Archive | July, 2014

This month’s featured inter-society team of the Month: Mad Dogs aptly named after a well known restaurant / bar in a Cilandak Industrial estate

Jakarta Inter League Round 4

This was the first time that the matches were starting in the heat of the day following a morning competition at Jagorawi. The good news was that the InterLeague [JIL] had a shotgun from all tee boxes to ensure completion of a speedy round. The bad news was that the competition golfers [and their caddies] [...]

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IGT - PADANG GOLF MODERN - DAY3 - GROUP WINNER

George “The Horse” Gandranata seals second victory and hails PGTI

Tangerang, 12nd June 2014: Order of Merit leader, George Gandranata secured his second victory on the Indonesian Golf Tour after completing the 5th event in the series at Padang Golf Modern with a total of 10 under par. 28 year old Gandranata fired three birdies and one bogey on the front nine and started his [...]

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Amateur Green savours record breaking win

Kuala Lumpur, June 14: Malaysia’s top amateur Gavin Kyle Green cemented his name in the record books by becoming the first amateur to win on the Asian Development Tour (ADT) at the PGM Vascory Templer Park Championship on Sunday the 14th, June. The big-hitting Green, was playing benefit of a sponsors invitation in his very [...]

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Rufino Bayron

Classy Bayron triumphs at The ICTSI Orchard Golf Championship

Manila, June 7: Rufino Bayron of the Philippines claimed a stylish career breakthrough when he fired a two-under-par 70 to win the ICTSI Orchard Golf Championship by four shots on Saturday. Bayron posted a winning total of 16-under-par 272, courtesy of a superb second round 62, to overcome the talented field at the US$60,000 Asian [...]

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The L position

The ‘L’ position

In 2014 editions of Golf Indonesia, l have outlined the 5 key principles to a sound golf swing. Starting with the grip position, then progressing through to body setup and alignment, takeaway, the letter ‘L’ position, and the most difficult being the impact and early follow through. In the previous edition, l focused on performing [...]

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Martin Kaymer

German precision – Kaymer-style

  Martin Kaymer has climbed to the summit and slid back do wn again but a magical week at Pinehurst No. 2 has the German on the ascent again, running roughshod over the field to win the 2014 U.S. Open by eight strokes. The 29-year embraced the restored classic of American golf to set all-time [...]

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Jakarta’s BWA Golf Day at Matoa National

The British Women’s Association held a friendly golf day at Matoa Nasional in South Jakarta recently. Nearly 50 ladies gathered to try their luck on the gentle course and of course sample some of the beverages available from the cocktail cart! I arrived and was greeted by Elaine with the welcoming words ‘thanks for coming [...]

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Building Athleticism through the Kipping Pull-Up

The pull-up is built into our DNA, just watch any 5-year old placed in front of a great climbing tree. While it may seem unattainable as an adult I’m here to tell you, in all but the most extreme cases, it won’t take you longer than 2 months of dedication.  The benefits are worth the [...]

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The Par 4 - #4 Hole

Padang Golf Halim 1

Halim 1 is amongst the oldest golf courses in Indonesia. Despite its age, Halim 1 provides a welcome round of golf and an enjoyable escape from our fast-paced 21st century life.

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Japan’s winner of the Boy’s individual honours, Ryo Toyoyama alongside Indonesia’s winner of the Girl's individual honours, Rivani Adelia Sihotang

Indonesian Junior’s amongst the winners as Thailand dominates at the 20th Enjoy Jakarta World Junior Golf Championship

Junior golfers are the future of the game, and the future of Indonesian golf looks to be in a healthy place, with many talented local juniors playing and competing against the games most talented players from Asia and overseas during this year’s 20th Enjoy Jakarta World Junior Golf Championship: 2nd June – 6th June. This [...]

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