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Anniversary Celebrations at Hua Hin’s Banyan Golf Club

POSTED ON February 16, 2019 @ 1:23 pm

Award-winning Banyan Golf Club will celebrate its 10th anniversary in fitting style. To commemorate the occasion, the club is hosting a 10-Year Anniversary Invitational on Sunday (February 17), featuring members, invited guests and business partners that have contributed to the club’s ‘journey of development’. Under the astute stewardship of GLS...


European Tour announces exclusive digital broadcast deal with China’s Sina Sports

POSTED ON February 14, 2019 @ 8:22 am

The European Tour has secured a long-term partnership with Sina Sports for the exclusive digital broadcast rights to all European Tour events. The agreement will see Sina Sports live-streaming all European Tour tournaments exclusively on all Sina Sports platforms effective immediately until the end of the 2021 season. The European Tour features two of the most exciting Chinese...


AGIF Turfgrass Management Expo Heads to Siam Country Club

POSTED ON February 8, 2019 @ 12:14 pm

Siam Country Club’s Plantation Course will be the venue for the Asian Golf Industry Federation’s (AGIF) 2019 Turfgrass Management Exposition. More than 250 course superintendents and club managers from 20 countries are expected to attend the seventh edition of the event (March 11), that will showcase the very latest in...


New Zealand’s Royal Wellington Joins Asian Golf Industry Federation

POSTED ON January 18, 2019 @ 3:28 pm

Wellington, New Zealand: Royal Wellington Golf Club has created a slice of history by becoming the first New Zealand golfing establishment to join the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF). Host of the 2017 Asia Pacific Amateur Championship and the 2018 Annika Australasia Invitational, Royal Wellington is widely regarded as the...


Hoiana Shores creates dedicated, golf-specific staffing source

POSTED ON January 15, 2019 @ 7:15 pm

In preparation for its opening in 2019, Hoiana Shores Golf Club has secured a long-term pipeline of trained staff through its innovative investment in the Quang Nam-based Golf Operations and Maintenance Vocational College, the first such golf-specific enterprise in all of Asia. The first graduating class of maintenance staffers will...


Golfplan unveils Thai resort 18 in shadow of Buddha Mountain

POSTED ON January 9, 2019 @ 6:21 pm

With a December christening here at Chee Chan Golf Resort, the course architects at Golfplan ( have again showcased their skill at integrating world-class golf holes with signature elements in the local landscape and culture. Here by the Gulf of Siam, the dominant element is the Chee Chan Buddha, whose...


Golfplan’s Dale Delivers ‘Dream Golf Destination’

POSTED ON December 28, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

The latest Golfplan golf course design has been officially unveiled. Laid out on 550 rai of land in a stunning location next to the famed Chee Chan Buddha Mountain, Chee Chan Golf Resort is being touted as ‘a dream golf destination’. The facility offers five-star international standard services amid picturesque...


Cam Ranh on Vietnam’s Southern Coastline Takes Off

POSTED ON December 17, 2018 @ 5:13 pm

Vietnam’s Cam Ranh is soaring for the stars with Bangkok Airways emerging as the latest in a string of airlines to unveil a direct route to the pristine coastal destination. Starting Jan. 25, Bangkok Airways will operate four non-stop return flights weekly between Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport and Cam Ranh International...


Dual accolades for Hong Kong

POSTED ON December 17, 2018 @ 11:33 am

Hong Kong Open presented by Amundi and its host venue, the Hong Kong Golf Club, clinched the Asian Tour Tournament of the Year and the Golf Course of the Year respectively at the Asian Tour Awards Gala on Sunday. As voted by the players, The HONMA Hong Kong Open presented...