(27 Jan 2021)
Laguna Golf Lang Co, one of Vietnams leading clubs
and the only Sir Nick Faldo-designed course in Asia to be bestowed
with signature status, recently became part of Asian Tour Destinations: an exclusive network of
elite clubs with direct ties to the Asian Tour.
Joining Laguna Golf Lang Co in the collective are
Sentosa Golf Club in Singapore, Horizon Hills Golf & Country Club,
and Kota Permai Golf & Country Club in Malaysia, Sapporo Country
Club, and The North Country Golf Club in Japan, Black Mountain
Golf Club in Thailand and Classic Golf & Country Club in India.
Cho Minn Thant, Commissioner, and CEO
of the Asian Tour, said, The main objective of Asian Tour Destinations
is to provide an affiliate membership program between the
associated venues and the Asian Tour, to drive sustainable growth
and development for the betterment of golf in the region as a
Being a part of the Asian Tour Destinations
network means that each venue is certified Tour calibre and
operates a comprehensive range of facilities and services to their
members and guests under tournament-ready conditions
The Asian Tour has also been a longtime supporter
of the Faldo Series Asia Grand Final which is hosted by Sir Nick
Faldo at Laguna Lang Co each year.
Among the core benefits, Asian Tour members will
be able to play and practice at each venue, allowing for the
members at each club to enjoy direct engagement with the regions
Vietnam continues to be at the forefront of golf
expansion and development in the region and we are very proud that
Laguna Golf Lang Co is a contributor in this evolution, said Adam
Calver, Director of Golf at Laguna Lang Co Resort. We appreciate
the work the Asian Tour continues to do to grow the game here and
Asian Tour Destinations is a perfect fit for us and supports our
resorts future plans and ambitions as we are perfectly situated as
an integrated property that boasts some of the best beachfront
accommodation in Vietnam paired with exceptional golf.
With governments around Asia (including Vietnam)
currently in the procurement stage and planning mass vaccination
programs for their populations, theres growing confidence that
international visitors will be able to return to Asian fairways
sooner rather than later.
Asias reputation as a golf destination was as
bright as it has ever been before the pandemic, added Calver.
Together we can showcase all these great courses as well as the
compelling tourism activities available along Vietnams Golf
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