - Sundays)
extensions and refurbishments to the golf wing, including the changing rooms,
so look out for updates! Poolside Café
8.30am – 9.30pm (Weekends & Public Holidays)
Great news! We have signed a reciprocal agreement with Heritage Golf Club 11.30am – 9.30pm (Tuesdays - Fridays)
in Mauritius, making it our first reciprocal club in Africa. Heritage Golf Club was
voted the best course in the Indian Ocean during the World Golf Awards for two Chinese Restaurant
consecutive years in 2014 and 2015. Well done and congratulations to the staff 11.30am – 2.30pm & 6.00pm – 10.30pm
and management of Heritage Golf Club for the fantastic achievement and
recognition. Plan your golfing trip to Mauritius soon and don’t miss the opportunity (Mondays - Fridays)
to play this great course! 10.30am – 2.30pm & 6.00pm – 10.30pm

Speaking of achievements, I would like to congratulate Mr Ng Say Hoe, our (Saturdays)
Golf Committee Chairman, and Team Malaysia for beating their Asia Pacific 9.30am – 2.30pm & 6.00pm – 10.30pm
counterparts and emerging as champions during the Lexus Cup 2015 at Nirwana
Bali Golf Club, Indonesia in November. (Sundays & Public Holidays)

Also, my heartiest congratulations to ladies’ club champion Raesysha Surendran contact Us
who has been offered a spot in the women’s golf team of Murray State University. General Line 03-5122 3700
We wish her all the best as she plays for the Murray State Racers on the US Duty Manager 012-228 3700
Collegiate Circuit – I am sure she will continue to make us proud! General Manager (ext 106)
Club Manager (ext 115)
Finally, I take this opportunity to welcome on board our 2016 Liaison, Golf and Golf Manager (ext 164)
Social Committee members and thank the outgoing committee members for their Golf Counter (ext 101/102)
contributions, commitment and support of the management in ensuring the Sports Counter (ext 133)
success of the club. Banquet (ext 122)
Golfers’Terrace (ext 125)
Happy New Year everyone and to all our Chinese members, ‘Gong Xi Fa Cai’! Chinese Restaurant (ext 126)
Poolside Café (ext 127)
Tang Meng Loon Golf Academy (ext 160)
Membership (ext 140)
Accounts (ext 138)
HR & Admin (ext 143)

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JAN-MAR 2016 oasis permai • 3


Asian Golf Awards

Celebrating Excellence

GM Tang (R) receiving the Best Course in Malaysia (1st runner-up – Kota Permai Gamuda Land Clubs (Kota Permai GCC and Horizon Hills GCC) Marketing
GCC) and Best Course in Malaysia (2nd runner-up – Horizon Hills GCC) awards Communications Manager Kong Ai Lin (R), winner of the ‘Best Marketing
from Asia Pacific Golf Group President Angela Raymond Communications Manager of the Year’ award

Asian Golf Industry Federation Golf As well as being voted first runner-up category and claimed a spot in the
Facility Member Kota Permai Golf & in the ‘Best Course in Malaysia’ category, Top 10 Best Locker Rooms in Asia Pacific.
Country Club (KPGCC) has KPGCC also landed a spot as one of
underscored its reputation as one of the Top 10 Best Managed Golf Clubs in Special awards also went to
Malaysia’s foremost golfing facilities, Asia Pacific. Kong Ai Lin (Marketing Communications
bagging a number of awards during the Manager of the Year), Kamisah Icha (F&B
Asian Golf Awards, held on October 15 at Meanwhile, KPGCC’s sister club, Manager of the Year), Ong Seng Kiat
Orchid Country Club, Singapore. Horizon Hills GCC, emerged as second (second runner-up, Golf Course
runner-up in the ‘Best Course in Malaysia’ Superintendent of the Year) and
Mohd Yusri (second runner-up,
Golf Manager of the Year).

“We are extremely delighted to be
named as one of the top-three golf
courses in Malaysia,” said Gamuda Land
Clubs Group General Manager
Tang Meng Loon.

