Dates set for 2010 Angkor Amateur Open

After the success of the 2009 Angkor Amateur Open, Angkor Golf Resort has confirmed the dates for this year’s event as, Friday 6th – Sunday 8th August 2010
 
April 27, 2010 - PRLog -- The 2009 Open saw golfers from eight different countries around Asia and Europe compete over the award winning Nick Faldo design golf course. A strong representation saw half the field with a handicap index of 10 and below.

“I am delighted that we are continuing the Angkor Amateur Open and we are hoping to attract more golfers from new destinations. The first event was very successful and we are looking forward to building on last years tournament and making  the 2010 Open more enjoyable and exciting” said Adam Robertson, Manager of Angkor Golf Resort.

The format of the event will remain the same as last year comprising, 36 holes played over two days, using system 36 handicap format combined score over the two days. There will be different handicap sections and an impressive list of prizes to play for in each division. There will also be a gross score section which will ultimately decide the overall Angkor Amateur Open winner of 2010. The event is open to male and female players.

“We managed to capture the attention of a good many golfers from around the world with the first ever Amateur International Open in Cambodia, and this year we wish to surpass all expectations by adding something different to the event. We are looking forward to once again show casing Angkor Golf Resort and Siem Reap as a unique golf destination” Robertson added.

Details of this years Angkor Amateur Open can be found on www.angkor-golf.com

About Angkor Golf Resort

Designed by golf legend Nick Faldo, Angkor Golf Resort is situated in Asia’s newest golf destination, Siem Reap, Cambodia. Home to the world famous Angkor Wat temples, Siem Reap now also boasts one of the regions very best golf courses with Angkor Golf Resort. Conveniently located only 5 minutes away from Siem Reap International Airport and 10 minutes from the town, Angkor Golf Resort provides a wonderful golf experience in an exotic setting. The course has won several international awards and is widely regarded as one of the best golf resorts in Asia.

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An award winning 18 Hole Golf Course in Siem Reap, Cambodia designed by Sir Nick Faldo. In 2008, Angkor Golf Resort rated as the Top 3 New Course in Asia by Asian Golf Monthly. It is only ten minutes away from the mysterious Angkor Temples of Cambodia.
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