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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 Zealander Richard Lee won the 2005 event at Blue Canyon Golf and Country Club on Phuket Island. However, Singapore-based promoters World Sport Group (WSG) announced in a press release on Tuesday that they had reached agreement and signed a memorandum of understanding with the Thailand Golf Association to promote the event for the next three years. “This is an extremely exciting initiative for the Thailand Golf Association that we are confident will see the Thailand Open return to its glory days,” said TGA president Rungsrid Luxsitanonda. “As everyone knows Thailand’s golfers are at the forefront of the game in Asia with so many great players but the one thing missing has been that fact that our national Open has not been played since 2005. “We are delighted that the tournament will be re-launched at a time when the game is flourishing more than ever in Asia,” added Rungsrid. The Thailand Open will become the latest addition to WSG’s impressive list of Asian golf events that includes the Asian Tour’s flagship event, the USD 5 million Barclays Singapore Open, the season-ending Volvo Masters of Asia and the Hero Honda Indian Open. “Our record speaks for it itself and we are indebted to the Thailand Golf Association for allowing us to work alongside them so that we can build the Thailand Open into one of the premier events in the region once again,” said WSG senior vice-president Chris Jordan. Sources revealed to PA Sport that event organisers are currently negotiating with the Asian Tour to add the Thailand Open to next year’s Tour calendar. The date and total prize money for the event have yet to be finalised.
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    • My mates and I have been doing golfing trips to Asia for 10 years now. This time we used Golfasian and they were the best so far. You just want reliability with these arrangements and Golfasian provided that with very friendly, english speaking drivers. Good work Golfasian, we'll be back next year.
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      Jeff Pattinson
    • Niki at GolfAsian Thailand put together our golf itinerary on extremely short notice and every part of the experience was efficient and smooth. From organizing the itinerary, managing payments, being picked up at the hotel by fantastic drivers (Sombat and Rocky in Hua Hin are great!), picked up after our round in a timely manner...all of it was fantastic! I recommend you email or call Golfasian directly because my first encounter with them through their online chat was absolutely awful. But I gave them a second chance and Niki came to our rescue. We couldn't be happier and will definitely use GA again!
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      Therese Tee
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      Jean Michel Choulet
    • Have used Golfasian for over 13 years and would definitely recommend them to anyone wanting to play golf.
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      Sue Sutton
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      Bob McCoy
    • Nach den ersten vier Tagen in Bangkok möchte ich mich schon einmal sehr bei Jim Mullet für die Organisation bedanken. Bisher hat alles perfekt geklappt! Die Abholungen fanden überpünktlich statt, vom Empfang am Flughafen, über die Hotelauswahl bis zur Tee-Time-Reservierung alles zur besten Zufriedenheit. Morgen fliegen wir weiter nach Chiang Mai. Ich bin sicher, alles wird weiterhin perfekt organisiert sein. Danke an alle Beteiligten sowie die Fahrer!
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      Andreas Flöcker
    • Just returned from Thailand on a 10 day golf trip booked through Golf Asian. Booked the entire trip online through email, without even talking to a live person.

      We arrived in BKK and the entire trip went smooth. Great hotels, great courses, great van drivers.

      Thanks for a great holiday.
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      Scott Wood
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      Jimmy Siow Quey Sang
    • Thanks for yet another fabulous golf holiday in Thailand. This was our 6th and probably our best yet. This time we were a group of 18 visiting Hua Hin and Phuket. We all loved Banyan and Black Mountain (HH) and Red Mountain & Blue Canyon in Phuket. All the hotels we stayed at - Sofitel (Bkk) Centara (HH) & Angsana (Phuket) were fabulous. The transportation to and from the courses and additional transportation to other places of interest were on time and efficient. Lit who set up our programme and Bua our on-the-ground guide were enthusiastic and a pleasure to deal with. Everything went without a hitch, according to the schedule that Lit had assiduously set up for us. Thanks to Golfasian for their attention to detail and meticulousness. In doing so, you took the stress out of travelling in a large group where things can go horribly wrong very quickly. Because the planning was so thorough, you made everything enjoyable, stress free and fun. We're already planning for next year.
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