“At Kota Permai and Horizon Hills, our
entire teams are committed to delivering
a world-class experience throughout all
facets of our golf clubs. We work hard in
delivering a top-notch golf course in
‘tournament ready’ condition all year
round. In addition, our strategic
marketing efforts continue to attract
golfers from around the world.

“Our goal is to remain on top, so we
are focused on keeping the high
standards of our golf course, operations,
facilities and hospitality,” he added.

Kota Permai GCC and Horizon Hills GCC management team beaming with pride

4 • oasis permai JAN-MAR 2016


Golf Magazine awards/Golf Course Updates

Make Way For More Accolades

GM Tang and Senior Club Manager Saha Kamarudin receiving the awards from GM Tang receiving the award for Horizon Hills
Golf Magazine President Chong Chye Wan (2nd from L) and Chief Editor Malkeet Kaur

Kota Permai Golf & Country Club The selection criteria were based on the welcoming environment that attracts
(KPGCC) and Horizon Hills Golf & renowned US Golf Magazine’s criteria for both golfers and non-golfers, who are
Country Club (HHGCC) were recently the Top 100 Courses in the US and the World. keen to relax in our family-friendly and
recognised for their excellent golf great clubhouse environment,” said Tang.
courses, garnering second and third Gamuda Land Clubs Group General
places respectively in the ‘Golf Magazine Manager Tang Meng Loon and KPGCC’s Malkeet Kaur, Chief Editor of Golf
Top 10 Courses in Malaysia’ poll, which Senior Club Manager Saha Kamarudin Magazine, said she wasn’t surprised that
was announced at the 2015 Golf were on hand to receive the awards for KPGCC and HHGCC landed second and
Magazine Challenge at Templer Park Kota Permai and Horizon Hills. third places.“Kota Permai and Horizon Hills
Country Club on November 17. are an example of how golf courses
“At Kota Permai and Horizon Hills, our should be maintained. Throughout the
Readers were given selection criteria entire teams are committed to delivering years, they have managed to sustain
to ensure that they picked the courses a world-class golfing experience. We offer their high standards, not just on the golf
worthy of being in the Top 10 position. more than just golf and are proud of our course, but also in their level of service.”
reputation of having created a

Malaysia's Best Project A
Greenkeepers
At Work Again Before After

In the club’s efforts to enhance Project B
our golf course, the
maintenance team continues
to focus on improving and
beautifying the course’s
landscape and surrounding
areas, as seen over at Hole 6.
These landscaping works are
certain to provide members
and guests with an even better
golfing experience as well as
attract new visitors to our club.

Before After

JAN-MAR 2016 oasis permai • 5


staff appreciation high tea/2016 annual general meeting

Kudos To All KPGCC Staff!

KPGCC has been reeling in the awards and Adding to the merriments was the cake-cutting by the Management team
accolades from various organisations year after
year, and 2015 was no different, bagging the Best
Golf Course In Malaysia award during the IAGTO
Excellence Awards as well as the Best Maintained
Golf Course In Malaysia title at the Malaysian Golf
Awards, to name a few.

As a gesture of appreciation and in order to
honour and recognise all KPGCC staff and their hard
work and tireless dedication in maintaining the top-
notch level of service at the club, the management
organised a ‘Staff Appreciation High Tea’ on the
evening of December 1 at the Permai Ballroom.

The high tea was a fantastic avenue for our staff
to let their hair down for an evening of leisure as they
indulged in an array of sumptuous fare and drinks.

KPGCC Welcomes The New
2016 Liaison Committee Members

KPGCC would like to congratulate and Saturday, January 2. working with the new committee.
welcome the 2016 Liaison Committee The management sincerely thanks Let’s work closely and efficiently
members, who were elected during the
Annual General Meeting held on the outgoing committee members for together in order to elevate the status of
their services, and we look forward to KPGCC even further.

