1 JULY 2022 - TOPGOLF THAILAND ANNOUNCES OPENING OF TOPGOLF MEGACITY
Exciting news as our client, Topgolf SEA parent to Topgolf Thailand announces the opening date for Asia's first Topgolf venue at Topgolf Megacity. We have been working alongside our client as their strategic advisors on golf as well as collaborating on the one of a kind design for their 18 hole putting course "The Puttyard". Check out the video below for all the exciting details.
15 JUNE 2022 - VANTAGE POINTE FOUNDER PATRICK BOWERS RECEIVES PGA OF CANADA RECOGNITION
The PGA of Canada has recently conferred their prestigious 25 Year Service Award to our founder and CEO Patrick Bowers in recognition of his 25 years of membership in the association at the Class A level. Including his early years as an apprentice professional, he has now served 30 years in the PGA of Canada.
1 MAY 2022 - SINGAPORE'S LEADING RETAILER OF INTERACTIVE DOG TOYS EXTENDS LEASE FOR RETAIL SPACE AT WHEELOCK PLACE
Startup innovator and Vantage Pointe client Woof Living has successfully extended its retail presence at one of Singapore's busiest shopping centres through 2024. Located in Wheelock Place, convenient for both Singapore clients and overseas tourists, it has been a successful experiment in the brand extension from exclusively online to omni-channel retailing. Watch for their presence at this year's Pet Expo too, in late November.
30 JANUARY 2022 - VANTAGE POINTE CLIENT TOPGOLF SEA LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE
The region's premier sports and entertainment concept developer, and Vantage Pointe client, has re-launched their impressive new website this week.
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15 OCTOBER 2021 - CONCEPTUAL ROUTING AND COLLABORATIVE MASTER PLANNING WORK COMPLETED
In collaboration with master planning partners at MDL (Mercurio Design Labs), we have completed and delivered our conceptual routing plan work on two world class, championship golf courses planned for Sunshine Heritage Mui Ne in Vietnam. Drawing inspirations from the world's best known links style courses, the elevated seaside location and natural sand dunes provide the perfect template for this course design style. Paired with the innovative and inspiring contemporary design style of all of MDL's buildings and villas, once completed the development will be an impressive new addition to the golf & residential landscape in fast growing Vietnam.
1 SEPTEMBER 2021 - JUDSON T. MACOR APPOINTED SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AT VANTAGE POINTE
We are pleased to share that we have appointed Mr. Macor to our senior leadership team based in Singapore. As part of our Strategic Advisory services, we will be exploring opportunities within the luxury lifestyle industry across the region, primarily focused on private aviation for corporate, event and personal use. Judson comes to us as the founder of Airsprint Aviation in 2000 where he has served as the Chairman at Canada's largest and the continent's 6 largest private jet owner and operator. He has a formal eduction in aeronautics, business and law and will be responsible for leading this division of Vantage Pointe's business.
30 JULY 2021 - VANTAGE POINTE TO PROMOTE PGA TOUR ASIA SERIES EVENT
In partnership with the PGA Tour and host venue Laguna National Golf Club, we plan to stage this event which serves as part of the Pathway to the PGA Tour. Vantage Pointe has secured the exclusive rights for this series event. While ongoing COVID-19 protocols and travel and event restrictions are proving challenging, we will work with the relevant authorities to present the inaugural staging in December 2021. Officially sanctioned PGA Tour professional golf will finally be coming to Singapore's shores!
10 MAY 2021 - TOPGOLF SEA SIGNS VANTAGE POINTE TO PROVIDE STRATEGIC ADVISORY
Fresh on the heels of the recent announcement that Topgolf Southeast Asia will open their first venue as Topgolf Thailand at Megabangna in Bangkok, we are pleased to share that Vantage Pointe has been appointed to provide strategic advisory collaborating with one of the world’s most innovative and sought-after brands, Topgolf. Topgolf Southeast Asia is the exclusive developer and franchisee for Topgolf across SEA. They will introduce the Topgolf experience to multiple countries across the region including Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Indonesia.
Vantage Pointe will provide strategic advisory and specialized golf industry and market intelligence as Topgolf Southeast Asia drives towards their expansion objectives. Additionally, we will utilize our golf subject matter expertise to advise on pre-opening planning, operational design and business modeling, academy and instruction setup, golf marketing and introduction and industry collaborations.
5 JANUARY 2021 - MEMBERSHIP.SG LAUNCHES
We are pleased to announce the launch of Membership.SG a new and innovative business unit under the umbrella of Vantage Pointe.
Membership.SG's objective is to become Singapore's ultimate club membership exchange brokerage. The group will dedicate their focus to conveniently matching buyers looking for their dream club with sellers who have concluded enjoyment of their existing membership. The intention is to provide trustworthy and convenient access to the secondary market exchange through it's team which have a collective 50+ years in the club industry. To find out more about the launch of Membership.SG, please visit the website at www.membership.sg
6 DECEMBER 2020 - THE GREENHOUSE RESTAURANT MAKES ITS SPECTACULAR DEBUT
Years in planning and in collaboration with creative group Sempre Design (who was introduced by Vantage Pointe), guests of our client Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore can now experience a lush, forest themed restaurant while they enjoy a picturesque view over the resort's golf courses. While there, you can savor an array of authentic, multi-ethnic cuisines served from five show kitchens. The restaurant takes you on a culinary journey, featuring such diverse food cultures as mouthwatering Royal Thai delicacies, Japanese cuisine, traditional Indian Tandoor, Mediterranean dishes fresh from the pizza oven, Chinese delights and a sumptuous seafood spread and charcuterie board table.
15 NOVEMBER 2020 - CLIENT'S DUSIT THANI LAGUNA RESORT HOTEL HAS ITS "SOFT OPENING"
The soft-opening of the highly anticipated Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore, the first luxury urban golf resort in the city took place this week, welcoming its first overnight guests. Official guest stays will commence the first weekend in December. Vantage Pointe led the original conceptualization, managed the authority approvals, and most importantly drove the operational requirements and appointment of the hotel operator. Destined to become one of Asia's top golf resorts and in collaboration with Vantage Pointe, the resort now looks towards hosting future major golf championships from the most established professional tours in the region.
20 OCTOBER 2020 - CLIENT'S NEW CLUBHOUSE OPENS AT LAGUNA NATIONAL
The soft-opening of the magnificent new clubhouse at Laguna Resort and Laguna National Golf & Country Club. Vantage Pointe drove the original conceptualization, area planning, interior detailing, adjacency programming and design oversight. As part of the luxury golf resort at Laguna, the clubhouse will welcome both its membership base as well as tourists from around the globe.
28 JULY 2020 - DUSIT THANI LAGUNA SINGAPORE SECURES T.O.P. FROM AUTHORITIES
A critical step towards opening later this year, the resort hotel has been granted its Temporary Occupancy Permit from the relevant authorities. This means that the move-in, operational fit-out and employee training can begin.
Vantage Pointe has been alongside ownership every step of the way from the initial conceptualization, hotel management appointment, development and construction and marketing and golf resort integration. The luxury 198 rooms and suites will be complemented by luxury amenities including multiple pools, tennis courts, fitness facility and world-class restaurants and bars.