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ASIA: New Wellbeing Sanctuary Coming to Laguna Lang Co Resort

POSTED ON July 3, 2021 @ 11:19 am

Laguna Lang Co is leading the charge for a different kind of wellness experience in Vietnam following the launch by Banyan Tree of Wellbeing Sanctuaries, its multi-ranging new concept. With the global pandemic and its wide-ranging repercussions impacting mental and physical health, wellbeing opportunities are …

Jerome Ng to Step Down as SGA General Manager

POSTED ON June 23, 2021 @ 5:53 pm

Jerome Ng will be moving on from his role as General Manager of the Singapore Golf Association (SGA), effective August 20. Ng was a national golfer for over a decade and represented Singapore in numerous major games. He first joined the SGA in 2015 and …

ASIA: Managers plea for courses to open as golf is a non-danger sport

POSTED ON June 21, 2021 @ 8:37 am

In light of the projections of the pandemic recovery plan announced the government this week, the Golf Club Managers Association of Malaysia (GCMAM) feel the sport should be seen in a different light. And to be more precise, the association feels that golf is a …

ASIA: Golfasian acquires events firm FORE Management Group

POSTED ON June 15, 2021 @ 7:31 pm

Golfasian has acquired FORE Management Group, a respected organiser of golf events in Thailand, according to the company’s statement released Monday. Golfasian founder and chairman Mark Siegel in an email newsletter to clients worldwide referred to FORE Management Group’s “formidable track record that includes Thailand …

ASIA: Mandai Executive Golf Course faces uncertainty before leases expiry

POSTED ON June 14, 2021 @ 6:13 pm

The long-term future of Mandai Executive Golf Course is up in the air with plans for the site under review. Without giving a specific date, a spokesman for national water agency PUB told The Straits Times that the current golf course operator’s lease expires in …

ASIA: The R&A launches sustainable agronomy service in Asia-Pacific

POSTED ON May 26, 2021 @ 6:31 pm

As part of its commitment to delivering a sustainable future for golf The R&A has launched an innovative new agronomy service in Asia-Pacific. Based in Singapore, The R&A Sustainable Agronomy Service will provide agronomy expertise to golf facilities to support effective management of courses and …

Environmental Sustainability at Core of Hoiana Shores Golf Club

POSTED ON May 19, 2021 @ 6:49 pm

South of the ancient town of Hoi An, one of Vietnam’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites, is the Hoiana Integrated Resort and Hoiana Shores Golf Club. The resort The Hoiana Integrated Resort includes world-class accommodation with more than 1,000 rooms, suites and villas, managed by the Rosewood Hotel …

Kinsley Appointed Group Director of Agronomy at Els Club Malaysia

POSTED ON May 12, 2021 @ 6:42 pm

Sean Kinsley has been appointed as Group Director of Agronomy across The Els Club Malaysia – Desaru Coast and Teluk Datai facilities. The Els Club Malaysia is managed by Troon International, an Executive Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation. Troon family Kinsley has been …

Steven Thielke Relishing Els Club Desaru Coast Role

POSTED ON May 12, 2021 @ 6:33 pm

Steven Thielke, a widely respected figure in club management in Asia, has been appointed General Manager at The Els Club Desaru Coast. Gold standard “I’m committed to continue to grow The Els Club Desaru Coast into one of the finest golfing facilities in Malaysia and …

Sentosa Golf Club Goes Electric With Porsche Destination Charging

POSTED ON May 11, 2021 @ 8:37 pm

Sentosa Golf Club has further expanded its sustainability agenda by announcing a new partnership with Porsche Asia Pacific.   The first club in Asia Five new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations have been installed as part of Porsche Destination Charging, a global charging network available …