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Asia Golf Championship Siem Reap – A Roaring Success

November 20, 2019

Siem Reap, Cambodia, 17 November 2019 – Over 50 Golfers from a dozen countries teed off at the inaugural Asia Golf Championship in Siem Reap, Cambodia. The event consisted of two rounds  at the Sofitel-managed Phokeethra Country Club and Angkor Golf Resort.

The event was thoroughly enjoyed by all, with both golf course in great condition and host hotel Lotus Blanc putting on two spectacular evening functions for the players.

After two days of competitive golf it was American Tim Marlowe, now residing in West Timor, who took the title with scores of 34 and 37, a total of 71 stableford points. He was closely followed in Papi Reddy our round 1 leader from India with scores of 42 and 28, a total of 70 points. David Collins from Hong Kong came third with 69 points, with Julie Collins, his wife, winning the ladies with a total of 64 points over the two days. Finally Henry Chiew took home the gross prize with scores of 76 and 77, a 153 total.

“Tim Marlowe, the first ever Asia Golf Championship Champion was delighted, and commented :This has been the best event in which I have ever played. It was amazing to win, especially with my wife and young children here, which made it that much more special.” He continued “The event has been organized seamlessly from start to finish, and my whole family was even made part of the entire experience. I am really looking forward to many more tournaments with the FORE and Golfasian team.’

Chris Watson, Tournament Director of the Asia Golf Championship said that “It has been a fantastic week with golfers from over 12 countries taking part. The atmosphere and comradery has been fantastic and a lot of new friendships have been made.” He continued “Both courses were in fantastic condition and the host hotel went above and beyond on the evening functions, a fantastic start to the Asia Golf Championship, Thank you Siem Reap!”

The Asia Golf Championship is a series of 3-day golf events across the South-East Asian region with the next event being held in Bangkok from 28 February – 1 March 2020. Following this will be tournaments in Chiang Mai & Phuket, both in Thailand, with the final event being held in Danang, Vietnam. Find out more at www.asiagolfchampionship.com

Golfasian & Fore Management Group Launch Asia Golf Championship!

August 6, 2019

Bangkok, Thailand, 6 August 2019 — Golfasian and Fore Management Group are delighted to announce the launch of the Asia Golf Championship, a series of four golf events that will be played throughout the year in South-East Asia at some of the most prestigious golf clubs in the region.

The inaugural Asia Golf Championship will tee off 15-17 November 2019 in Siem Reap, Cambodia, at both Phokeethra Country Club and Angkor Golf Resort.

Mark Siegel, Managing Director of Golfasian, commented, “Golfasian is excited to be working with Fore Management Group to deliver a golf tournament series targeted at the preferences of golfers from around South-East Asia. These two-day weekend tournaments work perfectly for golfers with busy schedules who travel on short trips and who want the excitement of multi-course golf events in Asia’s most desirable destinations. Fore has a proven track record of running PGA golf events, and our collaboration will now bring this level of professionalism to amateur golfers.”

Chris Watson, Managing Director of Fore Management Group, mentioned that “Here at Fore we are extremely excited to start our working relationship with Golfasian, with what will become one of the most prestigious event series in Asia. Golfasian is the biggest golf tour provider in Asia, bringing their reach throughout Asia, combined with Fore’s expert event management team, we can not only guarantee high numbers but a tournament experience that will make the golfers keep wanting to come back for more.”

Golfers signing up before 31 August 2019 will get 50% off the practice round for the first Asia Golf Championship in Siem Reap.

About Golfasian

Established in 1997 in Bangkok, Thailand, Golfasian is now Asia’s Best Golf Tour Operator as recognized by the World Golf Awards. Golfasian’s quality of services and expert knowledge makes them the first choice for golfers throughout the world. The golf tour operator delivers genuine value to golfers and at the same time continually executes on the qualities that make them great. Their commitment to operating with the highest standards of service and professionalism as well as offering and executing full-service golf holiday travel experiences is the reason why Golfasian stands above the rest. In 2018, Golfasian handled 23,252 golf tourists, who played 140,791 rounds. Golfasian also maintains the most comprehensive website on golf in Asia www.golfasian.com.

About Fore Management Group

At FORE°, they believe in better. Regardless of customer’s requirements, FORE’s team has experience ranging from high-level PGA and Asian Tour events, right through to grassroots charity events. Wide industry connections help them take care of customer’s every need. Whether one needs international golf course management, event management, or even golf travel arrangements, FORE is there for you. They have been there and done it. With successful partnerships with some of the largest bodies in golf, customers can rest assured of FORE handling every detail. www.foremanagement.com

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