(L-R) Tung Beng Lee, Eddie Tham Yeow Phing, Albert Loh Chee Wee, Ali Bakri Borhah and Yong Saul Pin

Chairman Albert Loh Chee Wee M: 012-399 4033 E: [email protected]
Deputy Chairman Ali Bakri Borhah M: 019-388 3236 E: [email protected]
Secretary Yong Saul Pin M: 019-363 4444 E: [email protected]
Liaison Golf Tung Beng Lee M: 012-343 6043 E: [email protected]
Liaison Social Eddie Tham Yeow Phing M: 012-334 5210 E: [email protected]

6 • oasis permai JAN-MAR 2016


liaison committee chairman message/2016 annual general meeting

Message from the Greetings KPGCCians. First of all, I would  We have just concluded our Annual General
like to wish everyone a happy, prosperous Meeting on Saturday, January 2, and a total of five
liaison committee and healthy 2016! I hope that all of you members of the club were elected to form the new
Chairman had a jolly fun time ushering in the brand Liaison Committee for 2016.
new year in the warm, delightful
company of family and good friends. The Mission Statement for the Liaison Committee
One of my main wishes for this year is for 2016 is ‘For golf or for social, make this club, a club
the Malaysian Ringgit to strengthen and for all’.
for the economy to improve markedly.
As for KPGCC, we hope that this year we will  We would like to thank all members who have
continue to improve the club even further and supported us in the past and continue to give us
maintain its position as one of the top golf clubs in your full support. Let’s all work together for the
the country and around the region. It would also be betterment of the club members as we strive to
good to see more sporting events and other exciting make KPGCC shine brighter than ever.
programmes or activities lined up to engage those
keen on taking part in events that enable them to In closing, I would like to wish all Chinese
socialise, bond with their friends and family or members ‘Gong Xi Fa Chai’ and an active,
perhaps form new friendships. productive Year of the Monkey to all!

albert loh

The management and trustees

Signing in for AGM Members giving their undivided attention Member raising some key points
during the AGM JAN-MAR 2016 oasis permai • 7


permai classic

King Of The Classic

Medal A winner Tan Vi Kung (L) with GM Tang Permai Classic champion Raimon Arvindra (L) with GM Tang

Played on the bright sunny morning of played based on Strokeplay format, the C Medals were won by Goh Tiong Hwee
December 13, the Permai Classic 2015 event eventually saw Raimon Arvindra and Ng Siew Kee with scores of 69 and
brought together some 120 mighty being crowned King of the Classic, with a 72 (on countback) respectively. Over in
amateur golfers ready to take on KPGCC’s score of 69. The A Medal was won by the Ladies category, Ang Kwi Eng topped
immaculate course. After a rousing round Willie Lim with a score of 73, while B and the standings with a score of 73.

PERMAI CLASSIC 2015 CHAMPION

Name Hcp Score

Raimon Arvindra 11 69

BEST GROSS

Category Name Hcp Score
3 73
A Medal Willie Lim 13 86
23 89
B Medal Mohd Ali Abdul Aziz 15 76

C Medal Thum Kam Yew

Ladies Judy Kong

A Medal

Placing Name Hcp Score
5 69
Winner Tan Vi Kung 10 69
10 70 ocb
1st Runner-Up Ainul Hasri Shah Abu Hassan

2nd Runner-Up Gilbert Low Kam Wong

B Medal

Placing Name Hcp Score
13 69
Winner Goh Tiong Hwee 15 71 ocb

1st Runner-Up Dahalan Manap

C Medal

Placing Name Hcp Score
20 72 ocb
Winner Ng Siew Kee 20 72
24 74 ocb
1st Runner-Up Chia Kim Seng

2nd Runner-Up Palsamy Mayalagu

Ladies Medal

Placing Name Hcp Score
30 73
Winner Ang Kwi Eng 32 74

Golfing fun in the sun 1st Runner-Up Tan Lee Chu
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carlsberg golf classic

