Quality field for ZimOpen Golf tourney

Fungai Muderere
THE Fifth edition of the Golden Pilsener Zimbabwe Open Golf tournament will once again be graced by a quality field of acclaimed golfers.

Two time champion Jbea�� Kruger, 2015 champion Dean Burmester and Mac Cayeax will be part of the roster once more.

Kruger , who is a favourite among Zimbabwean golf enthusiasts, has a lot of championship victories on the Asian and European Tours.

He, however, faces stiff competition from Burmester who has broken into the top 100 PGA tour world rankings.

One of the countrya��s most talented golfers since Nick Price, Cayeax will be making his long awaited comeback, courtesy of the Open Committeea��s Invitation.

Keith Horne, a multiple winner on the Sunshine Tour with eight victories in his illustrious career, will also be one of the major attractions together with Germanya��s Alexander Knappe to complete one of the most intriguing contingent of top golfers to fight for the Golden Pilsener Zimbabwe Open championship.

Tournament director Michael Mahachi acknowledged the fact that the profile of the event keeps growing in stature.

a�?We have managed to lure more and more high profile international players. This has also highly benefited our local players improve their play on the greens,a�? said Mahachi.

Delta Beveragesa�� Golden Pilsener brand manager Paida Tabengwa said the editiona��s timing was perfect since Golden Pilsener had unveiled new, state-of-the-art packaging material for the brand to keep pace with the world beer packaging trends.

Since inception, Golden Pilsener has been associated with the esteemed premium sport of golf to bolster its premium credentials. Golden Pilsener started by holding its own golf days, but as the brand grew in stature and market share, the magnitude of its involvement with golf also grew.

The partnership with the Zimbabwe Open is a meeting of the minds, the vision being to enhance the image of our country, through an internationally acclaimed tournament and a renowned local premium beer with two Monde Gold Awards.