Greek Maritime Golf Event: Golf & Shipping Join Forces For A Good Cause

  • by XpatAthens
  • Saturday, 19 June 2021
Greek Maritime Golf Event: Golf & Shipping Join Forces For A Good Cause
The leading golf tournament for the shipping community, Greek Maritime Golf Event, is expected to gather the Greek and global shipping industry for the 7 th year, on September 3-5, 2021, at Costa Navarino, Messinia.

The Greek Maritime Golf Event is a tournament that is always distinguished not only for the competitive level of its participants but also for its social work. This year, the great golf event will strengthen through its actions the Non-Profit Organization KARKINAKI. More specifically, during this year’s award ceremony to the winners, and winning teams respectively, on Saturday, September 4, participants will have the opportunity to directly contribute with their desired amount at the specially designed area. The total amount to be collected will be given to the Non-Profit Organization KARKINAKI, which claims intervention in the effort of stopping Childhood and adolescent cancer being a taboo issue, but also finding as many allies as possible so that every child who suffers from cancer has equal access to high-quality hospitalization, effective treatment and, ultimately, the right to life. 

The awards ceremony will be glamorous and full of surprises and gifts for its participants. The event will be presented by the Euroleague legend, Joe Arlauckas and the international model Ioanna Papadimitriou. The shipping community is expected to “embrace” and actively support the event’s good cause for yet another year.

Registration for this year’s tournament continues with an undiminished pace, as participants are already forming their teams. Amateur golf enthusiasts, all of them being shipping executives, will have the opportunity to compete in the two signature 18-hole courses, The Dunes Course and The Bay Course, in an idyllic landscape of Messinia with a unique view of the Ionian Sea and the historic Bay of Navarino.

At the same time, non-golfers will have the opportunity to discover the secrets of the Olympic sport of golf. They will learn the rules and the basic hits by attending the golf lessons that will be implemented within the golf clinic of the schedule.

MOTODYNAMICS SA is the Signature Sponsor of the Greek Maritime Golf Event, actively supporting the Greek golf industry. The company is the official importer of Porsche AG in Greece, the German automobile manufacturer specializing in high-performance sports cars.

Greek Maritime Golf Event is attended by some of the leading shipping companies from Greece and Cyprus as well as great Greek companies that support the event.
The Marshall Islands Registry IRI is the event’s Platinum Sponsor. Mainline Shipping Company, Onego Shipping Company, Jotun Hellas and Swift Marine are Golden Sponsors. Arrow Hellas, DNV and Drew Marine are Silver Sponsors.
MOTODYNAMICS SA is the Signature Sponsor.
Marine Tours is the event’s Official Travel Partner.
IYC is the Official Sponsor.
Tototheo Maritime, Standard Club and Poseidonia are the Official Supporters.
Under Armour is the Official Clothing Partner.
The Margi, Domotel Kastri, Karalis Beach Hotel, Dinner in the Sky, Athi Rodi and Unique Flowers Creations are the event’s Partners.
Boo Productions is the Audio Visual Partner.
Greek Maritime Golf Event, is organized by Birdie Events, through an initiative of the recognized Greek PGA golfer, Mr. Thanos Karantzias.

The award-winning sports marketing agency of ActiveMedia Group has undertaken the event’s Golf Production.

The tournament is addressed exclusively to distinguished executives of the Greek shipping community. The tournament will be held in a completely safe destination, with a health protocol and the necessary approvals of the Health Scientific Committee of the General Secretariat of Sports, taking into account the strict specifications set by the Hellenic Golf Federation. More information about the full schedule of this year’s event will be announced in the coming weeks.

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Photo credit: Charis Akriviadis