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The Bluffs Gets Kudos For Aiding Vietnam’s Golf Growth

POSTED ON July 30, 2019 @ 6:43 pm

Ever since its debut five years ago, The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip has been in the vanguard of Vietnam’s emergence as one of Asia’s most exciting destinations for golf. Its efforts to grow the game in the Southeast Asian nation were given the official seal of approval last week when...


With 3 projects in works, Golfplan still leading SK’s public revolution

POSTED ON July 30, 2019 @ 12:42 pm

Having designed the first public facility here, in 1982, and led the country’s second wave of public golf development during the 1990s, the course architects at Golfplan-Dale & Ramsey are today spearheading Stage III with one stand-alone, public project newly opened and another three in various stages of development. The...


Laguna National Welcomes Jack of all Trades!

POSTED ON July 20, 2019 @ 1:10 pm

Laguna National Golf & Country Club has welcomed Jack Wong into the fold as its new Golf Operations and Member Services Manager. From caddie to coach and rules guru to tournament director, there are few areas in golf which Wong has not experienced during more than a decade in the...


TPC Kuala Lumpur Gains Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Certification

POSTED ON July 19, 2019 @ 1:09 pm

TPC Kuala Lumpur has been recognised as the first and only fully certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary for Golf in Malaysia. The Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Programme for Golf Courses, endorsed by the United States Golf Association, provides information and guidance to help golf courses preserve and enhance wildlife habitat and protect...


Danang Focus on Golf Course Conditioning and Tourism

POSTED ON July 13, 2019 @ 8:45 am

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 Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF)-organised Vietnam Club and Turfgrass Management Seminar and Club Tours (July 24-26). The attendees will range in role from...


Sentosa Golf Club Savours Sustainability Awards

POSTED ON July 13, 2019 @ 8:42 am

Sentosa Golf Club is celebrating further recognition for its green efforts after picking up an award double during the 2019 RHT RMF GAIL Sustainability Day. Located on the paradise island of Sentosa and home of the championship-staging Serapong and New Tanjong courses, the club, which strives to be ‘the world’s...


Garon takes the reins at Yangtze Dunes

POSTED ON July 9, 2019 @ 1:29 pm

Lanhai International Country Club, home to the newly renovated, much discussed Yangtze Dunes course, has officially confirmed the retention of Joey Garon as executive secretary in charge of operations. Garon arrived in Shanghai via Hainan, the sub-tropical island where, as general manager, he opened and curated the rise of Shanqin...


Tingey appointed as Director of Partnerships for the Asian Tour

POSTED ON July 5, 2019 @ 2:17 pm

The Asian Tour has appointed Charlie Tingey, formerly a Director of EurAsia Cup Sdn Bhd, as its new Director of Partnerships. In his new role, Tingey will be responsible for maintaining and generating tournament opportunities for the Asian Tour across the region as well as managing the commercial assets of...


Cho assumes role of CEO and Commissioner

POSTED ON July 1, 2019 @ 5:42 pm

The Asian Tour is pleased to announce the promotion of Cho Minn Thant to Chief Executive Officer and Commissioner with effect from July 1, 2019. Cho, who served as the Tour’s Chief Operating Officer previously, will head the management team of the Asian Tour which is headquartered in Sentosa, Singapore....


Asia’s Most Challenging Golf Courses

POSTED ON June 25, 2019 @ 1:29 pm

Golfers fall in love with courses for their beautiful views, world-class services, and impeccable layouts. Some golfers also have a love to hate relationship with all those courses that really test their ability. The golfscape team has been researching the most challenging courses to play in Asia with the help...