Archive | July, 2013

Rory Hie Carry Distances

Inside The Golfer’s Bag: Rory Hie

“On the road to the Panasonic Open: Inside the Golfer’s Bag with Rory Hie” We caught up with a jubilant and relaxed Rory Hie after the third and final leg of the Road to Panasonic Open series. After winning the first two legs of the tournament Rory had already qualified for the Panasonic Open in [...]

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Lidya Ivana Jaya

Indonesia’s Golfing Community Is Shocked By The Sudden Death Of Lidya Ivana Jaya

Lidya Ivana Jaya, Indonesia’s one and only female professional golfer, sadly passed away on the 17th of June at 07.55 am at Rumah Sakit Husada Utama in Surabaya having lost her battle with pneumonia. She was 29 years of age. Lidya became unwell herself after taking care of her parents in hospital. In April this [...]

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Leli Apriani

Meet The Caddy: Leli Apriani

The venue for this month’s Meet the Caddy is in South Jakarta, at the prestigious Pondok Indah Golf Course. The golf club’s biggest claim to fame being: the host venue for the World Cup of Golf in 1983. We had a very interesting conversation with the super friendly and smiley caddy, Leli Apriani. A 28-year-old [...]

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The Slice

Tips & Tricks: Chapter 3: Curving The Ball

We will enter into some exciting areas of the game for Chapter 3, as we discuss how to “scramble”. The need to scramble may not be a desirable situation, but being able to scramble proves beneficial when your score is posted. Scrambling can simply mean good, straightforward “up and down” short game play, or it [...]

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Meet The Golfer : Rory Hie

We caught up with Rory Hie at Pantai Indah Kapuk for the final leg of the Road to Panasonic Open – Qualifying event. A huge congratulations to Rory Hie for finishing top of the points list after all three events to secure his invitation at the Panasonic Open in Japan on the 26th– 29th of [...]

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Tee Set - Members

Tee Set Golf Society

This year Tee Set Golf Society celebrates the anniversary of its inception by a group of oil field gentlemen (a term used very loosely) who, 30 years ago, shared a number of common denominators. Firstly it was a dislike of getting up at the crack of dawn on a Sunday morning to join the Early [...]

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Kingsbarns Golf Links

Classic Links Of Scotland

‘From dramatic links courses steeped in history, to hidden gems and some new layouts, Scotland may just have everything a true golf lover could wish for.’   Golf comes in no greater dramatic abundance than in Scotland, the home of golf. This is where the great game started and everyone wants to experience the difficulties [...]

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KBS Tour

So Many Shafts, So Little Time

‘SIMILAR WITH THE CAR BUSINESS, THE SHAFT BUSINESS IS VERY COMPETITIVE.’   It is truly amazing what technology and that endless search for longer and straighter shots can do. It can create a multi-million dollar business, give jobs to a countless number of people and it inspired me to open a club-fitting shop in Senayan [...]

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Cobra Amp Cell

Cobra Amp Cell

I was excited to attend a Cobra demo day at Cilandak driving range recently to test out the new colourful AMP CELL range by Cobra Golf. At first glance the whole range looks very impressive: the driver, fairway woods, hybrids and the iron sets. The golfer can choose from four colours throughout the range: White, [...]

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Rainbow Hills

Rainbow Hills

Avid golfers have long considered Rainbow Hills as one of Jakarta’s truly great courses. With ongoing works to re-develop the driving range and add an additional nine holes to the existing 18 holes on offer, Rainbow is certainly ramping up its ambition. As an original Michael Poellot Golf Design, this layout has real pedigree.   [...]

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