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Golf Matters on the Agenda at High-Profile Conference

POSTED ON August 19, 2017 @ 9:15 am

Golf will feature prominently during next month’s Sports Matters conference. Part of the award-winning All That Matters, Asia’s leading music, sports and entertainment industry conference, the Ritz-Carlton Millenia in Singapore is the venue for the event, from September 11-13. The Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) is one of the Supporting...

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Chuah Choo Chiang bids farewell to the Asian Tour

POSTED ON August 18, 2017 @ 1:37 pm

Asian Tour’s Communications Director Chuah Choo Chiang bids farewell after working for the organisation for nearly eighteen seasons. Chiang will instead move on to working with the PGA TOUR based in Kuala Lumpur, and will commence work from Monday, August 21. “Today will be my last official day with the...

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Greg Norman Golf Course Design Stamps Mark at Ho Tram

POSTED ON August 18, 2017 @ 1:14 pm

Members of Greg Norman Golf Course Design and the maintenance crew at The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip are working to bring a key feature of the acclaimed, coastal course back to the forefront. Since construction began on The Bluffs in 2012, vegetation has overtaken some of the dunes, diminishing the...

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Zhang Appointed to Pacific Links International Business Development Team

POSTED ON August 18, 2017 @ 1:12 pm

Pacific Links International (PLI) has welcomed Victor Zhang to its business development team. Zhang joined PLI in 2013 as the assistant to Du Sha, Chairman of Pacific Links International. For four years, he travelled with Du on all business meetings around the world. In his role as Vice President, Pacific...

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Kudos to Student-Turned-Presenter Kadir

POSTED ON August 11, 2017 @ 2:31 pm

Azhan Kadir, Head of Human Resources at TPC Kuala Lumpur, created a notable slice of history at the fifth course to be offered under the Business Management Institute (BMI) Asia Pacific education programme. Presented by the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) and the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA), the...

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The Asian Tour Becomes an Affiliate of the R&A

POSTED ON August 7, 2017 @ 6:38 pm

The Asian Tour has become an affiliate of The R&A enabling both bodies to work more closely together to support the development of golf in Asia. The R&A will provide support over three years towards the Asian Tour’s developmental tour and will engage with the tour on Rules education and...

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Dale-designed Nine Bridges to host CJ Cup

POSTED ON August 2, 2017 @ 5:28 pm

After 18 years of non-stop plaudits, planning and primping, The Club at Nine Bridges is ready for its close-up. That moment of broad exposure comes 19-22 October 2017, when the U.S. PGA Tour visits The Club at Nine Bridges for the newly minted CJ Cup, the tournament that now kicks...

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Schmidt-Curley Design Set To Open Second Course In Vietnam

POSTED ON August 1, 2017 @ 5:36 am

Award-winning Schmidt-Curley Design has completed grassing at their latest course in Vietnam, named FLC Ha Long Bay , set high above the old town of Ha Long and overlooking the spectacular UNESCO World Heritage-listed region of Ha Long Bay. This is the third project the company has designed for the...

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Thailand Golf Travel Mart 2017 to promote kingdom as golfing hub

POSTED ON July 29, 2017 @ 10:47 pm

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is hosting the Thailand Golf Travel Mart (TGTM) 2017from 25-28 July in the stunning environs of Khao Yai in Nakhon Ratchasima. Once again, the event has seen golf tour operators and buyers from key international markets meet with suppliers and golf course owners from...

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Debating the Future of Golf in Malaysia

POSTED ON July 29, 2017 @ 10:19 pm

The Future of Golf in Malaysia is the theme for a high-profile panel discussion this week. The July 27 debate will be the centrepiece of a Mini Summit taking place on the sidelines of the fifth course to be offered under the Business Management Institute (BMI) Asia Pacific education programme...

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