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PRESS RELEASE : AMATA SPRING AND ALPINE RESORT RECOGNISED AS THE BEST ON ASIAN TOUR

Sentosa, Singapore, April 28: The Amata Spring Country Club and Alpine Golf Resort Chiangmai, have been voted by the region’s players as the Best Golf Course and Best Golf Resort in 2014 respectively on the Asian Tour.

Amata Spring, which is the home to the Thailand Golf Championship, topped the voting for the third straight year in the Best Golf Course category while it was also the Host Venue of the Year when the prestigious US$1 million tournament was launched in 2011.

The Alpine Golf Resort Chiangmai, which hosts the Chiangmai Golf Classic presented by PTT, won its second straight Best Golf Resort award following the introduction of the category during the 2013 season.

Asian Tour Chairman Kyi Hla Han said: “On behalf of our members, I would like to extend our congratulations to the Amata Spring Country Club and Alpine Golf Resort Chiangmai for winning the Best Golf Course and Best Golf Resort awards respectively for our 2014 season.

“Amata Spring and Alpine Resort are magnificent golf destinations and contribute immensely towards the successful staging of the Thailand Golf Championship and Chiangmai Golf Classic presented by PTT on the Asian Tour.

“Our players have enjoyed competing at both the golf courses over the years and we look forward to returning to Amata Spring and Alpine Resort later this season.”

Alpine Golf Resort General Manager Thaweewat Thaweephon said: “We are delighted and honoured to win the Best Golf Resort award again for the 2014 Asian Tour season. It is our mission to provide a memorable experience to all golfers when they visit our resort and this recognition from the Asian Tour players is a great endorsement.”

Amata Spring General Manager Andrew Pitts said: “Winning the Best Golf Course award for the third straight year, in addition to being the Host Venue of the Year in 2011, is a reflection of the high standard that we have established for ourselves and our golf course. We have always strived to deliver a true championship test to the players and to receive their votes once again is a tremendous recognition for the club.”

About the Asian Tour

As the official sanctioning body for professional golf in Asia, the Asian Tour leads the development of golf across the region, enhancing the careers of its members while maintaining a commitment to the integrity of the game. The Asian Tour, through its membership of the International Federation of PGA Tours, is the only recognised pan-Asian professional golf tour in Asia. This unique feature positions the Asian Tour at the pinnacle of professional golf in Asia; providing its events with Official World Ranking status. Tour Partners include FENIX Golf (Official Apparel Supplier), Inetol Headwear (Official Headwear Sponsor), Oakley (Official Eyewear and Footwear Sponsor), PRG (Official Accessories Supplier), Srixon (Official Ball), Titleist (Official Web Partner) and Rolex (Official Timekeeper). Sentosa, Singapore is the Home of the Asian Tour which also has offices in Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok. Also, visit us at

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