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ASIA – Golf’s New Beacon

The September issue of ASIAN GOLF is out. With the 2019 Asia Pacific Golf Summit just weeks away, the editorial thrust of this issue examines the future of golf especially in Asia.

With most of the golf industry in the West reportedly in a “flat state” there are few encouraging signs that point to golf ending 2019 on a healthy note. While the Western hemisphere may be stagnating, ASIAN GOLF, as a responsible and serious chronicler of golf, feels that Asia is big enough and strong enough to be able to set its own destiny for golf.

It has its own super-stars and world beaters in the game. Names like Inbee Park and Ariya Jutanugarn and Hideki Matsuyama and Kiradech Aphibarnrat serve as both inspirational and aspirational role models to drive a young and economically mobile population towards taking up golf. There is no denying the fact that Asia is the most dynamic and active region in the world especially in economic terms.

To realise the growth of the game, Asia needs its own blueprint and that blueprint is taking shape and it will be platformed at the 2019 Asia Pacific Golf Summit (at the impressive cybercity of Gurugram in India).

The theme for the annual conference is “5G Technology – A New Mindset”. This theme has been carefully picked as the new 5G technology will be driving the digital and telecommunications age into the future. Asia is a leader in the adoption and implementation of this revolutionary technology, and it makes good sense for the Asian golf industry to embrace this leading-edge platform as the driving force to take the industry to the next level.

Asia has the know-how, the people, the style and the panache to make golf in Asia an experience that will be hard to match anywhere. Like its hotels, airlines, universities and corporations, Asia is set to show the world that its golf clubs have everything it takes plus more to be the best of breed in the world.

In line with this thinking, the brand-new all-links Robert Trent Jones Jr. designed Hoiana Shores Golf Club in Vietnam will be unveiled. It is a sight to behold!

For this and more, check out the September 2019 edition of ASIAN GOLF. There’s nothing like ASIAN GOLF!

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Asia’s Golf Kingpins!

The August 2019 edition of ASIAN GOLF is out! And the focus is on golf’s most powerful people in Asia.

In almost all walks of life and especially in the world of business, it is an accepted practice to celebrate high achievers and those who wield power. Awards are a way to recognize their achievements and in the business world, the most credible and outstanding awards are The Stevie International Business Awards, The Fortune Global 500 listings and The Forbes Global 2000 listings for the World’s Largest Companies amongst many others.

For the world of sports there is the prestigious Laureus awards. Collectively, these awards are conducted annually to recognise the best of breed and being recognised is the ultimate measure of achievement and excellence.

Like these awards, the Asian golf industry has been recognising its best of the best annually for the past six years. The official name of the recognition event is “Asia’s Power Hitters”. ASIAN GOLF launched the programme in 2014 to recognise the men and women driving the growth of golf on the giant Continent of Asia. Over this period, ASIAN GOLF has kept track of the accomplishments of the kingpins of golf and is proud to release its latest list of golf’s high achievers for 2019.

Like in previous years, ASIAN GOLF conducted its search with the following criteria in focus:

  • Scale of involvement with golf;
  • Measurable investments in golf projects;
  • Commitment to grow the game of golf;

This criterion has helped sharpen the selection process and the 2019 list is both representative and reflective of the men and women who are known to be making major contributions towards the development and growth of golf throughout Asia.

For this and more, check out the August 2019 edition of ASIAN GOLF. There’s nothing like ASIAN GOLF!

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Boost For Women!

The July 2019 edition of ASIAN GOLF is out! And the focus is on women in golf.

It’s not a big secret that golf has its fair share of problems especially as it relates to the growth of the game. In the Western Hemisphere which is pretty much the home turf of golf, for well over a decade, the game has been experiencing a decline in terms of golf course closures and the rate of participation in the sport. It would not be incorrect to state that golf is at its lowest point on both counts and numerous measures have been taken to give the game a shot in the arm to get its heart pumping again.

One area where Asia can play its part to help out is in the promotion of golf for women and girls because this is an area where Asia has success stories to tell and roles models to inspire Asian women to take up golf. In this special focus report, ASIAN GOLF will explore what is being done to bring more Asian women into the world of golf.

There’s never been a better time than NOW to launch a drive to give women’s golf in Asia a boost. Asian women are a dominant force on the most powerful professional golf tour in the world – the LPGA. Most weeks, women professionals from South Korea, Japan, Thailand and China are locked in battle for top spots on the world’s toughest golf tournaments.

