Greek Maritime Golf Event at Costa Navarino
The golf tournament of the shipping community returned for the 5th consecutive year at Costa Navarino from June 8-9, 2019, with a rich program full of golf, parallel activities and many surprises for the Greek and global shipping industry.
“Greek Maritime Golf Event” teams, consisted of distinguished executives of the Greek shipping community (four people in each team), were formed. Golfers competed in the two signature 18-hole courses, The Dunes Course and The Bay Course.
The action began on Saturday, June 8, at 10.00 am, with participants competing on both team and individual levels in a shotgun scramble that took place at The Dunes Course.
On Sunday, June 9, at 10.00 am, golfers participated in the two (2) ball better ball (3/4 hcp) at The Bay Course.
Teams participating claimed the prizes for the top three positions in the overall standings on both courses; while special awards were given on Saturdays’ game to individual players achieved the best scores in the special categories “Longest Drive” and “Closest to the Pin”.
For those not taking part in the golf tournament, the event had enriched its program with parallel activities. Specifically, on Saturday, June 8, non-golfers had the opportunity to attend the golf clinic and took part in the putting competition held at The Dunes Course. Respectively, lovers of nature and history joined the guided tour at the beautiful Venetian fortress of Niokastro in Pylos. It was built in 1573 and constitutes one of the two castles that preserved the strategic Navarino Bay.
Golfing action was concluded with the award ceremony and announcement of the winners. More information about the tournament’s full program can be found at the following link: https://bit.ly/2WzVA8n
The “Greek Maritime Golf Event”, is organized by Golf Events 18, an initiative of the recognized Greek PGA golfers, Mr. Panagiotis and Mr. Thanos Karantzias. The top golf tournament is exclusively addressed to distinguished executives of the Greek shipping community.