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ASIA: Gray and Calver Spearhead New AGIF Board

POSTED ON February 19, 2024 @ 8:06 am

Singapore: Chris Gray and Adam Calver will continue to spearhead the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) for a further two years. At the Federation’s 14th Annual General Meeting, Gray and Calver were re-elected unopposed to the positions of President and Vice-President of the AGIF for a second term. “These …

R&A officials visit Vietnam, promise strong support to golf

POSTED ON February 12, 2024 @ 5:09 pm

The R&A said it is committed to supporting Vietnamese partners in advising and sponsoring plans to push golf growth through youth training programmes; and improving the quality of the VGA Tour system at all levels.   The R&A Chief Development Officer Phil Anderton (fourth, right) makes a …

Vietnam Golf Coast Clubs Plan For Another Milestone Year

POSTED ON February 7, 2024 @ 7:42 pm

DANANG, VIETNAM (February 7, 2024) – Vietnam Golf Coast (VGC) clubs are targeting another milestone year for Central Vietnam as a hub for golf in Asia following a record-breaking 2023. “Momentum is with Central Vietnam as a golf destination at the moment and we are …

New Singapore Drive to Grow Golf

POSTED ON January 31, 2024 @ 7:17 am

Singapore: A second tri-partite Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been inked between the Singapore Golf Association (SGA), Singapore Professional Golfers’ Association (SPGA), and NTUC Club, aiming to make golf even more accessible and inclusive for all Singaporeans. Under the first MOU, signed in 2021 to …

Centaur Asia Pacific hits 21st birthday this year

POSTED ON January 24, 2024 @ 7:00 am

Hong Kong SAR, China: Centaur Asia Pacific, a premier provider of sports turf maintenance and construction solutions, is proudly commemorating its 21st birthday this year. Established in 2003 in a modest office in Hong Kong, the company has evolved into a prominent entity with multiple …

AGIF Conference Heading to Hanoi in 2024

POSTED ON January 3, 2024 @ 8:18 am

Hanoi, Vietnam: Hanoi, one of the region’s most vibrant golfing destinations, has been confirmed as the venue for the third edition of the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) Conference. Following two successful years at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Danang, the largest annual gathering of …

Bangkok Date for PGA of GB&I Summit

POSTED ON January 3, 2024 @ 8:13 am

Bangkok, Thailand: This year’s PGA of Great Britain & Ireland ( is heading to Bangkok. “We are delighted to announce that the 2024 PGA Members’ International Conference will be held at The Banyan Tree Bangkok,” said a spokesperson for the association. Open to all PGA …

The oldest golf course in Hong Kong awarded Unesco Asia-Pacific Award

POSTED ON December 26, 2023 @ 12:41 pm

The oldest golf course in Hong Kong, which is the focus of a contentious reconstruction proposal, won an award at the Unesco Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation in 2023. However, the course’s management has stated that it won’t be used as leverage to keep …

Faldo Hosts Grand Opening Event at Vattanac Golf Resort

POSTED ON December 20, 2023 @ 5:29 pm

As Sir Nick Faldo focuses his time on his global design firm, he has now officially opened Vattanac Golf Resort, a 36-hole Faldo Design facility in  Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The West Course was named “Best Golf Course” in Cambodia at both the 2022 and 2023 …

ASIA: Sir Nick Faldo Opens Royal Long An Golf & Villas Vietnam

POSTED ON November 29, 2023 @ 6:06 pm

Sir Nick Faldo attended the Grand Opening of Royal Long An Golf & Villas, his newest design to officially open 18 of what will be a 27-hole design in southern Vietnam just 50 Km from Ho Chi Minh City in the Long An Province. The …