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Meet the Golfasian Staff

Jim Mullet - International Sales Manager

Jim Mullet at Royal Golf & Country Club

Jim Mullet at Royal Golf & Country Club

Jim was born and raised in Ohio, USA with an undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University and a masters degree from Capital University, both in Business Administration.

Jim spent 20+ years working in corporate America in various financial positions in the steel, oilfield equipment and cable television industries, mostly in Texas and North Carolina. Suddenly and unexpectedly out of work in 2006 due to corporate restructuring, Jim moved to Asia in 2007 looking for ‘something new and different’. At that time he had been coming to Asia and especially to Thailand for personal golf holidays over a number of years, including as a customer of Golfasian. [Read more about Jim Mullet]

As a child Jim always loved sports and started playing golf at age of 13. He became hooked instantly and golf has been his passion ever since.

Jim decided to get ‘serious’ about golf in the 1990s and spent time working with Houston based instructor Kevin Kirk (who currently coaches Jonathan Vegas and various other PGA Tour pros). Through lessons, regular practice and playing 2 – 3 times a week he got down to a single digit handicap and hovered between a 7 and a 10 for about five years. However work commitments and life’s other twists and turns over the last decade haven’t left much time for hitting the links and even less for practice. Now just happy to break 100 while enjoying the scenery and everything else the game has to offer.

Most memorable golf experiences:

  • First ever par (7th hole, Sugarcreek GC, Sugarcreek, Ohio), age 13
  • Breaking 80 on the TPC Sawgrass Stadium course (home of The Players Championship)
  • First overseas golf trip – Troon and St. Andrews, Scotland
  • First (and only) Hole-In-One at Alpine Golf & Sports Club, Bangkok

Goal: To be able to still walk and play at least 9 holes somewhat regularly when I’m 80 years old.

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Thawatchai Weerawongsawat - Senior Reservations Executive

Thawatchai Weerawongsawat - Senior Reservations Executive

Khun Thawatchai Weerawongsawat, whose Thai nickname is "Ohm", joined Golfasian's reservations team in February 2013 and is now a Senior Reservations Executive. Khun Ohm graduated from Sripatum University with a......

Praew - Marketing Executive and Graphic Designer

A young lady professional golfer who has nearly 20 years of experience in the golf world and has traveled over 16 countries to compete in golf tournaments. Praew started golf when she was 8 years old. She competed in all levels......

Troy Sresawat - Director of Operations

Troy Sresawat - Director of Operations

Moonlighting as a tourist guide while studying Law in 1978. But in 1993, I decided to shift from field work to office where I used my experienced to help developing better programs to satisfy guests. Starting from the National......

Paul Tudor - International Sales Manager

Paul Tudor - Overseas Sales Manager

Paul is from Melbourne, Australia and grew up playing golf on the famous sand belt courses of Victoria. After relocating to the Gold Coast, Queensland he completed a bachelor of business degree as well as becoming a Full Member......

Khun Bee - Reservation Supervisor

Khun Bee - Reservation Supervisor

Khun Benjaporn (Khun stands for Ms. or Mrs. in Thai), known to most of our clients as 'Bee' is supervising the reservations team at Golfasian. Khun Bee graduated from Bangkok University with a bachelor degree in Hotel &......

Pascal Orczech - Director of Business Development

Golfasian's Director of Business Development, Pascal Orczech, has been working in the Asian tourism industry for the past 6 year. He started off as a webmaster at Exotissimo Travel, where he quickly climbed the ladder to become......

Ian Morgan - Hua Hin and Phuket General Manager

Ian Morgan (pink) with a group of golfers at Thai CC

Ian left school at 16 and spent the next 8 years playing Professional Golf gaining full PGA qualification at the age of 24 before a wrist injury forced him to quit the paid ranks. He then spent the next 20 years as a Travel......

Nena Huwae - International Sales Manager

Nena Huwae - Marketing Manager

Nena started her career at Golfasian as an intern in early 2007 for her international business and languages study in Holland. As a young Dutch girl she travelled to Bangkok to explore all the beautiful sights and golf that......

Trang Thuy - General Manager Golfasian Vietnam

Trang Thuy - General Manager Golfasian Vietnam

Trang has been consulting, coaching and training in the Vietnam travel industry for the past 9 years. She has a special passion for travelling and loves to introduce her beautiful home country to people from around the world. In......

Marco Scopetta - International Sales Manager

Marco Scopetta at Thai Country Club

Marco Scopetta, a young Swiss man aged 41 years, has been in the golf industry for the past 20 years and will bring his experience and support to Golfasian events. His career path includes being a PGA Golf Professional, General......