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Welcome! You have landed at the home page of the most dynamic and forward-looking summit on the business of golf. A summit that is focused on serving as a beacon to the growth of the golf industry in the Asia Pacific! The Asia Pacific Golf Summit, now in its 14th edition is the only top-flight event that offers a number of different platforms for the golf industry to come together. Its main thrust is the summit component which brings together some of the best brains in the global golf industry to explore emerging trends and how to best prepare to tap into these trends to grow the business moving forward. The second component is a cutting-edge session on golf course agronomy and to highlight the dramatic technological changes taking place in this sector of the industry. The third focal point is the world-renowned Asian Golf Awards, now into its 21st year of serving as the industry’s top recognition event. It is widely regarded as the “Oscars” of the golf industry. Collectively, the 14th edition of the Asia Pacific Golf Summit will feature:

  • A top-level international summit on the business of golf.
  • A world-class conference on golf course agronomy.
  • A state-of-the-art agronomy trade exhibition displaying some of the best products and services in the business.
  • A specially organised visit to Southeast Asia’s biggest certified turf farm where the newest hybrid grass species for golf courses will be on display under true farm conditions.
  • The 21st staging of the Asian Golf Awards.

The revolutionary 14th Asia Pacific Golf Summit is a one-stop event for the Asia Pacific golf industry. It is the one event where leading-edge thinking will be shared by the industry with the common goal of driving the game of golf to new and greater heights. If there is one golf event you need to attend, make it the 14th Asia Pacific Golf Summit. After all, the Asia Pacific is a region with more than 5000 golf courses and millions of golfers. Golf’s future is here – it just doesn’t get better!


The history of the Asia Pacific Golf Summit dates back to 2007 when the inaugural event was staged in Singapore. Since then, APGS has been staged in the following countries:

  • 2008 – Shenzhen, China
  • 2009 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • 2010 – Bangkok, Thailand
  • 2011 – Pattaya, Thailand
  • 2012 – Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
  • 2013 – Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 2014 – Singapore
  • 2015 – Singapore
  • 2016 – Hua Hin, Thailand
  • 2017 – Danang, Vietnam
  • 2018 – Bangkok, Thailand
  • 2019 – New Delhi, India
  • 2020 – Haikou (Hainan) – Cancelled
  • 2021 – Haikou (Hainan) – Cancelled
  • 2022 – Hoi An – Vietnam


Some of the notable speakers who have attended and spoken at APGS include:

  • Jack Nicklaus
  • Arnold Palmer
  • Gary Player
  • Peter Thomson
  • Tony Jacklin
  • Greg Norman
  • Robert Trent Jones Jr
  • Annika Sorenstam
  • Jimmy Connors


The Asia Pacific Golf Summit is an event that is wholly owned, produced and presented by ASIAN GOLF, the longest running English-language golf magazine in the Asia Pacific with more than 21 years in the business. It is a multi-award-winning publication and is widely regarded as the best in its field. It is globally distributed, with a Facebook following that is approaching 120,000 followers and growing!