Sydney – the largest city in Australia, with its world-famous Opera House, over 70 beaches in the city region, and countless attractions – is a popular destination for tourists from all over the world. 20 minutes’ drive from the city centre is the New South Wales Golf Club. Arnold Palmer said of this links course, designed by Dr Alister Mackenzie: "This is one of the best golf courses I have ever seen."
Phuket, the largest of Thailand’s islands, is a tourist paradise – and the home of the Blue Canyon Country Club. The specialist international golfing press regard the facility as one of the most attractive golfing resorts in Asia. Framed by the majestic Phang Nga mountains and the Andaman Sea, the facility boasts two award-winning golf courses ("The Canyon" and "The Lakes") and a stylish spa resort.
South Africa is a dream tourist destination, and not only for golfers. One of the most beautiful regions in the country is along the Garden Route on the Western Cape. Here, located between the majestic Outeniqua Mountains and the Indian Ocean, are George and the one of the top golf resorts in South Africa: the 620-hectare Fancourt resort. Fancourt boasts three Gary Player-designed championship courses, each of which is a jewel in its own right.
Since gaining independence in 1965, the city state of Singapore has developed into an international metropolis – yet it has still retained all of its Asian charm. The exclusive Sentosa Golf Club boasts two of the most demanding and attractive golf courses in the region: the Serapong Course and the Tanjong Course, to which the South China Sea provides the breath-taking backdrop.
Buenos Aires, the dazzling Argentinean metropolis and global tango capital, is the home of the most renowned golf club in South America: the Jockey Club. Golf course architect Alister Mackenzie designed two fantastic 18-hole courses – the "Colorada" (red) and "Azul" (blue) – for the facility in the bustling port.
|Past Winners of the National Competition
|Season||Winners||Golf Club (Venue)
|2015||Taiwan||Fancourt Golf Resort||South Africa|
|2014||China||New South Wales Golf Club||Australia|
|2013||South Africa||Blue Canyon Country Club||Thailand|
|2012||South Africa||Fancourt Golf Resort||South Africa|
|2011||Malaysia||Sentosa Golf Club||Singapore|
|2010||Malaysia||Blue Canyon Country Club||Thailand|
|2009||Malaysia||Fancourt Golf Resort||South Africa|
||New South Wales Golf Club||Australia|
|2006||Canada||Fancourt Golf Resort||South Africa|
|2005||South Korea||Blue Canyon Country Club||Thailand|
|2004||Canada||New South Wales Golf Club||Australia|
|2003||Canada||Penha Longa Hotel & Golf Resort||Portugal|
|2002||Philippines||Eldorado Golf & Beach Club||Mexico|
|2001||South Korea||Blue Canyon Country Club||Thailand|
|2000||Canada||Fancourt Golf Resort||South Africa|