HKBU’s annual Golf Day raises over HK$2 million for University’s advancement
HKBU held the HKBU．ASHWORTH Golf Day 2020 on 30 October at the Eden Course of The Hong Kong Golf Club in Fanling. The event was presented by the Chan Yin Chuen Memorial Charitable Foundation in the name of the clothing brand ASHWORTH.
The event attracted 133 participants who formed 34 teams to compete for 29 awards. A total of HK$2.22 million was raised for the HKBU Foundation to support the University’s strategic development, particularly the recent establishment of the six interdisciplinary research laboratories to expand its research strengths, Project SEED (Student Engagement, Enrichment and Development), as well as the provision of scholarships for needy students to pursue further studies or to participate in overseas exchange activities.
After several rounds of vigorous competition, Def Champ Elite Team won the overall championship and Baptist Chemists Team captured the Alumni Cup. In the individual contest, both Mr Ching Kun Kin and Mr Ronald Cheng claimed the Net Score championship.
Since 2004, the Golf Day has raised a total of over HK$20.2 million to support the University’s advancement.