The Official Home for Asian Golf Awards
The prestigious and much sought after Asian Golf Awards programme is now enshrined in its own dedicated web site. This virtual museum in cyberspace is devoted to recognising and honouring the best in the Asia Pacific Golf industry – men and women and clubs that collectively help deliver a world class experience for golf! It is widely regarded as the “Oscars” of the Asian golf club industry. The programme has just finished its 19th year and winners in over 50 award categories were recognized during the staging of the Asian Golf Awards in Bangkok, Thailand. 

Best in Asia Pacific for 2017

Best in the Country for 2017

Below are the Top-10 in each category.
Below are the Top-10 in each category.
Best Golf Destination in Asia Pacific
  1. Vietnam
  2. Thailand
  3. Indonesia
  4. Malaysia
  5. China
  6. Philippines
  7. Abu Dhabi
  8. Cambodia
  9. Dubai
  10. South Korea
 
Best Course in Asia Pacific
  1. Black Mountain Golf Club (Thailand)
  2. TPC Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
  3. Tianma Golf & Country Club (China)
  4. Mission Hills Golf Club Haikou, Blackstone Course (China)
  5. BRG Kings' Island Golf Resort (Vietnam)
  6. Sky72 Golf & Resort, Ocean Course (South Korea)
  7. FLC Quy Nhon Golf Links (Vietnam)
  8. The Els Club Teluk Datai (Malaysia)
  9. Amata Spring Country Club (Thailand)
  10. Anvaya Cove Golf & Sports Club (Philippines)
    
Best Golf Resort in Asia Pacific
  1. Mission Hills Golf Club Haikou, Blackstone Course (China)
  2. Anvaya Cove Golf & Sports Club (Philippines)
  3. Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort Hotel (Cambodia)
  4. FLC Sam Son Beach & Golf Resort (Vietnam)
  5. Trump International Golf Club (Dubai)
  6. Bali Beach Golf Resort (Indonesia)
  7. Jumeirah Golf Estates, East Course (Dubai)
  8. The Els Club (Malaysia)
  9. Banyan Golf Club (Thailand)
  10. Jangsu Golf Resort (South Korea)
    
Best Championship Course in Asia Pacific    
  1. TPC Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
  2. Mission Hills Golf Club Haikou, Blackstone Course (China)
  3. Black Mountain Golf Club (Thailand)
  4. Sentosa Golf Club (Singapore)
  5. Thai Country Club (Thailand)
  6. Sky72 Golf & Resort, Ocean Course (South Korea)
  7. Siam Country Club, Old Course (Thailand)
  8. DLF Golf and Country Club (India)
  9. Sheshan International Golf Club (China)
  10. Saujana Golf & Country Club, Palm Course (Malaysia)    

Best Clubhouse in Asia Pacific
  1. Mission Hills Golf Club Haikou, Blackstone Course (China)
  2. TPC Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
  3. Bali National Golf Club (Indonesia)
  4. Black Mountain Golf Club (Thailand)
  5. Banyan Golf Club (Thailand)
  6. The Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club (UAE)
  7. Thai Country Club (Thailand)
  8. BRG Kings’ Island Golf Resort (Vietnam)
  9. The Els Club Teluk Datai (Malaysia)
  10. Laguna Golf Lang Co (Vietnam)
    
Best Maintained Course in Asia Pacific
  1. Black Mountain Golf Club (Thailand)
  2. TPC Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
  3. Banyan Golf Club (Thailand)
  4. Tanah Merah Country Club (Singapore)
  5. Sentosa Golf Club (Singapore)
  6. Marina Bay Golf Course (Singapore)
  7. Mission Hills Golf Club Haikou, Blackstone Course (China)
  8. Thai Country Club (Thailand)
  9. Xili Golf & Country Club (China)
  10. Anvaya Cove Golf & Sports Club (Philippines)
    
Best Pro-Shop in Asia Pacific
  1. Mission Hills Golf Club Haikou (China)
  2. TPC Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
  3. Black Mountain Golf Club (Thailand)
  4. Banyan Golf Club (Thailand)
  5. Saujana Golf & Country Club (Malaysia)
  6. BRG Kings' Island Golf Resort (Vietnam)
  7. Thai Country Club (Thailand)
  8. Trump International Golf Club (Dubai)
  9. Amata Spring Country Club (Thailand)
  10. Jumeirah Golf Estates (Dubai)    
 
Best Managed Golf Club in Asia Pacific
  1. Black Mountain Golf Club (Thailand)
  2. Banyan Golf Club (Thailand)
  3. TPC Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
  4. Thai Country Club (Thailand)
  5. Rainbow Hills Golf Club (Indonesia)
  6. Tanah Merah Country Club (Singapore)
  7. Tianma Golf & Country Club (China)
  8. Mission Hills Golf Club Haikou, Blackstone Course (China)
  9. Sky72 Golf & Resort (South Korea)
  10. The Els Club Teluk Datai (Malaysia)
 
