Malawi’s sponsors of the top football Super League, Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM), will this Saturday treat golfers to a tournament at Zomba Gymkhana Club.
This is not the first time for Malawi’s premier mobile network and ICT operator to treat golfers the country’s Old Capital City and also not the first time for them to sponsor golf.
Under the auspices of TNM Business Services (TBS), the company’s division that offers broadband internet services, the Gymkhana tournament comes few months after the mobile pioneer successfully sponsored the largest golf tournament in the country, Malawi Open, organised by the Golf Union of Malawi (GUoM) held in April at Lilongwe Golf Club.
TNM Chief Commercial Officer Daniel Makata said Saturday’s tournament demonstrates the commitment in its quest to interact with the golfing community and customers in Zomba and surrounding areas.
“Saturday’s tournament in Zomba is one of the deliberate efforts by TNM aimed at interacting with our customers and overall improvement of golfing standards in Malawi,” Makata said.
“TNM appreciates the support it receives from customers and the golfing community on different products and services that it introduces on the market as such its feel great to interact with our clientele on the golf course.”
He added that the tournament also provides the mobile network and technology company the platform to showcase to its stakeholders the affordable mobile technology and seamless connectivity it offers to businesses and individuals through its TNM Business Services (TBS).
Amongst the prizes to be offered will be what TBS offers on the market.
“TNM is now set to be a total communications provider to companies, SMEs and individual users. Our recent addition of ISP business in TNM gives us the opportunity to leverage on our strengths as a mobile telecoms and internet network service operator offering high speed broadband, e-wimax and Wi-fi among other products,” he explained.
The tournament is being headlined by TBS, which offers a one stop shop communication solutions for corporates such Broadband, Business Managed Services (WAN/LAN, Web hosting, Email hosting) plus Business Hosted Services such as data center among others.
The Gymkhana tournament has attracted a field of over 70 golfers and it will be played on Individual Stableford format.
This is quite a huge turn out of golfers considering there is also another invitational golf tournament at Kasasa Golf Club at Dwangwa in Nkhotakota District sponsores by Nico General Insurance.
TNM also sponsors national golf team’s assignments for both men and women and other tournaments at various golf clubs.
The 2016/17 TNM Super League is in full swing after a successful last season that was won by Nyasa Big Bullets.