Richard Ellis, the owner of pacific Golf Management has over 25 years experiences running golf tours and international amateur and professional tournaments around the world.
Richard has an impressive 2016 golf holiday and tournament program to Hawaii, Thailand and the Pacific Islands.
Weather you enjoy the world class resort courses and magnificent beach front hotels in Hawaii or traveling to Thailand and challenge yourself playing some of the best championship courses in Asia . Maybe closer to home would suit, with a fun pro-am tournament in Fiji or the excitement of playingin the South Pacific’s biggest 4 round pro-am event with over $130,000 in amateur prizes and professional prize money.
You don’t have to be a great golfer to join in the fun of these tours and tournaments and there is always plenty of activates for the non-golfing partners , if you enjoy playing fantastic golf courses staying at top notch resorts and hotels and having a great time, maybe one of following tours will suit you.
Thailand Championship Tour
Welcome to our 4th annual Thailand Championship Golf Tour, playing seven of the best golf courses in Asia - from March 30 to April 9, 2016.
This tour is designed for the golf enthusiast, however you don’t have to be a scratch handicapper to join, if you enjoy playing championship golf courses, Thailand has some of best you will find anywhere in the world.
How would you like to play a golf tournament at three courses in Pattaya rated amongst the best in Asia? A round at the number one course in Bangkok and venue for the 2000 & 2004 Johnny Walker Classic, a fantastic designed new course in Bangkok, add to this a trip 200k’s south of Bangkok on the Gulf of Thailand to the seaside town of Hua Hin to play two golf courses voted best in Asia and host to a European tour event.
We have once again included the Marriott Thailand Golf Classic as part of the tour which is a 3 round individual and team’s tournament played in Pattaya at the Siam Country Club’s famous Old course, the new Waterside course plus the great Jack Nicklaus designed Lam Cha Bang.
You will have your own personal caddy & cart for every round, stay at 5 star hotels, play for some great prizes, and join in the daily competition and side bets.
Thailand Golf Classic 2016
The tournament is played from April 3 to 9, over 3 rounds on three of Asia’s finest courses, two of which are located at the Siam Country Club. The Old course at Siam Country Club has hosted the LPGA Honda Classic for the past 5 years and the newly completed Waterside course will soon take its place amongst Thailand’s best. The third course is the fantastic Jack Nicklaus designed Lam Cha Bang. Everyone will also play a round before the tournament starts at the Plantation course at Siam Country Club, venue for the Thailand open.
This is an individual and team’s tournament, invitations are for teams (4 players) to compete. The event is limited to the first 20 teams entered (80 players), for those people who don’t have a team and wish to enter individually the organisers will place you into a team for the purpose of the team’s event.
All competitors will stay at the beautiful beach side five star Marriott Resort & Spa. The tournament package includes accommodation, daily full breakfast, transfers to all golf courses, 4 rounds of golf including cart and personal caddy, lunch and drink on course, special players gift pack, great prizes, welcome cocktail party, nightly drinks at the tournament bar and final night gala prize presentation dinner.
Air New Zealand Airpoints Pro-Am 20th Anniversary Tournament
The Air New Zealand Airpoints Pro- Am event in Fiji has become a yearly highlight for many people, this is your opportunity to join in the fun and play in the 20th anniversary pro-am tournament, on May 25 to 29. You don’t have to be a professional or a low handicap golfer to play in this event, the tournament is open to men and women who have an official handicap.
For those attending the Pro- Am for the first time, this event has it all. To start proceedings there is the Sheraton welcome cocktail party, where players and non players will be presented with a special tournament gift pack. The next morning after breakfast we will transfer by coach to the world class Natadola Bay golf course. Before you try your luck on this fantastic course you may wish to sharpen up your game at the golf clinic and demonstration conducted by leading golf professionals. Then it’s the “Sulu Shoot Out”, a fun tournament for the amateurs.
The two rounds of the Pro-Am event will be played at the Denarau Golf Course which is only 200 meters from your hotel. You will be joined by the golf professionals from USA, Australia, Pacific Islands and New Zealand for the two day Pro-Am. This is a fun pro-am event; you could be playing with someone like Mark Brown or Mike Hendry who are both multiple winners of this event and gone on to win major tournaments in Asia. The South Pacific Tour has been a breeding ground for great players. Fiji’s own V J Singh along with many other famous golfers including Greg Norman started their careers playing in Fiji.
