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New Group Director of Agronomy at The Els Club Malaysia

POSTED ON April 21, 2018 @ 9:00 am

Terrance Mohammed has been unveiled as The Els Club Malaysia’s new Group Director of Agronomy. In the role, Mohammed, who has been working in agronomy for over 20 years, will be responsible for managing the three courses across two destinations: The Els Club – Desaru Coast and The Els Club...


Havrilla’s High Hopes for Els Club Malaysia

POSTED ON April 20, 2018 @ 12:55 pm

Stephen Havrilla has assumed the role of General Manager at The Els Club Malaysia. With 19 years of experience of working with Troon Golf, Havrilla has been handed responsibility for operations of The Els Club Malaysia brand across both of its stunning destinations: The Els Club Desaru Coast and The...


Chan Primed for Philippine Golf Course Management Conference

POSTED ON April 14, 2018 @ 9:13 am

Christine Chan Wai-yee, one of Asia’s most respected turfgrass experts, will deliver two keynote presentations at next month’s Philippine Golf Course Management Conference. Organised by the Federation of Golf Clubs Philippines in co-operation with the National Golf Association of the Philippines (NGAP) and supported by the Philippine Sports Commission, the...


Aussie Chris Gray appointed at Singapore Island Country Club

POSTED ON April 13, 2018 @ 12:10 pm

     The Singapore Island Country Club (SICC) has made two senior management appointments. Founded in 1891, the SICC is one of Asia’s most venerable golfing establishments, boasting a total of 81 holes over two locations. The recruitment of industry stalwarts Ray Stopforth (Assistant General Manager) and Chris Gray (Director of...


Upgrading works at TPC Kuala Lumpur on track ahead of 2018 CIMB Classic

POSTED ON April 3, 2018 @ 7:25 am

The upgrading project at TPC Kuala Lumpur’s West Course is on track as it prepares to host the 2018 CIMB Classic, the only PGA TOUR tournament in Southeast Asia, later this year Since November, renovation works to re-surface all the greens on the West Course with TifEagle Bermuda grass, and...


Golfing in the Moonlight at Laguna National

POSTED ON March 30, 2018 @ 2:10 pm

Laguna National Golf & Country Club’s reputation as one of Asia’s most progressive and innovative lifestyle destinations will be enhanced with the unveiling of a Moonlight Golf programme to coincide with the Grand Re-opening of the Classic Course. Named among the Top-100 Golf & Country Clubs in the Platinum Clubs...


KN Golf Links Cam Ranh Gets Shark’s Seal of Approval

POSTED ON March 29, 2018 @ 7:24 am

Greg Norman, one of the most prolific and venerated golf course designers in the world, said during his latest visit to Vietnam that KN Golf Links Cam Ranh’s breadth of character will make for an experience unlike any other in the booming golf nation. “The scale and natural topography of...


PGA Conference returns to Laguna Phuket, Thailand

POSTED ON March 26, 2018 @ 8:12 pm

The PGA Members’ International Conference will return to Thailand and the world renowned Laguna Phuket Resort in November following the success of the inaugural event last year. The conference will be held from 11-14 November and, once again, will bring together PGA Members and delegates from all over the world....


China Sports Forum Returns to Mission Hills

POSTED ON March 23, 2018 @ 12:10 pm

Weibo, a leading social media company in China, and Branded, the Hong Kong-based event producer responsible for the highly successful Sports Matters, YouTube FanFest and ‘All That Matters’ conference series, have announced the second instalment of Sports Connects. Scheduled to take place at Mission Hills, China, from November 26-28, the gathering...


Singapore Golf Industry Commissions Golf Business Advisory Services

POSTED ON March 23, 2018 @ 10:27 am

Golf in Singapore is at an interesting stage of development and is facing challenges from several sectors. At the Government level, the leases for some courses have not been renewed and some have closed or will close over the next few years. The total number of golf courses has dropped...