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New Zealand’s Royal Wellington Joins Asian Golf Industry Federation

POSTED ON January 18, 2019 @ 3:28 pm

Wellington, New Zealand: Royal Wellington Golf Club has created a slice of history by becoming the first New Zealand golfing establishment to join the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF). Host of the 2017 Asia Pacific Amateur Championship and the 2018 Annika Australasia Invitational, Royal Wellington is widely regarded as the...

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Hoiana Shores creates dedicated, golf-specific staffing source

POSTED ON January 15, 2019 @ 7:15 pm

In preparation for its opening in 2019, Hoiana Shores Golf Club has secured a long-term pipeline of trained staff through its innovative investment in the Quang Nam-based Golf Operations and Maintenance Vocational College, the first such golf-specific enterprise in all of Asia. The first graduating class of maintenance staffers will...

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Golfplan unveils Thai resort 18 in shadow of Buddha Mountain

POSTED ON January 9, 2019 @ 6:21 pm

With a December christening here at Chee Chan Golf Resort, the course architects at Golfplan (www.golfplan.com) have again showcased their skill at integrating world-class golf holes with signature elements in the local landscape and culture. Here by the Gulf of Siam, the dominant element is the Chee Chan Buddha, whose...

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Golfplan’s Dale Delivers ‘Dream Golf Destination’

POSTED ON December 28, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

The latest Golfplan golf course design has been officially unveiled. Laid out on 550 rai of land in a stunning location next to the famed Chee Chan Buddha Mountain, Chee Chan Golf Resort is being touted as ‘a dream golf destination’. The facility offers five-star international standard services amid picturesque...

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Cam Ranh on Vietnam’s Southern Coastline Takes Off

POSTED ON December 17, 2018 @ 5:13 pm

Vietnam’s Cam Ranh is soaring for the stars with Bangkok Airways emerging as the latest in a string of airlines to unveil a direct route to the pristine coastal destination. Starting Jan. 25, Bangkok Airways will operate four non-stop return flights weekly between Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport and Cam Ranh International...

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Dual accolades for Hong Kong

POSTED ON December 17, 2018 @ 11:33 am

Hong Kong Open presented by Amundi and its host venue, the Hong Kong Golf Club, clinched the Asian Tour Tournament of the Year and the Golf Course of the Year respectively at the Asian Tour Awards Gala on Sunday. As voted by the players, The HONMA Hong Kong Open presented...

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Cam Ranh Scores Major Win at Asian Golf Awards

POSTED ON December 7, 2018 @ 11:53 am

One of Vietnam’s newest golf courses, KN Golf Links – Cam Ranh, made a stellar debut at the 2018 Asian Golf Awards in Thailand recently, winning the prize for Best New Golf Course in Asia Pacific. On Oct. 27, the Greg Norman-designed KN Golf Links officially opened in Cam Ranh,...

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China Raid Nets 29,000 Pieces of Counterfeit Golf Equipment

POSTED ON November 30, 2018 @ 11:57 am

The US Golf Manufacturers Anti-Counterfeiting Working Group (The Golf Group) has announced the largest single seizure in the past five years, confiscating more than 29,000 pieces of counterfeit golf equipment and supplies from a facility in Dongguan, a major industrial centre. Seized in the raid were 592 finished clubs, 1,623...

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