Names like Inbee Park, Ariya Jutanugarn and Nasa Hataoka are household names in Asia and they, together with their peers are superstars in their respective countries. Asia has the stars to inspire and motivate the growth of the game on the Continent and the time to act is NOW!

The Asia Pacific Golf Group has already swung into action with its 2019 Asia Pacific Golf Summit (APGS 2019) which it owns and produces. Through APGS 2019, it is taking on the challenge to provide an inspirational and motivational platform to push this initiative towards getting the job done.

APGS 2019 has reached out to an incredible lady who is doing a great deal to grow the game of golf amongst women on a worldwide basis. She is Elisa A. Gaudet, the founder of Women’s Day Golf and since 2016 she has been hugely successful to get this movement happening in over 900 locations in 52 countries.

The 2019 event was a huge success and according to Gaudet, “The event was an even bigger hit on social media, with over 25 million people viewing Women’s Golf Day content for a total of over 47 million impressions across social platforms that included some of the biggest brands, influencers and celebrities in the game.”

For this and more, check out the July 2019 edition of ASIAN GOLF. There’s nothing like ASIAN GOLF!

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Awakening To A Nightmare!

The June 2019 edition of ASIAN GOLF is out! And the focus is on the Millennial Generation and how this demographic group is going to affect the golf industry.

We are fast approaching a point when we are going to awaken from a glorious dream of the good times of the post-war era and be confronted face-on by the impending nightmare of the hard charging age of the Millennials!

Most of us have read about the Millennial period; many of us have discussed it at length and then again, many more have just not given a hoot to the changing of the guard – from the Post War Generation of baby boomers to the emerging new market of Millennials.

This lackadaisical attitude is perhaps most prevalent in the golf industry which is already paying the price of a global decline in its business. This nightmare was portended by the American market research guru Matt Powell of NPD Group when he warned: “There are a lot of systemic headwinds for golf that are just not going away – in particular: Millennials are not picking up the game as quickly as Boomers are ageing out of it. The game needs young people to be playing it to reverse its fortunes. I don’t think a 43-year-old guy (Tiger Woods) winning a golf tournament is going to inspire young people to get out and pick up the game.” How profoundly stated by a man who has the training, breeding, intellect and vision to see the writings on the wall! The challenge posed to golf by the Millennials is a serious one, but all is not lost, yet! ASIAN GOLF has been highlighting this challenge for a few years and with the 2019 Asia Pacific Golf Summit coming up in India (November 4 – 6), we have decided to grab the bull by the horns again and to grapple it down with the help of golf’s famed Marketing Guru, Andrew Wood.

For this and more, check out the June 2019 edition of ASIAN GOLF. There’s nothing like ASIAN GOLF!

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Empowered To Change!

The May 2019 edition of ASIAN GOLF is out!

The focus for May is on the 2019 Asia Pacific Golf Summit (APGS 2019), the 13th in the series. It is being rolled put with the theme to adopt “A 5G Mindset For Golf’s Future” as its overarching platform. The Summit’s proceedings will all be viewed and discussed in the context of the anticipated changes that are coming.

To inspire the golf industry to be proactive towards change, a good example was needed on how change can be adopted, managed and put to the use of the betterment of the industry.

For the first time in its thirteen-year history as the premier golf business summit in the Asia Pacific, APGS 2019 has reached beyond the golf industry to seek an inspirational keynote speaker.

She is Meagan Fallone, the Chief Executive Officer, of an exceptional organisation called The Barefoot College. Ms. Fallone is an exceptional lady, a dedicated social entrepreneur and a bold mountaineer with a very impressive list of global achievements and recognitions.

The Summit will be staged on November 4 – 6 in the futuristic Indian city of Gurugram and the venue will be the multi-award winning DLF Golf and Country Club.

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Mission Hills Steps It Up!

The April 2019 edition of ASIAN GOLF is out!

The cover story is very special as it shines the spotlight on what is arguably a true wonder of the world.

The focus is on the Mission Hills Group in China, already recognized as the world’s largest golf resort with 22 world class golf courses in play.

The Group has now grown beyond just golf. It is a world class show-case for top class football, basketball, the teaching of golf and entertainment and leisure that has transformed Mission Hills as a one-stop, all-round experience.

There is nothing like it on the Planet.

April also sees the launch of the 2019 Asian Golf Awards On-line Poll. The prestigious recognition event for the Asia Pacific Golf industry will be celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and it promises to be yet another gala event.