Best Locker Room/Male or Female in Asia Pacific
  1. Thai Country Club (Thailand)
  2. TPC Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
  3. Banyan Golf Club (Thailand)
  4. Mission Hills Golf Club Haikou (China)
  5. Ria Bintan Golf Club (Indonesia)
  6. Horizon Golf & Country Club (Malaysia)
  7. Amata Spring Country Club (Thailand)
  8. Black Mountain Golf Club (Thailand)
  9. Nikanti Golf Club (Thailand)
  10. The Els Club Teluk Datai (Malaysia)
    
Best Course Architect in Asia Pacific
  1. Schmidt-Curley Design Inc.
  2. Disqualified
  3. Pacific Coast Design
  4. Greg Norman Golf Course Design
  5. Pirapon Namatra
  6. Ernie Els Design
  7. Faldo Design
  8. Robert Trent Jones Jr.
  9. IMG Design
  10. JMP Golf Design Group/Costello Hollinger Moore    

Best Renovated Course in Asia Pacific
Warren Golf & Country Club (Singapore)

The Gold Edge Award For New Course
Black Mountain Golf Club, West Course (Thailand)
KN Royal Golf Links Cam Ranh (Vietnam)
BRG Kings’ Island Golf Resort, Kings’ Course (Vietnam)

Best New Course in Asia Pacific               
The Els Club Desaru, Vijay Course (Malaysia)

​Best Public Golf Course In Asia Pacific
Marina Bay Golf Course (Singapore)
The Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course Limited (Hong Kong)
Southlinks Golf Club (Philippines)    

Best Value for Money Experience in Asia Pacific
Banyan Golf Club (Thailand)
Marina Bay Golf Course (Singapore)
Nikanti Golf Club (Thailand)

Best Golf Club Experience in Asia Pacific       
Banyan Golf Club (Thailand)
Black Mountain Golf Club (Thailand)
Thai Country Club (Thailand)   

Best Food and Beverage Experience in Asia Pacific
TPC Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
Banyan Golf Club (Thailand)
Thai Country Club (Thailand)


 
Best Course in Brunei Darussalam
  1. The Empire Hotel & Country Club
  2. Jerudong Park Country Club
  3. Pantai Mentiri Golf Club
  4. Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) Golf Course

Best Course in Cambodia
  1. Phokeethra Country Club
  2. Siem Reap Booyoung Country Club
  3. Angkor Golf Resort
  4. Garden City Golf Club
  5. Grand Phnom Penh Golf Club
  6. Royal Cambodia Phnom Penh Golf Club
  7. Cambodia Golf & Country Club    

Best Course in China (including Hong Kong and Macau)
  1. Spring City Golf & Lake Resort
  2. Mission Hills Golf Club Haikou (Blackstone Course)
  3. Xili Golf & Country Club
  4. The Dunes at Shenzhou Peninsula
  5. Mission Hills Golf Club Dongguan (Norman Course)
  6. Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Golf Club
  7. Sheshan International Golf Club
  8. Mission Hills Golf Club Haikou (Lava Fields)
  9. Pine Valley Golf Resort and Country Club
  10. Dragon Lake Golf Club    

Best Course in Chinese Taipei
  1. Ta Shee Golf  & Country Club
  2. Taiwan Golf & Country Club
  3. Miramar Golf Country Club
  4. Sunrise Golf & Country Club
  5. The Orient Golf & Country Club
  6. National Golf Country Club
  7. Yung Han Golf Club
  8. Nan Fong Golf Club
  9. Linkou Golf Course
  10. Kaohsiung Golf & Country Club
        
Best Course in India
  1. DLF Golf & Country Club
  2. Oxford Golf Resort
  3. Eagleton - The Golf Village
  4. Kalhaar Blues and Greens Golf Club
  5. Delhi Golf Club
  6. ITC Classic Golf & Country Club
  7. Royal Springs Golf Course
  8. Jaypee Greens Golf Course
  9. Aamby Valley Golf Course
  10. The Royal Calcutta Golf Club
    
Best Course in Indonesia
  1. Ria Bintan Golf Club
  2. Rainbow Hills Golf Club
  3. Riverside Golf Club
  4. Bali Beach Golf Course
  5. Pondok Indah Golf Course
  6. Royale Jakarta Golf Club
  7. Emeralda Golf Club
  8. Cengkareng Golf Club
  9. New Kuta Golf Club
  10. Damai Indah Golf & Country Club (PIK Course)
   