Great Way To Start The Morning

The Carlsberg Golf Classic, played on the morning of (L-R) Carlsberg Sales Director Gary Tan, gross champion
November 15, saw 128 golfers taking on KPGCC’s pristine Kittipat Songcharoen, nett champion Gilbert Low and GM Tang
fairways in lovely sunny conditions. The Strokeplay event
eventually saw Kittipat Songcharoen topping the gross category
with a score of 72, while Gilbert Low Kam Wong emerged the
winner in the nett category with a score of 68 on countback.

gross
Placing Name Hcp Score
Winner Kittipat Songcharoen 8 72
1st Runner-Up William Cheah Kwai Keong 3 76 ocb
2nd Runner-Up Mohd Isa Abas 5 76
4th Jimmy Chia Kee Joo 2 78 ocb
5th Willie Lim Keat Siang 3 78 ocb
6th Mohd Hezri Md Hassan 7 78
7th Lee Wen Tze 6 79
 

nett
Placing Name Hcp Score
Winner Gilbert Low Kam Wong 11 68 ocb
1st Runner-Up Lim Leong Chuan 13 68 ocb
2nd Runner-up Thong Chee Hoe 14 68 ocb
4th Poh Wee Lee 15 68 ocb
5th Loo Chay Leong 16 68
6th Frankie Choo 9 69 ocb
7th Ng Kok Keong 10 69

Flights ready to go!

Indulging in the Deepavali mood GM Tang (4th from L) with special guests
JAN-MAR 2016 oasis permai • 9


october monthly medal

Invigorating Morning Round

A total of 120 eager golfers converged at the resplendent
KPGCC course for the October Monthly Medal on the cool
morning of October 11. Complemented by pleasant sunny
conditions, the Strokeplay event ultimately saw Lio Chee Hong
capturing the A Medal with a score of 69. Tan Hee Keat and
Eric Liew Poh Foh emerged winners of the B and C Medals
with a score of 71 on countback and 71 respectively. The
Ladies category, meanwhile, saw Lee Seu Eng claiming top
spot with a score of 73.

A Medal Name Hcp Score
Placing Lio Chee Hong 10 69
Winner Thomas Michael Henson 6 70
1st Runner-Up Velu Alagarisamy 11 71 ocb
2nd Runner-Up Ng Kok Keong 9 71
4th Ng Thin Poh 9 72
5th

B Medal Name Hcp Score A Medal winner Lio Chee Hong (L) with GM Tang
Placing Tan Hee Keat 15 71 ocb
Winner Goh Tiong Hwee 13 71
1st Runner-Up Rodney Lee Kong Hoi 13 72 ocb
2nd Runner-Up Poh Wee Lee 15 72 ocb
4th Loo Chay Leong 15 72
5th

C Medal Name Hcp Score
Placing Eric Liew Poh Foh 23 71
Winner Eoon Chin Onn 24 72 ocb
1st Runner-Up Lim Ming Lee 19 72
2nd Runner-Up Chong Ching Siong 23 73 ocb
4th Ng Siew Kee 20 73
5th

Ladies Name Hcp Score
Placing Lee Seu Eng 16 73
Winner Fong Poh Choo 16 74
1st Runner-Up Ong Gim Hong 11 79
2nd Runner-Up

Flights ready for action!

