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AGIF Conference Heading to Hanoi in 2024

POSTED ON January 3, 2024 @ 8:18 am

Hanoi, Vietnam: Hanoi, one of the region’s most vibrant golfing destinations, has been confirmed as the venue for the third edition of the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) Conference. Following two successful years at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Danang, the largest annual gathering of …

Bangkok Date for PGA of GB&I Summit

POSTED ON January 3, 2024 @ 8:13 am

Bangkok, Thailand: This year’s PGA of Great Britain & Ireland ( is heading to Bangkok. “We are delighted to announce that the 2024 PGA Members’ International Conference will be held at The Banyan Tree Bangkok,” said a spokesperson for the association. Open to all PGA …

The oldest golf course in Hong Kong awarded Unesco Asia-Pacific Award

POSTED ON December 26, 2023 @ 12:41 pm

The oldest golf course in Hong Kong, which is the focus of a contentious reconstruction proposal, won an award at the Unesco Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation in 2023. However, the course’s management has stated that it won’t be used as leverage to keep …

Faldo Hosts Grand Opening Event at Vattanac Golf Resort

POSTED ON December 20, 2023 @ 5:29 pm

As Sir Nick Faldo focuses his time on his global design firm, he has now officially opened Vattanac Golf Resort, a 36-hole Faldo Design facility in  Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The West Course was named “Best Golf Course” in Cambodia at both the 2022 and 2023 …

ASIA: Sir Nick Faldo Opens Royal Long An Golf & Villas Vietnam

POSTED ON November 29, 2023 @ 6:06 pm

Sir Nick Faldo attended the Grand Opening of Royal Long An Golf & Villas, his newest design to officially open 18 of what will be a 27-hole design in southern Vietnam just 50 Km from Ho Chi Minh City in the Long An Province. The …

Vietnam Golf Coast Proves Credentials as Year-Round Golf Destination

POSTED ON November 25, 2023 @ 6:31 am

Vietnam Golf Coast (VGC) clubs are capitalizing on a substantial surge of visitors from South Korea and other countries in East Asia. In doing so, they are displaying the region’s credentials as a year-round golf destination that is perfectly suited for visitors from countries with …

ASIA: Sentosa Set for Landmark 50th Anniversary

POSTED ON November 15, 2023 @ 10:54 am

Singapore: Award-winning Sentosa Golf Club (SGC) is preparing to celebrate its 50th anniversary in fitting style next year. It was in 1974 that the Singapore club was inaugurated. Over the ensuing half-century, Sentosa Golf Club has established itself as one of the world’s foremost golfing …

Ba Na Hills Golf Club Recognized by World Luxury Travel Awards

POSTED ON November 8, 2023 @ 6:19 pm

Ba Na Hills Golf Club has continued its recent hot streak by earning commendation as Global Winner in the golf category at the World Luxury Travel Awards, held in Athens last week. With its challenging layout designed by triumphant Team Europe Ryder Cup captain Luke …

AGIF Appoints Murdoch as General Manager

POSTED ON November 7, 2023 @ 5:51 pm

Singapore: Elliot Murdoch, a familiar figure on the Asian sporting scene for more than two decades, has been appointed to the position of General Manager at the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF). A 25-year veteran of the sports industry in Asia, Murdoch will be responsible for …

ASIA: The Serapong crowned ‘World’s Best’ at World Golf Awards

POSTED ON October 25, 2023 @ 7:22 pm

Sentosa Golf Club has continued to demonstrate its status as one of the World’s best golf clubs, after The Serapong collected three prestigious accolades at the annual World Golf Awards ceremony in Abu Dhabi last night. Named ‘World’s Best Golf Course’ for the first time …