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Mike Orloff to speak at India Golf & Turf Expo 2019

POSTED ON March 19, 2019 @ 9:20 am

Organized by the Golf Industry Association (GIA), India Golf Expo brings together India’s golfing fraternity of India and experts from around the world with the intent to share knowledge, experiences and chart the course for the future of golf in the country. IGE 2019 will see around 50 domestic and...


Points and Prizes on Offer to Delegates at Pattaya Conference

POSTED ON March 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

Multiple benefits will be on offer to attendees at next week’s conference on Sustainable Turfgrass Management in Asia. Held under the auspices of the Thai Golf Course Superintendents’ Association (TGCSA), the conference is part of a three-day gathering that also includes an Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) Turfgrass Management Exposition....


Asian Golf Industry Federation Confirms Schedule of Events

POSTED ON March 17, 2019 @ 5:28 pm

The Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) will stage educational events in six countries across the region between now and the end of the year. Speaking at this week’s Turfgrass Management Seminar and Exposition in Pattaya, Eric Lynge, the AGIF’s Chief Executive Officer, confirmed further gatherings targeted at course superintendents and...


Vietnam May Be World’s Fastest-Growing Golf Market

POSTED ON March 12, 2019 @ 7:41 pm

Of the 209 countries around the world with golf courses, the fastest-growing market just might be in Vietnam. Vietnam currently has 78 golf courses plus another 43 in different stages of development, according to the R&A’s latest Golf Around the World Report, which is based on the National Golf Foundation’s...


Water Buffalo Eat Up Nick Faldo Design

POSTED ON March 4, 2019 @ 6:13 pm

One of Vietnam’s leading golf layouts, Laguna Golf Lang Co, is staying at the top of its maintenance game by utilizing the talents of a very special group of greenkeepers: a family of water buffalo. As every superintendent worth his or her salt will tell you, prime conditioning is key...


Tanah Merah Unveils Reimagined Tampines Course

POSTED ON March 3, 2019 @ 4:08 pm

Tanah Merah Country Club (TMCC) is celebrating the official opening of its reimagined and redeveloped Tampines Course and Clubhouse with a charity tournament. Even before a ball was struck today, more than S$500,000 had been raised to benefit three charities – Mediacorp Enable Fund; Down Syndrome Association (Singapore); and Stroke...


Singapore Island Country Club Refurbishment Underway

POSTED ON March 2, 2019 @ 12:06 pm

The Singapore Island Country Club (SICC), the largest member-owned golf and country club in the region, has begun construction on its extensive S$50 million renovation on the New and Millennium courses. The 27-hole layout offers a stunning setting, bordering the nation’s nature reserve. More than 80 golfers and club officials...


Homes on Fanling golf course from 2024

POSTED ON February 21, 2019 @ 8:21 pm

Thirty-two hectares of the Fanling Golf Course will be taken back by the government in 2023 and be ready for public housing to begin in 2024, says the Secretary for Development Michael Wong Wai-lun. But the government has no plans for the remaining 140 hectares of the golf course. The...


Anniversary Celebrations at Hua Hin’s Banyan Golf Club

POSTED ON February 16, 2019 @ 1:23 pm

Award-winning Banyan Golf Club will celebrate its 10th anniversary in fitting style. To commemorate the occasion, the club is hosting a 10-Year Anniversary Invitational on Sunday (February 17), featuring members, invited guests and business partners that have contributed to the club’s ‘journey of development’. Under the astute stewardship of GLS...


European Tour announces exclusive digital broadcast deal with China’s Sina Sports

POSTED ON February 14, 2019 @ 8:22 am

The European Tour has secured a long-term partnership with Sina Sports for the exclusive digital broadcast rights to all European Tour events. The agreement will see Sina Sports live-streaming all European Tour tournaments exclusively on all Sina Sports platforms effective immediately until the end of the 2021 season. The European Tour features two of the most exciting Chinese...