April will mark the launch of the 13th edition of the longest running conference on the business of golf – the highly rated Asia Pacific Golf Summit (APGS). For the first time, APGS will be heading to India where the multi-award winning golf club, the DLF Golf and Country Club will be the host and venue for the event.

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A Stunning Masterpiece!

The March 2019 edition of ASIAN GOLF is out!

The cover story shines the spotlight on a brand-new golf course that is reaching completion. It’s a truly stunning master-piece that deals with what one man saw and how he sculptured what was already a natural work of art by Mother Nature. The transformation started some three years ago on an idyllic strip of land along a coastline stretching over 3,260 kilometres of Vietnam.

To be more specific, the land is in Hoi An, once a major Southeast Asian trading post in the 16th and 17th centuries. Today Hoi An, no longer a large-scale trading centre, is a UNESCO World Heritage site. This land has left many impressions on travellers with its immensely beautiful Cua Dai beach which is considered one of the most beautiful beaches on the coastline of not only Vietnam but also in Asia.

This is the spell-binding setting for Vietnam’s newest golf course – Hoiana Shores and perhaps the finest show-piece for a full links type course not only in Vietnam but in all of Asia! ASIAN GOLF unravels a special pre-opening report on this must-play course designed by the legendary golf course architect, Robert Trent Jones II.

The other big story in March is the Asia Pacific Golf Summit (APGS). APGS 2019 Is India-Bound! As the longest running summit on the business of golf, it is now in its thirteenth year and it is only fitting that it is headed to one of the Planet’s oldest civilisations – INDIA!

India is no stranger to golf when you consider that it is home to the Royal Calcutta Golf Club which was established in 1829 and is the oldest golf club in India and the first outside Britain. This is some testimony to golf and to India.

Against this backdrop, the staging of APGS 2019 is both historic and a milestone. The Summit could not have asked for a more colourful and historic setting than India which offers a spectacular tapestry of rich and exotic culture and tradition that spans a period of more than 5,000 years.

Unlike past Summits, APGS 2019 aims to look at the future of golf through the prism of the vision and wisdom of an ancient land with the hope of drawing new inspiration to guide the industry forward into the future.

For this and more, check out the March 2019 edition of ASIAN GOLF. There’s nothing like ASIAN GOLF!

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An Ode To Excellence!

It’s out! The February 2019 edition of ASIAN GOLF and it is loaded with top tier editorial content on a full range of golf-related news!

The cover story pays special tribute to one of Asia’s top golf clubs, the Banyan Golf Club in the Thai Royal Kingdom of Hua Hin. The club celebrates a very special milestone in its history – its 10th Anniversary! In that time, Banyan Golf Club has strived hard to set very high standards right across its operations. This has been validated over the last ten years by the club’s numerous successes at the prestigious Asian Golf Awards, the yardstick by which golf clubs are measured on the Continent. The focus is on the club and its magnificent team.

The February edition also provides insightful reviews on a range of new golf equipment starting with PING’s highly revolutionary drivers and impressive offerings from Callaway, Wilson Staff, Titleist, TaylorMade amongst others. Get up to speed on all the new gear that will be hitting stores Asia-wide this month.

For this and more, check out the February 2019 edition of ASIAN GOLF. There’s nothing like ASIAN GOLF!

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A new year has just begun and ASIAN GOLF’s first issue for 2019 kicks off the year with another milestone celebration.

The January edition is dedicated to the 19th edition of the ASIAN GOLF AWARDS, and it focuses on what is widely regarded as the “Oscars” for the Asia Pacific Golf Industry. The award presentation was conducted at a glitzy ceremony last November at the swanky 5-star Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit in Thailand.

Top awards were presented covering 46 award categories making the ASIAN GOLF AWARDS the largest recognition event of its kind on the Planet!

Some of the major highlights of the 2018 ASIAN GOLF AWARDS include the prestigious Asian Golf Hall of Fame, the only award of its kind in the Asia Pacific. Of the two inductions for 2018, one went to golf legend and entrepreneur extraordinaire Greg Norman.

A new hallmark feature of the awards was the introduction of the Asia Pacific Order Of ZENITH – the most prestigious award bestowed upon golf clubs in the Asia region. The inaugural winners include thirteen of Asia’s very best golf clubs.

Another big feature in the January 2019 edition of ASIAN GOLF is an EXCLUSIVE interview with the Commissioner of the PGA TOUR, Jay Monahan. In a probing interview, Monahan shares some of his thoughts on a variety of topics relating to the future of the game and how China is expected to lead the growth of the game going forward.