10 • oasis permai JAN-MAR 2016


golf committee chairman message/Lexus Cup

Message from the Hello and Happy New Year to all! Like signed by both the player and their marker.
myself, I am sure everyone is excited and Third, it is preferable if you adhere to a proper
golf committee looking forward to what 2016 has in store –
Chairman in terms of work, leisure and personal lives. dress code during club events in order to maintain
the high standards of our club. Members are
Here I’d like to touch upon a couple of responsible for the conduct and appearance of
things concerning the golf course and themselves, their families and their guests while at the
etiquette. First up, players are advised to club. Also, do inform your guests of our club rules prior
follow the marshal and starter’s instructions to their arrival at the club.
on 9-hole play especially in the pairing of
players. Players should play without undue Last but not least, we seek your help in caring for
delay, and no player should play a shot the course. Before leaving a sand trap or bunker,
until the players in front are out of range. Players ensure that the caddies rake and smooth over all
searching for a ball should signal the players behind footprints and depressions left behind. Also, please
them to pass as soon as it becomes apparent that ensure that when playing on the putting greens, no
the ball may not be found easily. They should not damage is done to it – and that neither you nor the
continue play until the players called through have caddies damage the hole by standing close to it,
passed and are out of range. When the play of a whether in handling the flagstick or in removing the
hole has been completed, players should ball from the hole. Finally, remember to restore divots,
immediately leave the putting green. repair ball-marks and the damage caused by golf
The second point is with regard to scorecard shoe spikes, which should be repaired upon
submission. Members are required to submit a completion of the hole.
scorecard every time a round of 18 holes is played.
All scorecards submitted shall be signed by the I truly hope that as members of an esteemed
member concerned and countersigned by a marker. club like KPGCC, we will all work harder towards
Before the card is returned to the designated area maintaining the condition of our golf course and
the player must ensure that the gross scores for each club facilities.
hole are accurately recorded and the card has been
NG SAY HOE

Team Malaysia Emerge Victorious

(L-R) Champs Team Malaysia – Yap Keng Yau, Sheo Wei Meng and Ng Say Hoe Team Malaysia in the company of Lexus representatives

During the Lexus Cup 2015, an annual (Bali, Indonesia) from November 1 to 4. resolve, progressing from home turf to
regional customer golf event played at KPGCC Golf Committee Chairman beat 62 other golfers from Taiwan,
golf clubs around the country, Team Korea, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia,
Malaysia – comprising Malaysian Lexus Ng Say Hoe, Yap Keng Yau and Vietnam and the Philippines, to
owners – ruled the entire show by Sheo Wei Meng were part of the winning emerge as country champions in the
grabbing the winner’s position, beating team – all three representing different event.
their Asia Pacific counterparts and regions of the country and champions of
becoming champions of the tournament. the annual Lexus Golf Invitational 2015. The Lexus Cup, initiated in 2012,
The three of them united to form Team is hosted by Lexus’ Asia Pacific Division
The finale of the Lexus Cup was Malaysia for the final showdown. in partnership with its regional
held at Nirwana Bali Golf Club distributors.
The champions stayed true to their

JAN-MAR 2016 oasis permai • 11


Deepavali Charity Visit

Spreading Deepavali Cheer

Staff and management of Gamuda Land Clubs with the children of Elijah Home

(L-R) Gamuda Land Clubs Senior Manager - Club Operations Sheren Yong, Elijah Home Vice President Jivaraja (2nd from L), GM Tang (3rd from L),
HHGCC Club Manager Ong Seng Kiat, HHGCC Liaison Committee Chairman HHGCC Liaison Committee Member Salina Arshad (4th from L) and HHGCC
Eddy Quah and GM Tang giving out Deepavali packets and goodies to the Operations Raymond Chu (3rd from R) celebrating birthdays of October babies
children

The management and staff of Kebajikan Elijah Home in Johor Bahru in General Manager Tang Meng Loon, the
Kota Permai Golf & Country Club and conjunction with Deepavali celebrations. management team and Horizon Hills
Horizon Hills Golf & Country Club joined liaison committee members handed over
their colleagues from Gamuda Land The shelter is home to 35 contributions in cash and in kind based
social clubs Jade Hills Resort Club and underprivileged children ranging on the home’s wish-list before joining the
Botanic Resort Club to visit the Persatuan between the age of 1 and 18. children for a fun-filled afternoon.

Led by Gamuda Land Clubs Group

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Deepavali Charity Visit

Kids getting candy from the clown

GM Tang handing out KFC lunch to the kids

The children enjoying their KFC lunch whilst being entertained by the clown

GM Tang (L) presenting a hamper to Jivaraja (R), Vice President of Elijah Home

The interactive clown show was a hit with the children

KPGCC Senior Club Manager Saha Kamarudin (L) and Gamuda Land Clubs Senior
Manager - Club Operation Sheren Yong (R) giving out Deepavali packets

Happy faces!

