KUALA LUMPUR, 30 October 2019 – TPC Kuala Lumpur today celebrated another feather in its cap as Malaysia’s Best Golf Course at the 6th World Golf Awards gala held in Abu Dhabi.
The award is specifically attributed to TPC Kuala Lumpur’s West Course, a par 72 course that spans 6,405 metres. Originally opened in 1991, the multi-award winning West Course underwent a total makeover in 2008 and another round of enhancements in 2018 to deliver top notch playing conditions.
“This is the best of times for TPC Kuala Lumpur! A big credit goes to the Golf Course team led by our Head of Agronomy; Mohd Nizam Othman for their relentless hard work and dedication in delivering a world class golfing experience every time,” said Steven Thielke, Chief Executive Officer of TPC Kuala Lumpur.
TPC Kuala Lumpur’s West Course successfully staged numerous international tournaments by the PGA Tour and European Tour, and graced by world class players such as Justin Thomas, Phil Mickelson, Ricky Fowler, Ernie Els and many more.
“It is an exciting milestone for the club thanks to everyone’s support. TPC Kuala Lumpur will continue to promote golf tourism in Malaysia with world class golfing services and experience,” he added.
Officially launched in 2014, World Golf Awards aims to drive standards within the golf tourism industry by acknowledging, celebrating and rewarding excellent courses and golf destinations globally. The list of winners are selected based on votes casted by the public and professionals working with the golf industry in more than 100 countries for a duration of 8 months.
Proudly owned by Sime Darby Property, TPC Kuala Lumpur has set an impressive track record with its multi-award winning milestones. Since becoming part of the highly acclaimed TPC Network, TPC Kuala Lumpur has made it into the World’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses, Top 100 Platinum Golf and Country Clubs of the World and Top 100 Golf Courses in Asia.
About TPC Kuala Lumpur
Formerly known as Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club, TPC Kuala Lumpur is a 36-hole tournament-standard course strategically located in them lush landscape of Mont Kiara, just eight kilometres from the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Its proprietor Sime Darby Property; designed the club as an elegant and relaxing golf haven surrounded by perfectly manicured greenery.
TPC Kuala Lumpur captured the world’s attention through staging the PGA TOUR, European Tour and the LPGA all within a year for three consecutive years between 2013 and 2015. In October 2016, TPC Kuala Lumpur made history again by successfully staging the PGA TOUR-sanctioned CIMB Classic and Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia consecutively, both feats unknown before in the history of golf.
Defining new standards in golf and country clubs with its superior service, excellent facilities and warm hospitality, the high quality of construction is synonymous with Sime Darby Property and incorporates state-of-the art technologies with impressive attention to detail.
TPC Kuala Lumpur’s multi-award winning West Course is ranked 78th in the coveted World’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses and the club has set another international record at position 88 in the Top 100 Platinum Golf & Country Clubs of the World 2018-2019, up one notch since 2015, 20th place in the Top 100 Golf Courses in Asia and most recently recognized by the World Golf Awards as Malaysia’s Best Golf Course.
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