Best Course in Japan
  1. Hirono Golf Club
  2. Kawana Hotel Golf Course
  3. Yokohama International Golf Club
  4. Ono Golf Club
  5. Tokyo Golf Club
  6. Kasumigaseki Country Club (East Course)
  7. Osaka Golf Course
  8. Tokyo Classic Golf Club
  9. Nikko Country Club
  10. Phoenix Seagaia Resort    
 
Best Course in South Korea
  1. Sky72 Golf & Resort, Ocean Course
  2. Jack Nicklaus Golf Club
  3. The Club at Nine Bridges
  4. Anyang Country Club
  5. Whistling Rock Country Club
  6. Black Stone Exclusive Golf Club
  7. Jade Palace Golf Club
  8. Woo Jeong Hills Country Club
  9. BlueOne Sangju Golf Resort
  10. South Cape Owners Club
    
Best Course in Laos
  1. Long Vien Golf Club
  2. Lakeview Vientiane Golf Club
  3. SEA Games Golf Club
  4. Luang Prabang Golf Club
  5. Lao Country Club
  6. DanSavanh Nam Ngum Resort
  7. Mekong Golf & Resort
  8. Santisuk Lang Xang Golf Club
  9. Youth Garden Golf Course KM 14
    
Best Course in Malaysia
  1. TPC Kuala Lumpur
  2. Kota Permai Golf & Country Club
  3. Horizon Hills Golf & Country Club
  4. The Els Club Teluk Datai
  5. Saujana Golf & Country Club
  6. The Els Club Desaru Coast
  7. Glenmarie Golf & Country Club
  8. The Royal Selangor Golf Club
  9. Tanjong Puteri Golf Resort
  10. Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club
    
 
Best Course in Middle East
  1. Yas Links Abu Dhabi
  2. Emirates Golf Club
  3. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club
  4. Al Mouj Golf
  5. Jumeirah Golf Estates (East Course)
  6. Abu Dhabi City Golf Club
  7. Saadiyat Beach Golf Club
  8. Trump International Golf Club
  9. The Els Club
  10. Doha Golf Club
    
 
Best Course in Myanmar
  1. Pun Hlaing Golf Club
  2. Bagan Golf Resort
  3. Royal Mingalardon Golf & Country Club
  4. Royal Myanmar Golf Club
  5. Yangon Golf Club
  6. Shwe Mann Taung Golf Resort
  7. City Golf Resort
  8. Thayet Golf Club
  9. Aye Thar Yar Golf Resort
  10. Yay Dagon Taung Golf Club
  
 
Best Course in the Philippines
  1. Anvaya Cove Golf & Sports Club
  2. Mt. Malarayat Golf & Country Club
  3. Manila Southwoods Golf & Country Club
  4. Sta. Elena Golf & Country Estate
  5. Wack Wack Golf & Country Club
  6. Manila Golf & Country Club
  7. Eagle Ridge Golf & Country Club
  8. Southlinks Golf Club
  9. Green Island Golf & Beach Resort
  10. The Orchard Golf & Country Club

 
Best Course in Singapore
  1. Sentosa Golf Club
  2. Tanah Merah Country Club
  3. Marina Bay Golf Course
  4. Singapore Island Country Club
  5. NSRCC Kranji Sanctuary Golf Course
  6. Raffles Country Club
  7. Orchid Country Club
  8. Warren Golf & Country Club
  9. Laguna National Golf & Country Club
  10. Seletar Country Club
    
Best Course on the Sub-Continent (including Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka)
  1. Karachi Golf Club, Blue & Red Courses (Pakistan)
  2. Royal Colombo Golf Club (Sri Lanka)
  3. Kurmitola Golf Club (Bangladesh)
    
Best Course in Thailand
  1. Black Mountain Golf Club
  2. Banyan Golf Club
  3. Thai Country Club
  4. Amata Spring Country Club
  5. Laguna Golf Phuket
  6. Siam Country Club
  7. Thana City Golf & Sports Club
  8. Lotus Valley Golf Resort
  9. Alpine Golf & Sports Club
  10. Nikanti Golf Club

Best Course in Vietnam
  1. BRG Kings’ Island Golf Resort
  2. Montgomerie Links
  3. Ba Na Hills Golf Club
  4. FLC Quy Nhon Golf Links
  5. FLC Sam Son Beach & Golf Resort
  6. The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip
  7. Laguna Golf Lang Co
  8. BRG Legend Hill Golf Resort
  9. Long Thanh Golf Course
  10. Vinpearl Nha Trang Golf Resort
    

 
 
   
  

Honorary Awards 2017

Below are the Award inductees.

