The Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways has presented a cheque
to the value of FJ$20,000 to High Commissioner Mr Yogesh Punja and
Consul General & Trade Commissioner Mr Zarak Khan to assist relief
efforts after Tropical Cyclone Keni and Tropical Cyclone Josie took
their toll on Fiji.
The PGA of Australia, and Sports and Entertainment Limited (SEL), the
joint owners of the tournament announced the donation will go towards
the Cyclone Assistance Relief Effort for Fiji (the CARE for Fiji effort)
which was launched by the Prime Minister of Fiji the Honourable Voreqe
Fiji has been the home of the Fiji International presented by Fiji
Airways for the last five years. Played at Natadola Bay Championship
Golf Course the tournament is tri-sanctioned by the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour
of Australasia, Asian Tour and the European Tour.
The success of the Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways on the
world stage is in no small part due to the ongoing dedication shown by
the Fijian community who are involved with event on so many levels. From
business suppliers and corporate partners, to the many local volunteers
including Fiji National University students; the local support is a
crucial part of the event.
“Fiji has been and continues to be a gracious host of the Fiji
International presented by Fiji Airways, one of our marquee tournaments
on the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia,” said Stuart Hergt, COO of
the PGA of Australia which owns the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia.
“We are saddened to hear about the affects of the cyclone on this
beautiful country, and hope this donation will help the Fijian people
devastated by Tropical Cyclones Josie and Keni get back on their
The PGA of Australia and SEL applauds the Fijian Government’s CARE for
Fiji effort and wishes the Pacific Island country a swift recovery.
Please click here for an editorial image, from left to right; Zarak
Khan, Basil Scaffidi, Yogesh Punja, Stuart Hergt, and Vincent Nair.
Please credit Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways. 
ABOUT THE FIJI INTERNATIONAL PRESENTED BY FIJI AIRWAYS:
To be held from 2-5 August the Fiji International presented by Fiji
Airways will be played at Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course which
boasts breathtaking views of the Coral Coast and is home to the Natadola
Beach Land Estate.
Enticed by the tropical destination, the Fiji International presented by
Fiji Airways has attracted some of the world’s best golfers since its
inaugural staging in 2014 including Fijian hero and three time Major
champion Vijay Singh, 2017 champion Jason Norris, 2016 champion Brandt
Snedeker, 2015 champion Matt Kuchar, 2014 champion Steven Jeffress,
Steven Bowditch, Boo Weekley, Nick Price, Robert Allenby, Heath Slocum,
Liang Wenchong, and Anirban Lahiri.
In 2018, the Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways continues to
have a global presence confirming its position as an integral tournament
in the South Pacific region, with the tournament being tri-sanctioned by
the European Tour, Asian Tour and ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia.
A Pacific paradise, the Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways
also boasts some of the most unique hospitality options in world golf
with the par-3 8th hole providing the perfect vantage point to watch the
golf, whilst socialising on the beach.
More than just a golf tournament, the Fiji International presented by
Fiji Airways aims to leave a lasting legacy for golf in the Pacific
region, with the PGA of Australia supporting initiatives to introduce
and grow the game in Fiji.
Owned by the PGA of Australia and SEL, the Fiji International presented
by Fiji Airways is proudly supported by the Fijian Government, Tourism
Fiji and the InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa as the official
resort of the tournament.
Source:PGA Media Team`