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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 …

Sentosa Golf Club aiming to become world’s first carbon neutral golf club

POSTED ON May 1, 2021 @ 9:16 am

Sentosa Golf Club, regarded as one of the world’s most sustainable sporting venues, has today announced a commitment to become the world’s first ever carbon neutral golf club by 2022. World Championship The announcement comes during Sentosa Golf Club’s hosting of the HSBC Women’s World …

JOB: ASIA: Golf Course Superintendent – Pakistan

POSTED ON April 23, 2021 @ 12:07 pm

The Position Rumanza Golf Club, Pakistan’s first Championship Designed Golf Course, situated in Multan- Pakistan, designed by Sir Nick Faldo, the course will open in the 4th Quarter 2021. The Club is looking to recruit a Golf Course Superintendent with experience in a world-class golf …

AGIF Appoints Le Hoang Phuong as Vietnam Senior Advisor

POSTED ON April 22, 2021 @ 8:04 pm

Le Hoang Phuong, a respected figure in golf in Vietnam, has been appointed as a Senior Advisor to the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF). In his role, Phuong Le will represent the AGIF, the region’s umbrella golfing body, in Vietnam. Recruit new members As an …

Vaccinated golfing tourists could soon be returning to Thailand

POSTED ON April 21, 2021 @ 7:59 pm

The Centre for Economic Situation Administration (CESA), chaired by Prime Minister, General Prayut Chan-o-cha, has approved the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s (TAT) three-stage roadmap to reopen six major tourist provinces to vaccinated foreign tourists. This development follows the Royal Thai Government’s announcement that Thailand has …