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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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Jakarta Inter-League Final Round

Well the September penultimate round certainly put ‘the cat amongst the pigeons’.  Up until that month it looked plain sailing for Cloggies to once again lift the trophy but they were humbled by a truly resurgent JLI with a thumping of 8:2. This result clawed back the lead to a measly four points going into [...]

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Jakarta Inter-League – Round 5

  A SPECIAL MENTION: All of the players applauded the news that Tika [Tin Cups]had been awarded a 100% golfing scholarship in USA. Wari [Tin Cups] was delighted to inform us that she has been seleced to represent PNG. Match Reports Cloggies, up against their nemisis team [TinCups] saw singles Disney Dave return from his [...]

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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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Posted in 2014, July 20140 Comments

Tee Set celebrated an amazing and memorable 30 years of golf in Jakarta

Jakarta Inter-Society Matchplay League Round 3

So with 2014 rushing by and many peoples’ thoughts focused on the Legislative and Presidential elections, golfers in Jakarta have been contemplating the next round of the league season. Traditionally, this has been the point in the league where both front and rearguard positions start to get some clarity, would it be the same this [...]

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Posted in 2014, June 2014, Lifestyle, Society0 Comments

Team Tin Cup at Jagorawi New Course

Jakarta InterLeague – Round 2

Despite considerable rain still hitting the Jagorawi course during the past weeks  it was amazingly dry and those who can get topspin drives were laughing with impressive distance on their tee shots. Having the luxury of a mini-shotgun start means that all matches start at the same time. Yet somehow the traffic flow is rather [...]

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Posted in 2014, Lifestyle, May 2014, Society0 Comments

Jakarta Inter-Society Matchplay League

Jakarta Inter-Society Matchplay League

The longest running Matchplay competition in Jakarta kicked off the 2014 season in earnest in March at Jagorawi Golf & Country Club. The format has remained constant  over the decades with eight teams putting forwards eight players who compete with two singles and three better-ball matches. Every team plays every other team and at the [...]

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Posted in 2014, April 2014, Lifestyle, Society0 Comments