Browsing Golf Industry NewsVIEW ALL

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 and managers.

Guest speakers shared their expertise on golf tournament preparations, best practices in greens maintenance, renovation, and landscaping.

Among the local and international industry experts who delivered lectures were Hazel Manarang, Andy Maglipon, Christine Chan, James Sua and Rosalinda Deapera.

A field demonstration, nine-hole golf play, facility tour and a mini-summit series entitled “Growing the game with female and junior development programs,” were also conducted during the event.

Among the panelists in the latter were Orchard CEO and president Conrado Benitez, Ladies Professional Golf Association-accredited teaching pro Stephanie Yu, Women’s Golf Association of the Philippines president Anna Lacson-Haurie, Kau Sai Chau Public Course golf operations head Mike Carey and Syngenta Commercial Head Turf Mick Mclaughlin.

Meanwhile, the delegates from Baguio Country Club and Forest Hills Golf Club won the grand raffle prize — a privilege to attend the 2019 Asian Turfgrass Management Conference in Thailand.

The event was presented by the Asian Golf Industry Federation, in cooperation with The Orchard Golf & Country Club, Federation of Golf Clubs, Inc. and supported by National Golf Association of the Philippines and Philippine Sports Commission.

Comments are closed.


CLICK HERE TO Sign Up for the GIC Newsletter for all the latest Industry News.

Grow the Game Central Golf Recruitment Central Golf Marketing Central

Taylormade Golf selects Golf Warehouse as Partner in exclusi...

New Zealand’s number one golf retailer, Golf Warehouse...

How to communicate change to the “unchangeables”...

Gregg Patterson, Founder and President of “Tribal Magic!!!”, has...

$6.4 million upgrades aimed at transforming Rich River Golf ...

GAME-CHANGING $6.4 million upgrades aimed at transforming Rich...

‘Misogyny gone mad’: Women banned from Queenstown gol...

Arrowtown Golf Club is in the gun for banning women from a weekly competition – a problem New Zealand Golf is this...

Revenue Growth: The surprizing book of green fees...

  Chapter One – The Club Director Every club director requires their club to be profitable.  Every club director should also hold...

Ross Perrett/ Karrie Webb named as new architects for Indooroopil...

Indooroopilly Golf Club (QLD) is delighted to announce the appointment of Perrett Webb Pty Ltd as our new course architects. Indooroopilly Golf...

Dubbo Golf Club receives $1.6 million for irrigation, improved di...

Local and visiting golfers will soon benefit from the single biggest funding boost in the Dubbo Golf Club’s history. Deputy Premier John...

Early commitments to women in golf charter shows promise...

The R&A’s drive to increase the number of women and girls participating in golf and to encourage more opportunities...

Royal Melbourne and Kingston Heath achieve Golfscape’s Top ...

Royal Melbourne Golf Club and Kingston Heath Golf Club have made it to golfscape’s top 20 golf courses from...

Anniversary Celebrations at Hua Hin’s Banyan Golf Club...

Award-winning Banyan Golf Club will celebrate its 10th anniversary in fitting style. To commemorate the occasion, the club is...

European Tour announces exclusive digital broadcast deal with Ch...

The European Tour has secured a long-term partnership with Sina Sports for the exclusive digital broadcast rights to all European...

Greg Norman Releases First-Ever 100% Wagyu Beef Jerky...

Greg Norman and Caribe Producers LLC. announce the release of Greg Norman Signature Wagyu Beef Jerky – the first...

Debate over whether Tasmanian golf museum is home to the world...

In the small town of Bothwell, on Tasmania’s central plateau, there’s an indoor golf game being hailed the oldest...