Jun 14, 2021

5 GOLF COURSES IN MALAYSIA MADE THE LIST AT TOP 100 GOLF COURSES IN ASIA AWARD 2021

PUTRAJAYA, 14 June 2021 – Five (5) golf courses in Malaysia have made the list of the Top 100 Golf Courses in Asia Award 2021. Organised by Golf Travel Magazine; an esteemed magazine for avid golfers in China and South Korea, the fifth (5th) annual event was held between 8-10 June 2021 in Wanning City, Hainan Province, China.

Among the criterias that are taken into account for the award include shot values, playability, resistance to scoring, design variety, aesthetics, memorability, and ambience. Five golf courses in Malaysia checked the list to be among the best 100 in Asia, namely the Tournament Players Club (TPC) Kuala Lumpur (21st), The Els Club Teluk Datai, Langkawi (51st), The Mines Resort & Golf Club, Selangor (73rd), Forest City Golf Resort, Johor (78th), and Kota Permai Golf & Country Club, Selangor (79th).

Representing Malaysia, the Director of Tourism Malaysia Office in Guangzhou had received the notable award on behalf of the winners. Tourism Malaysia - Guangzhou was also one of the sponsors for the ceremony. In 2019, the third (3rd) Top 100 Golf Courses in Asia Award 2019 was held at Forest City Golf Resort in Johor, Malaysia.

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