Press Releases

59club Asia Aligns with Asian Golf Industry Federation

April 18, 2019

Bangkok, Thailand: 59club Asia is the latest company to align itself with the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF). Last year’s establishment of 59club Asia represented the first foray outside of Europe and the Middle East for the United Kingdom’s 59club which, over the last 10 years, has emerged as the market leader in providing bespoke […]


Montana Named Honorary Ambassador to US Open

Liberty Corner, New Jersey, United States: The United States Golf Association (USGA) has named Pro Football Hall of Famer and four-time Super Bowl champion Joe Montana as the 2019 US Open Championship’s Honorary Ambassador. The 119th US Open Championship will be played from June 13-16 at Pebble Beach Golf Links in California. An iconic figure […]


Korean Showpiece Banks on Japan Inclusion

April 17, 2019

Seoul, Korea: The 35th edition of the Shinhan Donghae Open will become the first event in Korea to be tri-sanctioned by the Asian Tour, Korean PGA and Japan Golf Tour Organisation (JGTO). Co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and KPGA since 2016, the event will welcome the JGTO as its newest sanctioning partner when it returns […]


Hanna Honoured with PGA Captaincy

April 16, 2019

Birmingham, England: The Professional Golfers’ Association of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has appointed Peter Hanna as its new captain. Northern Irishman Hanna, from Lurgan Golf Club, succeeds Royal Liverpool’s John Heggarty as the Association’s captain and will take up the ambassadorial role from 2019 until 2021. Born and raised in Lurgan, County Armagh, Hanna, 60, has served […]


Junior Tournament Achieves World First for Sustainability

Padova, Italy: The 2018 US Kids Golf Venice Open has been officially recognised as a GEO Certified Tournament for its inspiring leadership to advance sustainability in and through golf.  The initiative was led by the voluntary leadership of the US Kids Golf Foundation and Golf della Montecchia, with strong support from the other two host […]