The Team


GLS Asia’s executive management team provides golf resort and club owners dedicated and specialist support with all the necessary expertise to succeed in a very dynamic and competitive industry.

Engaging GLS Asia as your manager will save on time and money as our team provides you with comprehensive operational manuals, operating policies, procedures, departmental plans and knowledge which will rise you above the competition.


Stacey James Walton MA, BA (Hons), HCIMA
Managing Director

Incomparable expertise in strategic management, sales & marketing. Stacey has been in the hotel and golf industry for over 20-years and held executive management positions in Europe, Middle East and Asia with companies such as Hyatt International, Hilton International, Dubai Golf and Banyan Group.

He will advise and prepares owners and developers of golf resorts & clubs with a strategic business plan, brand development strategy, sales & marketing plan, human resource management, operating budgets and financial planning.



Stuart Daly
Executive Director – Operations

Awarded Manager of the Year in Asia Pacific for 3 consecutive years by Asian Golf Monthly. Stuart, has experienced a diverse senior management career in 5-star hotels and award winning golf clubs over the past 20-years.

He is specialized in quality audits & operational reviews and offers owners and developers expertise in the opening of a new golf club or advice on improving existing operations.





John Wither
PGA professional

John started his professional golfing career at St Pierre Golf and Country Club, Chepstow, Wales in 1989 and was later Director of Golf at Golf and Land Hotel, Balmer See, Insel Usedom, Germany. From 2005 he became a playing member of the Asian Tour and won the China Open.

John Wither is the Director of Instruction at Hua Hin Academy of Golf and brings to GLS Asia a wealth of tournament expertise, teaching and operational knowledge.