Dear Friends,
           The Myanmar Golf Federation (MGF) is pleased to announce that the Tiger Myanmar Amateur Open Golf Championship 2012 will be held on 5-8 June 2012 at Yangon Golf Club in Yangon, Myanmar. This event rich in history goes back to the British pre war days where the title was pursued by many top players from around the region. To the credit of those who preserved this championship the original trophy still stands to today! This year the Myanmar golf federation will be inviting 2 top amateurs from each country around the region. With several international players already confirming and the R & A awarding ranking points, this event is set to be one of the more exciting events around the region! The event will be played at the historic Yangon Golf Club, from June 5-8. The Myanmar Golf Federation will be happy to provide free entry fees, caddy fees double room for each country and airport pick up and golf course and hotel transfer and daily buffet to invited players.
Please kindly confirm your entry and if you have any questions regarding this tournament, please feel free to contact us.
Looking forward to meeting you soon.
Your Sincerely,
Mr. Aung Hla Han
General Secretary
Myanmar Golf Federation

TIGER MYANMAR AMATEUR OPEN GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP 2012
JUNE 5-8, 2012
YANGON GOLF CLUB, YANGON, MYANMAR

Tournament Information

Event Name :Tiger Myanmar Amateur Open Golf Championship 2102
Tournament Date:June 5th to June 8th, 2012
Venue:Yangon Golf Club, Yangon, Myanmar
Field:Total 144 amateur players (Handicap 0-12) and will be
invited 2 top players each from 10 regional countries.
Sanctioning Bodies:Myanmar Golf Federation
Title Sponsor:Myanmar Brewery Ltd
R & A Ranking Points:Event has been approved for R & A Ranking.
Format of play:The tournament will be played over 72 hole stroke play
There will be a cut after the 36 holes.
Schedule of Events:Monday, 4th, June, 2012: Official Practice Round
Tuesday, 5th, June, 2012: Round 1
Wednesday, 6th, June Round 2
(Cut-off to 60 leading competitors & ties)
Thursday, 7th, June Round 3
Friday, 8th, June Final Round
Approx: 1:30pm- Lunch/Prizes Presentation at the Club
Entry Fee:Entry fee of US$ 100 (for none invited players)
Entry closing date:28th May 2011 (Monday)
Practice Range:Open from 6.30 am to 4.00 pm.
2 US$ per 50 balls and payments in cash term only.
Caddy Tips:10US$ (min) /day, pay directly to caddy.
 
Invited Players (Overseas Nominated Players)
For invited players , Myanmar Golf Federation will take care of their hotel accommodation on twin sharing basis ( from June 3rd to June 8, 2012), free entry fees, caddy fees transportation expenses upon arrival to Yangon. All other expenses are on players' own account.

None invited players (oversea players)
Myanmar Golf Federation will arrange hotel accommodation , transportation for none invited oversea players. All expenses are on own account.


Bag Storage : Bag storage available at Clubhouse.
Lockers : Lockers are available for the duration of the Championship .
Locker key deposit will collect US$5.
Airport Transport : All invited players will be received from Yangon International Airport and taken
to the official Hotel for their return journey. The Airports are approximately 15 minutes drive away from
the Hotel.
None invited players may take the Airport / Hotel transfer arrange by the Organizer.(Fees to be advised
later)

Registration

Registration is open on June 3, 2012 from 07.00 am to 14.00 pm only. All players required to register at
the Registration Desk at Club House lobby before their first round.

Currency

Local currency "Kyat" at Golf Course and US$ cash at hotels are in use . The approximate exchange rate
is US$ 1.00 = Kyat 800.
*Please note that credit cards and traveler cheques are not accepted in Myanmar, therefore travellers
need to bring sufficient cash to change local currency for any purchases and payments.
The best in US Dollars "big heads" instead of "small heads" and bring new USD bills in crisp notes - (fresh
and clean, new and slightly stiff without any fold in it) for all expenditure in Myanmar.

Visa Requirements

VISA REQUIREMENTS
The required documents to apply for an Entry Visa as per the High Commission/Embassy guidelines are: Please be advised that at least 3 business days should be allowed for visa processing.

1. Two completed application forms and one completed "Report of Arrival" form with a photo (approx 1.5" x 2") on each. Application forms can be requested from any Myanmar Embassies or down-loaded from Embassy web site.


2. 2. An evidence of the trip ? if required - a letter from the Myanmar Golf Federation will be provided upon request. 3. Send your application along with prepaid Self-Addressed Envelope (FedEx/ USPS-Express Mail/ DHL/ UPS/ Airborne) (Payment arranged through Credit Cards are not accepted). 4. Passport of at least 6 months validity with available visa pages. 5. Payment of US$20 per applicant for visa fee, payable to the Embassy of Myanmar in official check, company check or money order only (personal checks are not accepted).
Taxi:
From Airport to Sedona: approx: Ks 4,000 (5US$) From Airport to hotel Yangon approx: Ks 2,500Ks ( 3US$)-Ks3,000 (4US$) From Hotel Yangon to Yangon Golf Club apprx: Ks 5,000( 7US$)-Ks 6,000 (8US$) Taxi service: Parami Taxi(Yangon Airport Arrival / Departure hall).

Hotel Information

Hotel Yangon - Yangon
No- 91/93, Corner of Pyay Road and Kabaraye Pagoda Road, Mayangone Tonship, Yangon Myanmar.
Deluxe room - US$ 85 for single or twin or double (2 persons) per night with daily breakfast.
Phone- ++95 -1-667708 and 667688
Fax - ++95-1-667752,
Hotel email
Website -
Please Note - Due to hotel cancellation policy ? rooms booking will be accepted and confirmed up to 25 May, 2012. Later booking beyond this date is subject to availability of room.
Check-in time is 2:00 pm and check-out time is 12:00 noon. All early check-in & late out must be advised upon reservation and this will Subject to availability of the hotel.

Room Booking Form



TIGER MYANMAR AMATEUR OPEN GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP 2012
JUNE 5-8, 2012
YANGON GOLF CLUB, MYANMAR


To be confirmed and book directly Myanmar Golf Federation before May 25th, 2012.
Myanmar Golf Federation
MGC Driving Range Compound, corner of Okkala Road and Airport Road,
Kyauk-Yae-Dwin ward, Mayangone Township, Yangon, Myanmar.
Phone – ++95-1-655833 (Office) 95-9-503575, Aung Hla Han (Tel:++95-9-5115011,E.mail
(aunghhan@gmail.com), Chan Han (tel: ++95-9-503575, E.mail(chanhan 99@gmail.com)

Room Booking Form
I would like to make room reservation at Hotel Yangon.



I would like to make room reservation at Hotel Yangon.

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Method of payment – The room charge of above reservation will be settled to MGF in US$ cash and other expense at your hotel will be settled by your own account.


Please bring new USD bills in crisp notes - (fresh and clean, new and slightly stiff without any fold in it) for all expenditure in Myanmar.

Yours truely,

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Entry Form

TIGER MYANMAR AMATEUR OPEN GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP 2012
JUNE 5-8, 2012
YANGON GOLF CLUB, MYANMAR
To be returned by before May 25th, 2012 to the Organising Committee.
Entry Form

MGC Driving Range Compound, corner of Okkala Road and Airport Road, Kyauk-Yae-Dwin ward, Mayangone Township, Yangon, Myanmar.
Phone – ++95-1-655833 (Office), ++95-9-5170172(Peter) and ++95-9-5016937(Myatt)
Email –

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The entry fee of US$100 for each player should be payable at the time of registration for none invited players. The entry form can be scanned and sent by email and please completed it and need to return before May 25th, 2012,

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