Archive | March, 2014

The Takeaway

In the last two issues of Golf Indonesia (January and February 2014), I have outlined the placement of the hands for a correct grip and the correct setup and alignment as the first steps in my series of the five most basic principles for a solid golf swing. In this third instalment I will demonstrate [...]

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Posted in 2014, March 2014, Tips & Tricks0 Comments

Rinaldi Adiyandono

Meet the Golfer: Rinaldi Adiyandono

In 2013 Rinaldi Adiyandono announced his decision to turn professional after success as an amateur. His first year as a pro was an eye-opening experience for the 27-year-old golfer from Jakarta, finishing 23rd on the 2013 IPGA Order of Merit. We caught up with Rinaldi at the Indonesian Golf Challenge at Palm Hills Golf Club, [...]

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Meet the Caddy - Titi

Meet the Caddy: Titi

A shrill cry of applause reverberates amongst the tightly forested holes which comprise Jagorawi New Course. I glance over to locate the source of the noise which alas is not supporters lining the fairway congratulating me on my recent success (a par believe it or not), but rather a 5’2” Indonesian caddy with the rather [...]

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Kiradech Aphibarnrat

‘The Fantastic Four’ all set for the CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters 2014

Jakarta — Indonesian golf fans can look forward to watching reigning Asian Tour Order of Merit winner, Kiradech Aphibarnrat of Thailand and 2010 British Open Champion, Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa, at the CIMB Niaga Indonesian Matsters, which tees off at Royale Jakarta Golf Club from April 24 – 27 2014. “We are very pleased [...]

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Daly to Light Up Indonesia PGA Championship

JAKARTA — Two-time Major winner John Daly will be one of the star attractions at next month’s Enjoy Jakarta Indonesia PGA Championship, which has also been boosted by the participation of the Indonesia Port Corporation as a presenting sponsor for the first time. Adding to the spectacle is the fact that the US$1 million tournament [...]

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Merapi Golf & Mountain Resort Hole #3

Golfing Under the Volcano

In the foothills of Mount Merapi, in the valley of Kaliurang, an enchanting golf course has been created by the renowned design team of Thomson, Wolveridge & Perret. Sitting at some 800 metres above sea level, the Merapi Golf & Mountain Resort offers not only great golf and stunning views from literally every tee box, fairway or green, but it also offers play in a pleasant and cool climate.

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Posted in 2014, Featured, Golf Courses, Indonesian Courses, March 20140 Comments

Golfmax Indonesia

Golf Simulators vs. The Real Thing

With advances in technology, sophistication of electronic games and the imaging associated with them has improved greatly — one could say exponentially. Not only has technology improved, but the number of offerings by different providers has increased significantly. One only has to look at the number of mobile apps and computer games now on offer. [...]

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Posted in 2014, Golf Insight, March 2014, News2 Comments

Golf Shot

The Best Apps for Golfers

There you are, mid-backswing, about to make a perfect strike on the ball when suddenly your concentration is broken with the piercing ring of your playing partner’s mobile phone… Argh! After a stern look over to the perpetrator, you wonder what happened to one of the last remaining mobile-free zones, the golf course. For many [...]

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Posted in 2014, Gadgets, Lifestyle, March 20140 Comments

US OPEN GOLF OAKMONT CAPSULES

Curious Tales from the Golf Course 3

From: The Golf Nuts’ Book of Amazing Feats & Records by Bruce Nash, Allan Zullo with George White   Most Time Elapsed Between the Final Two Putts to Win the U.S. Open 12 minutes Jack Nicklaus 1962 US Open In all the excitement of winning the 1962 U.S. Open, Jack Nicklaus forgot to hole out. [...]

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Kwanchai Tannin

The 2014 ASEAN PGA Tour

The ASEAN PGA Tour makes a welcome return to Indonesia in 2014 with a couple events being held at courses somewhat off the beaten track among the 11 tournaments announced at the start of February. Launched in 2007, the first tournament was the less than grandly named International Championship hosted by the Imperial Klub Golf [...]

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