The edition also celebrates Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn who has established herself as the greatest golfer on the LPGA by making a clean sweep of all the titles to be had. She has earned herself ASIAN GOLF’s “Golfer Of The Year” title.

For this and more, check out the January 2019 edition of ASIAN GOLF. There’s nothing like ASIAN GOLF!

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It’s out! The December 2018 edition of ASIAN GOLF and it is brimming with great articles!

Like all new editions of ASIAN GOLF, this is yet another very special issue because it brings you, the reader, more original content that you can only read in ASIAN GOLF.

The focus in this issue falls on the successful conclusion of the 2018 Asia Pacific Golf Summit (APGS 2018) which was staged at the plush 5-star Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit in November. This was the twelfth edition of what is now the longest running Summit on the business of golf in the Asia Pacific. Not only has APGS 2018 stood the test of time but it has also ascended to become one of the best of its kind anywhere in the world. The December edition traces all of the highlights of APGS 2018 and has created a unique platform where readers can re-live the entire proceedings of the Summit via You Tube.

The December edition of ASIAN GOLF will also celebrate the global success of Asia’s men and women in professional golf. Twelve months ago, ASIAN GOLF made a prediction that Asians will come to the fore front in professional golf and it has happened. Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn has established herself as the greatest golfer on the LPGA by making a clean sweep of all the titles to be had.

India’s young Shubhankar Sharma thrilled the world throughout the year with his gutsy play which earned him the well-earned title of the European Tour’s Rookie Of The Year. Another feather in Asia’s cap was Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat being granted full playing rights on the world’s richest and toughest professional tour – the PGA TOUR. 2018 will go down the annals of Asian golf history as a major milestone with professionals, both men and women from Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Thailand and India displayed their hubris that they have what it takes to be amongst the best in the world!

For this and more, check out the November edition of ASIAN GOLF. There’s nothing like ASIAN GOLF!

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It’s out! The November 2018 edition of ASIAN GOLF and it is brimming with great articles!

Like all new editions of ASIAN GOLF, this is yet another very special issue because it brings you, the reader, more original content that you can only read in ASIAN GOLF.

The focus in this issue falls on a bullish forecast for the future of golf in Asia. This optimistic prediction comes courtesy of one of the game’s greatest legends and a globally decorated golf course architect. He is none other than Greg Norman aka the “Great White Shark”.

Norman spells out exciting times ahead for golf in Asia and predicts that Asia will be right at the forefront of the game in the years to come. The Australian legend will be attending the 2018 Asian Golf Awards in Bangkok during which time he will be inducted into the prestigious Asia Pacific Golf Hall Of Fame.

The past month marked the start of the so-called “Asian Swing” for both the PGA TOUR and the LPGA TOUR. What was heartening was to see that Asian professionals have made huge strides in growing their standard of play. There is no denying the fact that our Asian men and women are now world class and they can only get better. Read about their success and achievement in this edition.

The month of November will also mark the staging of the 12th edition of the region’s premier business summit on golf – the 2018 Asia Pacific Golf Summit. In conjunction with the staging of this hugely successful event will be the annual Asian Golf Awards, the industry’s “Oscars” to recognise the best in the golf industry in the Asia Pacific.

For this and more, check out the November edition of ASIAN GOLF. There’s nothing like ASIAN GOLF!

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The October edition of ASIAN GOLF is out!

Like all new editions of ASIAN GOLF, this is yet another very special issue because it brings you, the reader, more original content that you can only read in ASIAN GOLF.

The focus in this issue falls on some really revolutionary golf equipment. It is the latest from Titleist, the brand once known as the manufacturer of golf equipment only for serious golfers. Well, that has all changed with the introduction of its latest drivers and fairway woods – the TS2 and TS3.

These brand new clubs are absolutely friendly and Titleist can expect to have more golfers embracing these new clubs. Not only are they friendly but they pack a whack and drive the ball to some crazy distances. If you are on the look-out for some new gear to stick into your bag, make a date with Titleist for a try-out and a fitting. Chances are you will walk away with a wide grin on your face after the fitting!

The month of September has been a great month for Asian professional golfers. Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn was again crowned as the big Rolex queen for 2018 and if that was not big enough news, the PGA TOUR has granted Thailand’s owith his tour card to play on the most powerful and richest professional tour on the Planet. In the process, Aphibarnrat has created history by becoming the first Thai to earn the right to play on the biggest tour in the world!

