Browsing Golf Industry NewsVIEW ALL

ASIA: Goh Returns to Laguna National as General Manager

POSTED ON March 9, 2022 @ 5:47 pm

More than 16 years after leaving the post he held for the best part of a decade, Peter Goh has returned to Laguna National Golf Resort Club for a second stint as General Manager.

“No stranger to our Club, Peter served Laguna National as General Manager from 1995 to 2005,” said a statement from the 36-hole Singapore club that is a Facility Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.

“With his wealth of knowledge and experience in club operations, we are certain that he will bring about positive changes and enhancements to our Resort Club,” added the statement.

From June 1995 through to December 2002, Goh acted as General Manager, helping to establish Laguna National among the elite golf and country clubs in Singapore and Southeast Asia.

Raising the profile of the Club

In recognition of his contributions, Goh was promoted to Managing Director at the start of 2003, a position he held until July 2005.

Goh said: “I enjoyed a wonderful 10 years at Laguna National, during which we achieved a tremendous amount and succeeded in raising the profile of the Club as one of the prime venues in the region for staging professional golf events.

“I have always had tremendous admiration for Chairman Peter Kwee and his long-term vision. The innovation and progress that’s been made in recent years with the redevelopment of the courses, the building of a new clubhouse and the opening of the Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore is remarkable.

“To have been able to complete all of this in the midst of a global pandemic is astounding. The facilities at Laguna National are truly world-class and are testament to all the effort and planning that has been made over numerous years.

“I look forward to developing a strong working relationship with the talented management team that is currently in place. We have so much to look forward to in the coming months and years.”

Goh’s Background

Goh has been in the service industry since 1979, starting with Singapore Airlines as Station Manager, and has spent the past 38 years as a senior club manager and club professional, predominantly devoted to the golf club and club industry.

Since serving as Location Manager at Singapore Island Country Club from 1983 to 1990, Goh has acted as General Manager at Jurong Country Club, Orchid Country Club, The Pines, Aranda Country Club and the Chinese Swimming Club, as well as Laguna National.

Additionally, he’s Past Chairman of the Asian Club Managers Conference, and Past President of the Club Managers Association of Singapore and Loughborough University Alumni Singapore.

Meanwhile, Laguna National has appointed Mark Isley to the role of Golf Course and Agronomy, General Manager.

“He will play a pivotal role in ensuring the excellent maintenance of the club’s two championship-calibre 18-hole courses. He will also be responsible for preparing the golf courses for major golf tournaments, consolidating that momentum and driving and delivering further improvements in course conditioning and international recognition of Laguna National,” said the statement.

As Director of Golf, Mark Bates will be overseeing planning, development and overall operations of Laguna Practice, Leadbetter Golf Academy, major golf tournaments and other special projects.

Source: agif

Source:

Comments are closed.


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

Clublinks Appointed Minnippi Golf Course Operators in Landmark 25yr Contract

Brisbane City Council has confirmed the appointment of...

Golf Business Forum PGA Expo partners with SHANX

Australia’s most influential golf business event, Golf Business...

Husband/Wife Team Give Marsden Golf Driving Range A New Lease On Life

The Marsden Golf Driving Range, located in the...

NZ: Golfers cry foul over plans to open courses for more people, activities

Golfers are accusing Auckland Council of foul play over a plan to develop courses into more versatile public spaces. The council is...

Parts of Northcote public golf course set aside for community use

A section of Northcote’s public golf course will be freed for community use in a small win for residents, who have been...

Golf Matters 2022, NZ Golf Conference and Expo Key Speakers

The NZCIG is excited to be full steam ahead with Golf Matters 2022, NZ Golf Conference and Expo! Please have a look...

NZ: Thousands of homes proposed for Auckland's Formosa Golf Club

Thousands of homes and apartments are proposed for coastal land in south-east Auckland, with much of the development on the privately owned...

Jack Nicklaus is Being Sued By the Nicklaus Companies

Nicklaus, 82, is being sued for breach of contract with the Nicklaus Companies, as well as tortious interference and...

Troon Acquires ICON Management Services

Troon®, the leader in providing golf and club-related leisure and hospitality services is pleased to announce it has acquired...

ASIA: Nine-Hole Putting Green Addition at Laguna National

Laguna National Golf Resort Club’s latest golfing offering is on track to be unveiled before the mid-way point of...

ASIA: David Rollo steps into Asian Tour Chief Operating Officer role

The Asian Tour is pleased to announce the appointment of David Rollo as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Rollo, who...

Iona Investigates: Golf's health benefits in new video series

Golf’s widespread physical, mental and social health benefits have been brought to life in a new video series from...

Husband/Wife Team Give Marsden Golf Driving Range A New Lease On Life

The Marsden Golf Driving Range, located in the centre of Logan (Qld) near the Berrinba Wetlands, has recently reopened...