Taking care of the future and the community

May 6, 2010 |

(New Straits Times, Thursday, 6 May 2010 – Streets – Page, 14)

CYBERJAYA: Malaysia’s future talent gathered in Cyberjaya to test their skills at golf, futsal, and netball at the Kelab Komuniti Taman Tasik Cyberjaya clubhouse as part of the Cyberjaya Sport Kids Event on Saturday.

Children from Cyberjaya and its surrounding townships were joined by children from charity homes from Semenyih to Port Dickson as part of the fun, which was organised by Cyberview Sdn Bhd, landowner of Cyberjaya and the entity mandated to spearhead development at the MSC Malaysia cybercity.

“With the Cyberjaya Sport Kids Event, we wanted to give an opportunity for our Graduate Attachment and Training Programme (GREAT) interns and Cyberjaya stakeholders to actively give back to the community through interaction with orphans and the less fortunate, as well as our own young residents in Cyberiaya,” said Cyberview Sdn Bhd managing director Ir Hafidz Hashim.

A young talent gets some tips on her grip from golfing instructor Andrew Azmin Hassan of the Airil Rizman Golf Academy at the Cyberjaya Junior Golf Clinic on Saturday

The Cyberjaya Sport Kids Event was organised in partnership with Majlis Perbandaran Sepang, Setia Haruman Sdn Bhd, Prima Properties Management Sdn Bhd, and Laketown Sdn Bhd, who provided prizes, lunch and goodies for the children from charity homes.

Over at the Kelab Komuniti Taman Tasik Cyberjaya clubhouse driving range, the Cyberjaya Junior Golf Clinic saw more than 50 young golfers aged between four and 16 participate in professionally-led lessons in golf theory and techniques.

Organised by K-Golf Events and Management and the Airil Rizman Golf Academy, the Cyberjaya Junior Golf Clinic put the children through the basic paces of putting, chipping and pitching before taking the bar one notch higher through a mini tournament where participants got to try their new skills.

The team of professional instructors was led by prolific professional player, instructor and judge Airil Rizman Zahari, who was assisted by Faridil Atras, Andrew Azmin Hassan, and Hosney Hosey Sufian, of whom are members of the Malaysian

Professional Golfers Association and co-coaches at the Airil Rizman Golf Academy. At the end of the competition, Abigail Rene, Arina Sufian, Mustoffa Rosli, Mohd Aqil Mohd Nadzrul and Rafidah Ramlay were handpicked by the judges to play for the Sports Excel National Junior Golf Circuit 2011, which is the national junior golf tournament sanctioned by the Malaysian Golf Association.

A participant from the Pemulihan Dalam Komuniti (PDK) Curahan Kasih Programme in Port Dickson trying her hand at chipping at the Kelab Komuniti Taman Tasik Cyberjaya driving range, led by Ku Sairy Ku Din, organiser of the Cyberjaya Junior Golf Tournament.

These five lucky contenders will have their tournament fees sponsored by K-Golf Events and Management.
Cyberview Sdn Bhd also played host to more than 150 underprivileged children and their guardians from six charity homes at the netball and futsal workshops and tournament which was held simultaneously at the Kelab Komuniti Taman Tasik Cyberjaya clubhouse.

Semenyih’s Desa Amal Jireh Charity Home emerged champions in the futsal tournament after beating strong competition from the runner-ups from Puchong, while Cahaya Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Charity Home of Subang Jaya dominated the netball field with both of their teams winning first and second place.

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