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TNT Helps Blast Path For Women’s Golf In Vietnam

POSTED ON June 18, 2019 @ 6:17 pm

Vietnam’s top rated golf course, The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip, is deploying an explosive new asset to help it blast a path for the women’s game in the Southeast Asian country. Known by her nickname “TNT” to those who know her well, Tang Thi Nhung, is already a much-admired figure...


BMI Asia Pacific Education Programme Bound for Jakarta

POSTED ON June 16, 2019 @ 9:31 am

Club governance, accounting and mentoring and career development will be among the modules to be covered under the latest Business Management Institute (BMI) Asia Pacific education programme. To be held in Jakarta, limited spots are available for the five-day event (August 26-30) that is attracting high-powered executives from prominent clubs...


Vietnam Club and Turfgrass Management Seminar Heads to Danang

POSTED ON June 15, 2019 @ 6:30 am

Award-winning BRG Danang Golf Club will be the venue for next month’s Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) Vietnam Club and Turfgrass Management Seminar. 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 AGIF-organised...


Hanse to unveil Lido-inspired Ballyshear early next year

POSTED ON June 11, 2019 @ 1:14 pm

Architect Gil Hanse will unveil his first original design in Asia, an homage to Charles Blair MacDonald and Seth Raynor’s mythic Lido Club, when the Ballyshear Golf Links at Ban Rakat Club opens for play here in early 2020. The members-only Ban Rakat Club ( is now taking shape some...


Golf Fair Asia to Gather World’s Golf Industry Next April

POSTED ON June 10, 2019 @ 5:56 pm

FINEXPO, the largest organizer of international events, announces that Malaysia will host the biggest international golf event in one location for two days. Golf Fair Asia will take place at Kuala Lumpur Convention Center (KLCC) in Malaysia on April 4 and 5, 2020, gathering golf industry professionals from all over the...


AGIF Members Share Views on Sustainable Turfgrass Management

POSTED ON June 2, 2019 @ 2:07 pm

Asian Golf Industry Federation members shared the spotlight at the 2019 conference on Sustainable Turfgrass Management in Asia. Held under the auspices of the Thai Golf Course Superintendents’ Association (TGCSA), the conference was part of a three-day gathering that also included an Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) Turfgrass Management Exposition....


Malaysia’s Finest Feted in People’s Choice Awards

POSTED ON May 4, 2019 @ 3:14 pm

Asian Golf Industry Federation Golf Course Facility Members TPC Kuala Lumpur, Kota Permai Golf & Country Club and The Els Club Malaysia were among the big winners in the fourth edition of the ParGolf People’s Choice Awards. The awards are based on golfers’ selections via an online poll which ran...


Singapore’s First ‘Two-in-One’ Course Unveiled

POSTED ON May 3, 2019 @ 5:13 pm

Marina Bay Golf Course (pictured right) is adding a new spin to the game by offering two configurations within one golf course. Its current configuration will be known as ‘Course A’ while the new configuration, ‘Course B’, will be officially launched to the public on May 3. Following the introduction...