TPC Kuala Lumpur Bags 6 Asian Golf Awards

Asia Pacific Lifetime Achievement Award for Nizam Othman

Kuala Lumpur, Wednesday, 22 November 2017 – TPC Kuala Lumpur has marked another incredible milestone by bagging a total of 6 awards at the annual Asian Golf Awards 2017 at Sheraton Hotel and Resort in Danang, Vietnam last week.

The awards are:

-Best Championship Course in Asia Pacific

-Best Food and Beverage Experience in Asia Pacific

-Best Course in Malaysia

-2017 Asia Pacific Golf Life-Time Achievement Award – Mr. Mohd Nizam Othman, Certified Golf Course Superintendent

-Best Food and Beverage Manager of the Year – Mr. Ramiriz Osman 

-Best HR Manager of the Year – Mr. Azhan Kadir

Chief Executive Officer of TPC Kuala Lumpur; Steven Thielke said it has been a challenging journey for the team with lots of sweat and tears along the way; but the rewards certainly paid off. TPC Kuala Lumpur appreciates all voters, members, the Club’s proprietor Sime Darby Property, staff and the recognition by the Asian Golf Awards.  

The Asia Pacific Golf Life-Time Achievement Award recipient Mohd Nizam said, “I am truly grateful and humbled by such an honourable recognition. I owe it to the strong support from my family, the entire golf course team and guidance from my CEO Steven Thielke. This award is dedicated to them.”

TPC Kuala Lumpur is renowned for its tournament-standard golf courses and facilities. The club has successfully staged numerous international tournaments namely the PGA TOUR, European Tour and LPGA since 2010.

Over the years, TPC Kuala Lumpur has been setting fantastic records at the Asian Golf Awards including the Best Course in Malaysia in 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016, Best Golf Course Superintendent in Asia Pacific in 2015 and 2016, as well as the Asia Pacific Pinnacle Award of Excellence in 2016.

This year marks the 18th year of Asian Golf Awards and the prestigious programme set a new record by unveiling top honours within the golf industry in Asia covering 51 categories, the most number of awards to be given out in a single year.

The Asian Golf Awards 2017 winners are selected via online polls over a period of three months organized by the Asia Pacific Golf Group (APGG). This year’s polls hit an all-time record with more than 100,000 votes. The awards dubbed ‘The Oscars of the Asia Pacific Golf Industry’ was held in conjunction with the 2017 Asia Pacific Golf Summit.


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 and incorporates state-of-the art technologies with impressive attention to detail. Visit for more information. Like us on Facebook - TPC Kuala Lumpur to gain insights on our latest happenings.


About TPC Network

Licensed by the PGA TOUR, Tournament Players Club or TPC is a chain of public and private golf courses that meet the PGA TOUR tournament standards requirement and operated by the PGA TOUR itself. TPC courses are uniquely designed to accommodate large crowds that are attracted to high profile tournaments with world class facilities and services.

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, visit

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