The children also received Deepavali on the faces of the recipients, especially behold,” said Tang.
packets and goodie bags, whilst being the children. We want them to know that These annual charity visits to various
entertained by a clown and tucking into they too are important members of
finger-licking KFC lunch. society. Looking at the children running charity organisations have been part of
around with such energy is a joy to Gamuda Land Clubs’ Corporate Social
“We never get tired of seeing the joy Responsibility activities since 2008.

JAN-MAR 2016 oasis permai • 13


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Type B & B1: 49 units (538 sq.ft.), Type C: 28 units (527 sq.ft.), Type D: 40 units (657 sq.ft.), Type E & E1: 67 units (624 sq.ft.), Type F & F1: 63 units (624 sq.ft.), Type
G & G1: 33 units (646 sq.ft.), Type H & H1: 25 units (646 sq.ft.), Type L & L1: 37 units (646 sq.ft.), Type J & J1: 102 units (689 sq.ft.), Type M & M1: 114 units (689
sq.ft.), Type K: 72 units (807 sq.ft.), Type DP1: 4 units (1,162 sq.ft.), Type DP2: 3 units (1,162 sq.ft.), Type DP3: 2 units (1,227 sq.ft.) • Bumiputra Discount: 5%.


social committee chairman message/CNY acrobatic & lion dance

Message from the Let me start by wishing all members a shortcomings and are taking pro-active action to
very Happy New Year! May the new year address these issues. I have been informed that a
social committee bring continuous good health and budget has been allocated for some major
Chairman prosperity. As we enter the year 2016, extension and refurbishment works to the clubhouse
I sincerely hope the good-natured in the near future. This is certainly good news and I
relationship we currently have between am sure that this will be greatly appreciated by all.
members and the management will
continue so that KPGCC remains a As you know, there will be some disruption to
friendly and sociable place for us all. certain activities during the upgrading works. I hope
that the management will work together with the
The past year has seen some various committees and discuss on ways to keep
noticeable improvements to the facilities of the club. these disruptions to a minimum.
However, more needs to be done in addressing the
various concerns of members. Various events in the past year would have
affected us to a certain degree – be it economically
As one of the country’s most celebrated clubs, or socially, or both. The economic downturn, drop in
the level of service and quality of facilities need to ringgit value, along with racial and religious
be upped if we are to exceed expectations. This is undertones have all contributed to a sense of
where mutual respect and cooperation between negativity in most of us. This year, let us all work
the management and members are of utmost together to make 2016 much better for all of us.
importance.
Thank you, and Happy Clubbing!
I am very glad that the club directors and
management have recognised the club’s various Lim Ming Lee

CNY Acrobatic & Lion Dance

Usher in the Chinese Lunar New Year with a
bang! Join KPGCC as we welcome the Year of
the Monkey with the electrifying performance
by the Kwong Ngai Lion Dance Troupe, a band
of remarkable performers who have won
numerous international acrobatic lion dance
championships since 2004.

Catch this phenomenal performers on
February 14, 2016 (Sunday) at 10am as the
“colourful lions” captivate one and all with
inspiring, jaw-dropping routines at the
Main Lobby accompanied by the music
of beating drums, clashing cymbals and
resounding gongs.

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new reciprocal – heritage golf club, mauritius/gym updates

Mauritius heritage golf club, mauritius

Heritage Golf Club is situated in the heart of the Domaine de Bel Ombre in the south of Mauritius, 50 minutes from the
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport. The club was opened in 2004 and has a 27-hole golf course, which
comprises an 18-hole championship course and a 9-hole pitch-and-putt course. The Heritage Golf Club was ranked
amongst the Top 10 golf courses in Africa by CNN in 2014 and bagged the Best Golf Course in the Indian Ocean during
the World Golf Awards for two consecutive years, 2014 and 2015.

A Domaine de Bel Ombre, Mauritius Terms & Conditions
T +230-623 5600 – Complimentary green fee on Weekdays and Sunday afternoons only
F +230 623 5601 – Eight (8) times per calendar year
W www.heritagegolfclub.mu – Maximum three (3) paying guests

Brand New Gym Equipment

As part of the on-going facilities and equipment
enhancement programme at the club,

a brand new multi-station and dumbbell
set have been installed in the Gym.

