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ASIA: Bowers Warns of Golf Club Industry ‘Cleansing’

POSTED ON June 9, 2020 @ 4:22 pm

Singapore: Only golf establishments that have worked proactively through the Covid-19 pandemic can expect to survive an imminent ‘cleansing’ in the region’s golf club industry. That’s the stark warning from respected golf industry veteran Patrick Bowers, Founder and Chief Executive of Vantage Pointe, a specialised boutique firm offering …

ASIA: Bluffs Ho Tram Scores Another #1 Hit

POSTED ON June 5, 2020 @ 2:29 pm

Club ranked best in Vietnam, tenth in Asia, on prestigious rankings list HO TRAM, Vietnam (June 4, 2020) — The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip has retained its standing as top club in Vietnam according to the latest Top 100 Golf Courses’ rankings for the country: …

ASIA: KN Golf Links Partners With Radisson Blu Resort Cam Ranh

POSTED ON May 23, 2020 @ 2:41 pm

The award-winning KN Golf Links has partnered with Radisson Blu Resort Cam Ranh to offer comprehensive Stay & Play packages. Radisson Blu Resort Cam Ranh is nestled on an 18-km stretch of white sand on Vietnam’s secluded south-central coast and is only seven minutes away …

ASIA: Top Vietnam Clubs Eye Golfing Road to Recovery

POSTED ON May 13, 2020 @ 4:56 pm

The Bluffs, Laguna believe nation’s robust response to virus will help it lure back visitors HO TRAM, Vietnam (May 13, 2020) – Two of Vietnam’s leading clubs, The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip and Laguna Golf Lang Co, are backing the nation to reassert its reputation …

ASIA: Kota Permai’s Slick Greens Quickly Up to Speed

POSTED ON May 12, 2020 @ 3:27 pm

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Fears that course maintenance restrictions imposed during Kota Permai Golf & Country Club’s enforced closure would impact the speed of the renowned greens at the Kuala Lumpur venue have been quickly allayed. Prior to re-opening last week, Kota Permai, like all golf …

New Zealand Top 40 Golf Course Rankings Announced

POSTED ON May 9, 2020 @ 11:42 am

As New Zealand was in a 4-week lockdown and no golf is being played, it was been the perfect time for golfers around the country to think about their favourite days golfing and their favourite golf courses.  It was also the perfect time as the …

ASIA: Bullish Siegel Expects Strong Bounce Back for Golf Tourism

POSTED ON May 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Bangkok, Thailand: One of Asia’s leading figures in the golf tourism industry is bullish about post-Covid-19 prospects for in-bound golfers to the region. Speaking in the latest in a series of Asian Golf Industry Federation podcasts with leading lights from the industry that are being …

ASIA: Vietnam golf course projects to be managed by business conditions

POSTED ON May 5, 2020 @ 10:30 am

HÀ NỘI — The Government will now be responsible for approving golf projects instead of provincial authorities. The change is stated in the Decree 52/2020/NĐ-CP on investment in construction and commercial operation of golf courses, which comes into effect on June 15, 2020. It will …

ASIA: Clubs Should Position Themselves as ‘Home-Away-From-Home’, Says Thielke

POSTED ON May 4, 2020 @ 3:18 pm

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Golf clubs have an opportunity to reinvent themselves as a ‘home-away-from-home’ in the post-Coronavirus era. Steven Thielke, Chief Executive Officer at TPC Kuala Lumpur, believes clubs around the region may be best served in the uncertain months ahead by reconsidering their standard …