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2011 Golfasian Amateur Golf Week Tournaments

Hua Hin Amateur Golf Week

The 2011 Golfasian Amateur Golf Week Tournaments tee off with the Hua Hin Amateur Golf Week, starting 12th March through 18th March and then moves throughout the country during 2011, playing the best courses in each area in a......

Cassells Joins Ocean Dunes as General Manager

Glenn Cassells

Drappier bolsters Vietnam experience as Operations ManagerPHAN THIET, Vietnam (20 January 2011) – Glenn Cassells, a golf professional with extensive experience in Vietnam and elsewhere in Southeast Asia, has been appointed......

Superintendents' Association Formed to Raise Course Conditions throughout Vietnam

Montgomerie Links Vietnam Danang

QUANG NAM, Vietnam (8 Dec. 2010) - Golfers generally associate the concept of quantum advances in technology with equipment like oversized drivers made from space-age materials, sophisticated golf simulators, launch monitors, and......

Ocean Dunes Golf Club Reciprocates with Top Singapore Clubs

Ocean Dunes Golf Club

PHAN THIET, Vietnam - One of Vietnam's top golf resorts is getting firmly into the Singapore swing by forging reciprocal arrangements with some of the premier clubs in the island republic. Ocean Dunes Golf Club......

Central Vietnam Accessible from Hong Kong Beginning Nov. 19

Vietnam Golf Coast

Service to and from Danang offered Tuesdays, Fridays DA NANG, Viet Nam (Nov. 2, 2010) - Two months after four of Central Vietnam's top properties partnered to form the Vietnam Golf Coast (www.vietnamgolfcoast.com), the country's......

Danang Golf Club Names Phil Wright Head Pro

Phil Wright

New hire caddied for Baker-Finch, trained under Leadbetter DANANG, Vietnam (Oct. 27, 2010) - Phil Wright, Australian PGA professional and former caddie of 1991 British Open champion Ian Baker-Finch, is the latest golf industry......

Vina Properties Brings New Era, Energy to Talat Palace Golf Club

Dalat Palace Golf Club

Dalat, Vietnam (12 October 2010) - What's old is new again: Saigon-based Vina Properties has acquired Dalat Palace Golf Club, long an iconic presence on the Southeast Asian golf scene. Dalat Palace GC was voted the country's......

Thailand's Golf Mecca Tees Up Special Season

Banyan Resort

Hua Hin Offering Rounds for US$25 until October HUA HIN, Thailand (Aug. 20, 2010) - What price golf in a place the former editor of Golf Magazine (USA) recently compared to a "Zen-like experience"? Less than......

Golfplan Breaks Ground on Saigon Resort 18

Jeong San Vina Golf Club

HO CHI MINH CITY - The course architects at Golfplan have stepped up construction of 18 resort holes here in the Vietnamese capital. Jeong San Vina Golf Club takes up unique residence on an island in the Saigon River, directly......

Danang GC Draws Curtain Back on Dunes Course

Danang Golf Club - Vietnam Golf Course

Greg Norman design in Vietnam officially open for play DANANG, Vietnam (May 6, 2010) - On a day when most of Vietnam was celebrating the 35th anniversary of the country's reunification, a select number of residents were in......

Decision 1946' lays down the law re. VN golf development

Ocean Dunes Golf Club - Vietnam Golf Course

HO CHI MINH CITY - The Vietnamese Government has issued a broad suite of golf course development guidelines that should go a long way toward legitimizing and codifying future development here, according Asian golf industry......

Colin Montgomerie awed by visit to Montgomerie Links and environs

Colin Montgomerie

QUANG NAM, Vietnam (April 26, 2010) - It's difficult to tell who enjoyed Colin Montgomerie's visit to the Danang area earlier in the week more - the members of Montgomerie Links, who got to play a few holes with the European PGA......

Colin Montgomerie opens Montgomerie Links in style, sets course record

Montgomerie Links Golf Course Vietnam

QUANG NAM, Vietnam (April 21, 2010) - Colin Montgomerie officially opened the golf course he designed and bears his name. A festive atmosphere pervaded Montgomerie's first full round at the course, as he followed ribbon-cutting......

"Honda-PTT LPGA Thailand 2010" returns to Siam Country Club Old Course

Honda Automobile, PTT, Channel 7 and IMG are proud to announce the return of ladies professional golf tournament, the Honda–PTT LPGA Thailand 2010. One of Thailand's marquee events, this tournament will once again take place at......

THE ROYAL TROPHY – FORMAT & SCHEDULE OF PLAY

In keeping with tradition, the competition format for the fourth edition of the Royal Trophy will remain similar to the previous Matches. However, according to officials, the Championship may still experience certain rule......

Asia leads at Royal Trophy

Royal Trophy 2009

Asia took a commanding 6½ to 1½ lead over Europe by dominating Saturday's fourball play at the match-play Royal Trophy. The Asian pairs won three of four in the fourball and halved the other to take a big lead at the Royal......

Prayad takes lead in first PGA Championship

Prayad PGA Championship

BLOOMFIELD HILLS: Thailand's Prayad Marksaeng is making the most of his maiden PGA Championship appearance. Prayad, who is the top money earner on the Japan Golf Tour this season, wasted no time picking up where he left off in......

Golf: Thailand's Thongchai upstages Els and Mickelson at Scottish Open

Tongchai Ups

LOCH LOMOND, Scotland: Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee and Sweden's Alexander Noren shared the first round lead at the Scottish Open on Thursday as the tournament's heavy artillery failed to fire.An early starter, former paratrooper......

Five day golf familiarization trip to Thailand newly announced

Golfasian Golf Tour

BANGKOK, Thailand -- The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) together with Golfasian have organized a five day golf familiarization (FAM) trip for Australian travel agents to Bangkok and Hua Hin that introduced them to the......

Arjun finishes 15th in Thai PGA golf

Arjun finishes

Chiang Rai (Thailand), June 29 (IANS) Arjun Singh managed an even par 72 on the final day to finish tied 15th and cap a modest week for the Indian golfers at the Singha Thai PGA Championships here Sunday.Arjun ended the week at......

Thailand open set to return

Thailand Open Set to Return

The Thailand Open is set to return in 2009 after a three-year absence and could be the latest addition to the Asian Tour schedule.The tournament began in 1965 but, due to lack of sponsorship, has not been played since New......

Thailand Open golf tournament gets new lease of life

Bangkok AFP

BANGKOK (AFP) - The Thailand Open, one of the region's most revered golf tournaments, will return to the golfing calendar in 2009 after new backers were found, organisers said Tuesday.The tournament has not been held for three......

Cink weathers storm to win Travelers by one

Jim Rogash

CROMWELL, Conn. - Stewart Cink had a reputation as a good golfer who just couldn’t finish off a tournament. His collapse during the fourth round of the PODS Championship in March left him with just one victory in the nine career......

Woods digs deep, edges Mediate in playoff to win Open

Tiger Woods

SAN DIEGO -- Tiger Woods cradled the silver U.S. Open trophy in his right hand and limped toward the edge of the Pacific bluffs, each step as much a burden as the 91 holes he played at Torrey Pines for a major that might have......