Archive | December, 2014

A Look at the Champions Tour in Numbers!

Many golfers who come late to golfnow dream of joining the Champions Tour. It’s possible but extremely tough. Most events have 78 places, of which 69 are reserved for former PGA players, leaving 9 places to compete for. To even be considered, players must pay $3000 and then wait to be invited to grueling: Q [...]

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Simple Drills to Improve Putting Skills

Putting is the area of the game that is the least practiced in golf, however the putter is the club we use the most on the course. If you’re looking to improve your putting and your overall score, performing some simple drills on the practice green is a fast an easy way to lowering your [...]

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Indonesian Ryder Cup

What does Gleneagles in Scotland have in common with Jakarta? Apart from both places including a multitude of lovers of ‘water of life’ or Single Malt whisky, both hosted the Ryder Cup this year. Yes  you read this correctly, as a replica trophy was contested for on the links of Cengkareng and using the same [...]

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Improved Athleticism Through Mobility

In a recent conversation, a follower of our monthly workouts mentioned he has been doing yoga and it is helping him a lot. I know for some yoga can be intimidating so, while I always include some warm-down stretches to focus on each month, let’s spend this month developing a personal “mobility” routine. Why do [...]

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TaylorMade RSi Irons Arrive in Indonesia: Nobody is Perfect!

Indonesia’s golf fanatics and media gathered at Pondok Indah Driving Range and gallery to witness the unveiling of TaylorMade’s new irons: The RSi 1 and RSi 2 irons. Turn to page 20 of this issue of Golf Indonesia tabloid and one will see the location of golf balls hitting Sergio Garcia’s iron clubface. Unsurprisingly the [...]

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Distance Without Compromise: Titleist Introduces New 915

Jakarta (Nov 20th 2014) – New Titleist 915 drivers, are unleashed to Indonesian golfers at Royale Jakarta Golf club Driving Range. Titleist Indonesia put on a fun launching weekend where golfers could test out the whole range of 915 products. Attendees could compete in a longest drive competition complete with TRACKMAN monitoring, and the longest [...]

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Sattaya Cruises to Victory at PGM UMW Impian Championship

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 8:  Thailand’s Sattaya Supupramai carded a third consecutive five-under-par 67 to clinch his third Asian Development Tour (ADT) victory at the weather-disrupted PGM UMW Impian Championship on Saturday. The RM200,000 (approximately US$60,000) ADT event, which was affected by several suspensions due to inclement weather throughout the week, had earlier been reduced to [...]

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The Borobudur Classic

From the 18th – 21st November: The Borobudur Classic tee’d off for the first time on the ASEAN PGA Tour circuit at Borobudur International Golf Club, Magelang. The US$60,000 tournament is a welcome new addition to the circuit and was the eighth leg of the 2014/15 season. The event has been set up in order to [...]

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Indonesian Junior Golf Program

Are your children getting into golf and wanting to play in tournaments? Now there is an Indonesian Junior Golf Circuit for them to cut their teeth into becoming Indonesian Champions or just enjoy a game of golf with new friends. The pathway from National to International events has been created by a group of parents. [...]

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Mardan Completes Runaway Six-Shot Victory at Resorts World Manila Masters

Manila, November 23: Overnight leader Mardan Mamat of Singapore ended a two-year title drought by romping to a commanding six-shot victory at the US$1 million Resorts World Manila Masters presented by 918.com on Sunday. The 47-year-old veteran completed a stylish wire-to wire victory with a final round of three-under-par 69 at the Manila Southwoods Golf and Country [...]

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