Archive | June, 2013

Justin Rose, the 2013 US Open Champion: a testament to patience and perseverance.

The game of golf is full of magical stories, and some victories will me remembered more then others. The final round of the 113th US Open was played on father’s day and as Justin Rose lifted aloft the US Open trophy and looked into the sky in memory of his late father Ken, who passed [...]

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Woods and Garcia “shake” hands on the range, as heavy rain and soggy greens welcomes the 113th US Open at Merion Golf Club.

In the aftermath of the fried chicken fiasco, Woods and Garcia show the public that they want to put the past behind them and got on with their lives. In an act of sportsmanship, the handshake was captured on camera at the Merion driving range. Beneath their white golf caps a red mist steamed, and [...]

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Get Fit!

Just exactly what is clubfitting? Think of a tailor shop for your golf clubs. More often than not, you would have to make some kind of alterations to the dress, shirt or pants that you bought at the mall. The term is buying off-the-rack. When you buy golf clubs off-therack, the odds are very slim [...]

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Chania Triani

Meet the Caddy: Chania Triani

One of the many highlights of golfing in Indonesia is the pleasure of having your own caddy for your round of golf. I remember playing golf in the UK, walking into the wind, with my bag slung around my shoulders, getting to my ball, placing the bag on the ground, removing my chosen club, the [...]

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Tips & Tricks : Chapter 2 – Stance

The stance is the aspect of your set up that relates specifically to the width your feet are apart at address and to the position of the ball relative to your feet. A good stance is crucial because it enables you to strike the perfect balance between stability and mobility. If your feet are too [...]

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Djakarta Old Golf Society

Djakarta Old Golf Society

‘The group plays with a very relaxed and friendly yet competitive atmosphere (some would say too relaxed!) with all standards of players welcome.’ Djakarta Old Golf Society, more appropriately known as the D.O.G.S. have been playing in the Jakarta area since 2005. The original D.O.G.S. was established in Manila. The Jakarta President, Fritz Hainzl, carried [...]

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Jordan Irawan

Meet the Golfer: Jordan Irawan

  Meet Jordan Irawan, a young Indonesian golfer with big ambitions. Jordan has won several high profile International Junior Golf Tournaments, including the Enjoy Jakarta Junior World Golf Open 2011 and the 2002 ASEAN Schoolboys Golf Championship. He recently played with top Asian and International professionals at the CIMB Niaga Masters at Royale Jakarta. He [...]

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Nexus Golf Resort Karambunai, Kota Kinabalu, Indonesia - Copyright @ World Golf Resorts

Comparing golf in the UK and Indonesia

Golf has come a long way since it was first exported from the sandy links of Scotland. Over five centuries of evolution, the current game is unrecognisable from the original stick and balling stumbled upon by some hardy Anglo-Saxons. Four hundred years of uninterrupted gradual change was accelerated with the huge popularity of the game [...]

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Sergio Garcia

Ay yai yai, Sergio Garcia – another Garcia collapse and complaint

Poor Sergio Garcia. After apparently breaking down on the 17th hole in the Players Championship and then losing the tournament in early May, he goes on to blame it on something pretty significant, well, mainly the world’s number one player, Tiger Woods. And although it’s been a month since the “fifth unofficial major”, it’s quite [...]

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Senayan National Golf Club

Senayan National Golf Club

Since the early 1960’s, Senayan National Golf Club has been favoured amongst golfing enthusiasts working in Jakarta. Due to its fantastic location in the heart of the CBD area, an early tee-off and a round of golf can be enjoyed before heading back to the office, starting work at noon. Playing golf as a teenager [...]

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