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Stories tagged ‘Gary Player’


Friday, April 29th, 2011

Tenniel Chu accepts the 2011 KPMG Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of his father, Dr David Chu, Chairman of Mission Hills Group and Mission Hills Golf Club in China.

Positive message from KPMG’s Dubai Forum

Over 300 delegates from 45 countries came together for KPMG’s eighth annual Golf Business Forum at the Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club .....read the full story »


Friday, April 8th, 2011

Hole 5 at Modry Las

Double Celebration for Poland’s Top Golf Course

Modry Las Golf Club of Choszczno, Poland, has started the new golfing season on a high after receiving a pair of awards honouring the remarkable layout of the Gary Player-designed course


Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Gary Player (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)

Super Star Player into Asia Pacific Golf Hall of Fame

Gary Player will be officially inducted to the Asia Pacific Hall of Fame during the staging of the 2011 Asia Pacific Golf Summit which will be held later this year at the beach resort city of Pattaya in Thailand .....read the full story »


Friday, January 28th, 2011

World stars gather at the Saadiyat Beach Classic hosted by Gary Player, including European Tour ‘Rookie of the Year’ Matteo Manassero

Bjorn Team Victory at Saadiyat Beach Classic Pro-Celeb Am

The illustrious golf and giving event Saadiyat Beach Classic hosted by TDIC and Gary Player heralded great success by all as stars turn out in force


Friday, January 14th, 2011

Gary Player at Saadiyat Beach

Stars Line Up for 2011 Saadiyat Beach Classic

Stars from the world of sport are set to compete for charity in the second Saadiyat Beach Classic Presented by ADCB and hosted by Gary Player .....read the full story »


Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

From left-Nabil Al Messabi, Senior Manager - Research and Intelligence (TDIC) and Sultan Al Mahmood, Head of Human Resources (ADCB)

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank Sponsors Saadiyat Beach Classic

Tourism Development & Investment Company, the master developer of tourism, cultural, and residential destinations in Abu Dhabi, has announced Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank as the new title sponsor of the Saadiyat Beach Classic 2011, hosted by Gary Player .....read the full story »


Monday, December 20th, 2010

ML.15

Poland’s Top Course Shortlisted for International Award

Modry Las Golf Club has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious Golf Inc 2010 Development of the Year Awards .....read the full story »


Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Saadiyat Beach Golf Clubmod

Saadiyat Beach Wins Coveted Accolade

Saadiyat Beach Golf Club has been named ‘Best Golf Course’ at the Arabian Property Awards .....read the full story »


Friday, October 29th, 2010

Dubai Creek Golf Club

KPMG Announce Dates and Venue for 2011 Forum

KPMG announces Park Hyatt Dubai as the venue of the Golf Business Forum to be held 17-19 April 2011, sponsored by Dubai Golf, owners of Dubai Creek and the Emirates Golf Clubs .....read the full story »

Hall of Fame and Lifetime Achievement Recipients at Asia Pacific Golf Summit 2010  Left to right : Mr. Weerasak Kowsurat (Chairman Tourism Authority of Thailand); Mr. S. Pornsit (President, Thailand Golf Course Association); Georgina Wong; Mr. Korn Thapparansi (Thailand Minister of Science and Technology); Greg Norman; Mr. Lu Liang Huang (Taiwan's Hall Of Fame Star); Gary Player; Annika Sorenstam; Boonchu Ruangkit (Thailand's Hall Of Fame Star); Kyi Hla Han (Chairman, Asian Tour); Spencer Robinson.

Asia’s Golf Summit Looks for Solutions

Last week’s Summit in Bangkok was hailed as the region’s most important gathering of decision makers in the golf industry .....read the full story »


Friday, October 1st, 2010

KPMG Report cover

KPMG Publishes Important New Report at the Ryder Cup

The Report, entitled ‘The Business of Professional Tournament Golf’, contains revealing insights into tournament golf, talent management and sponsorship .....read the full story »


Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, Mr. Suraphon Svetasreni

Bangkok Gets Ready for Asia Pacific Golf Summit

Bangkok will play host to a total of three major international golf events in October: the Golf Summit, the Golf Industry Show and the inaugural Golf Course Superintendents of Asia Summit .....read the full story »


Monday, July 19th, 2010

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Beach Front Golf Course

Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, Abu Dhabi, has unveiled some stunning new images for the Arabian Gulf’s first beach front golf course .....read the full story »


Friday, July 16th, 2010

Centara Grand Hotel, Bangkok

Golf Summit: Well On Track for Thailand

The programme for the 2010 Asia Pacific Golf Summit is taking shape and all indications point to this year’s event being a truly historic milestone .....read the full story »


Friday, July 9th, 2010

IanPoultermod

Poulter to receive Golf Foundation Award

Ryder Cup star Ian Poulter is to be presented with the ‘Spirit of Golf’ Award during The Open Championship at St Andrews .....read the full story »


Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Ray Manulat, General Manager of Saadiyat Beach Golf Club

Saadiyat Beach Golf Club has new GM

With nearly 20 years of experience in golf management and a 10-year Troon Golf veteran, Ray Manulat is a welcome addition to the team .....read the full story »


Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Sam Torrance and John Andrew

John Letters sign Sam Torrance (Again!)

Nearly 40 years after signing his first professional contract with John Letters of Scotland, Ryder Cup legend and Seniors Tour star Sam Torrance has rejoined the great Scottish equipment brand .....read the full story »


Friday, May 28th, 2010

Gary Player to receive Asia-Pacific Life-Time Achievement In Golf award 2010

Black Knight Returns for Command Performance

Gary Player, arguably one of the greatest golfers the world has ever seen, will make a special appearance at the 2010 Asia Pacific Golf Summit .....read the full story »


Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Seve and Monty at the University of St Andrews after receiving their honorary Doctor of Laws degrees in July 2000

St Andrews to Honour Golfing Greats

Three of the world’s greatest golfers are to be honoured by Scotland’s oldest university on the eve of the 139th Open Championship at St Andrews .....read the full story »


Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Player with Club Carmod

Gary Player joins the Club Car

Club Car forms marketing agreement with Gary Player and Black Knight International to increase brand awareness worldwide .....read the full story »


Monday, April 19th, 2010

Mannings Heath Punchbowl from tee

Investment at Mannings Heath Golf Club

Members and visitors to Mannings Heath Golf Club near Horsham are set to benefit from a £250,000 investment programme in the Sussex venue .....read the full story »


Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Jack Nicklaus

Nicklaus on what it will take to win at Augusta

A two minute clip of Jack Nicklaus talking about recent changes at Augusta National can be viewed on the website of the American Society of Golf Course Architects .....read the full story »


Friday, February 5th, 2010

Gehry, Player and Hussein discuss the striking clubhouse design

Frank Gehry-Clubhouse for Saadiyat Beach Golf Club

The plans were revealed by Tourism Development & Investment Company, the Abu Dhabi-based master developer of Saadiyat Island and its Saadiyat Beach Golf Club .....read the full story »


Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Jack Nicklaus

Asia Pacific Golf Summit – Must be getting it right!

Any conference organizer who achieves growth in attendance of around +400% in three years and who manages to get Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Peter Thomson all in the same room at the same time must be doing something right .....read the full story »


Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Saadiyat Beach, Abu Dhabi

Gary Player clinic for Abu Dhabi’s junior golfers

Up-and-coming youngsters are among the first to sample TDIC-Developed Course, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club .....read the full story »