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Asian Tour confirms partnership with the Middle East and North Africa Tour

POSTED ON December 24, 2021 @ 12:14 pm

The Asian Tour confirmed today they have entered a strategic partnership with the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Tour which will help facilitate the formation of one of the most comprehensive and innovative development tours in the modern game. Based on a collective desire …

Asian Tour Media leads Remote Revolution in Phuket

POSTED ON December 9, 2021 @ 5:19 am

Asian Tour Media (ATM) has successfully utilised new cutting-edge golf remote production technology for the first time on the Asian Tour, delivering the Blue Canyon Phuket Championship and Laguna Phuket Championship broadcasts, the first Asian Tour events to take place since COVID-19 stopped play. With …

Cho Minn Thant has quashed rumours that Greg Norman will be taking over

POSTED ON December 8, 2021 @ 6:14 pm

Cho Minn Thant has quashed rumours that Greg Norman will be taking over from him as Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of the Asian Tour. Speaking in an exclusive interview with the Asian Golf Industry Federation, Cho said he will be remaining in the post …

ASIA: New Faldo Course in Vietnam breaks ground

POSTED ON November 2, 2021 @ 7:49 am

Ground has been broken on the Silk Path Dong Trieu Golf Course, Sir Nick Faldo’s latest Signature masterpiece and a sparkling new gem in Vietnam’s golfing crown. The centerpiece of the multi-million dollar project in the northeast of Vietnam will be an 18-hole championship course, …

IMG Clubs Celebrate wins at the world of golf awards

POSTED ON October 30, 2021 @ 1:17 am

The World Golf Awards has announced its 2021 winners and IMG clubs were honoured with seven prestigious accolades, including Ba Na Hills Golf Club in Vietnam, once again recognised as the “Best Golf Course in Asia”. Hosted in Dubai, the 8thannual World Golf Awards ceremony …

ASIA: Sentosa Golf Club named ‘World’s Best Eco-Friendly Golf Facility’

POSTED ON October 29, 2021 @ 7:16 pm

Sentosa Golf Club is voted ‘World’s Best Eco-Friendly Golf Facility’ for the second consecutive year at 2021 World Golf Awards The award follows the Club’s recognition as ‘Sustainability Champion of the Year’ at the Britcham 22nd Annual Business Awards The Serapong was voted ‘Singapore’s Best …

ASIA: Thousands of fake golf clubs seized in China

POSTED ON October 26, 2021 @ 2:48 am

More than 20,000 counterfeit golf clubs were seized in a series of raids in China last month. First reported by Golfweek, the US Golf Manufacturers Anti-Counterfeiting Working Group, along with police agencies in China, carried out six raids in the cities of Dongguan, Guangzhou, Longhui, Shanghai and …

ASIA: Early insights highlight changing Asian playing habits

POSTED ON October 16, 2021 @ 8:13 am

Innovative research on Asian golf Early insights from a pioneering study on Asian golf depict an industry and a region prime for investment in the short, medium and long term. Golfers expect to play and follow more golf. Spend is also likely to increase. More …

Hanse’s Lido Homage Grand Opening Set for Early 2022

POSTED ON October 15, 2021 @ 8:12 am

Members of the new Ban Rakat Club, home to the Gil Hanse-designed Ballyshear Links, endured an exquisite form of torture during the month of August. Restrictions eased Their new 18-hole course, world golf’s most anticipated project in a decade, was entirely ready to play. But …