With just weeks to go before the staging of the 2018 Asia Pacific Golf Summit and the 2018 Asian Golf Awards, everything points to 2018 being a good year for the golf business. Bangkok is all set and ready to welcome delegates to Asia’s biggest, best and longest running summit on the business of golf.

For this and more, check out the September edition of ASIAN GOLF. There’s nothing like ASIAN GOLF!

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The September edition of ASIAN GOLF is out!

This is a very special issue because it reports on a major team event, the first of its kind in Asia.

There is nothing like team competition in golf to bring out emotion, valour, chutzpah and camaraderie amongst players representing the opposing teams. There is nothing to match the spirit of competition emoted by these tournaments.

The Continent of Asia now has its very own team event that will bring top golfers from Japan and Thailand to do battle in a thrilling gladiatorial setting to be fought out in Thailand. Welcome to the Amata Friendship Cup presented by TOYOTA!

The driving force behind this trend-setting tournament is the award-winning Amata Spring Country Club in Thailand. The tournament dates are December 21 – 23, 2018 and it will be played at Amata Spring Country Club.

ASIAN GOLF has this major event covered in full!

As usual, the September edition is filled with original content and another big story is the continuing countdown to the 2018 Asia Pacific Golf Summit (APGS) 2018, the most important summit on the business of golf in Asia is in full swing. APGS 2018 will mark the twelfth staging of this industry-leading event and it will be staged in Bangkok at the brand new 5-star Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit Hotel.

For this and more, check out the September edition of ASIAN GOLF. There’s nothing like ASIAN GOLF!

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ASIAN GOLF – August 2018

The August edition of ASIAN GOLF is out!

As usual, it is filled with original articles on golf with a special focus on Asia.

The August edition is special in that it marks a new milestone. That milestone is a partnership between ASIAN GOLF and the world’s most powerful professional golf tour – The PGA TOUR. We are both pleased and proud to announce that we are now a Media Partner with the PGA TOUR – yet another measure of our standing on the global stage of golf communications!

Our countdown to the 2018 Asia Pacific Golf Summit (APGS) 2018, the most important summit on the business of golf in Asia is in full swing. APGS 2018 will mark the twelfth staging of this industry-leading event and it will be staged in Bangkok at the brand new 5-star Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit Hotel.

Other highlights of the August issue looks at new products from PING, Callaway and TaylorMade. There are also special reports on Asians making major inroads on the PGA TOUR and the LPGA TOUR. This and more in the August edition of ASIAN GOLF.

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ASIAN GOLF – July 2018

The July edition of ASIAN GOLF is out!

With slightly more than four months to go before the staging of the 2018 Asia Pacific Golf Summit (APGS) 2018, ASIAN GOLF takes an indepth look at how this world class event is shaping up.

APGS 2018 will mark the twelfth staging of the Asia Pacific’s most important and longest running summit on the business of golf. The summit will be staged in Bangkok at the brand new 5-star Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit Hotel.

A stellar line-up of speakers is being assembled for the event which will be headlined by golf legend Barney Adams, the spunky golf equipment designer and manufacturer who gave the world of golf ADAMS GOLF and the famous “Tight Lies” fairway woods.

This will be Barney’s first visit to Asia and it will be a great opportunity for the Continent to hear from the man who has devoted a good part of his life in trying to improve the playing experience of the game for millions of golfers around the world.

Another major development that this edition covers is the mega two-billion dollar tie-up between the PGA Tour and Discovery. This is a monumental development for golf as this initiative will deliver the PGA Tour experience to a global audience, hence heralding the way for the globalisation of the game of golf. This and more in the July edition of ASIAN GOLF.

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ASIAN GOLF – June 2018

The June edition of ASIAN GOLF is out! And it is a special milestone edition!

Besides being full of original content specially written with a global perspective for Asia, we are delighted to inform all readers that this edition unveils the ASIA PACIFIC ORDER OF ZENITH. This is the most prestigious award bestowed upon the best golf clubs in Asia.

It is an award that serves as the culmination of the long and hard road that the selected clubs have taken to set standards of quality and experience in the club industry that clearly establishes them as the industry leaders in Asia. The Asia Pacific Golf Group, the parent company of ASIAN GOLF, is proud to be the official presenter of the award which goes out to 12 distinguished clubs in Asia. It is a true milestone for the Asian golf industry.

