Anderson Assumes Asian Golf Industry Federation Vice Presidency
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Golf industry stalwart Rudy Anderson has assumed the role of Vice President of the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF).
President of Pacific Links International, Anderson was confirmed in the position at the AGIF’s annual meeting at TPC Kuala Lumpur.
Richard Walne, President of the AGIF, said: “As a Board member for the past two years, Rudy has made an outstanding contribution. We look forward to receiving the benefit of his experience and continued input in the years ahead.”
A graduate of Siena College, Anderson has held senior positions within the international private club, golf and resort business with ClubCorp in the United States, China, Southeast Asia, Europe and South Africa.
Over the span of his career he has developed and managed world-class private golf and recreational clubs and has transacted more than US$675 million in golf course assets.
Anderson takes over as Vice President from Paul Burley, Global Head – IMG Golf Course Services. However, Burley will remain on the Board of Directors, taking over as Treasurer.
Meanwhile, Syngenta’s Mick McLaughlin has been elected to the post as Secretary.
Walne said: “As an organisation, the AGIF is fortunate to be able to call upon a large number of respected and knowledgeable individuals from within the golf industry.
“With so many new developments and a continued drive to implement more educational programmes for club managers and golf course superintendents, these are exciting times for the AGIF.
“The new Board is very much looking forward to getting down to business. We have a bullish outlook for the future of golf in Asia and our Board will continue to be a driving force for the game.”