The shipping industry’s ultimate Golf Tournament

Golf action from The Bay Course (Greek Maritime Golf Event by Charis Akriviadis)


The shipping industry’s ultimate Golf Tournament

On September 3-5, 2021, at Costa Navarino, Messinia



Athens, April 15, 2021Greek Maritime Golf Event, the most successful golf tournament for the shipping community, returns for the 7th year booking its annual appointment with the Greek and world shipping industry, on September 3-5, 2021, at Costa Navarino, in Messinia.

The best golf event in Greece and Cyprus, as distinguished with a Gold award at the 2020 Sports Marketing Awards, is expected to bring together more than 80 leading shipping executives, forming 20 teams of four. Participants will compete at a team level, in a shotgun scramble that will take place on Saturday, September 4th. Golfers will have the chance to play in the two signature 18-hole courses, The Dunes Course and The Bay Course, in an idyllic landscape full of centuries-old olive trees with stunning views of the Ionian Sea, the historic Bay of Navarino and the picturesque port of Pylos.


The recognized Greek PGA golfer, Mr. Thanos Karantzias (Greek Maritime Golf Event by Charis Akriviadis)


Participating teams will claim the significant prizes for the top three positions in the overall standings; while special awards will be given to individual players who will achieve the best scores in the “Longest Drive” and “Closest to the Pin” categories.

Greek Maritime Golf Event is attended by some of the leading shipping companies from Greece and Cyprus as well as great Greek companies that support the event.

The Marshall Islands Registry IRI is the event’s Platinum Sponsor.

Mainline Shipping Company, Onego Shipping Company, Jotun Hellas and Swift Marine are Golden Sponsors.

Arrow Hellas and DNV GL are Silver Sponsors.

MOTODYNAMICS SA is the Signature Sponsor.  

Marine Tours is the event’s Official Travel Partner.

Tototheo Maritime and Poseidonia are the Official Supporters.

Karalis Beach Hotel and Athi Rodi are the event’s Partners.

Boo Productions is the Audio Visual Partner.


Golf action among centuries-old olive trees (Greek Maritime Golf Event by Charis Akriviadis)


You may watch the tournament’s teaser video here:

Greek Maritime Golf Event, is organized by Birdie Events, through an initiative of the recognized Greek PGA golfer, Mr. Thanos Karantzias. The award-winning sports marketing agency of ActiveMedia Group has undertaken the event’s Golf Production. The tournament is addressed exclusively to distinguished executives of the Greek shipping community.

In the context of this year’s Greek Maritime Golf Event, the tournament’s organizer Mr. Thanos Karantzias highlighted: “After the highly successful and safe implementation of our event in 2020, in the Golf Course of Glyfada, with the realization of the strict health measures we had set against the pandemic, we begin our planning in September, at Costa Navarino with the Greek Maritime Golf Event”.


Greek Maritime Golf Event, Costa Navarino 08/06/2019


The tournament will bring together representatives of the Greek and world shipping industry, who will have the opportunity to enjoy their favorite sport, golf, in a completely safe destination, with the necessary approvals of the Health Scientific Committee of the General Secretariat of Sports, taking into account the strict specifications set by the Hellenic Golf Federation.

More information about the schedule of this year’s event and the unique moments that golfers will experience during the tournament, will be announced in the coming weeks.

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