For golf equipment fans, we do an extensive review of the new distance golf ball from Titleist, the world’s number one golf brand. The new ball is the AVX and ASIAN GOLF gives it the most thorough review.

Another product that gets a special review is a brand new innovation in shafts for putters. It’s from Breakthrough Technology, spear-headed by golf legend Barney Adams, the revolutionary equipment manufacturer who gave us the famous Adams Golf and “Tight Lies”. Plus a whole lot more articles!

ASIAN GOLF – As Asia’s most authoritative and leading golf publication, we report on golf with a unique Asian perspective. We report the news and facts about golf and tell it like it is!

It is the only pan-Asian publication on golf that is fully digital. Its editorial content is wrapped in rich media – stories are told with text, glorious images, video content and links for a multi-dimensional reading experience.

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ASIAN GOLF – May 2018

The May edition of ASIAN GOLF is out! And it is full of original content that you won’t find anywhere else!

The cover story is devoted to golf in India. ASIAN GOLF was recently on the giant sub-Continent to witness for itself the state of the glorious game in this ancient land. Although golf had been introduced to India in the early 1800’s, it has languished as a sport for the elite. Now, after nearly two centuries, the game is experiencing a sort of “renaissance” as Indian golf awakens to make its presence felt in the world of golf.

Its arrival on the world stage is manifested through the prestigious Indian Open, a tournament that is steeped in tradition and class. Its venue is the world-class DLF Golf Club in the spanking new Indian city of Gurgaon – a sight to be seen to be believed.

ASIAN GOLF talked to the movers and shakers of golf in India and it reports that there is no turning back for the country. The government, the game’s institutions, corporations and players are hell-bent on developing Indian golf into a game as big as what cricket is in the country. Will the combined push work? Read about it and find out how India is rising!

The May issue is also dedicated to celebrating the achievements of golf’s new heroes – the young stars of the game. The era of Nicklaus and Woods is past and a new era is dawning – the era of young guns who have no fear and who have already taken the game to new heights never before experienced in the game. ASIAN GOLF checks out the new rising gods of golf.

Also in this issue is the launch of the 2018 Asia Pacific Golf Summit (APGS), the most successful summit on the business of golf in the Asia Pacific. Now in its 12th year, APGS will be staged in the pulsating citty of Bangkok in Thailand and it already promises to be the biggest and the best in the series. Plus a whole lot more articles!

ASIAN GOLF – As Asia’s most authoritative and leading golf publication, we report on golf with a unique Asian perspective. We report the news and facts about golf and tell it like it is!

It is the only pan-Asian publication on golf that is fully digital. Its editorial content is wrapped in rich media – stories are told with text, glorious images, video content and links for a multi-dimensional reading experience.

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ASIAN GOLF – April 2018

The April edition of ASIAN GOLF is out!

The 2018 Asian Golf Awards is set to launch in two weeks time. This will be the nineteenth annual round of the Asia-wide search for the best of the best in the golf industry in Asia. Every year since its inception, the Asian Golf Awards has been the most sought after and most respected award programme in the Asian golf industry and in 2018, it is expected to set a number of new milestones as the programme heads towards the end of its second decade. The on-line poll will go “live” on April 16 and will conclude on July 16, 2018. Get ready to vote for your favourites!

The month of April will also be a landmark year for Asian golf as three top Asian stars vie for top honours at the 2018 Masters at Augusta National. Never before has Asia been represented by a trio of world beaters at the Masters – the 2018 star line-up includes Thailand’s top super-star Kiradech Aphibarnrat, China’s Li Haotong and the current European Tour Race To Dubai leader, India’s Shubhankar Sharma. Together, these three players possess the skill and the firepower to pull off some surprises at Augusta National.
And on the on-going debacle over distances travelled by the modern golf ball, ASIAN GOLF takes a stand on this matter and speaks out against any planned ruling to cut back on the golf ball.

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ASIAN GOLF – March 2018

The March edition of ASIAN GOLF is out!

Two months have gone and we are looking at a great year for Asian golf. The March issue features a young rising star from India – Shubhankar Sharma who is the current leader in the 2018 Race To Dubai European Tour ranking. Sharma is just 21 years old and a wonderful ambassador for the professional game in Asia.

While Sharma is setting a blazing pace, another youngster from Thailand has bubbled to the top of the amateur ranks in Asia. She is Thailand’s Atthaya Thitikul, just fifteen years old and she created history when she became the first player to hoist the winner’s trophy at the inaugural Women’s Amateur Asia Pacific Golf Championship.

