The Head of State Corporate Charity Cup is a corporate team golf tournament organized in honour of the Head of State of Sabah, His Excellency Tun Datuk Seri Panglima Dr Haji Juhar bin Datuk Haji Mahiruddin.
The inaugural event which was organized by Yayasan Nur Jauhar with Sutera Harbour Resort as the Co-Organiser, received an overwhelming response from various corporate and private organizations where 54 teams of four golfers competed to be crowned as the first champion of the Head of State Corporate Charity Cup.
His Excellency Tun teed off at 7.30am on Sunday, followed by 23 VVIP golfers including YB Datuk Tawfiq Abu Bakar Titingan Minister of Youth & Sports Sabah, YB Datuk Bolkiah Bin Haji Ismail Assistant Minister of Industrial Development, YB Datuk Haji Zakaria Hj Mohd Edris Assistant Minister of Local Government & Housing and YBhg Datuk Abidin Madingkir Mayor of KK City.
The prize presentation Gala Dinner was held on the same evening at the Grand Ballroom, The Magellan Sutera Resort and was attended by His Excellency Tun Datuk Seri Panglima Dr Haji Juhar bin Datuk Haji Mahiruddin and YABhg Toh Puan Datuk Seri Panglima Hajah Norlidah Binti Tan Sri Datuk R.M. Jasni.
The representatives of Warisan Harta Sabah Sdn Bhd dominated the His Excellency’s Invitees Trophy (VVIP Individual Category) with its CEO Datuk Haji Abu Bakar Bin Hj Abas named as the winner, Hj Safar Untong in second and Shaiful Batong as the third place winner.
It was no surprise that the Warisan Harta team also took home the Overall Team Gross Trophy with their fourth player, Masmud Gurimbang.
Team U-Oil UMS 4 was named as the first Champion of the Head of State Corporate Charity Cup with members Park Sang Ho, Fazley Chua, Mohd Noh Adzlie and Mohd Iizham receiving the challenge trophy from His Excellency Tun. Second place when to Gapilin Nasaruddin, Datuk Bolkiah Bih Haji Ismail, Datuk Dr Yusof Yaacob and John Erison of Cahayapack while Team Affin Hwang 1 – Lee Swee Heng, Victor Chong, Fairuz and Chin Wei Teck won third place.
Another surprise for the night was the 15-kg chocolate brownies birthday cake presentation to His Excellency Tun Datuk Seri Panglima Dr Haji Juhar bin Datuk Haji Mahiruddin, sponsored by Sutera Harbour Resort. The celebration was in conjunction with His Excellency’s Tun actual birthday which falls on 5 November 2015.
The celebration was joined by His Excellency’s wife YABhg Toh Puan Datuk Seri Panglima Hajah Norlidah Binti Tan Sri R.M. Jasni, His Excellency Tun’s eldest son, AL Hambra Tun Juhar who is the Chairman of Yayasan Nur Jauhar, Minister of Youth & Sports Sabah Datuk TAwfiq Bin Datuk Hj Abu Bakar Titingan and his wife Datin Hajah Rahmah Syed Ali as well as the Chairman of Sutera Harbour Resort Datuk Sam Goi and his wife Datin Jacqueline Goi.