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Asia’s Best Stay and Play Golf Resorts

February 13, 2013 at 7:27 pm Destinations, Featured, Resorts

For most golf tourists, the words “Stay and Play” are music to tired, over-travelled bodies and eager ears. At least some element of stay and play is considered essential for a successful, stress-free golf holiday in Asia. It means a minimum of ground travel – often in heavy traffic – to and from each course, [...]

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World Ladies Championship Returns to Mission Hills

January 28, 2013 at 11:41 am Featured, News

Haikou, China, January 25 – The second World Ladies Championship (WLC) will return to Mission Hills Haikou on Hainan Island, China in March. To be played at Mission Hills’ Sandbelt Trails course from March 7 to 10, the $US600,000 tournament will compromise a three-tier format with a 72-hole individual professional stoke-play competition, a teams event [...]

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Golf In A Kingdom Helps Thailand to Top Golf Award

January 17, 2013 at 4:11 am Destinations, Golf Courses

Asia’s pace-setting Golf In a Kingdom alliance, comprising a collection of Thailand’s best golf courses and resorts, has played a major part in the kingdom again being named Asia Pacific’s top golf tourism destination.  Photo: Chiang Mai Highlands Golf and Spa Resort was named the Best Value Course in Asia Pacific. ———————————————————————————————————— Bangkok, December 19 [...]

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Stay and Play Specials at Danang Golf Club

January 7, 2013 at 3:37 pm Resorts

Danang, Vietnam, January 7 — The golf course named as the best in Vietnam at last month’s Asia Pacific Golf Summit has launched a stay-and-play initiative to attract golfers to the exclusive resort near Danang. Danang Golf Club and its adjacent sister property Ocean Villas are offering visiting golfers an all-inclusive package to play the [...]

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Faldo’s New Course Opens in Vietnam

December 3, 2012 at 4:36 am Golf Courses

Hue, Vietnam, December 3 — The wait is over. Sir Nick Faldo’s stunning Laguna Lăng Cô Golf Club on Vietnam’s Central Coast is open for play and is adding a new dimension to golf tourism in Vietnam, the newly-named golf destination of the year for Asia and Australasia. The multiple-character layout, part of Banyan Tree [...]

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Eagle Hole Soars For Kunming Golf Tourism

October 12, 2012 at 3:57 pm Destinations, Featured, Uncategorized

First, South Africa had the extreme hole at the Legend Golf & Safari Resort in Limpopo province – a 400-metre almost vertical downhill vertigo-inducing par-3 accessible only by helicopter. Now, China has the eagle hole at Sky Oasis Golf Resort near Kunming – a 150-metre visually stunning experience that is about to help put Yunnan [...]

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