Big Sweep of 10 Awards by TPC Kuala Lumpur

BIG SWEEP OF 10 AWARDS BY TPC KUALA LUMPUR

The club also bagged the coveted Asia Pacific Pinnacle Award of Excellence just months after its successful rebranding

Kuala Lumpur, November 2016 – Southeast Asia’s first Tournament Players Club; TPC Kuala Lumpur made a big sweep of 10 awards just months after its major rebranding from Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club to TPC Kuala Lumpur, and playing host to the recently concluded PGA TOUR-sanctioned CIMB Classic and Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia tournaments.

Nine awards were received from the Asia Pacific Golf Group during the glitzy Asian Golf Awards 2016 Gala Night. These include the coveted Asia Pacific Pinnacle Award of Excellence, Best Course in Malaysia, Golf Course Superintendent of the Year, First Runner Up for Best Clubhouse in Asia Pacific, Best ProShop in Asia Pacific, Best Marcomm Manager of the Year and Best HR Manager of the Year, and Second Runner Up for Best Managed Golf Club in Asia Pacific and Best Locker Room in Asia Pacific.

In addition to the above, TPC Kuala Lumpur won the Best Golf Experience category at the 2016 Best of Malaysia Awards for the fifth consecutive year.

“It has an extremely exciting journey for TPC Kuala Lumpur this year as we embarked on a massive rebranding exercise to be the very first TPC in Southeast Asia, followed by staging two major international tournaments in the form of the PGA TOUR-sanctioned CIMB Classic and Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia consecutively. All the hard work that the team has put in certainly paid off with such tremendous recognition. The awards are a great source of motivation for TPC Kuala Lumpur to continue to our journey to be among the best in the world,” said Chief Executive Officer of TPC Kuala Lumpur Steven Thielke.

TPC Kuala Lumpur is recognized for 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.


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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 the lush landscape of Bukit 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 natural beauty.

TPC Kuala Lumpur defines 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. Visit TPCKL.com for more information. Like us on Facebook - TPC Kuala Lumpur to gain insights on our latest happenings.

About the TPC Network

Owned, operated, and licensed by the PGA TOUR, the TPC Network is comprised of 34 premier private, resort and daily fee golf properties designed by some of golf’s most elite architects. Twenty of the clubs are operated by affiliates of PGA TOUR Golf Course Properties, Inc. Each TPC has hosted or has been designed to host TOUR-sponsored golf tournaments. Since TPC Sawgrass first opened its world renowned PLAYERS Stadium Course in the fall of 1980, TPCs have provided the PGA TOUR with rent-free venues for tournaments, helping to boost championship golf purses and increasing charitable donations to grass roots non-profit organizations. At the same time, TPCs have provided recreational golfers with the unique opportunity to test their skills on the same layouts where the world’s best golfers compete.

TPCs are known for their outstanding conditioning and amenities, as well as a commitment to environmental excellence. The TPC Network is also distinguished by its unwavering commitment to further the PGA TOUR’s “Together, anything’s possible” giving back mission through support of charitable and community-based programs. For more information, please visit www.tpc.com. For the most up-to-date news, follow the TPC Network on Twitter (@PlayTPC), Instagram (@PlayTPC) or Facebook.com/TPCNetwork.


About ALYA Kuala Lumpur

ALYA Kuala Lumpur is the master brand positioning of Sime Darby Property’s development formerly known as KLGCC Resort, located in the pristine landscape of Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur. ALYA Kuala Lumpur comprises 8 development parcels spanning 61 acres covering residential, commercial, retail and hospitality. Within ALYA Kuala Lumpur is the TPC Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s premier golf and country club, resonating exquisite urban living amid the serenity of Mother Nature. With a total size of 360 acres (including TPC Kuala Lumpur) and an estimated gross development value (GDV) of RM8 billion, ALYA Kuala Lumpur creates a global luxury lifestyle master brand that can be replicated abroad and other premier locations in Malaysia. For more information, visit alya.com.my












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