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Author(s):Overbeck, Andrew
Author Affiliation:Managing Editor, Golf Course News and Golf Course News International, Portland, ME
Title:Teeing off in Asia: The sheer size of the market should continue to drive golf course development throughout the region
Section:Special section: Golf course development
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Source:Urban Land. Vol. 60, No. 1, January 2001, p. 82-83, 88-94.
# of Pages:9
Publishing Information:Washington, DC: The Urban Land Institute
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Golf course industry; Golf industry trends; Golf course development; Golf courses
Abstract/Contents:Discusses how the market recovery in Southeast Asia will greatly increase golf course development in the region. Describes how in the late-1980s and early-1990s golf courses were overdeveloped at too great of an expense. Describes the roles of membership courses, pay-for-play courses, and resort golf courses in the golf course market of Southeast Asia. Addresses the fact that "in order for golf course development in Asia to continue to expand, local players have to become a larger part of the golfer demographic group." Discusses the specific golf course markets in China, South Korea, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Taiwan, Indonesia, The Philippines, Cambodia, and Myanmar. Concludes that "new golf course developments in Southeast Asia will need to be more carefully planned and will require a long-term commitment on the part of developerss, owners,, and operators in order to succeed."
Language:English
References:0
Note:Pictures, color
Geographic Terms:Southeast Asia
See Also:Other items relating to: Turfgrass Industry Economics
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Overbeck, A. 2001. Teeing off in Asia: The sheer size of the market should continue to drive golf course development throughout the region. Urban Land. 60(1):p. 82-83, 88-94.
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