BANGKOK – The complimentary Premium Ticket Package for the upcoming Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship, now available on www.AACgolf.com, also includes season passes for the Thailand Golf Championship, an Asian Tour event won last year by former world No. 1 Lee Westwood.
Both the fourth Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (November 1-4) and the second Thailand Golf Championship (December 6-9) will be held at the prestigious Amata Spring Country Club in Chonburi.
All admission and parking is free for the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship, which is organised by the Asia Pacific Golf Confederation (APGC), the Masters Tournament and The R&A. However, golf fans who register in advance for the Premium Ticket Package online at www.AACgolf.com will receive an assortment of special benefits. This includes a four-day season pass to the Thailand Golf Championship for the first 125 Premium Ticket Package holders who arrive on each of the four days.
Premium Ticket Package registration also offers holders a limited-edition championship gift, a souvenir lanyard, a complimentary beverage and premium parking (limited to the first 50 cars per day).
Those who attend also have the unique opportunity to take photos with the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship Trophy, the Masters Tournament Trophy and The Open Championship Trophy, the famous Claret Jug.
Two-time champion Hideki Matsuyama of Japan will headline a strong field of up to 120 amateurs from 36 APGC member nations. The event offers the winner an invitation to the 2013 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, while the champion and runner(s)-up earn spots in next year’s International Final Qualifying (IFQ) for The Open Championship.
Tournament Director Andrew Hickey believes there will be strong demand for the Premium Ticket Package as golf fans seek to watch Asia-Pacific’s best amateurs and some of the world’s top professionals just a month apart.
“The Premium Ticket Package is a fantastic opportunity for golf fans to watch some top-level golf at the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship, embrace an event organised by three of the most famous bodies in world golf and have a chance to collect a free ticket to the Thailand Golf Championship, one of Asia’s top professional events,” Hickey said.
“The Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship will feature Thailand’s next generation of golfers compete against the best amateurs from across the region. The competition among the players will be thrilling as incentives include invitations to the Masters Tournament and Open Championship qualifying.
“Amata Spring Country Club is a truly worthy venue for the fourth Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship, having hosted many international tournaments and many of the world’s top players, so it will be a special four days.”
The championship will be broadcast to more than 150 countries, confirming it as the world’s most televised amateur golf tournament. In Thailand, STAR Sports will televise live coverage on all four days from 3.00pm-5.00pm.
For more information about the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship and to register for the Premium Ticket Package, please visit the ticket registration page.