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PGA TOUR China partners with Shankai Sports

POSTED ON December 8, 2017 @ 10:57 am

Shankai Sports has signed an agreement to manage the operations of PGA TOUR China’s new series for a 20-year period from 2018, both parties announced on Thursday. The PGA TOUR China Series was held from 2014 through 2016 and will resume with qualifying schools next month after a year’s hiatus....


The PGA of Great Britain and Ireland Joins Forces with AGIF

POSTED ON December 2, 2017 @ 7:00 am

Following on from the success of its first overseas PGA Members’ International Conference in Thailand, The Professional Golfers Association, Great Britain and Ireland has signed up as an Executive Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF). The PGA of Great Britain and Ireland is the latest international body to...


Ba Na Hills Named Asia’s Best Course at World Golf Awards

POSTED ON December 2, 2017 @ 6:45 am

For the second year in a row, Ba Na Hills Golf Club has earned a prominent place on one of the biggest stages in world golf. Last night, the Luke Donald design on the outskirts of Danang won ‘Asia’s Best Golf Course’ at the 2017 World Golf Awards in La...


Inaugural overseas PGA Conference deemed a big success

POSTED ON November 30, 2017 @ 8:32 am

The PGA Members’ International Conference will return to Thailand in 2018 following the success of the inaugural event held at the stunning Laguna Phuket resort earlier this month. The conference brought together PGA Members and delegates from 14 countries to one of Asia’s finest fully integrated resorts and home of...


Greg Norman course in Vietnam scores big in Spain

POSTED ON November 28, 2017 @ 2:31 pm

The Bluffs’ Head of Golf Operations is Australian Patrick Kelly, second from the left   The Ho Tram Strip has had to expand its trophy case once again after winning ‘Vietnam’s Best Golf Hotel,’ ‘Asia’s Best Golf Hotel’ and — the coup de grâce — ‘World’s Best Golf Hotel’ at the annual...


Golfasian Bags Triple Whammy of Honors At World Golf Awards

POSTED ON November 27, 2017 @ 9:58 am

BANGKOK, Thailand (November 26, 2017) — GOLFASIAN has continued its hot streak at the World Golf Awards, picking up top honors in three categories at the 2017 event. The company, Asia’s largest golf tour operator, was one of the big winners at the gala ceremony, held this year at the...


Myotha Golf Club to be completed in December

POSTED ON November 18, 2017 @ 10:39 am

The construction of the Myotha National Golf Club in Mandalay-Myotha industrial park will be completed in December, the club’s managing director said. “The whole 18 holes golf will be finished in December,” said U Tun Tun Aung, managing director of Mandalay-Myotha Industrial Development Public Company. “People can play but we need...


Record Turnout at AGIF Malaysian Turfgrass Management Seminar

POSTED ON November 10, 2017 @ 6:31 pm

Golf course managers, course superintendents, club managers, greenkeepers and mechanics turned out in record numbers to support the third Golf Course Superintendents Association of Malaysia (GCSAM) and Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) Turfgrass Management Seminar. Organised under the auspices of the Malaysian Golf Association (MGA), the seminar and field day at...


Toro Appoints New Regional Sales Manager

POSTED ON November 10, 2017 @ 6:27 pm

Toro has announced the appointment of Gareth Knight to the position of Regional Sales Manager, Southeast Asia, Equipment. Knight was previously employed by the Toro distributor in Dubai, Hydro Turf. He brings a wealth of knowledge to his role, as he was the Manager for Equipment and Irrigation at Hydro...


Experienced Trio Join Asian Golf Industry Federation Board

POSTED ON November 3, 2017 @ 12:44 pm

Three new faces have been added to the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) Board of Directors. During the annual meeting at TPC Kuala Lumpur, the appointments of Anchalica ‘Annie’ Boriraj (Ransomes Jacobsen), Janeke Hoffman (Rain Bird) and Andrew Johnston (Sentosa Golf Club) were ratified. Richard Walne, President of the AGIF,...