Phuket Laguna hosts golf tournament

PHUKET, 9 May 2019: Laguna Golf Phuket will host the third edition of All Thailand Golf Tour’s “Singha Laguna Phuket Open.” –

The event is a professional golf competition organised by Sports Management Group (SMG) with Singha Corporation as a founding sponsor and Asia’s premier destination resort, Laguna Phuket, the title sponsor.

Aiming to establish an annual “All Thailand Golf Tour” in Thailand’s leading tourism destination and promote Phuket Province as a sports tourism hub, Singha Laguna Phuket Open 2019 will be held 16 to 19 May at Laguna Golf Phuket as a co-sanctioned golf event with Asian Development Tour (ADT).

First tee time starts at 0700 daily. Entrance is free.  

This year the event gains “Official World Golf Ranking” that will attract top professional players resident in Thailand as well Asia to score and rank their performance on a recognised world golf scale while vying for prize money of THB 2 million.

Representing Laguna Golf Phuket, group golf director Paul Wilson, said: “There will be several homegrown golfers playing in the tournament, emphasising Laguna Golf Phuket and Asian Development Tour’s shared commitment to develop the game in Asia and inspire junior golfers,”

“I’d like to also congratulate All Thailand Golf Tour (ATGT) on being recognised in Official World Golf Ranking, an outstanding achievement that will take professional golf community in Thailand to the next level. I believe working with likeminded and committed partner like ATGT is part of the reason Laguna Phuket won gold as Best Sports Event Venue in Thailand” he concluded.

Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, Banyan Tree Group is sponsoring a hole-in-one prize worth USD10,000 in stay value at Banyan Tree Phuket for the pros to test their skill on the 16th hole (par3, 233 yards).