2022 World Final

17-21 October, Tenerife (Spain)

Bangkok, Thailand – 25th February 2019 – Fore is delighted to welcome Centara Hotels & Resorts as the Exclusive Hotel Partner for the 2019 Blue Horizon WCGC Thailand. Chris Watson MD of Fore Management Group commented, ‘we are proud to have a hotel chain of Centara’s stature join this year’s event as The Exclusive Hotel Partner’. He went on to say ‘Centara have enhanced this year’s event experience, by offering first class prizes for all our qualifiers and exclusive discounts at their hotels to participants throughout the duration of the event.

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Tom Thrussell, Vice President – Brand, Marketing & Digital, Centara Hotels & Resorts said “The Blue Horizon World Corporate Golf Challenge Thailand is one of the Kingdom’s largest amateur events on the sporting calendar. We are thrilled to a lead partner for this event and it really serves to consolidate Centara’s association with golf. Qualifying matches are played at some of the finest courses across the country and there are prominent Centara resorts in every host destination. In fact we have resorts in major golfing destinations across all of Thailand, as well as internationally in Vietnam and Oman.”

“Our hotels and resorts offer the perfect base for golfers and travelling parties to enjoy pre- and post-tournament relaxation. Set in prime locations and complete with excellent fitness facilities, our world class Spa Cenvaree and a wide choice of dining options, there is no better place to prepare for the round of a lifetime.” added Tom.

The Blue Horizon WCGC Thailand Qualifier 3 took place at Thana City Country Club on the 7th February. This was the first ever time WCGC Thailand ran two qualifiers in one day. Saker Capital commenced progressed from the morning session and in the afternoon Alvo and Abacus both booked their places in the Phuket final.


Centara Hotels & Resorts is Thailand’s leading hotel operator. Its 68 properties span all major Thai destinations plus the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Laos, China, Oman, Qatar and the UAE. Centara’s portfolio comprises six brands -Centara Grand Hotels & Resorts, Centara Hotels & Resorts, Centara Boutique Collection, Centra by Centara, Centara Residences & Suites and COSI Hotels – ranging from 5-star city hotels and luxurious island retreats to family resorts and affordable lifestyle concepts supported by innovative technology. It also operates state-of-the-art convention centres and has its own award-winning spa brand, Cenvaree. Throughout the collection, Centara delivers and celebrates the hospitality and values Thailand is famous for including gracious service, exceptional food, pampering spas and the importance of families. Centara’s distinctive culture and diversity of formats allow it to serve and satisfy travellers of nearly every age and lifestyle.

Over the next five years Centara aims to double its size with additional properties in Thailand and new international markets, while spreading its footprint into new continents and market niches. As Centara continues to expand, a growing base of loyal customers will find the company’s unique style of hospitality in more locations. Centara’s global loyalty programme, Centara The1 Card, reinforces their loyalty with rewards, privileges and special member pricing.

Find out more about Centara at www.CentaraHotelsResorts.com