Fiji PM Welcomes World Class Golfers To Tournament

Fiji International hosts 132 players from around the world

By Ruby Taylor

SUVA, Fiji (Fiji Times, Oct. 5, 2016) – The Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has welcomed world class golfers to our shores for the 2016 Fiji International which tees off at Natadola championship golf course tomorrow.

The Fiji International will host 132 players from around the world.

Among them is an eight time winner on the PGA tour, Brandt Snedeker. 

"It's his first tournament in Fiji, so allow me to give Brandt a special 'Bula Vinaka' on behalf of the Fijian people." 

"Vijay Singh is also here today, and we have had the pleasure of hosting Vijay for all three years of the tournament. Vijay, thank you for always being such a proud ambassador of Fiji, and as always, it's great to have you. 

"Steve Jeffress, our inaugural winner, is also back for a third year. We're very proud you've joined us again, Steve, and I can't wait to see you in action. 

"I hope you are all enjoying the beautiful ambience here at the Intercontinental and are looking forward to playing on our premier course here in Natadola," Mr Bainimarama said.

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