Keith Waters states : “Golf is a major part of mauritius’ tourism strategy and through the support of sponsors, the tournament will showcase the island to a worldwide television audience as part of the 2015 Race to Dubai. There is no better way to publicize the island: golf is practiced by very influential people, very wealthy people and researches that have been done illustrate that this is a very good investment…”
For those who did not have the opportunity to attend the official launch of Afrasia Bank Mauritius Golf Open which took place on the 28th of August 2014 at C Beach Club, Heritage Resorts, Luxury Mauritius Magazine unveils a short video of the speech of Keith Waters, European Tour’s Chief Executive Officer. This prestigious golf tournament will be played at the Heritage Golf Club, voted one of the Top10 golf courses in Africa, according to global news broadcaster CNN. The total prize fund of 1 million euros will be awarded to the professional golfers, the highest prize purse ever to be paid for a tournament held in Mauritius.