BMW Hole-in-One Award 2021-2022
Press Release | 2022.05.13

BMW Financial Services Thailand presents one-year BMW 520d M Sport Driving Package to amateur golfer scoring hole-in-one in BMW Golf Cup 2021-22 qualifying

Mr. Björn Antonsson (centre), Chief Executive Officer, and Khun Amnaj Wajanawiwat (far right), General Manager, BMW Brand Finance, BMW Financial Services Thailand, presented the one-year BMW 520d M Sport All-in Driving Package to amateur golfer who hit hole-in-one in the BMW Golf Cup International 2021-2022 Qualifying – Khun Pannawat Phumdornsai (far left).


Bangkok. BMW Financial Services Thailand has awarded a one-year plan for the BMW 520d  M Sport All-in Driving Package (including first-class insurance and petrol – total value of THB 600,000) to Khun Pannawat Phumdornsai, the amateur golfer who hit a hole-in-one in the qualifying round of the BMW Golf Cup 2021-2022 tournament.


The BMW Golf Cup 2021-2022 qualifying round was organised from March 2021 to March 2022, with a total of 19 tournaments. Khun Pannawat Phumdornsai from Millennium Auto downed the winning shot at the 170-yard 5th hole at Nikanti Golf Club, Nakhon Pathom. On this occasion, Mr. Björn Antonsson, Chief Executive Officer, BMW Financial Services Thailand and Khun Amnaj Wajanawiwat, General Manager, BMW Brand Finance, BMW Financial Services Thailand personally congratulated and offered the prize to the winner.


The BMW Golf Cup has been one of the world’s most renowned amateur golf tournaments since 1982. More than 2,300 amateur golfers across Thailand are participating to become one of the 114 golfers progressing to the national final round this year. The three winners will then proceed to the BMW Golf Cup International World Final to face other contestants in 2023 tournament.

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BMW Hole-in-One Award 2021-2022

Khun Pannawat Phumdornsai,an amateur golfer from Millennium Auto who hit the hole-in-one shot in the qualifying round at Nikanti Golf Club, Nakhon Pathom

  • The BMW Group  

    With its four brands BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad, the BMW Group is the world’s leading premium manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles and also provides premium financial and mobility services. The BMW Group production network comprises 31 production and assembly facilities in 15 countries; the company has a global sales network in more than 140 countries.  

    In 2021, the BMW Group sold over 2.5 million passenger vehicles and more than 194,000 motorcycles worldwide. The profit before tax in the financial year 2020 was € 5.222 billion on revenues amounting to € 98.990 billion. As of 31 December 2020, the BMW Group had a workforce of 120,726 employees.

    The success of the BMW Group has always been based on long-term thinking and responsible action. The company set the course for the future at an early stage and consistently makes sustainability and efficient resource management central to its strategic direction, from the supply chain through production to the end of the use phase of all products.

    BMW Group Thailand  

    BMW Group Thailand, a subsidiary of BMW AG, Germany, was established on the 3rd October 1998. The four entities of BMW Group Thailand are BMW (Thailand) Co., Ltd. with responsibility for wholesales & marketing of BMW Group products, BMW Manufacturing (Thailand) Co., Ltd. with responsibility for BMW and BMW Motorrad local production, BMW Leasing (Thailand) Co., Ltd. with responsibility for financial services offerings to both wholesale and retail customers, and BMW Parts Manufacturing (Thailand) Co., Ltd., with responsibility for supplying components for the assembly of BMW Motorrad vehicles at BMW Group Manufacturing Thailand’s Plant in Rayong.

    In 2021, BMW Group Thailand recorded a stable performance with 11,032 BMW and MINI registrations. A total of 9,982 BMW vehicles and 1,050 MINI vehicles were registered last year. BMW Motorrad Thailand maintained its performance in 2021 with 1,197 motorcycle registrations.

    On the production side, the BMW Group Manufacturing Thailand plant was founded on BMW Group’s strong belief in the growth potential of Asian markets and Thailand in particular with its unique location, strong manufacturing base, and ready supply of skilled automotive labor, being an automotive hub for ASEAN. On-going investment has been put into the expansion of plant Rayong in terms of assembling processes, aiming to meet growing customer demand. In addition, with approximately 4 billion Thai Baht representing the amount of annual purchasing in Thailand, the BMW Global Purchasing office has been established in Thailand. This is to source various components from local suppliers in Thailand and the broader ASEAN region, in order to supply the entire BMW production network of 31 production and assembly facilities, located in 15 countries worldwide.  

    BMW Group Manufacturing Thailand produces the following 18 models: BMW 2 Series, BMW 3 Series, BMW 5 Series, BMW 7 Series, BMW X1, BMW X3, BMW X5, BMW X6 and BMW X7. For BMW Motorrad, the BMW F 900 R, BMW F 900 XR, BMW F 750 GS, BMW F 850 GS, BMW F 850 GS Adventure, BMW R 1250 GS, BMW R 1250 GS Adventure, BMW S 1000 R and BMW S 1000 RR are also locally assembled at the plant. In addition, BMW Group Manufacturing Thailand now assembles five BMW plug-in hybrid models; BMW 330e, BMW 530e, BMW X3 xDrive30e, BMW X5 xDrive45e and BMW 745Le xDrive.

    For further information, please contact: 
    BMW Group Thailand  

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