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junior highlight/banquet packages

Bravo Raeysha, Make Us Proud!

KPGCC junior and outstanding golfer - Represented Selangor schools
Raeysha Surendran, who was the at the MSSM from 2009 to 2015
Club Ladies Champion two years in a
row (2014 and 2015), has been offered a - Represented Selangor at the
spot in the women’s golf team of the SUKMA Games
Murray State Racers.
- Represented Malaysia in junior
The Murray State Racers are the tournaments in 2014 and 2015
intercollegiate athletic teams
representing the Murray State University, - Made the national team in 2015 
located in the state of Kentucky, United
States. The university is a four-year public Personal Achievements
university with over 11,000 students. For Year 2015
24 straight years, the university has been - Gold medal in the Under-18
recognised by ‘US News & World Report’s
Best Colleges’ as one of the top regional team event for Selangor
universities in the United States, and has - Kota Permai Ladies Champion
consistently been among the top-ranked - Silver medal in the Individual
public regional universities in Kentucky.
event at MSS Selangor
Raeysha, a student of SMK Kota
Kemuning, has signed the National Letter Year 2014
of Intent and the MSU Financial Aid
Agreement, and will be pursuing her - 13th Sutera Harbour Junior
degree in Biology at the university.
Amateur Champion
We would like to wish Raeysha the
very best. Continue to make us proud!  - Sportswoman of the Year

Golf Achievements Klang District School 
- Started playing golf at the age of 10
- 14th Sutera Harbour Amateur Senior Club Manager Saha Kamarudin (R) with Raeysha
at KPGCC
Golf Championship  Year 2013
- Overall Ladies Champion 

- Kota Permai Ladies Champion - Overall Girls Champion at the 12th

- Represented Malaysia in the Sutera Harbour Junior Open 

Prudential Junior Causeway Trophy. - Overall Girls Champion at the

Achievements: Hole-in-one; beat Ambank SportExcel National Junior

Singapore player 3&2  Grand Circuit & International 

Infuse your celebrations with MEETING PACKAGE
more joy, laughter and style n Minimum 15 pax
with KPGCC today! n F ull Day: 9am - 5pm /

From RM90.00 nett per pax
n Half Day: 9am - 1pm, 2pm - 6pm /

From RM65.00 nett per pax

BIRTHDAY, ANNIVERSARY &
ANNUAL DINNER PACKAGE
n Minimum 40 pax
n From RM65.00 nett per pax

WEDDING PACKAGE
n Minimum 200 pax
n From RM105.00 nett per pax

For enquiries or reservations, contact
our F&B Sales and Banquet Team at
03-5122 3700 or call Selvaganesan
at 017-681 2327.

Note: All prices inclusive of
6% Goods & Services Tax

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Online Tournament Registration/tee talk

Register For Club
Tournaments Online!

With effect from February 1, 2016, KPGCC members no longer
need to walk in to register for tournaments at the Golf Counter;
instead you can now do so online via the KPGCC website,
www.kotapermai.com.my.

All you have to do is follow these 5 simple steps, and
voila – your registration is complete!

Online Tournament Registration Sample Tournament 30/1/2016 Registered

Step By Step Guide
Step 1 – Log on to www.kotapermai.com.my and

click on 'Online Booking'. Enter your correct
User ID and Password.
Step 2 – Click on the ‘Tournament’ tab.
Step 3 – Select the ‘Tournament’ you would like to
participate in.
Step 4 – Click on the ‘Register’ button to register.
Step 5 – Once the registration is complete, the
status will now appear as ‘Registered’
(as shown in sample).

