32 entries: Vietnam

Vietnam Peter Walton IAGTO

What should Danang improve to become Vietnam’s Algarve?

By: 2017. 03. 09.

The 6th annual IAGTO Asia Golf Tourism Convention (AGTC), will take place in Danang, Vietnam, from 7-13 May this year, will be Asia’s largest-ever golf tourism event. The event will be held at the Furama Resort Danang and…

How is Vietnam’s role growing on the Asian Tour?

By: 2016. 06. 17.

The Asian Tour today unveiled a new flagship event, the Ho Tram Players Championship, which will take place 13 – 16 April 2017 at The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip (6,855 yards, Par 71; design: Greg Norman) . The US $1.2 million…

PGA NovaWorld Phan Thiet_Radisson Resort Phan Thiet hotel room

Has PGA NovaWorld Phan Thiet chosen the right hotel partner?

By: 2022. 09. 29.

Vietnam’s newest premier lifestyle resort, PGA NovaWorld Phan Thiet, continues to reach new heights with the launch of a state-of-the-art luxury hotel – Radisson Resort Phan Thiet. It is fascinating that luxury hotels do not have an official…

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How did Golf Saudi convince the Asian Development Tour to come to Saudi Arabia?

By: 2022. 08. 30.

A good reason for Saudi Arabia and Golf Saudi to cheer is when the Asian Development Tour will visit the Riyadh Golf Club in December. This is the first visit of ADT to the kingdom. Boasting a prize…

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How is Atlas Turf International increasing its sales in Southeast Asia?

By: 2022. 08. 29.

Atlas Turf International has just selected Jebsen & Jessen as its exclusive distributor in Southeast Asia. Jebsen & Jessen will represent Atlas Turf International’s complete line of turfgrass products throughout Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand,…

PGA NovaWorld Phan Thiet clubhouse

You can enjoy now PGA NovaWorld Phan Thiet

By: 2022. 04. 29.

I found a new opportunity to write about Vietnam and a Vietnamese golf club. The PGA NovaWorld Phan Thiet is a premier new destination for golf in Vietnam. Located less than 200-kilometres east of Ho Chi Minh City…

Silk Path Dong Trieu Golf Course to begin the course's groundbreaking

Sir Nick Faldo’s latest Signature masterpiece: Silk Path Dong Trieu Golf Course

By: 2021. 11. 02.

The construction of Sir Nick Faldo's latest Signature masterpiece, the Silk Path Dong Trieu Golf Course is in progress. The centerpiece of the multi-million-dollar project in the northeast of Vietnam will be an 18-hole championship course, capable of…

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What are the new elements in GEO’s Sustainable Golf Development Standard 2.0?

By: 2021. 09. 22.

The first version/edition of GEO's Sustainable Golf Development Standard was created in 2016. The main focus was three areas: PreparationDesignConstruction Even then, I really missed the fourth element/phase, the "follow-up." To remain relevant and stay in business golf…

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Sir Nick Faldo’s latest golf course design: Thanh Lanh Golf Club

By: 2021. 03. 24.

It’s a little bit early to talk about Sir Nick Faldo’s latest new golf course design in Thanh Lanh Golf Club near Hanoi, Vietnam. The new golf course will be ready for use in the summer. The unique…

Vattanac Golf Resort West golf course the terrace of hte elephants

What makes the Vattanac Golf Resort in Cambodia attractive?

By: 2020. 11. 20.

We do not necessarily think of Cambodia as a typical golf destination. However, it is one of the rising golf destinations in Asia, right after Vietnam. Cambodia has been named as the 2020 Undiscovered Golf Destination of the Year in…

Sir Nick Faldo Laguna Golf Lang Co 19th hole during the planning

What could make the Laguna Golf Lang Co more memorable?

By: 2020. 09. 15.

In my previous post last December I wrote about the importance of developing memorable moments for our golf club/resort's guests and members. Then I said: We must avoid flat/”mostly forgettable” experiences and create moments that matter to our customers. „Defining…

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How do golf clubs respond commercially to coronavirus? – Part 3.

By: 2020. 04. 13.

New week, new ideas about how to manage coronavirus crises in our golf clubs. Probably in the next part of this article series I will be able to share with you best practices from Vietnam too. Just as…

Hambantoto, Sri Lanka edible golf courses

Is it time to think about edible golf courses?

By: Paul Jansen - Jansen Golf Design 2020. 01. 14.

Golf courses - big and small - cover a substantial amount of land. In fact, most of our modern 18 hole golf courses are routed over as much as 75ha / 185acres of land and often much more.…

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What was I the proudest of in 2019?

By: 2019. 12. 30.

I am very happy that I could make 2019 a very eventful year as well. Let's take a look at the achievements and results. For my advertiser partners, it is really promising that Golf Business Monitor's traffic grew…

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Who are the winners of the 20th annual IAGTO Awards?

By: 2019. 10. 21.

The 20th annual IAGTO Awards has just ended. It is time, to sum up, the winners and the possible future golf tourism trends. This year's votes were polled from IAGTO's 700+ golf tour operators in 63 countries. To…

Ben Styles VP Golf at Hoiana Shores Golf Club Hoiana Integrated Resort

Here is how Hoiana Shores Golf Club preparing for the opening

By: 2019. 10. 02.

The story Hoiana Shores Golf Club (Quang Nam Province, Vietnam; cca. 40 kilometers from the Da Nang Airport) really arouse my curiosity. This is why I thought to ask Ben Styles (Vice President of Golf at Hoiana Shores…

Hoiana Shores Golf Club 11th hole and the clubhouse

What will impress us at the Hoiana Shores Golf Club?

By: 2019. 09. 04.

The opening of the Vietnamese, US$4 billion mega-resort Hoiana Shores Golf Club is almost here. The Hoiana Shores Golf Club will welcome golfers from 23 September, pending a grand opening in early 2020. The pins will instead be…

The Shack Bar at Quinta do Lago, Algarve, Portugal: gastronomy experience

Where to find the best gastronomy & golf offers in Portugal?

By: 2019. 06. 03.

When we are on a golf holiday, we want to pamper ourselves. This does not stop at where we are going to play golf or the quality of the golf resort’s hotel. I am almost 100% sure that…

Faldo Signature Design Laguna Golf Lăng Cô plays host to the Faldo Series Asia Grand Final

What is the value of Faldo Signature Design Status?

By: 2019. 05. 16.

This morning I had to realize that Faldo Design provides two design brand options: Faldo Design,Sir Nick Faldo Signature. What I liked in the Sir Nick Faldo Signature offer is that it provides a Golf Environment Organization (GEO)…

Cape Wickham Golf Links has selected Troon

Troon International adds Cape Wickham Golf Links

By: 2018. 11. 22.

Just one year after Cape Wickham Golf Links has been sold for almost $16 million to Ekaterina Kolmakova, a Vietnam-based investor here is another major change. Troon International has been selected to manage the Australian Cape Wickham Golf Links.…