AT Destination: The Dalat at 1200 boosts alliance with Laguna National

Tue 19 Aug 2014

AT Destination: The Dalat at 1200 boosts alliance with Laguna National

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August 19: The Dalat at 1200 Country Club and Private Estate, which is the first property to be announced as an Asian Tour Destination, will welcome Laguna National Golf and Country Club into its network of reciprocal clubs, officials announced today.
Kevin Kwee, Executive Director of Laguna National (left) and Kay Hwa Tang, Executive Director of The Dalat at 1200 Country Club & Private EstateThe Dalat at 1200 holds the distinction of being the first Asian Tour Destination property where members and guests can expect a comprehensive range of facilities and services.
The 18-hole championship golf course at The Dalat at 1200 which is designed by Asian golfing legend, Kyi Hla Han, a former Asian Tour Order of Merit winner, will also play host to its first full field Asian Tour event in Vietnam when fully completed in 2015.
The partnership with Laguna National Golf and Country Club in Singapore is expected to raise the benchmark for both properties as well as professional golf in the Asia.
Tang Kay Hwa, Executive Director of The Dàlat at 1200 Country Club & Private Estate said, “The agreement with the Laguna National Golf & Country Club not only provides our members with reciprocal access to one of the most outstanding Clubs in South East Asia but also perfectly mirrors our expectations in raising the bar to deliver a world-class golf and leisure experience.”
Kevin Kwee, Executive Director of Laguna Hospitality, shared Tang’s vision and said, “It’s a pleasure to have The Dàlat at 1200 onboard our network of reciprocal clubs. I am sure that our Members will enjoy some very special and unique experiences only available to Laguna National and Dalat 1200 Members.”
The Laguna National Golf and Country was the host venue of The Championship which was co-sanctioned by The Asian Tour and European Tour in May this year.
It had also hosted the Singapore Masters which was played there in the six years between 2002 and 2007.
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About Asian Tour Destinations
The Asian Tour is working with key properties and golf courses and facilities around the region to promote the game of golf and establish an exclusive network of destinations that promises to offer a comprehensive range of facilities and services to their members and guests so that they can enjoy the feel of an Asian Tour tournament.
Every Asian Tour Destination carries a hallmark of distinction where their identity is closely aligned with the region’s premier tour. It will appeal to discerning golfers as well as non-golfers who can be assured of a memorable experience each time they arrive at an Asian Tour Destination.
Asian Tour Destinations will grow its network through a selective process with golf course and real estate owners. Through our resources, owners will recognise the significant value that the Asian Tour and Asian Tour Destinations brand will add to their commercial and strategic goals.
The Asian Tour’s objectives in establishing Asian Tour Destinations are clear that we want to create a brand that defines quality and class for partners who associate themselves with us.
Benefits to our partners include:
•An association with the premier Tour and brand in Asia;
•A network of top golf clubs and facilities;
•Access to tournament opportunities on the Asian Tour and Asian Development Tour;
•Access to our expertise in tournament and golf course preparation, including course development, conditioning, PR and communications, marketing and sales.
Dalat at 1200 in Vietnam and Phothalai Leisure Park in Thailand are the first two golfing venues and destination to become affiliated with Asian Tour Destination.
For further information on Asian Tour Destinations, please contact the Asian Tour at destinations@asiantour.com
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 Abacus (Official Apparel Partner), Inetol Headwear (Official Headwear Sponsor), Oakley (Official Eyewear and Footwear Sponsor), Saxo Capital Markets (Official Statistics Partner), Singha Beer (Official Beer), Srixon (Official Ball) and Rolex (Official Timekeeper). The Asian Tour has offices in Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Also, visit us at www.asiantour.com, www.facebook.com/asiantourgolf, www.twitter.com/asiantourgolf, www.youtube.com/theasiantour and www.weibo.com/asiantourgolf.
About The Dàlat at 1200 Country Club and Private Estate
The Dàlat at 1200 Country Club and Private Estate in DàLat, Vietnam is a flagship development by Centurion Properties.  It represents the 1st Asian Tour Destination – an exclusive network of world-class golfing estates – in partnership with the Asian Tour, a member of the International Federation of PGA Tours. The first phase of the eagerly anticipated The Dàlat at 1200 Country Club & Private Estate is due to open in 2015, incorporating an 18-hole championship golf course, 6,500 sq. m. clubhouse and 250 residential villas. Visit The Dàlat at 1200 Country Club & Private Estate at www.dalat1200.com.
About Laguna National Golf & Country Club
A prominent golf club in the local and regional golf scene since its inauguration in 1993, Laguna National Golf and Country Club is one of Singapore’s premier golf and country clubs offering two eighteen-hole championship courses – Masters and World Classic.www.lagunanational.com
A multi-million dollar facelift is underway to develop a state-of-the-art union of a world-class golf club and a 206-room and villa branded hotel with full facilities including a spa, a driving range, a fitness centre, as well as Member-exclusive areas with private locker rooms, Members’ lounges and country club facilities.
Laguna National Golf and Country Club has won various prestigious accolades and hosted events including the Singapore Masters, Korean LPGA ADT Caps Tour Championship, Prudential Causeway Trophy and European Tour-Asian Tour co-sanctioned event, The Championship at Laguna National.
About Centurion Group
Centurion Group is the property arm of The Centurion Group Singapore, a boutique property investor, developer and manager. The Group is well represented across multiple asset classes both locally and regionally. Our diverse portfolio consists of modern residential properties, industrial business space, hotel developments, Grade A office space, golf resort, in Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Australia, Hong Kong and China. (www.centurionproperties.com.sg)
One of the Group’s subsidiary, Centurion Corporation Limited, listed on the Singapore Exchange, focuses on quality accommodation business and manufacturing of optical storage media. (www.centurioncorp.com.sg)