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Placing Sustainable Golf in the Spotlight

POSTED ON February 24, 2021 @ 9:01 pm

Chris Gray will highlight some of the most pressing matters facing golf in the 21st century when the Asian Golf Industry Federation’s (AGIF) Sustainability Series resumes this month. For the first webinar of 2021, it’s fitting that Sustainable Golf is the title of the presentation …

Agronomic Expert Ready to Spill the Dirt on Soil Testing

POSTED ON February 23, 2021 @ 9:15 am

Alex Glasgow, one of the Asia-Pacific region’s foremost experts on sports turf construction and maintenance projects, will share his knowledge during next week’s Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) Sustainability Series of webinars. Soil testing webinar In the second edition of the 2021 series, Glasgow, Technical …

MST recognised at Brand Awards

POSTED ON February 23, 2021 @ 9:06 am

MST emerged the only golf company to be recognised at the recent Putra Brands Awards after consumers voted them as one of their favourite brands. Also known as the People’s Choice Awards, the Putra Brand Awards, organised by the Association of Accredited Advertising Agents (4As) …

Could golf courses be the answer to some of Singapore’s development land needs?

POSTED ON February 17, 2021 @ 6:42 am

While golf course land could play a part in Singapore’s future development, experts say there may be some constraints. Ecologically responsible The redevelopment of golf courses could address some of Singapore’s land demands, but there are urban planning considerations that need to be addressed while …

Passing of Peter Tang: Godfather of China Golf Coaches

POSTED ON January 20, 2021 @ 6:23 pm

Peter Tang Shu-chuen, a hugely influential figure in China’s golfing history who conducted one of the sport’s most famous and far-reaching lessons, has passed away at the age of 71. A former assistant pro at Hong Kong Golf Club (HKGC), a founding member of the …

Topgolf to expand its global footprint with new partnership

POSTED ON January 9, 2021 @ 11:32 am

Topgolf Entertainment Group, a global sports and entertainment company, alongside franchise partner TG SEA Development Pte., Ltd, Singapore (TG SEA), announced today plans to develop Topgolf venues across Southeast Asia. With this partnership, TG SEA will introduce the Topgolf experience to multiple countries across the …

New dates for World Golf Expo 2021 – World Golf Expo Re-Imagined!

POSTED ON January 6, 2021 @ 8:10 am

The inaugural World Golf Expo, originally scheduled for March of this year was postponed due to the global Covid-19 Pandemic. It has been re-scheduled to be staged in November and the dates are locked-in. The new dates are November 4 – 7, four solid days …

AGIF has emerged stronger in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic

POSTED ON December 28, 2020 @ 9:04 am

The Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) has emerged stronger from a period of introspection and consolidation in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Presenting his report to members at the Federation’s Annual General Meeting, President Richard Walne outlined a variety of new initiatives introduced by …

Sentosa Golf Club unveils its new, upgraded Serapong Course

POSTED ON December 19, 2020 @ 2:42 pm

Sentosa Golf Club has today officially reopened its world-class state-of-the-art championship course, The Serapong, after it underwent an extensive renovation to maintain its immaculate conditioning and playing standards. The features The renovations are headlined by a new bunkering style with creative, artistic serrated edges to …

Thailand quarantine on golf course approved

POSTED ON December 16, 2020 @ 8:21 pm

The Thai Cabinet has officially approved golf course 14-day alternative state quarantines for Thailand, published in the Royal Gazette last night. Special Tourist Visas This was announced on the same day the Thai Cabinet, led by Prime Minister Prayut Chan O’Cha, also approved Special Tourist …