Honda LPGA Thailand raises over B1.5m for charity

Honda LPGA Thailand raises over B1.5m for charity

Toshio Kuwahara, president and CEO of Asian Honda Motor Co, Ltd, right, presents an exclusive golf bag adorned with 72 signatures from participating golfers at the Honda LPGA Thailand 2024 to Dr Prachin Eamlumnow, chairman and CEO of Grand Prix International Plc.
Toshio Kuwahara, president and CEO of Asian Honda Motor Co, Ltd, right, presents an exclusive golf bag adorned with 72 signatures from participating golfers at the Honda LPGA Thailand 2024 to Dr Prachin Eamlumnow, chairman and CEO of Grand Prix International Plc.

Chon Buri: The "Honda LPGA Thailand 2024 Charity Night" at the Movenpick Siam Hotel in Pattaya last week raised a total of 1,529,000 baht, all of which was donated to the Siriraj Foundation for medical and public health purposes.

Women's top golfers donated items for auction at the event, which was part of the charity initiatives associated with the Honda LPGA Thailand, won by Patty Tavatanakit on Sunday.

The most coveted item of the evening -- an exclusive Honda golf bag adorned with the signatures of all 72 players competing in the tournament -- went to Dr Prachin Eamlumnow, chairman and CEO of Grand Prix International Plc, who emerged as the winning bidder with a generous offer of 500,000 baht.

Among other items were a signed shirt by former world No.1 Ko Jin-Young of South Korea, which was won by Jaruey Kunmanee for 130,000 baht, and a signed Siam Country Club wall photo with a Honda LPGA Thailand pin flag by top-ranked American Lilia Vu, which went to Ben Kiastithanakorn for 140,000 Baht.

A signed visor by Canadian world No.13 Brooke Henderson was obtained by Tanutam Kietpipat for 200,000 baht while Toshio Kuwahara, president and CEO of Asian Honda Motor Co, Ltd, acquired a signed cap by Japanese world No.20 Ayaka Furue for 110,000 baht and a signed golf driver by third-ranked Frenchwoman Celine Boutier was won by Jakkrit Utensut for 130,000 baht.

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