Queen of Malaysia plays in pro-am

21/03/2013 14:00:20
George O’Grady, Chief Executive of The European Tour, thanks Her Royal Highness Tuanku Hajah Haminah binti Hamidun, Queen of Malaysia and Tan Sri Megat, Chairman of Maybank, for their kind hospitality during the 2013 Maybank Malaysian Open  (Getty Images)
George O’Grady, Chief Executive of The European Tour, thanks Her Royal Highness Tuanku Hajah Haminah binti Hamidun, Queen of Malaysia and Tan Sri Megat, Chairman of Maybank, for their kind hospitality during the 2013 Maybank Malaysian Open (Getty Images)

There was a royal presence at the Maybank Malaysian Open when Her Royal Highness Tuanku Hajah Haminah binti Hamidun, Queen of Malaysia not only visited Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club but played in the pre-tournament pro-am.

Her Royal Highness partnered 2011 Masters Champion Charl Schwartzel, and afterwards met George O’Grady, Chief Executive of The European Tour, and Tan Sri Megat, Chairman of Maybank.

Schwartzel said afterwards: "Her Royal Highness is a fantastic lady and she hits it very well. We had a lot of fun out there. The course was obviously very long for her but she did really well - she's a good player."