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Laguna National Welcomes Leadbetter Golf Academy

POSTED ON June 22, 2018 @ 1:37 pm

Trail-blazing instructor David Leadbetter will bring his unique brand of teaching to Singapore’s Laguna National Golf & Country Club. Scheduled to celebrate its soft opening on June 22, the Leadbetter Golf Academy (LGA) will be housed at Laguna National’s state-of-the-art Teaching and Practice Facility. It is expected to commence full operation...


New Garden Course Planned at Tanah Merah

POSTED ON June 22, 2018 @ 1:35 pm

Tanah Merah Country Club (TMCC) has appointed Robert Trent Jones II (RTJ II) to revamp its Garden Course. At the 35th annual general meeting of the Asian Golf Industry Federation Golf Course Facility Member in April, Ho Beng Huat confirmed that the Club was planning to redevelop the Garden Course...


Hills sign MOU with Jababeka Golf Club and The President University Foundation

POSTED ON June 12, 2018 @ 9:18 pm

Hills Golf Academy in Jimboomba, Queensland has struck an agreement with Jababeka Golf Club and The President University Foundation In Indonesia on the weekend, after 9 months of meetings and negotiations. Jababeka Golf Club is a world class facility designed by Nick Faldo and is located about 45 kilometres east of...


Golfplan to break ground on Singapore renovation, at Seletar

POSTED ON June 12, 2018 @ 12:56 pm

Seletar Country Club has selected Golfplan to direct a sweeping, $20 million renovation to begin this summer — no surprise, as few if any course architecture firms better understand the physical and market terrain here the highly regulated island nation. Led by partners Kevin Ramsey and David Dale, Golfplan (


Pacific Coast Design Joins Asian Golf Industry Federation

POSTED ON June 1, 2018 @ 12:23 pm

Pacific Coast Design (PCD), one of Asia’s foremost golf architecture teams, has joined the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF). Over the course of the past 32 years, PCD has been involved in more than 50 major golf-related projects across Asia. Paul Reeves, PCD Director, said the educational programmes being undertaken...


2018 PH Golf Course Management Conference a success

POSTED ON May 21, 2018 @ 10:22 am

Over a hundred delegates from 31 golf clubs across the country participated in the annual Philippine Golf Course Management Conference held May 3 to 4 at the Orchard Golf and Country Club in Dasmariñas, Cavite. The two-day conference was organized for the continuous professional development of Filipino golf club superintendents...


Malaysian Golf Awards: ‘Occasion of Joy’

POSTED ON May 20, 2018 @ 9:23 am

Golf’s high achievers were recognised and celebrated in the 2018 Malaysian Golf Awards. Jointly organised by ParGolf and the Malaysian Golf Association (MGA), the nation’s only industry-wide awards are presented by Tourism Malaysia and Club Car, an Executive Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation. Held at Acappella Suite Hotel...


Golf Tourism in Vietnam Poised to Become Billion-Dollar Business

POSTED ON May 19, 2018 @ 9:15 am

Golf tourism to Vietnam is on course to become a billion-dollar business by 2020. Speaking at an Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF)-organised Club Management Mini Summit in Ho Chi Minh City, golf tourism expert Mark Siegel predicted a flourishing future for the country’s inbound golf tourism industry. Although the sport...


Philippines Tourism Promotions Board Targets Golf Travel

POSTED ON May 18, 2018 @ 4:22 pm

Golf travel was recognised by the Philippines Tourism Promotions Board as a pillar of its planned five-year sports tourism strategy at the seventh Asia Golf Tourism Convention (AGTC). The event, held at Resorts World’s Manila Marriott Hotel and organised by global golf tourism industry body IAGTO (International Association of Golf...


Vietnam Turfgrass Management Seminar Enjoys Top-Level Support

POSTED ON May 13, 2018 @ 11:59 am

High-profile golf course maintenance product brands will be to the fore at this week’s Vietnam Turfgrass Management Education Seminar. More than 50 superintendents, course managers, workshop managers and mechanics from some 20 Vietnamese golf clubs will attend the event Song Be Golf Resort on Thursday (May 10). The gathering is...