Starwood Golf Classic 2016
After the resounding success of the five previous events we are pleased to confirm the dates for 2016: June 7 to 11. The Starwood Golf Classic is an International Pro-Am & Teams tournament, offering over $130,000 in professional prize money and amateur prizes. The event will be played over four rounds of golf. Two rounds at the South Pacific’snumber one championship golf course Natadola Bay and two rounds at the challenging resort course at the Denarau Golf & Racquet Club.
The tournaments major sponsor is Starwood. Starwood is the owner /operator of the Sheraton Fiji Resort, Westin Fiji Resort & Spa, Sheraton Denarau Villa’s and Denarau Golf & Racquet Club. The tournament has an individual competition for amateurs and professionals, but the emphases are on the team’s net and gross events. Each team will be made up of one professional and three amateurs. The tournament offers over $130,000 in professional prize money and amateur prizes. All players will stay at the 5 Star Sheraton Fiji Resort on Denarau Island. This is great opportunity for you to make up a team with your local pro, or we will put you into a team if you choose to enter individually. The event offers great value for money and is the biggest ever pro-am tournament held in Fiji.
Hawaii International Golf Week
The big Island of Hawaii is a 30 minute flight from Honolulu, on arrival at Kona airport you take a short drive down the Kohala Coast where you will find some of the finest resort golf course and beach front accommodation anywhere in the world and the temperature is perfect all year round.
You will enjoy with seven nights five star beach front accommodation at the fantastic Hapuna Beach Hotel, five rounds of golf on world class courses, join in the Hawaii International Golf Week Tournament plus attend a one day golf school with golf clinics and tuition by PGA professionals before the tournament starts.
An excellent tournament that everyone will enjoy regardless of their golf ability. There will be different handicap divisions for women and men plus a scratch event for those with low handicaps.
You will play a different course each day, enjoy great company, cocktail parties, nightly drinks at the tournament bar ,compete with people from different countries, have the opportunity to win excellent prizes and most of all, have great golfing experience, lots of fun and to finish a grand finale dinner at one of the best locations in the world.
Tour Extensions: After five rounds of golf in six days you may be ready for a few days R & R before your homeward journey. We can offer a number of excellent options, you may just like to spend a few extra days at Hapuna Beach ortake a short flight to the Island of Maui, spendingfour nights at the wonderful Westin Maui Resort and Spaon Kaanapali Beach or head to the hustle and bustle in Honolulu and spend a few nights at the famous Waikiki and the girls love the shopping at the Ala Moana centre.
Best of Hawaii Golf
Join us on the Big Island of Hawaii for the International week of golf & play in the Resort Course Championship then to Maui & Waikiki.
This our favourite tour every year. Over 60 people had a ball on our 2015, it’s the real deal when it comes to a golfing paradise and there’s plenty of activities for non- players. You don’t have to be a great golfer to take part, play world class golf courses that won’t beat you up, enjoy a fun tournament, a one day golf school run by PGA professionals before the tournament, five star beachfront hotels, fantastic climate and best of all meet some fun people along the way.
The 2016 tour kicks off on the Big Island of Hawaii with seven nights five star beach front accommodation at the fantastic Hapuna Beach Hotel, you will play five rounds of golf on world class courses, join in the Hawaii International Golf Week tournament then it’s time to take a short flight to the island of Maui and spend four nights at the fabulous five star Westin Maui Resort and Spa on Kaanapali Beach. After a couple days R & R you will be in for a treat with a round of golf at the famous Plantation Course at Kapalua, home of the tournament of Champions.
After our time on Maui it’s time to fly back to Honolulu and spend the final night of the tour in Waikiki, for many people a trip to Hawaii would not be the same without at least one night in Waikiki. The famous beach, nightlife and of course shopping at theAla Moana shopping centre , you may wish to extend you stay on Maui or spend a few extra nights in Waikiki before your homeward journey.
Extra nights available at all hotels for those who wish to extend their stay.
Contact Richard Ellis on 021 989996 or visit the website today for information and your registration: www.pacificgolf.co.nz.