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WESTWOOD CONFIRMS TITLE DEFENCE

WESTWOOD CONFIRMS TITLE DEFENCE

WESTWOOD CONFIRMS TITLE DEFENCE FOR MAYBANK MALAYSIAN OPEN   Kuala Lumpur, December 15: Defending champion Lee Westwood will return for his title defence of the 2015 Maybank Malaysian Open.   Flamboyant Frenchman Victor Dubuisson will join Westwood as Malaysia’s national Open celebrates its 10thanniversary under Maybank’s title sponsorship next February.   Ryder Cup teammates Graeme […]

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Phatlum Defends Title in Dubai

Phatlum Defends Title in Dubai

Pornanong Phatlum believes her victory in the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters had the feel of a major that took her confidence to a new level. “The experience gained from playing in Dubai showed in my results on the LPGA Tour where I have done pretty well this season,” said the 25-year-old Thai ace, referring to […]

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Golf Course Reports

Revamp Transforms Laguna Phuket Golf Club

Revamp Transforms Laguna Phuket Golf Club

Phuket, Thailand, November 12 — Laguna Phuket, Asia’s first integrated destination resort, will relaunch its 18-hole championship golf course in early January after a revamp by one of the world’s leading golf course architects. Laguna Phuket Golf Club, which initially opened in 1992 as Banyan Tree Golf Club on the Thai island of Phuket, has […]

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Thailand is Great For Golf

Thailand is Great For Golf

Thailand is great for golf and is the third most popular country to take a golf vacation after the USA and Spain. With over 230 courses covering this vast country it is very hard not to find a cluster of a few challenging and unusual courses to enjoy. If you are used to the rather […]

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Picture Reports

Tour Operators Experience a Golf Obstacle Course

Tour Operators Experience a Golf Obstacle Course

Tour Operators Experience a Golf Obstacle Course, when they recently played a round of golf at one of Thailand’s golfing gems the unique Wangjuntr Golf Park near Rayong. http://www.wangjuntrgolf.com Mark Siegel CEO at GolfAsian www.golfasian.com  and Callum Mackie Managing Director at Solar Golf Travel  www.solargolf.com joined Mike Bridge editor of Thai Golf News and colleagues to experience the […]

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2013 LPGA Picture Report

2013 LPGA Picture Report

With 60 of the top women golfers in the world competing, an invitation to play in this year’s Honda LPGA Open Pro Am was a hot ticket. We caught up with the stars as they practiced at the Siam Old Course during a busy Pro Am day and over the final round.

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Interviews

Exclusive Interview with Thai Superstar Kiaradech Aphibarnrat

Exclusive Interview with Thai Superstar Kiaradech Aphibarnrat

Here is our exclusive interview with Kiaradech Aphibarnrat at the KLGCC in Malaysia. When you are about to tee off with a certain Phil Mickelson and Nick Watney, 2014 does not get much better for young Thai superstar Kiradech Aphibarnrat. We caught up with the globetrotting 24 year old  as he was preparing to play […]

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Rickie Fowler Exclusive Interview

Rickie Fowler Exclusive Interview

Rickie Fowler interview…. We met Rickie at the KLGCC in Kuala Lumpur where he was a star attraction at the CIMB Classic 2013. Rickie has played before in Malaysia and has just announced he will be competing in his first golf tournament in Thailand. Here is the short interview. TGN: Did Bubba Watson or Hunter […]

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Pattaya Golf News

Asian Tour Heroes At Amata Tournament.

Asian Tour Heroes At Amata Tournament.

Bangkok, October 29: The in-form duo of Anirban Lahiri and Koumei Oda have set their sights on victory at the fourth edition of the Thailand Golf Championship, which will be played December 11-14 at Amata Spring Country Club in Chonburi.   Lahiri, who captured last week’s Venetian Macau Open in dramatic fashion, has climbed to […]

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Enter The Pattaya Ryder Cup

Enter The Pattaya Ryder Cup

Next week Solar Golf will be running their annual Ryder Cup competition at Pattana and Burapha. This year things are slightly different as they are running a golfer-caddy day at Burapha on the 3rd of November at Burapha where a golfer can team up with any talented caddy at Burapha Golf club and take on […]

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Phuket Golf News

Thailand Is World’s Top Country To Retire

Thailand Is World’s Top Country To Retire

Thailand has just been named as one of the world’s most popular countries around the world to retire to, according to a recent article “The World’s 7 Most Retiree-Friendly Nations” published by The Huffington Post, an American online news aggregator and blog. The popular online news-site’s article looked at countries, which have legislation in place […]

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Where are These Thai Courses????

Where are These Thai Courses????

If you think you know where are these courses let us know here on our new facebook page for Thai Golf News. We will post up the answers on the facebook page. I have been lucky enough to play over 73 of the 230 odd Thai Golf Courses dotted around the Kingdom. Not sure if […]

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Nepal Earthquake Charity Golf Event

Nepal Earthquake Charity Golf Event

| April 29, 2015

Nepal Earthquake Charity Golf Event Thana City Golf and Sports Club Friday, 8 May 2015 Registration from 11am, 1pm shotgun Followed by BBQ Dinner Many of us have been touched by Nepal – either through the beauty of the country, or the warm and caring spirit of its people. They now need our urgent help, […]

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25 Outstanding Thai Boutique Hotels

25 Outstanding Thai Boutique Hotels

| December 9, 2014

Bangkok, 8 December, 2014 – A total of 25 outstanding Thai boutique hotels were presented with awards at a glittering ceremony presided over by the Minister of Tourism and Sports, Mrs. Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul. Jointly organised this year by Krungthai Card Public Co., Ltd. (KTC), Bangkok Airways, Thai Rent A Car and TripAdvisor, the awards are designed […]

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LPGA Qualifying School Results

LPGA Qualifying School Results

| December 8, 2014

Top 20 get their 2015 LPGA Tour Card so Ariya Jutanugarn joins sister Moriya and so there will be five Thais on the main tour. Two Thais will also qualify for the Symetor Tour as well.   LPGA Qualifying Tournament – Stage III LPGA International Final Round Leaderboard Updated: Dec 07, 2014 3:48 pm ET […]

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Thai Golfers Doing Well

Thai Golfers Doing Well

| December 7, 2014

Great day for Thai golf….Kiradech came 5th at the Nedbank Challenge at Sun City in South Africa with Thongchai in top 10 as well and across in Florida Ariya Jutanugarn is in the final round to try to stay in the top 20 to get a tour card on the LPGA. She could be joining […]

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Great Pairings at CME in Florida.

Great Pairings at CME in Florida.

| November 19, 2014

Great pairings announced at the CME Group Tour Championship in Florida. Surely everyone will want to watch Thailand’s top player Pornanong Phatlum with current hero Kristina Kim, plus Lewis , Ko and Inbee. Good luck to Moriya and Thidapa too….www.lpga.com   TIBURON GOLF CLUB – ROUND 1 Tee #1 8:55 AM JI, Eun-Hee Grp #1 […]

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