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HKGA Ladies Clinic Proves a Hit

Hong Kong (June 22): Designed to introduce female beginners to the sport, the first Hong Kong Golf Association-organised Ladies Golf Clinic attracted more than 100 participants and was deemed a huge success.

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Queen Sirikit Cup Cancelled for 2020

Jakarta, Indonesia (June 19): The Queen Sirikit Cup, the Asia-Pacific’s premier amateur team championship for women, is the latest event to fall victim to the Covid-19 pandemic. It will be the first time since its inception in 1979 that the tournament, also known as the Amateur Ladies Asia-Pacific Invitational Golf Team Championship, has missed a year.

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Pan Plans Happy Hilton Head Return

Hilton Head, South Carolina, United States (June 18): CT Pan, runner-up in the 2012 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship, is hoping for a happy return to Hilton Head this week as he defends his title in the RBC Heritage.

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India Covid-19 Relief Fund-Raiser

Delhi, India (June 15): Top Indian professional golfers Shubhankar Sharma and Gaganjeet Bhullar will join former Indian cricketers Kapil Dev and Murali Kartik for an exhibition match to raise funds for Covid Relief at Delhi Golf Club on July 11. It will be the first sporting event in India since the country was placed under lockdown in late March.

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Diamond Cup Set to Sparkle in 2021

Tokyo, Japan (June 10): Sagamihara Golf Club’s fabled East Course will return to the spotlight when it plays host to the 2021 Asia-Pacific Open Golf Championship Diamond Cup Golf.

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JGA Cancels Amateur Championships

Tokyo, Japan (June 8): In the wake of the continued threat from the Covid-19 pandemic, the Japan Golf Association has opted to call off more than a dozen events originally scheduled for the second half of the year.

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Qatari Club Joins Women’s Golf Day

Doha, Qatar (June 4): Education City Golf Club has underscored its commitment to promoting a healthy lifestyle among females by participating in this week’s Women’s Golf Day, the first golfing establishment in Qatar to do so.

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Managing Golf Course Expectations

Singapore (June 3): Following the outbreak of Covid-19 and the implementation of government restrictions on movement and working practices, The R&A has published a statement on Essential Maintenance for golf courses in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Saudi Golf Courses Set for Re-Opening

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (May 31): Following Government guidance, the Saudi Golf Federation has confirmed that all of the country’s domestic golf courses will re-open this week, starting today.

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Guide to Safe Golfing Under Covid-19

Singapore (May 29): The R&A has produced a set of guidelines to assist golf clubs and golfers during the Covid-19 crisis to ensure that health and safety for everyone playing golf and working in golf are paramount.

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