Archive | May, 2013

2013 Masters: Aussie Rules!

2013 Masters: Aussie Rules!

Augusta, Georgia. Adam Scott finally broke through and captured his 1st Major Tournament win. He beat Angel Cabrera on the 2nd hole of the playoff with a clutch birdie putt. That same birdie putt also gave Australia its 1st ever Masters Champion. The Land Down Under can now rest the disappointing spirits of Greg Norman [...]

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Tips & Tricks : Chapter 1 – Grip

Tips & Tricks : Chapter 1 – Grip

Dear Readers, Welcome to the first edition of Golf Indonesia. I feel so honoured to be approached to write an article to promote the game I love. After a few days of deliberation, I have chosen the topic of the Fundamentals for the game which are the most important part for the person wishing to [...]

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Meet the Caddy: Riri

Meet the Caddy: Riri

Your attractive, fun, outgoing, smart caddy with a sweet personality. Riri is a college student who has worked in two sophisticated and semi-private golf courses. Although she’s faced difficulties in education while caddying, she vows to never give up. She is now working at one of the most luxurious golf courses in Central Jakarta, Senayan [...]

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Meet the Golfer: Stephen Lindskog

Meet the Golfer: Stephen Lindskog

Meet Stephen Lindskog. Local Swedish pro and former Volvo Masters of Malaysia winner. HI STEPHEN, PLEASE TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF. Hi, my name is Stephen Lindskog, born in Nigeria and raised in Sweden. I’m a professional golfer and turned pro in 1990. FIRSTLY, I’D LIKE TO ASK YOU WHAT YOU THOUGHT ABOUT THE LATEST MASTERS. [...]

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Wiesberger clinches the 2013 CIMB NIAGA Indonesian Masters

Wiesberger clinches the 2013 CIMB NIAGA Indonesian Masters

Bernd Wiesberger of Austria sealed a one shot victory over current Open Champion Ernie Els with a five-under-par 67 to win the third edition of the CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters on Sunday. In winning his second tournament in Asia, Wiesberger notched up a 15-under-par 273 total at the USD$750,000 Asian Tour Event played at the [...]

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Kanpai! at Takumi Restaurant

Kanpai! at Takumi Restaurant

Upon entering the dining area of Takumi there is a warm greeting from the entire staff. They wish you welcome and a good spirit, setting the tone for a very special dinner in a remarkable neoteric, yet authentic environment. Conveniently placed alongside the Senayan National Golf Club’s club house is this newly opened restaurant. Designed [...]

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Golf’s Golden Coast

Golf’s Golden Coast

Blessed with more annual sunshine than anywhere else in Europe and with 150km of stunning coastline, Portugal’s Algarve region is one of the world’s top golfing destinations. Portugal may be suffering from the European economic downturn, but its southern coastline known as The Algarve continues to be the most desirable destination in Europe for golfing [...]

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The History of Rawamangun Golf Course

The Jakarta Golf Club

The Oldest Golf Course in Southeast Asia Established in 1872, the Jakarta Golf Club is the oldest Golf Club in Southeast Asia. The original name of the golf club was known as the Batavia Golf Club and the founders were Mr. A. Gray and Mr. TC Wilson from Britain. They had a team of 16 [...]

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