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Video: China Golf Association and Asian Tour announce strategic partnership

POSTED ON March 23, 2017 @ 12:36 pm

The China Golf Association (CGA) and Asian Tour have announced their strategic partnership which aims to further grow the game through the creation of new tournaments in China that will be co-sanctioned by both organisations. Under this new collaboration, the CGA and Asian Tour plan to stage up to four...


Sustainability in golf seminars in Japan hailed a success

POSTED ON March 18, 2017 @ 6:56 am

Over 400 golf club officials, golf course operators and developers attended two successful Sustainability in Golf seminars staged by The R&A in Japan and Korea this week. A panel of leading international and local experts addressed the delegates on best practice in sustainability to encourage responsible and practical golf facility...


Asian Golf Industry Federation Turfgrass Management Expo Proves a Hit

POSTED ON March 17, 2017 @ 1:41 pm

Pattaya, Thailand: A new venue and a revised format were deemed an overwhelming success at the Asian Golf Industry Federation’s (AGIF) 2017 Turfgrass Management Exposition. More than 250 course superintendents, club managers and industry representatives from 21 countries attended the fifth edition of the event that showcased the very latest...


IMG Adds Cam Ranh Links Golf Resort To Golf Course Management Portfolio

POSTED ON March 16, 2017 @ 1:31 pm

IMG has been appointed to provide pre-opening, marketing and management services to Cam Ranh Links Golf Resort, which is located a short drive from the popular resort city of Nha Trang, Vietnam. Slated to open later this year, the Greg Norman designed 18 hole Championship golf course is part of...


Spots still available for R&A Sustainability in Golf Seminar

POSTED ON March 11, 2017 @ 6:08 pm

Spaces are still available for the forthcoming R&A Sustainability in Golf Seminar in Korea. The R&A has invited a panel of leading international and local experts to present at the seminar at the Nest Hotel, Incheon, on March 17. Golf club officials, golf course operators and developers from the region...


Danang Gears Up for Asia’s Biggest Golf Tourism Event

POSTED ON March 11, 2017 @ 6:01 pm

Branded ‘AGTC on the Beach’, the sixth annual International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) Asia Golf Tourism Convention (AGTC) in Danang will be Asia’s largest-ever golf tourism event. Peter Walton, Chief Executive of organiser IAGTO, visited Danang last week to announce that this year’s AGTC has broken all previous...


Malaysia’s First Certified Golf Course Superintendent recognised

POSTED ON March 11, 2017 @ 5:58 pm

TPC Kuala Lumpur’s greenkeeper Mohd Nizam Othman has acquired the highest qualification as a Certified Golf Course Superintendent (CGCS), making his mark as the first Malaysian to receive the professional certification. With more than 20 years of green-keeping experience, the 44-year old Johorean’s hard work paid off when he proudly...


Yeangder Heritage set for April date on the Asian Tour

POSTED ON March 4, 2017 @ 3:02 pm

Taipei, March 3: The Yeangder Group will extend its strong support for professional golf in the region by title sponsoring the Yeangder Heritage, a new tournament on the 2017 Asian Tour Schedule. The diversified group announced that it has agreed to upgrade its previous Ambassador ADT tournament, which featured on...


All Aboard for SPH Golf Travel Fair

POSTED ON March 3, 2017 @ 1:01 pm

The inaugural SPH (Singapore Press Holdings) Golf Travel Fair will take place this year with a focus on celebrated golfing destinations. To be held at the Mandarin Oriental Singapore Atrium from August 18-20, the gathering will showcase the latest deals in golf travel. Organised by SPH Pacom Pte Ltd, a...


Jutanugarn Sisters appointed Thai Golf Ambassadors

POSTED ON February 24, 2017 @ 3:08 pm

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has appointed golfing sisters Ariya and Moriya Jutanugarn as ‘Thailand Golf Ambassadors’. The move to engage the LPGA Tour stars is part of a plan to enhance the international awareness of Thailand as a world-class golf destination that offers an amazing range of outstanding...