The logo unveiling ceremony of ‘Bangabandhu Cup Golf Open 2019’ of Asian Tour was held at Kurmitola Golf Club (KGC) in Dhaka on Thursday.
For the first time in the history of Bangladesh Golf, the Asian Tour Golf event has been named after Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed who is also Bangladesh Golf Federation President was present as the chief guest during the logo unveiling ceremony.
Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan and Vice-Chairman Safwan Sobhan Tasvir were present at the function as the special guests.
Bashundhara Group, country’s largest business conglomerate was the title sponsor of the international professional golf event in the three previous editions.
Bollywood superstar Sanjay Dutt graced the event as the main attraction at the programme.
The tournament was earlier known as Bashundhara Bangladesh Open.
Singaporean golfer Mardan Mamat capped the first Bashundhara Bangladesh Open title in 2015 whereas Thailand’s Thitiphun Chuayprakong won the 2nd Bashundhara Bangladesh Open in 2016. Thailand’s Golfer Jazz Janewatta-nanond clinched the 3rd Bashundhara Bangladesh Open in 2017.