Junior Golf Tour of Asia Gains Momentum at Laguna Golf Phuket

Laguna Golf Phuket was the scene of an historic victory for Bhitchayoot Sima-Aree in the third leg of the inaugural Junior Golf Tour of Asia (JGTA) season. Displaying a steely nerve, Thai Bhitchayoot triumphed at the second hole of a sudden-death play-off against Taiwan’s Chen Yu-yu in the JGTA Phuket Junior Open. Not only was […]

Enlightening Outlook at Manila Club Management Mini Summit

‘Growing the Game with Female and Junior Development Programmes’ will dominate the agenda at next week’s Club Management Mini Summit. In partnership with The Orchard Golf and Country Club and the Federation of Golf Club Philippines, the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) is bringing the latest edition of its Club Management Mini Summit Series to […]

Singapore golfers unveil trophy for inaugural women’s amateur Asia-Pacific

Two Singaporean amateur golfers competing in next month’s Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific championship were the first to get their hands on the silverware on Tuesday, while unveiling the new trophy at host venue, Sentosa Golf Club. Singapore’s top ranked amateur, Callista Chen, and compatriot Shannon Tan will be amongst 84 players representing 17 different countries competing […]

South Korea woos economy class golf lovers in image makeover

If the government has its way more South Korean golfers will be carrying their own clubs, walking between holes rather than riding in a cart, and there will be more public courses. The government wants more people to play by making the sport more affordable and less elitist. It is not a mission to find […]

Junior Initiative Aims to Build Future Champions

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: The MYFutures Junior Tour (MYFJT),  a junior development programme for budding young golfers, has teed-off at the Danau Golf Club. The programme is promoted by MYFutures Initiative Sdn Bhd and sanctioned by the Malaysian Golf Association with the intent of developing junior golf in Malaysia by creating a structured long-term strategy to […]

Sky Lake Hosts Vietnam’s First Women’s Pro Golf Tournament

Hanoi, Feb 29  – Korea’s Chung Ye Na has made history by winning Vietnam’s first-ever professional ladies’ golf tournament, held at award-winning Sky Lake Resort & Golf Club near Hanoi. The 28-year-old collected the winner’s trophy in the USD200,000 Korean Ladies Professional Golf Association event, part of the new KLPGA Winter Tour that will stage […]

Chinese Quartet Aim for Glory in FootGolf World Cup

Shenzhen, China: Mission Hills will be leading the cheering when a four-strong China team kicks-off its campaign in the second edition of the FootGolf World Cup. As the driving force behind the introduction and development of FootGolf in China, it was fitting that Mission Hills should be the venue for the formal announcement of the […]

Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club’s New Junior Initiative

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club [KLGCC] has reinforced its drive to develop junior golf in the Malaysian capital. In its on-going efforts to promote an active and sports-oriented lifestyle through the golf, the Asian Golf Industry Federation Golf Facility Member is offering a 50 per cent discount on green fees to […]