Singapore: Two IMG-managed golf clubs have been honoured at the World Golf Awards.
At the La Manga Club in Spain, Garden City Golf Club in Phnom Penh was named as Best Course in Cambodia.
Also managed by IMG, Ba Na Hills Golf Club in Danang, designed by Luke Donald in association with IMG, won Best Course in Vietnam.
For good measure, Ba Na Hills was also awarded the prize as ‘Best Course in Asia’ for the second year running.
Based on a voting system of golf tourism professionals and consumers, the World Golf Awards serve to celebrate and reward excellence in golf tourism, world-class courses and golf destinations
Meanwhile at the Asian Golf Awards, IMG Golf Course Design was first runner up in the Best Golf Course Architect in Asia Pacific category.
“It’s a real honour to have courses we designed win these awards and is a great credit to our team and fantastic partners,” said Paul Burley, Senior Vice President, IMG Golf Course Services, an Executive Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.
“IMG is very proud of our design portfolio and we work hard to provide our clients with exceptional levels of service, and innovative design solutions.
“We have been in the business for 25 years and will continue to design courses at the highest international standards by offering world class levels of quality, innovation and service.”
Birmingham, England: The PGA of Great Britain & Ireland is inviting all those who work or volunteer in golf to join its new membership groups – the Business Management Group and Club Volunteer by PGA.