When does the sign up process start?
You can start signing up right away. Please go to the Register Now page to do so.
How do I sign up for the tournament?
You can sign up online by completing the Online Form. You can also download the form and fax or email the completed forms to us. Please note that the registration is not complete until the payment has been received.
TOURNAMENT PACKAGE, FORMAT & RULES
What is included in the Tournament Package?
Entry to the tournament
6/7/8 nights accommodation with daily breakfast (depending on the destination)
2 Group dinners
4 rounds of golf with 1 caddie and cart per golfer
Airport transfers (1 arrival and 1 departure) via private high top VIP touring van
Golf course transfers to and from all courses via private high top VIP touring van
Fully guided with English speaking tournament director
Welcome souvenir bag including Shirt, Towel, Cap and Magnetic Hatclip
Event scoring and winner’s prizes
All taxes and compulsory service charges
Can I sign up for the tournament but not take up the accommodation and ground transfers?
Local residents of Thailand can attend without accommodation packages. Please supply a copy of your Thai drivers license or Non Immigrant visa on your application.
What is the schedule for the tournament?
The final schedule will be sent to the registered participants along with other details. You can also find the schedule on our website Tournament Schedule page.
What is your cancellation policy?
Participants will receive a full refund if they cancel their bookings prior to 3 months before the event starting.
In case of cancellation, we will refund:
75% of your paid deposit if more than 60 days prior your arrival.
50% of your paid deposit if more than 30 days prior your arrival.
No refund if less than 30 days prior your arrival.
What is the format of the tournament?
All rounds in the Asia Golf Week series are Standard Stableford Format.
What are the tournament rules?
The USGA and R&A rules govern all play except where modified by local rules.
What prizes are available?
Many attractive trophies and prizes including:
Overall Trophies for tournament Winner, Runner up & Third in each division
Daily Trophies for Individual stableford Winners in each division
4 x Closest to the pin for each round all divisions
Best nine hole scores in each division
What happens in the event of a tie?
In the event of a tie, for daily winner, the best back nine score will be declared the winner, should a tie persist, the last 6 holes, then last 3 holes and then individual holes starting at the 18th hole. For overall winners, the totals of the 4 rounds of back nines scores will be added up to declare the winner, should a tie persist, the last 2 rounds of back nine scores holes, should a tie persist, the back nine on the last day.
How can I make my payment for the Tournament Package?
After sign up, you will receive an invoice with instructions on how to make your payment. You can pay online using your debit or credit card or via internet banking. You can also make bank transfers or deposit your Cheques/DDs into our bank account.
By when do I have to make the payment?
After you sign up for the tournament and receive an online invoice with instructions for payment, you are required to make the payment within 7 days.
Are all taxes and duties included in the package?
Yes, the package includes all taxes and duties.
Do I have to pay an additional charge if I choose online payment through credit cards, debit cards or internet banking?
Yes, there is an additional charge of 3% to the total invoice amount if you choose to pay online.
Does my payment guarantee participation?
Besides payment, participation in the tournament is guaranteed only if there is compliance of certain rules such as valid Handicap Index certificates, and so on as determined by the tournament committee.
What golf courses will I be playing at?
Depending on the event you are playing in. A full list of tournament courses will be on the individual tournament schedule.
Do the golf courses provide food and beverage?
On course refreshments are available to the participants at their own charge. Each three holes there will be a drinks station.
Can a non-participant like a family member or friend come to the golf course to watch the tournament?
Subject to the individual golf courses discretion.
Can I rent clubs in Thailand for the Tournament?
Yes, you may rent clubs at the golf courses directly at the prevailing rates subject to availability. It is recommended to reserve clubs in advance.
Will I be provided with a caddie and a cart?
Yes, you will be provided with one caddie and cart for each round.
What is the minimum or maximum handicap allowed?
As we have golfers from throughout the world playing, we limit handicaps as per the home golf club guidelines
What are the Handicap categories?
Depending on the field, we will have divisions with even numbers in each division (where possible) no more than 30 per division
How will the Handicap Index be ascertained?
All those interested in participation must fax, email or post a valid Handicap Index certificate, from their home club duly certified, no later than 1 month prior to the event you are entering. For courses that are not slope rated, the golfers’ handicap will serve as their Handicap Index. The player’s handicap for the tournament will be the lowest handicap that the player has obtained in the previous 6 months. We require a printed handicap certificate for the previous 6 months prior to the tournament
Which tees will the participants play from?
The tournament will be played at approx 6100 – 6700 yards. Depending on players handicaps will determine tee colours and course length.
Will I need to send in my Handicap Index certificate?