A golf gold medallist at the last Southeast Asian Games, Thitikul earned an invitation to play in two major championships in 2018 – the RICOH Women’s British Open and the ANA Inspiration – as well as a place in the starting field of the prestigious LPGA’s Women’s World Championship in Singapore.

2018 is certainly looking good for golf in Asia and we are pleased to report that ASIAN GOLF has been voted the Best Golf Magazine in the Asia Pacific for 2018. This is yet another validation of why the magazine is the most authoritative and leading voice on golf on the giant Continent of Asia.

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It is the only pan-Asian publication on golf that is fully digital. Its editorial content is wrapped in rich media – stories are told with text, glorious images, video content and links for a multi-dimensional reading experience.

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ASIAN GOLF – February 2018

2018 is well on its way and the February edition of ASIAN GOLF is out!

This issue is special because the focus is on young Asian players making it on the world stage of professional golf.

The cover is dedicated to the Asian Tours Order of Merit winner for 2017 – the Malaysian professional golfer Gavin Green. This is a young man on the rise and ASIAN GOLF expects to see him playing on the PGA Tour, the world’s biggest and richest professional tour in the not too distant future.

Besides Green, there is a bunch of youngsters from Asia who are becoming trail blazers in their own right. Amongst some of these super talents are China’s Li Haotong who whipped Rory McIlroy at the recent Dubai Desert Classic and Taiwan’s C.T. Pan who is making a name for himself on the PGA Tour.

Expect to see more new stars burst forth in 2018 and they will be coming from South Korea, Thailand, Japan, India and China.

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It is the only pan-Asian publication on golf that is fully digital. Its editorial content is wrapped in rich media – stories are told with text, glorious images, video content and links for a multi-dimensional reading experience.

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ASIAN GOLF – January 2018

Happy New Year and we are off to a great start for 2018! The January edition of ASIAN GOLF is out and it is an issue that is dedicated to celebrating the success of the men and women who operate the top golf clubs in Asia Pacific.

The Asian Golf Awards – it is prestigious, it’s enduring and it is the absolute best measure of stature and success in the golf industry in the Asia Pacific! In its long and continuing history stretching over eighteen years, the Asian Golf Awards ranks amongst one of the finest recognition events in the world of golf. It is an event that lives up to how President Donald Trump describes leadership – the American leader is on record as saying: “You have to think anyway, so why not think big?” And this is the ethos that drives the Asian Golf Awards.

Each year, the award ceremony sets new goals and 2017 was no different. Awards were presented on the final day of the 2017 Asia Pacific Golf Summit which was staged at the Sheraton Hotel in Da Nang, Vietnam. The awards went to the best amongst the best in 51 categories which makes the Asian Golf Awards the biggest recognition event of its kind in the world for the golf industry.

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It is the only pan-Asian publication on golf that is fully digital. Its editorial content is wrapped in rich media – stories are told with text, glorious images, video content and links for a multi-dimensional reading experience.

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ASIAN GOLF – December 2017 Edition
 
The latest issue of ASIAN GOLF is out. The December issue features some of the best original content in golf news. This issue carries an exclusive report on the “GENiUS” golf ball produced by OnCore Golf. It is a super-intelligent golf ball with a built-in GPS that is totally revolutionary. It has a multitude of special functions and is expected to go into production in 2018. This issue also provides a detailed wrap-up on the recently concluded 2017 Asia Pacific Golf Summit that was staged in the Vietnamese city of Da Nang. It was rated by delegates as one of the best so far. APGS 2017 also marked the start of a new decade.
 
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Wishing all of our readers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

ASIAN GOLF – November 2017 Edition

The latest issue of ASIAN GOLF is out. The November issue features some of the best original content in golf news. This issue carries an exclusive report on Asia’s first true golf links course. The KN Royal Links Golf Course in Vietnam is that nation’s gift to the world and it marks a new milestone in the growth and development of golf in Asia. This issue also places focus on the 2017 Asian Golf Awards, the golf and club industry’s highest recognition event in Asia. Now in its 18th year, the Asian Golf Awards will recognise and honour men and women and golf clubs under 51 award categories. These and a lot more original reports in the November issue!

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It is the only pan-Asian publication on golf that is fully digital. Its editorial content is wrapped in rich media – stories are told with text, glorious images, video content and links for a multi-dimensional reading experience.

