Singapore: IMG has signed an agreement with Chartered Square Holding Company Limited, one of Thailand’s leading corporations, to manage The Master Golf Resort, located in the vibrant golf market of Pattaya.
Destined to become one of Thailand’s premier golf clubs, The Master Golf Resort, located in Silverlake, is a 30-minute drive from downtown Pattaya and is slated to open for play in December next year.
Currently under construction, the 18-hole, par-72 layout is set on a stunning 100-hectare site overlooking the Khao Chee Chan Buddha that has been laser cut into the cliffside of an adjoining mountain which is visible from every hole on the golf course.
“We are delighted to partner with Chartered Square Holding whose vision for this stunning property has led to IMG being engaged to provide our world-class management services,” said Paul Burley, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Golf Course Services for IMG, an Executive Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.
“IMG’s international resources, iconic brand, customised solutions and experienced team of professionals will enable us to deliver services and add value that are unique in our business,” added Burley.
Narit Chia-apar, Chairman of Chartered Square Holding, said: “We are proud to have secured such a unique site and working with IMG will enable our vision of creating a quality international golf experience to soon come to fruition.
“We have great expectations for The Master Golf Resort and are excited to have IMG involved in our golf course, as we know they have an unparalleled track record in Asia of establishing and managing successful high-end clubs.”
The course is being designed by Golfplan, a Full Business Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.
Built to championship specifications, it is the intention that the course will be capable of hosting international sanctioned tournaments. The property will also feature a full service clubhouse that will provide panoramic views of the golf course.
IMG has designed many award-winning golf courses and currently manages over 25 world-class clubs across the globe.
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