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ASIA: The R&A continues support of AGIF’s Certificate in Greenkeeping

POSTED ON July 28, 2021 @ 5:58 pm

The R&A, the game’s ruling golf organisation, has confirmed its continued backing for the Asian Golf Industry Federation’s (AGIF) Certificate in Greenkeeping (CIG). News of The R&A’s extended support comes in the wake of an outstanding set of results by the latest batch of greenkeepers …

ASIA: Mees Appointed GM at Aquella Golf and Country Club

POSTED ON July 28, 2021 @ 5:47 pm

Scotsman Simon Mees has been appointed as General Manager at Aquella Golf and Country Club, Thailand’s newest golfing establishment. “Simon boasts more than 25 years of experience in golf course management and will undoubtedly be a huge asset to Aquella as the club becomes operational,” …

ASIA: Bright Future Predicted for Asian Golf Industry Federation

POSTED ON July 21, 2021 @ 7:09 pm

Now into its second decade, the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) is well positioned to diversify and grow, according to outgoing CEO Eric Lynge. Standing down from his position at the helm of the AGIF, Lynge painted a bright picture for the Federation’s future. Reflecting …

ASIA: AGS Leading GM to be leader at the new Aquella Golf & Country Club

POSTED ON July 10, 2021 @ 7:29 am

𝗔𝗾𝘂𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗮 𝗚𝗼𝗹𝗳 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗖𝗼𝘂𝗻𝘁𝗿𝘆 𝗖𝗹𝘂𝗯 𝗶𝗻 𝗣𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗴 𝗡𝗴𝗮, 𝗧𝗵𝗮𝗶𝗹𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗶𝘀 𝗽𝗿𝗲𝗽𝗮𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗶𝘁𝘀 𝗽𝗿𝗲𝘃𝗶𝗲𝘄 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘆 𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗻 𝗔𝘂𝗴𝘂𝘀𝘁 𝟭𝘀𝘁, 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟭. 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝟭𝟴-𝗵𝗼𝗹𝗲 𝗰𝗵𝗮𝗺𝗽𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗽 𝗽𝗮𝗿-𝟳𝟮 𝗰𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗲 𝗲𝘅𝘁𝗲𝗻𝗱𝘀 𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿 𝟳,𝟬𝟬𝟬 𝘆𝗮𝗿𝗱𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗵𝗲𝗮𝗿𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗔𝗾𝘂𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗮 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗲𝘅. 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗔𝗾𝘂𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗮 𝗱𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗹𝗼𝗽𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗼𝗰𝗰𝘂𝗽𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝟭.𝟴 𝗺𝗶𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝘀𝗾𝘂𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗺𝗲𝘁𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗶𝗻 …

ASIA: New Wellbeing Sanctuary Coming to Laguna Lang Co Resort

POSTED ON July 3, 2021 @ 11:19 am

Laguna Lang Co is leading the charge for a different kind of wellness experience in Vietnam following the launch by Banyan Tree of Wellbeing Sanctuaries, its multi-ranging new concept. With the global pandemic and its wide-ranging repercussions impacting mental and physical health, wellbeing opportunities are …

Jerome Ng to Step Down as SGA General Manager

POSTED ON June 23, 2021 @ 5:53 pm

Jerome Ng will be moving on from his role as General Manager of the Singapore Golf Association (SGA), effective August 20. Ng was a national golfer for over a decade and represented Singapore in numerous major games. He first joined the SGA in 2015 and …

ASIA: Managers plea for courses to open as golf is a non-danger sport

POSTED ON June 21, 2021 @ 8:37 am

In light of the projections of the pandemic recovery plan announced the government this week, the Golf Club Managers Association of Malaysia (GCMAM) feel the sport should be seen in a different light. And to be more precise, the association feels that golf is a …

ASIA: Golfasian acquires events firm FORE Management Group

POSTED ON June 15, 2021 @ 7:31 pm

Golfasian has acquired FORE Management Group, a respected organiser of golf events in Thailand, according to the company’s statement released Monday. Golfasian founder and chairman Mark Siegel in an email newsletter to clients worldwide referred to FORE Management Group’s “formidable track record that includes Thailand …

ASIA: Mandai Executive Golf Course faces uncertainty before leases expiry

POSTED ON June 14, 2021 @ 6:13 pm

The long-term future of Mandai Executive Golf Course is up in the air with plans for the site under review. Without giving a specific date, a spokesman for national water agency PUB told The Straits Times that the current golf course operator’s lease expires in …