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ASIA: Laguna Golf Lang Co Retains EarthCheck “Gold” Status

POSTED ON September 22, 2021 @ 6:58 pm

Laguna Golf Lang Co has restated its credentials as one of Vietnam’s greenest clubs by retaining its EarthCheck “Gold Certification” for 2021. With initiatives including a moratorium on single-use plastics and its “edible golf course” planted with rice fields and tended by water buffalos, the …

ASIA: Laguna Golf Lăng Cô’s Asian Tour Target

POSTED ON September 2, 2021 @ 10:32 am

Moves are afoot for Laguna Golf Lăng Cô to stage an Asian Tour event when professional golf in the region is able to resume following the Covid-19 pandemic. Part of the Asian Tour Destinations network, Laguna Golf Lăng Cô boasts an award-winning Faldo Design course …

ASIA: Golf Mourns Passing of Tun Ahmad Sarji

POSTED ON September 1, 2021 @ 7:30 pm

Malaysian golf has lost one of its most influential figures with the death of Tun Ahmad Sarji Abdul Hamid. A champion of Malaysian arts, culture and heritage, Tun Ahmad passed away at the age 82 due to complications arising from Covid-19. A report in ParGolf …

ASIA: Rob Weiks appointed Southeast Asia area manager for Rain Bird Golf

POSTED ON August 7, 2021 @ 8:30 am

Rob Weiks is the newest addition to Rain Bird’s Southeast Asia Golf Team. In his new role as area manager, Weiks will be responsible for Rain Bird’s strategic sales planning, business development and golf market share growth in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Guam and …

ASIA: Singapore Island Country Club Unveils 27-Hole New Course

POSTED ON August 5, 2021 @ 7:04 am

The Singapore Island Country Club (SICC) today unveiled its newest 27-hole golf course, The New Course, to its members. The S$50 million redevelopment project features three nine-hole layouts – Millennium (par-36), Peirce (par-36), and Forest (par-35) – and consists of three 18-hole combinations that will …

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 …