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ASIAN GOLF – October 2017 Edition

The latest issue of ASIAN GOLF is out. The October issue features some of the best original content in golf news. This issue tracks how golf is growing in Asia, especially in Southeast Asia. New golf courses are sprouting up like mushrooms in Vietnam and to a lesser extent in neighbouring Myanmar. With the 2017 Asia Pacific Golf Summit just weeks away, there is a special primer that looks at preparations for Asia’s longest running and most successful business summit on golf. On the golf equipment side, there are special reports on new products from Titleist, Footjoy, Bridgestone and TaylorMade. And a lot more!

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ASIAN GOLF – September 2017 Edition

The latest issue of ASIAN GOLF is out. The September issue features some of the best original content in golf news. This issue focuses on people who are making a great impact in helping to grow the game of golf in Asia. These men and one woman have been carefully selected and will be honoured with the region’s highest awards in golf – the Asia Pacific Golf Hall of Fame and the Asia Pacific Life-Time Achievement at the forthcoming Asian Golf Awards to be held in Danang, Vietnam. There are also be special product reviews on new offerings from ECCO Golf, COBRA Golf, Scotty Cameron and PXG. And a lot more!

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ASIAN GOLF – August 2017 Edition

The latest issue of ASIAN GOLF is out. The August issue features some of the best original content in golf news. This issue focuses on PING’s latest – the revolutionary G400 Series – new golf clubs that are jam packed with technology. With the new family, PING has raised the bar in golf club technology to a whole new level and the new drivers, woods, hybrids, irons and cross-overs are arguably the best of the new genre of golf clubs available today!

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ASIAN GOLF – July 2017 Edition

The latest issue of ASIAN GOLF is out. The July issue features some of the best original content on golf news. This issue focuses on Vietnam – Asia’s New Golf Titan! Vietnam is experiencing a huge golf boom and there seems to be no stopping the nation from building spectacular, world class golf courses. Unlike China, where the government has placed a dampener on golf development, Vietnam has the solid support of its government.

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ASIAN GOLF – June 2017 Edition

The latest issue of ASIAN GOLF is out. The June issue features some of the best original content on golf news. This issue focuses on Topgolf, the highly revolutionary form of playing golf that is sweeping North America. Topgolf is scheduled to go global and ASIAN GOLF is the first to bring you details about this fun and exciting way to play golf.

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ASIAN GOLF – May 2017 Edition

The latest issue of ASIAN GOLF is out. The May issue features some of the best original content on golf news. This issue focuses on Mobile Apps and why it is going to be the next wave of technology effecting and impacting the golf industry.

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ASIAN GOLF – April 2017 Edition

The latest issue of ASIAN GOLF is out. The April issue features some of the best original content on golf news including the launch of the 2017 Asian Golf Awards Poll.

ASIAN GOLF – As Asia’s most authoritative and leading golf publication, we report on golf with a unique Asian perspective. We report the news and facts about golf and tell it like it is!

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ASIAN GOLF – March 2017 Edition 

The latest issue of ASIAN GOLF is out. The March issue features some of the best original content on golf news including the launch of the 2017 Asia Pacific Golf Summit.

ASIAN GOLF – As Asia’s most authoritative and leading golf publication, we report on golf with a unique Asian perspective. We report the news and facts about golf and tell it like it is!

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ASIAN GOLF – February 2017 Edition

The latest issue of ASIAN GOLF is out. The February issue features some of the best original content on golf news including key features like the launch of new golf balls from Titleist.

ASIAN GOLF – As Asia’s most authoritative and leading golf publication, we report on golf with a unique Asian perspective. We report the news and facts about golf and tell it like it is!

It is the only pan-Asian publication on golf that is fully digital. Its editorial content is  wrapped in rich media – stories are told with text, glorious images, video content and links for a multi-dimensional reading experience. There’s nothing like ASIAN GOLF!

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ASIAN GOLF – A New And Bold Image

ASIAN GOLF, the most authoritative journal on golf in Asia has entered 2017 with a revolutionary new look that comes packaged in an exciting, fully digital package. As Asia’s leading golf publication, ASIAN GOLF has again taken the lead in delivering a totally new experience in digital publishing which it pioneered way back in 2007.

The new look ASIAN GOLF offers original and exclusive reporting that is wrapped in rich media – a story told with text, glorious images, video content and links for a multi-dimensional reading experience.

We have embarked on the next phase of our journey and we can only promise you, the reader, a constantly improving product as we cut a pathway into the future. Stay with ASIAN GOLF for the best perspective on golf – regional, international and global. It doesn’t get any better!

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