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10th Anniversary Celebrations for Faldo Series Vietnam Championship

POSTED ON June 22, 2017 @ 9:08 am

Aspiring young Vietnamese golfers will tread in the footsteps of reigning Masters champion Sergio Garcia when they line up in this week’s 10th edition of the Faldo Series Vietnam Championship. For the second year in succession, the R&A World Amateur Golf Ranking-counting event, which acts as the third leg of...


Golf in China: Setting the Record Straight

POSTED ON June 5, 2017 @ 6:55 pm

When the Chinese Government issued its official paper on golf in January, Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) President Richard Walne immediately called a colleague to discuss what he thought was promising news. His take was contrary to misleading reports from Western media outlets portraying another blow against golf in the world’s...


BRG Group’s Golf Course Quartet Join Asian Golf Industry Federation

POSTED ON June 5, 2017 @ 10:52 am

The BRG Group’s four existing golf clubs have joined the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) as Golf Course Facility Members. One of Vietnam’s most active golf course owners and developers, the BRG Group’s golfing portfolio includes BRG Kings Island Golf Resort, BRG Ruby Tree Golf Resort, BRG Danang Golf Resort...


Dale Aiming to Transform Reconstruction Ritual at Nine Bridges

POSTED ON June 4, 2017 @ 8:44 am

In opting for a first-in-the-region Durabunker installation at The Club at Nine Bridges, architect David Dale and the PGA Tour’s Steve Wenzloff are looking to transform a reconstruction ritual from every other year to every other decade. Dale’s design at The Club at Nine Bridges, which opened in 2001 and...



POSTED ON June 1, 2017 @ 9:52 am

In late 2016, the PGA TOUR announced THE CJ CUP @ NINE BRIDGES would be added to the TOUR’s 2017-18 FedExCup Regular Season schedule, with the 78-player event becoming the country’s first official PGA TOUR tournament. Seven months later, the TOUR revealed the tournament’s eligibility categories as top PGA TOUR...


Honma Golf Annual Results; Net Profit Rose by 38.9% Hitting JPY5.0 Billion

POSTED ON May 31, 2017 @ 9:09 pm

Honma Golf Limited (“Honma Golf” or the “Company”; together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”, stock code: 06858), one of the most prestigious and iconic brands in the golf industry, announces the consolidated results for the year ended 31 March 2017(the “Period”). Financial Highlights: – Revenue rose by 8.4% on reported...


Tours Make Strategic Appointment

POSTED ON May 27, 2017 @ 3:08 pm

The Asian Tour and European Tour have jointly appointed Jeff Kimble as Commercial Director. Kimble assumed his role on May 15 and is working from the Tours’ office in Sentosa. A senior business professional with over 25 years of marketing, commercial and management experience in consumer and luxury goods across...


Another First in Store for Saujana

POSTED ON May 27, 2017 @ 11:06 am

The European Tour Qualifying School will venture to Asia for the first time this year when Saujana Golf & Country Club hosts a First Stage Qualifier. The Kuala Lumpur venue, which held this year’s Maybank Championship and is a Golf Course Facility Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation, has...


Phuket Pushing to Become Sports Tourism Hub

POSTED ON May 26, 2017 @ 5:04 pm

Laguna Golf Phuket will return to the spotlight when it plays host to this week’s Singha Phuket Open. A new undertaking organised by Sports Management Group (SMG) with Singha Corporation as the founding sponsor, the event is being used to promote Phuket as a sports tourism hub. Headlining the field...