Samsung honors standout 2021 Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific championship performers with innovative prizes

Samsung honors standout 2021 Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific championship performers with innovative prizes

Galaxy Z Flip3 and Galaxy Watch4 devices were presented to the players who emerged victories across four tournament categories

Dubai, UAE – 17 November 2021 : Samsung Gulf Electronics has awarded valuable prizes to players following their performances at the 2021 Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific (WAAP) championship, which was held at Abu Dhabi Golf Club. The world’s best women’s amateurs competed in the annual showpiece to secure places in some of the sport’s biggest and most prestigious events held around the globe. Samsung supported the championship as a category sponsor, staging numerous on-ground activities that enhanced experiences for players, officials, and visitors while serving as a continuation of the brand’s long-standing history of involvement in major sporting events. And to bring its own role as a category sponsor to a close, Samsung recognized the best performers with next-generation technological innovations. Seong Hyun Lee, President of Samsung Gulf Electronics, presented the awards to WAAP Champion, WAAP Runner Ups and Hole in One winner.

The outright winner of this year’s WAAP championship, Japan’s Mizuki Hashimoto, was deservedly handed a brand new Galaxy Z Flip3 for her outstanding performance on the iconic course, with four rounds of 68 and a final score of 16-under-par earning this year’s championship. Malaysia’s Kan Bunnabodee, Thailand’s Natthakritta Vongtaveelap, and Australia’s Kelsey Bennett, who were tied second in the final standings, were presented with a Galaxy Watch4.

Additionally, a Galaxy Z Flip3 was awarded to Japan’s Ayaka Tezuka for winning the ‘Hole in One’ category after an unforgettable shot from the tee on hole 4. In recognition of their exemplary displays, each winner was also presented with a framed certificate along with their prizes at the championship’s closing dinner, which was held in The Westin Abu Dhabi, located in the center of Abu Dhabi Golf Club.

The successful participation at the 2021 WAAP championship also enabled Samsung to once again encourage diversity, promote women in sport, and showcase the value and importance of influential industries key to social inclusion, happiness, and development.

For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.

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