IMG has announced that two of Malaysia’s leading clubs, Kota Permai Golf & Country Club and Horizon Hills Golf & Country Club have joined the IMG Prestige global network of world class clubs and resorts. Owned by leading property developer Gamuda Land, both clubs are recognized as being amongst the best in Malaysia.
Heading to Europe and more specifically to Germany, Golf Valley München is situated right in the heart of the Bavarian region. The 27-hole golf course presents a challenging and enjoyable experience close to Munich, one of the most exciting German cities.
“We are growing at a rapid pace, and despite travel’s new rules, we are regularly adding high quality clubs to our global portfolio,” says Paul Burley, Senior Vice President of IMG Golf Course Services. “For almost 30 years IMG has been providing club management and golf course design services, and our brand continues to be trusted by owners and developers across the globe.
“IMG Golf Course Design is currently working on new projects in Vietnam, Mauritius and Cambodia, adding to the 100+ courses we have already designed worldwide. We are excited to see these new developments progress over the coming months.
“We are always pleased to add new clubs to our network, and this month we welcome outstanding properties in Malaysia and Germany, with each offering a unique and distinctive golf experience.”
Imperial Springs located near Guangzhou, is part of IMG’s club management portfolio in China. The magnificent Colin Montgomerie layout, designed in association with IMG, is one of the best in the country. The property includes a luxurious hotel, villas, spa and amazing leisure facilities. Very few places in Asia match the quality of this superb development.
Meanwhile IMG managed Royal Golf La Bagnaia in Italy has re-opened. “We’re extremely happy to see Italy being recognised around the world as a safe country to visit, it shows how hard everyone has been working over the last few months to make this happen. Our resort offers a unique Tuscan experience and we thoroughly look forward to welcoming guests to the property,” said Brodie MacDonald, General Manager the Robert Trent Jones Jr. design.
Chee Chan Golf Resort A Special Thai Experience
Opened in 2018, and ranked as the best course in Thailand by Golf Digest, Chee Chan Golf Resort designed by Golfplan, offers one of the best golf experiences in South East Asia. In its short history the club has established a reputation for providing outstanding golf course conditions and high quality service standards.
The new PGA Academy is an exciting addition to the facility, offering the very best in golf instruction and teaching technology. IMG provide golf management services to Chee Chan Golf Resort.
Established over 25 years ago, IMG Golf Course Design has designed over 100 courses across Asia, Australia, Middle East, Africa and North America, and is recognised as one of the world’s leading course design companies.
“We have a proven track record of success, as our courses have won many international awards and hosted high level professional tournaments, continues Paul Burley. “We have designed many signature courses with world famous professional golfers and have also done successful designs using the IMG brand.
“In 2016, Bana Hills designed by IMG in association with former world number one Luke Donald, was voted the world’s best new course. Our world class design team will ensure a high-quality golf course that is exciting, challenging and playable for golfers of all skill levels. We are a global brand with a client focused approach, delivering design documents and expertise that is amongst the best in the industry.”