Special Awards 2017

Asia Pacific Golf Pioneer Award
Le Van Kiem
Chairman
KN Investment Group
Vietnam
                    
Global Golf Vision Award
 Bob Parsons
Founder & Chairman
Parsons Xtreme Golf, LLC.
United States of America
    
Asia Pacific Golf Hall Of Fame Award
Stig Notlöv
Owner
Black Mountain Golf Club
Thailand
 
Madame Nguyen Thi Nga
Chairman
BRG Group
Vietnam
 
Dr. Haruhisa Handa
Chairman
ISPS Handa
Japan
                   
Asia Pacific Life-Time Achievement Award
Mohamad J Buamaim     
Golf Citizen
Dubai
 
Mohd Nizam Othman, CGCS
Course Superintendent
TPC Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
                            
Asia Pacific Golf Legacy Award
Stephen Bernhard
Bernhard and Company
UK

Asia Pacific Golf Personality Of The Year Award
Ong Seng Kiat
Club Manager
Horizon Hills Golf & Country Club                                               
Malaysia
    
Asia Pacific Leadership Award for Junior Golf Development        
Tenniel Chu
Group Vice Chairman
Mission Hills Group
China                                   

Best Global Golf Innovation Award
Topgolf International                                                           
United States of America
    
Best Golf Course Developer In Asia Pacific    
BRG Group
Vietnam
     
Asia Pacific Golf Passion Of The Year Award          
Raja Balasingham
General Manager
Daiman 18 Golf Club
Malaysia       

Most Innovative Golf Community Programme in Asia
NCI Golf Pte Ltd
Singapore


Below are the Top 3 in each category.
Best Region In Golf In Asia Pacific – The Bogor Strip  
THE MOST STUNNING GOLF VENUE IN ASIA
 
Emeralda Golf Club
Gunung Geulis Golf & Country Club
Klub Golf Bogor Raya
Palm Hill Golf Club
Permata Sentul Golf Club
Rainbow Hills Golf Club
Riverside Golf Club
Rancamaya Golf & Country Club
Sentul Highlands Golf Club

Best Club General Manager in Asia Pacific
  1. Harald Elisson, Black Mountain Golf Club (Thailand)
  2. Stacey Walton, Banyan Golf Club (Thailand)
  3. John Blanch, Thai Country Club (Thailand)

Best Golf Manager Of The Year
  1. Stuart Daly, Banyan Golf Club (Thailand)
  2. Farroul Hossey Abdullah, TPC Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
  3. Mohd Yusri Bin Mat Isa, Horizon Hills Golf & Country Club (Malaysia)
    
Best Food & Beverage Manager Of The Year
  1. Ramiriz Osman, TPC Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
  2. Kamisah Binti Sukran, Horizon Hills Golf & Country Club (Malaysia)
  3. Jintanna Zinn, Thai Country Club (Thailand) 

Best Professional Golf Coach in Asia Pacific
  1. John Wither, Banyan Golf Club (Thailand)
  2. Tony Meechai, TMG Group Asia (Thailand)
  3. Travis van Dijk, TPC Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
Best Golf Course Superintendent Of The Year
  1. Minachai Srichanya, Banyan Golf Club (Thailand)
  2. Brian Distel, Thai Country Club (Thailand)
  3. Raja Patchamutho, Warren Golf & Country Club (Singapore)

Best Caddie Of The Year
  1. Lee Jeong Bun, Sky72 Golf & Resort (South Korea)
  2. Sairung Khamnuam, Banyan Golf Club (Thailand)
  3. Padli bin Pungut, TPC Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
        
Best MarComm Manager Of The Year
  1. Bhanujsaya Dangsuwan, Banyan Golf Club (Thailand)
  2. Loh Chyi Jen, TPC Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
  3. Nick Loh, Kota Permai Golf & Country Club (Malaysia)
    
Best HR Manager Of The Year       
  1. ​Azhan Abdul Kadir, TPC Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
  2. Kwandee Thanontip, Banyan Golf Club (Thailand)
  3. Evelyn Wong, Horizon Hills Golf & Country Club (Malaysia)    

Most Popular Golf Equipment brand (driver, woods/hybrids, putters)       
  1. Titleist
  2. PING
  3. Taylor Made
  4. Callaway
  5. Cobra
  6. Srixon
  7. Mizuno
  8. Honma
  9. PXG
  10. Wilson       

Most Popular Golf Ball       
  1.  Pro V and ProV1X
  2. Srixon
  3. Bridgestone
  4. Wilson
  5. TaylorMade
  6. Callaway
  7. Volvik
  8. Pinnacle
  9. Oncore       

Most Popular Golf Apparel/Golf Shoes/Accessories
  1. Footjoy
  2. ECCO
  3. Adidas
  4. Nike
  5. PUMA
  6. Under Armour
  7. Callaway
  8. Mizuno
  9. Oakley
  10. Yonex