The Maybank Malaysian Open started from humble beginnings, being known only as The Malayan Open in 1962. It has since grown in terms of popularity, stature, and prestige in the last 50 years of its existence. The event has traveled from more humble venues such as Bukit Jambul on Penang Island and Ayer Keroh Country Club in historical Malacca to its current, newly renovated Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club, right in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. This tournament, co-sanctioned by the European Tour and the Asian Tour, provides an impressive USD2.5 million-dollar purse as well as an opportunity for players to gain vital points for the season-ending Dubai World Championship. It also awards exemption status’ on the respective Tours.
This tournament is also part of the PGA Tour of Australasia and Oneasia Tour. The Australian Open was first played in 1904 and takes place toward the end of each year. The winner of the tournament receives the Stonehaven Cup.
Crest Link is also proud to be associated with this prestigious event since 2008. In the years since, Crest Link Has provided the apparel and accessories for all the Tour Officials, VIP’s main tour, and co-sponsors. It has always been one of Crest Link’s priorities to give back and support its homegrown players and national events since its conception. With the Maybank Malaysia Open, it proved to be a perfect fit in terms of its stature as an international event, the caliber of players as well as its venue in Crest Link’s home base of Malaysia. It also shares the stage with other prestigious brands such as Carlsberg, Ricoh, Hilton, Walton Asset Management, and Hyundai.
Along with being the Official Apparel for the event, Crest Link has always had a booth located near the venue entrance which highlights its premium apparel and accessories. Many items are pre-embroidered with the event and venue logo for visitors and souvenir hunters. It has always prided itself on offering the latest styles and uses this event to showcase its latest and its best offerings.