Chip Like You Putt

PGA professional James Loughnane shares a simple tip to help you improve
your chipping from the edge of the green instead of using a putter

Whenever we play golf, we putt. It is the • T he only modification that I would like Now just go ahead and putt.
area of the game that we use the most. you to make is to play the ball a Use exactly the same motion you
Every time we play, we will probably use couple of inches further back in your would use on a long putt. It may take
our putter between 30 and 40 times. Why stance. This encourages a you a little practice to get your distance
not utilise this well-trained technique for descending blow ensuring that you control dialled in. Putting with a 9-iron
more than just putting? It simplifies make good clean contact with the will see the ball carry about a quarter
chipping to the point that all you are ball. of the way and roll out the rest. Don’t
really doing is putting with a bit of loft. forget to read the chip and visualise
the ball following the line into the
HERE IS HOW TO DO IT hole.
• Take a 9-iron.
• Adopt your normal putting grip. It Very soon you will start thinking
about holing your chips just like you
may seem strange due to the do with your putts. A positive attitude
cylindrical nature of the grip. is great for your game. Kill two birds
• Take your normal putting stance. with one stone – chip and putt with
Make sure your eyes look straight the same technique. It simplifies things
down onto the ball. dramatically and I have seen fantastic
• Due to the set-up, your 9-iron will not results from players who previously
sit on the ground as usual but rather would avoid chipping at all costs.
up on its toe. Strange but important.

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tee talk

knowTherules

with deborah wong

Prohibition On Anchoring The Club
While Making A Stroke

Happy New Year to everyone! strokes in stroke play in breach of this Rule. ‘anchor point’.
Effective January 2016, the new Rule It is important to note that this new You are advised to look at the

14-1b (Anchoring the Club) which Rule is not an equipment Rule; players infographic at the R&A website as it is the
prohibits anchoring a club either ‘directly’ may continue to use long-handled easiest way to understand the new Rule
or by use of an ‘anchor point’ in making putters. The ban is to prohibit players from 14-1b. Some useful pictures on what is
a stroke has also come into effect. The using an anchoring technique to make permitted and prohibited are shown
penalty is loss of hole in match play or two their stroke either ‘directly’ or by use of an below.

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f&B – tai thong

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f&B – tai thong

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F&B – poolside café

Need to re-fuel and re-charge? Swing by the Poolside Café for lip-smacking grub; prepared by
our gifted chefs, these New Year additions are sure to please the most discerning taste buds.

JANUARY

Sizzling Lamb Chop MEMBER RM19.92 nett Nasi Goreng Pattaya MEMBER RM15.92 nett
& Watermelon Juice visitor RM24.90 nett & Watermelon Juice visitor RM19.90 nett
& Mixed Fruit & Mixed Fruit
FEBRUARY

Sizzling Yee Mee MEMBER RM15.92 nett Tom Yam Mee Hoon Soup MEMBER RM15.92 nett
visitor RM19.90 nett & Watermelon Juice visitor RM19.90 nett
& Watermelon Juice
& Mixed Fruit
& Mixed Fruit

MARCH

Stir-Fried Ginger Beef With MEMBER RM15.92 nett Mee Hoon Siam MEMBER RM15.92 nett
White Rice & Watermelon visitor RM19.90 nett & Watermelon Juice visitor RM19.90 nett
Juice & Mixed Fruit
& Mixed Fruit
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Prices quoted are inclusive of 6% Goods & Services Tax


f&B – golfers' terrace

In the mood for inspiring international flavours? Then head on over to the Golfers’ Terrace
and check out these mouthwatering dishes that are sure to impress.

january

Lamb Cutlets Ratatouille MEMBER RM26.40 nett Vietnamese Chicken MEMBER RM11.20 nett
visitor RM33.00 nett Mango Roll visitor RM14.00 nett

february

Chicken Maryland MEMBER RM16.00 nett Chicken Pasanda MEMBER RM14.40 nett
visitor RM20.00 nett visitor RM18.00 nett

march

Peruvian Spicy Lamb MEMBER RM22.40 nett Chicken & Tomato MEMBER RM14.40 nett
visitor RM28.00 nett Promage Frais Pie visitor RM18.00 nett
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Prices quoted are inclusive of 6% Goods & Services Tax


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