Russia's First PGA-Branded Course Opens
Russia's first PGA National branded course has officially opened. The course, located at the Zavidovo Resort, opened to 350 prospective members, including British Embassy officials and leading businessmen and businesswomen from Moscow. Also among the special guests was lead designer Dave Sampson from European Golf Design. The facility was designed with a view to host professional golf tournaments, including tour events, in the future (PGA).
IMG TEEING OFF IN CHINA: IMG has been chosen to provide golf course management services to Taiyuan Luxuriance Int'l Golf Club in Taiyuan, Shanxi province in China. The 27-hole course, currently under construction, will be the centerpiece of a golf development that will also include real estate, a five-star hotel and other facilities. The course will open next year (IMG).