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Bringing High-End Golf Tourism to the Philippines

POSTED ON April 13, 2019 @ 3:56 pm

Manila, Philippines: The benefits of ‘Bringing High-End Golf Tourism to the Philippines’ will come under scrutiny at the Asian Golf Industry Federation’s (AGIF) second Club Management Mini Summit in 2019. Featuring Asian golf tourism guru Mark Siegel, the Summit will be held at Cavite’s The Orchard Golf and Country Club...


Siem Reap Shines at Asia Golf Tourism Convention

POSTED ON April 12, 2019 @ 3:56 pm

Cambodia is poised to become a genuine twin-centre golf destination as a result of two announcements made during the eighth Asia Golf Tourism Convention. The event, held by the global golf tourism organisation IAGTO in Siem Reap, the gateway city to Cambodia’s ancient Angkor temples, was attended by 420 IAGTO...


Manila Focus on ‘Renewing Premier Golf Course Conditions’

POSTED ON April 12, 2019 @ 3:54 pm

Manila, Philippines: Renewing Premier Golf Course Conditions will be the theme at next month’s Philippines 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 two-day event (May 9-10)...


Golf startup Deemples raises US$105K in funding

POSTED ON April 10, 2019 @ 7:26 pm

MALAYSIA-headquartered golfing startup Deemples closed its recent fundraising round at US$105,000 (RM430,085) bringing the total funds raised so far to around US$270,000 (RM1.1 million). Deemples, popularly known as “the Uber for golfers” is a golf app that allows users to find a golf partner to play with whenever and wherever....


Topgolf Introduces First ‘Topgolf Lounge’

POSTED ON April 10, 2019 @ 7:24 pm

Topgolf’s new Topgolf Lounge will offer memorable experiences for communities through its premium lounge seating, wide range of virtual games played on industry-leading Full Swing simulators, massive flat screen TVs, and hand-crafted food and cocktail choices. Global sports entertainment leader Topgolf® today announced its first Topgolf Lounge, set to officially...


Obituary: Arie Irawan meant so much to so many

POSTED ON April 9, 2019 @ 4:45 pm

The photo shows the golfer with his arm around his caddie. They’re both smiling. They should have been. Last year playing on PGA TOUR Series-China, the player, Malaysia’s Arie Irawan, and the caddie, his wife of three weeks, the former Marina Malek, traveled to Guilin, China, where Arie played well...


SEEK: Customer Service Representative – Mizuno Corporation Australia

POSTED ON April 5, 2019 @ 2:20 pm

Throughout our history, Mizuno has believed in the transformative power of sports.  This belief inspires our Mission and purpose in everything we do:  To be the Brand of choice for dedicated athletes in their relentless pursuit of “better”. It is the responsibility of every Mizuno teammate to champion our Mission...


SEEK: Course Manager – Indooroopilly Golf Club – Brisbane

POSTED ON April 5, 2019 @ 1:12 pm

Indooroopilly Golf Club (IGC) is one of Australia’s most highly respected private golf clubs, situated on a 131 hectare site 10 kilometres from the Brisbane CBD. The 36-hole complex features four nines of different character together with extensive training and practice facilities. The course is on a peninsula surrounded by...


Golf Australia applauds budget’s sport, community focus

POSTED ON April 5, 2019 @ 12:05 pm

Golf Australia chief executive Stephen Pitt has lauded a $300million allocation given to sport in Tuesday night’s Federal Budget. Pitt said the commitment, spread over two years, was of great significance not only in Australia’s bid to stay prominent in elite-level competition, but even more so at the grass-roots level....