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Golf awards: Siem Reap courses get the nod

Golf awards: Siem Reap courses get the nod

Siem Reap's Angkor Golf Resort and Phokeethra Country Club have been named among the top five winners in the prestigious 2008 Asian Golf Monthly Awards, which are widely regarded as the Oscars of  the region's golf industry. Angkor Golf Resort nabbed third place, while Phokeethra took fourth place in the "best new course in Asia" category. "This certainly puts Angkor Golf Resort and Siem Reap in the spotlight of golf tourism," said Angkor's operations manager Adam Robertson. "Now the rest of Asia knows that Cambodians have golf courses they can be proud of." Siem Reap is to soon get its third course, the Siem Reap Lake Resort Golf Club, which is expected open on January 19.

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