Yes, All those interested in participation must fax, email or post a valid Handicap Index certificate, from their home club duly certified, no later than 1 month prior to the event you are entering. For courses that are not slope rated, the golfers’ handicap will serve as their Handicap Index.
Will I need to carry my Handicap certificate for the tournament?
For the tournament, please ensure that the valid handicap index certificates are sent as per the requirements given above. But it is also advisable to carry your handicap certificates if you are planning additional rounds of golf either pre or post event.
How are participants flighted?
The first day is a free draw where you can chose 1 playing partner and the committee will join you with two other random players. Day 2 and 3 is a random players draw. Day 4 sees the top 8 players seeded and the rest of the field can chose 1 other playing partner as in day 1
Can I choose my four ball?
No. Refer to above question.
Can I choose my room partner?
Yes, as long as both you and your proposed room partner complete the registration formalities. You may send your preferences by email. If you do not nominate a room partner we will endeavor to find you a room partner, however should we not be able to find a partner for you, you will be required to take the single supplement.
Can I register for the tournament but not take up the accommodation and ground transfers?
No. The tournament is only open to those who avail the hospitality package including accommodation and ground transfers.
Can I book a room with single occupancy? What is the price?
Yes, you can also book a room with single occupancy. Please fill in the appropriate room preference in the Sign up form. Changes to room preference cannot be accommodated if they are provided after 1 month prior to arrival.
Can I share the room with a non-golfer?
Yes, you can share a room with a non-golfer. Please email us with the details and we will send you a package rate.
Can you also book additional rooms for my non-golfing family and friends who may join me during the tournament?
Yes, we can book additional rooms for non-golfers and also arrange for sightseeing and transfers if required.
Does the accommodation package include breakfast?
Yes, the accommodation package includes daily breakfast.
Check in time for the hotel?
The Check in time is 2:00PM.
Check out time for the hotel?
The Check out time is 12:00PM
Which hotel will I be staying at?
We have generally have 3 hotels to choice from.
TRAVEL / TRANSFERS
Who will receive us at the airport?
Our representative will receive you at the airport. Please ensure that you inform us regarding your flight details and timings no later than 1 month prior to your arrival.
Will there be a waiting period for transport at the airport once I arrive in Thailand?
Based on flight timings, the number of golfers arriving by the same flight, and visa formalities, you may have to wait to be transferred to the hotel as the transfer is group based.
How long is the journey from the Airport to the hotel?
Depending on the event you are playing in, most transfers will be approx 30 minutes. Pattaya transfer times are 90 minutes and Hua Hin is 3 hours.
Is transportation provided from hotel to golf courses?
Yes, transportation is provided from hotel to golf courses
Will transportation be provided in the evenings after the tournament rounds?
Apart from the return transfer from the golf course to the hotel, transportation will not be provided for your individual needs in the evening. However, if you require transport, do email us and we can arrange the same for you.
What is the mode of transport?
Transfers will be in air conditioned coaches and vans.
Can private luxury vans be arranged for us??
Yes, if you require private transfer in luxury vans for you or your group, please email us and we will provide the same for you at prevailing additional rates.
Can I take my family along for the duration of the Tournament?
Yes, your family can join you for the duration of the Tournament. We have packages for non golfers . Please contact us for more details.
Can my spouse accompany me for the Prize Distribution Ceremony & Dinner?
Yes, your spouse or friend can accompany you for the Gala Dinner at the end of the tournament.
How many guests can I bring to the Prize Distribution Ceremony & dinner?
You can bring as many guests as you like to the gala dinner. Please ask us for rates for your guests
Can my spouse/guest accompany me to the Golf Courses?
Subject to the individual golf courses discretion.
What will my non golfing companions do while I play at the tournament?
While you play golf, your family can take one of our packages designed for non-golfers. Check out the Sightseeing Extensions page for more info, or write to us at email@example.com
ADDITIONAL GOLF / SIGHTSEEING
We would like to play more golf in Thailand and other countries can you arrange for us?
Please contact our tournament director for extensions and customized packages.
When and where will I receive my registration kit?
Registration will be on the Sunday of each event at the tournament hotel. Further details regarding registration will be provided closer to the tournament.
What will the registration kit contain ?
The registration kit will contain the tournament details and your welcome kit, including tournament shirt, cap and towel along with other sponsored items unique to each tournament.
What are the visa requirements for Thailand?
Depending on the passport and country you are travelling from. You should consult with your national embassy to see what visa requirements Thailand has for your nation’s passport.
More details on this site - http://www.thaiembassy.org
What are your contact numbers in Thailand?
Our contact numbers in Thailand along with final itinerary details and vouchers will be emailed to you 14 days prior to the event. We have a 24/7 hotline should you not be able to meet our representatives at the meeting point at the airport