American Cristie Kerr crowned the 8th edition Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia champion with a dramatic one shot victory concluding the final game, defeating Danielle Kang, Shanshan Feng and Jacqui Concolino and finished with a 15-under 269 on Sunday, 29 October 2017. The seasoned pro, Kerr made her 20th career victory and became the first player in her 40s to win the LPGA. The tournament was held at the TPC Kuala Lumpur from 26 – 29 October 2017 with 78 players, comprising 64 players from the LPGA tour and 14 sponsor exemptions competed for the total prize of USD1.8 million purse.
One World Hotel played host to some of the world’s best female golfers including the winner, the runner ups and other top ranking golfers namely Lydia Ko from New Zealand, Sung Hyun Park and In Gee Chun from South Korea, Brooke Henderson from Canada and Stacy Lewis, Jessica Korda and Nelly Korda from United States of America.
“We are truly honoured to be the ‘annual’ official hotel for the prestigious Sime Darby LPGA Tournament since its inauguration in 2010. I am very pleased to know that the players had an amazing experience being looked after by our One World team. With 8 years’ experience in hosting these international players, we will continue to maintain a high standard of service and not rest on our laurels. We will also ensure that personalised service is consistently delivered to satisfy our guests’ needs. We certainly look forward to welcoming them again in the near future,” said Mr. Chris Niuh, General Manager of One World Hotel.
“TPC Kuala Lumpur is just a stone’s throw away from One World Hotel, making their daily commute a breeze during the 4-day event. It also gave us an opportunity to showcase our contemporary guestrooms and suites equipped with a complete range of cutting edge amenities, facilities and services,” added Mr. Chris.