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Greek Maritime Golf Event: Golf and Shipping Join Forces for a Good Cause

ATHENS – The leading golf tournament for the shipping community, the Greek Maritime Golf Event, is expected to gather the Greek and global shipping industry for the 7th year, September 3-5, 2021, at Costa Navarino, Messinia.

The Greek Maritime Golf Event is a tournament that is always distinguished not only for the competitive level of its participants but also for its social work. This year, the great golf event will strengthen through its actions the non-profit organization Karkinaki. More specifically, during this year’s award ceremony to the winners, and winning teams respectively, on Saturday, September 4, participants will have the opportunity to directly contribute with their desired amount at the specially designated area. The total amount to be collected will be given to the non-profit organization Karkinaki, which claims intervention in the effort of stopping childhood and adolescent cancer being a taboo issue, but also finding as many allies as possible so that every child who suffers from cancer has equal access to high-quality hospitalization, effective treatment and, ultimately, the right to life. For more information about Karkinaki please visit: www.karkinaki.gr.

The awards ceremony will be glamorous and full of surprises and gifts for attendees. The event will be presented by the Euroleague legend, Joe Arlauckas and the international model Ioanna Papadimitriou. The shipping community is expected to embrace and actively support the event’s good cause for yet another year.

The National Herald Euroleague legend Joe Arlauckas will be one of the awards ceremony presenters at the Greek Maritime Golf Event. Photo by Charis Akriviadis

Registration for this year’s tournament continues with an undiminished pace, as participants are already forming their teams. Amateur golf enthusiasts, all of them being shipping executives, will have the opportunity to compete in the two signature 18-hole courses, The Dunes Course and The Bay Course, in an idyllic landscape of Messinia with a unique view of the Ionian Sea and the historic Bay of Navarino.

At the same time, non-golfers will have the opportunity to discover the secrets of the Olympic sport of golf. They will learn the rules and the basic hits by attending the golf lessons that will be implemented within the golf clinic on the schedule.

Greek Maritime Golf Event is organized by Birdie Events through an initiative of the recognized Greek PGA golfer, Thanos Karantzias. The award-winning sports marketing agency of ActiveMedia Group has undertaken the event’s Golf Production. The tournament is addressed exclusively to distinguished executives of the Greek shipping community.

The National Herald Golf action from The Bay Course at the Greek Maritime Golf Event. Photo by Charis Akriviadis

The tournament will be held in a completely safe destination, with a health protocol and the necessary approvals of the Health Scientific Committee of the General Secretariat of Sports, taking into account the strict specifications set by the Hellenic Golf Federation.

More information about the full schedule of this year’s event will be announced in the coming weeks.

Source: Thenationalherald.com

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