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Asia Golf Tourism Convention Returns to Malaysia

POSTED ON August 17, 2019 @ 6:41 pm

  The International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) will stage its ninth annual Asia Golf Tourism Convention (AGTC) in Malaysia next year. It will be the first time the event has been held in Malaysia since the inaugural AGTC in 2012. To take place from March 30-April 2, the...

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Sign Up for Indonesia Club Management Mini Summit

POSTED ON August 16, 2019 @ 6:41 pm

Dr Larry Ross and Steven Thielke will share their vast experience at this month’s Indonesia Club Management Mini Summit. Jointly organised and presented by the Golf Course Management Association of Indonesia (GCMAI) and the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF), the August 27 gathering will be held at Gading Raya Golf....

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The Bluffs Hits Its Big Five On a High

POSTED ON August 13, 2019 @ 4:08 pm

Anniversaries, traditionally, are a time for reflection. But Vietnam’s top rated golf course, The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip, is is fixed on the future as it celebrates its 5th birthday this year. Since opening in 2014, the Greg Norman-designed course has helped raise the bar for the game in Vietnam...

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Laguna Raises the Bar for 19th Holes in Vietnam

POSTED ON August 1, 2019 @ 5:01 pm

Visitors to Laguna Golf Lang Co, one of Vietnam’s top courses, now have even more call to toast a life well led following the launch of 67, the nation’s plushest clubhouse bar. The 19th hole has traditionally been a refuge away from the course, a place from which to celebrate...

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The Bluffs Gets Kudos For Aiding Vietnam’s Golf Growth

POSTED ON July 30, 2019 @ 6:43 pm

Ever since its debut five years ago, The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip has been in the vanguard of Vietnam’s emergence as one of Asia’s most exciting destinations for golf. Its efforts to grow the game in the Southeast Asian nation were given the official seal of approval last week when...

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With 3 projects in works, Golfplan still leading SK’s public revolution

POSTED ON July 30, 2019 @ 12:42 pm

Having designed the first public facility here, in 1982, and led the country’s second wave of public golf development during the 1990s, the course architects at Golfplan-Dale & Ramsey are today spearheading Stage III with one stand-alone, public project newly opened and another three in various stages of development. The...

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Laguna National Welcomes Jack of all Trades!

POSTED ON July 20, 2019 @ 1:10 pm

Laguna National Golf & Country Club has welcomed Jack Wong into the fold as its new Golf Operations and Member Services Manager. From caddie to coach and rules guru to tournament director, there are few areas in golf which Wong has not experienced during more than a decade in the...

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TPC Kuala Lumpur Gains Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Certification

POSTED ON July 19, 2019 @ 1:09 pm

TPC Kuala Lumpur has been recognised as the first and only fully certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary for Golf in Malaysia. The Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Programme for Golf Courses, endorsed by the United States Golf Association, provides information and guidance to help golf courses preserve and enhance wildlife habitat and protect...

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Danang Focus on Golf Course Conditioning and Tourism

POSTED ON July 13, 2019 @ 8:45 am

Some 100 attendees from clubs in Vietnam as well as representatives from venues in Cambodia, Myanmar and other countries in Southeast Asia are expected to attend the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF)-organised Vietnam Club and Turfgrass Management Seminar and Club Tours (July 24-26). The attendees will range in role from...

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Sentosa Golf Club Savours Sustainability Awards

POSTED ON July 13, 2019 @ 8:42 am

Sentosa Golf Club is celebrating further recognition for its green efforts after picking up an award double during the 2019 RHT RMF GAIL Sustainability Day. Located on the paradise island of Sentosa and home of the championship-staging Serapong and New Tanjong courses, the club, which strives to be ‘the world’s...

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