Golf tournament “Cup of the Ambassador of Kazakhstan” took place in Riga


The III International golf tournament for the “Cup of the Ambassador of Kazakhstan” with the support of Rietumu Bank has been passed in Riga. This tournament is traditionally included in the program of events celebrating the national holiday of Kazakhstan – Day of the Constitution.

The competition was attended by lovers of this sport from many countries, including Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Russia, Belarus, Germany, Ireland, the USA, etc. Lithuanian golfer Roland Gajdis hit in the hole at a distance of 175 meters from the first time and won the special prize (hole-in-one) Porsche car worth 95 000 Euro.

Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan Baurzhan Mukhamedzhanov and the President of «Viesturi» Golf Club Gunnar Piladzisom took part in awarding winners of the tournament. The best were awarded with special prizes, and the winner got the main prize – the Ambassador of Kazakhstan Cup, made by Kazakh artists in the form of a small copy of the monument “Baiterek”. At the award ceremony, among the guests were the Latvian deputies, politicians, businessmen, journalists, as well as ambassadors and diplomats accredited in Latvia.

Reception was held after the end of the tournament and the official presentation of gifts to the guests and participants.