Asia’s Magnum Force!

The 2020 list of the Most Powerful People In Golf In the Asia Pacific Is out!

These are the men and women, each a recognised captain of industry who have provided the vision to grow the golf club industry on the giant Asian Continent.

Through their convictions and bold business decisions, they have collectively helped to keep the Asia Pacific at the leading edge of the golf club industry.

ASIAN GOLF is proud to honour these power hitters – leaders who have made substantial investments and continue to invest in an industry that provides hope and promise for exponential growth in the years to come.

Magnum Force – Now In Its 7th Year!

Check out the 2020 Edition Now! http://ncdn-origin.apggnews.com/ezines/AG/2020-PowerHitters/index.html

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Plans For WGE Kick Into Top Gear!

Plans for the Inaugural World Golf Expo (WGE), a brand-new hybrid golf business extravaganza has kicked into high gear.

Work is progressing well as the multi-faceted event gets ready for its staging in Haikou, the capital city of Hainan. The show dates are March 16 – 18, 2021.

“An exciting programme that looks into the future of golf is taking shape and it already promises to be an event that no serious golf business executive can afford to miss,” said Mike Sebastian, CEO of the Asia Pacific Golf Group (APGG) and co-organiser of WGE. This global event is being co-organised with the giant Mission Hills Group of China, operator of the world’s largest golf resort.

“We are excited to host WGE in Hainan and it is our expressed hope to develop Haikou as the hub of golf in the Asia Pacific going forward, “said Tenniel Chu, Group vice-chairman of Mission Hills and the chairman of the organising committee of WGE.

Details will be announced over the next few weeks and to keep abreast with developments of WGE, visit www.worldgolfexpo.com

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Global Golf Awards – Votes Pushing 68,000!

The pace of voting for the inaugural Global Golf Awards, the prestigious award programme for the global golf club industry is beginning to get red hot!

After hitting the 40,000 mark on May 7, the latest count of valid votes cast stands at 68,178 as of 8:00am (May 29).

The votes are coming in from all over the world.

To participate in the on-line poll, all that one needs to do is to click on: http://globalgolfawards.asiapacificgolfgroup.com/

Follow this with your selection of territory and the club that you want to vote for. That’s all!

The Global Golf Awards on-line poll will be “live” until July 31, 2020.

The Global Golf Awards will be presented at the Awards Gala Banquet of the World Golf Expo at a date to be announced on March 18, 2021 in Haikou, Hainan.

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We’ve Hit The Century Mark!

We are celebrating! The Asia Pacific Golf Group, the Publisher of ASIAN GOLF and the Producer of the GLOBAL GOLF AWARDS and the WORLD GOLF EXPO has hit the 100,000 mark for Facebook “Likes”.

This is an incredible achievement and we would like to thank everyone who follows us on Facebook for their solid support. It’s your support that drives and inspires us to keep on producing content that we feel appeals to you.

Hitting the Century mark is a fantastic milestone and it validates the leadership position that all of our products command in the international marketplace. Reaching 100,000 was a stimulating run and we are now off to our next mark which is 200,000 Facebook “Likes”. The race has started!

Again, thanks for all your support!

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Big Pharma Races Ahead With COVID-19 Vaccine!

There’s a new leader in the race to produce a COVID-19 vaccine. The latest entrant is the giant UK-based AstraZeneca company.

The drug maker is entering a third phase of testing, and hopes to be able to have the first doses of vaccine in October, with wider availability in 2021. However, there is no assurance the vaccine will actually be effective, safe, and get approval from regulatory agencies for use on the population. While early results are promising, there is no certainty the vaccine will work, or that it might become available before those from other companies, too.

Through its Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), the US has invested heavily in several vaccine development programmes, doling out over US$2.1 billion to pharmaceutical companies – both US-based and international – working on coronavirus vaccine development. So far, the grants are supporting vaccine development, testing, and scaling of production.

US president Donald Trump hopes that a vaccine would be ready for widespread use by the end of the year. Several pharmaceutical companies have encouraging early results, and have started testing potential vaccines.

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Golf Is Back But Be Alert!

Asia has seen quite a few golf courses bounce back into business. In the weeks ahead, more will open up.

However, let us not drop our guard because the silent enemy is always there waiting to strike again.

The only way to beat the Coronavirus is to observe all of the safety and security protocols that have been prepared for the industry. Never let up on these safety measures.

Be prepared always for the fight. Never Give Up …. Don’t Ever Give Up!

Watch: http://broadside.navytimes.com/2019/06/22/motivation-dont-ever-give-up/

 

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