Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Asian Golf Industry Federation Golf Facility members sprang to the fore at the inaugural ParGolf People’s Choice Awards in Malaysia.
Kota Permai Golf and Country Club, Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club [KLGCC] and The Els Club Teluk Datai were all among the big winners, announced at a prize-giving ceremony in the Malaysian capital.
More than 60 representatives of the winning clubs attended the event, during which the top three clubs in each of 10 categories were announced. The awards were based solely on online voting.
Kota Permai had top-three finishes in four categories – Best Maintained Golf Course; Best Greens; Best Corporate Tournament Venue and Best F&B – Halfway Hut.
KLGCC had top-three finishes in two categories – Best Maintained Golf Course and Best Corporate Tournament Venue.
The Els Club Teluk Datai had top-three finishes in four categories – Best Maintained Golf Course; Best Greens; Most Scenic Golf Course and Best Overall Golf Experience.
Suzannah Gun Palmer, Publisher of ParGolf, said: “The purpose of the ParGolf People’s Choice Awards is to recognise excellence and achievements in the Malaysian golf course industry based solely on public voting. All the award recipients are deserving winners as the votes were cast by the end users themselves, the golfers.
“We hope that the awards will spur golf clubs to continue improving in all aspects of their operations, thereby elevating the overall standard of the golf industry in Malaysia.”