Meet the Team
Tony Taylor, CEO & Executive Director
A Certified Golf Course Superintendent, Tony is the Companys original founder. Since 1992, Tony has focused much of his attention on training regional Golf Course Superintendents in state-of-the art golf course construction and maintenance practices at over 20 facilities throughout Asia. He has also worked with the European and Asian Professional Golf Tours to present the region’s top venues in world class condition for 19 televised golf tournaments.
Tony has served the golf industry for over 35 years and has worked with the highest profile golf clubs in both the US and Asia providing them with innovative course construction and maintenance practices, which are the core of Quality Golf’s service delivery. For more than 15 years Tony had tremendous success constructing and managing 5-star golf properties in the US such as the Innisbrook Golf Resort
, which has hosted several annual PGA tour events including the JC Penny Classic, The Chrysler Championships and the Transitions Championship.
Tony is currently the CEO & Executive Director of Quality Golf International working with key industry players to introduce the the most up to date technology and services that are available. This ensures all of his clients facilities are operating at peak performance and the highest of their class.
Ms. Kannika “Ju” Waiyawik, Administrative Director
Kannika began her career with Quality Golf in 1993 as one of our first administrative staff.
Over those years she has been responsible for all aspects of the administration from executive assistant, personnel director and even finances.
If there is something that needs to get done we give it to her!
Now, Kannika works closely with the Executive Director assisting on projects and in particular the GCSAA (Golf Course Superintendents of America) project.
On a personal note, Kannika loves to spend her free time enjoying her home and her family.
She teaches English to children in her neighborhood and enjoys riding her bike for exercise.
Quality Golf is proud and lucky to have such a loyal and talented member of our team.
Ms. Suparakarn “Keaw” Kolthanasep, Administrative Assistant
as Administrative Assistant Suparakarn is responsible to ensure office tasks are completed in an efficient and timely manner.
She started with Quality Golf in 2009, handling personnel department and assisting with all administrative tasks. She took a break for several years and has recently rejoined our team taking up where she left off.
In her spare time she loves to spend time with her family and is a fantastic cook!
Quality Golf is excited to have her back and we look forward to a long relationship!
Ms. Narumon Strawn, Administration & Logistics Manager
as the Administration and Logistics Director for Tee 2 Green, Quality Golf’s sister company Narumon handles the welfare of our turf farm staff and ensures the turf farm has everything it needs to maintain pure uncontaminated Champion Bermudagrass and Seashore Paspalum.
Tee 2 Green was started in June of 2014 and Ms. Narumon was there from the beginning for the construction of the turf farm!
Narumon worked with Quality Golf since 2006 starting with the Santiburi Samui construction project as logistics coordinator. When that project completed she moved to human resources playing a large part in the staff training of the Hong Kong Golf Course, a client of Quality Golf.
Then took up the human resource duties for another client, Panorama Golf and Country Club. Narumon loves to spend her weekends with her family and their family business, Bangpa Camp.
Quality Golf has another reason to feel proud and lucky!
Diana Taylor, Director of Operations
as Director of Operations Diana has the responsibility of ensuring the service is stellar, customers are happy and the company is profitable.
She has been with the company since the early days helping to develop the evaluation systems still being used by Quality Golf then took several years off to do non-profit work training people from all walks of life on learning and communication skills.
She is now part of the management team of both Quality Golf and Tee 2 Green but still does training in her spare time.
"Our goal is to provide service and products of the highest quality while providing security and a future for our entire team!"
Soonthorn Charladkitsirikul, General Manager at Panorama Golf & Country Club
Soonthorn began his career with Quality Golf in the early 90's working on the Santiburi Samui Country Club construction project. During this time he fell in love with island life so when the project completed he started a landscaping business unit for Quality Golf and ran it with his then new wife; who, incidentally was also an employee of Quality Golf.
Yes, Quality Golf has proudly introduced several staff members who have married and today have wonderful families.
Soontorn's experience allows him to wear many hats in the golf industry and over the years he has helped Quality Golf in the sales department, as a translator, in the field and more. Today we are lucky to have him as the general manager for one of our clients, the Panorama Golf and Country Club.
Tim Denham, Golf Course Superintendent at Royal Calcutta Golf Course
As Golf Course Superintendent for the Royal Calcutta Golf Course Tim has the on-site responsibility for the overall maintenance conditions and playabilty of the golf course. He does not take this objective lightly as he is up before dawn to ensure each day brings a memorable golf experience for each and every golfer.
Tim is experienced and skilled at the highest levels in the industry. He is highly proficient and experienced in golf course and landscape management from initial budgeting, construction management, grow-in, on-going maintenance as well as tournament preparations!
As Tim says, "I thoroughly LOVE and enjoy my work with the earth and look forward to new challenges daily."
Mr. Kamol Lohaudom., Turf Farm Manager
As Turf Manager Kamol has the responsibility to ensure that our turfgrass is pure and uncontaminated.
Just as important is that our turf is delivered on time and healthy! He works closely with our Logistics and Administrative Manager to achieve each delivery is as such.
Kamol is well qualified for this job as he carriers a double degree in Political Science and Golf Management. These were followed by an M.A. in Public Management.
In addition to this, Kamol comes from an agricultural family that has produced some of the finest Thai Orchids in the country.
You might say agriculture is in his blood! Tee 2 Green is lucky to have such a talented and dedicated turf manager. According to Kamol, "It's more than 10 years that I have worked in this field after graduation. I love growing grass, the turf nursery and Tee 2 Green."
Turf Farm Team
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