Archive | October 2013


CIMB Golf Club

It is a time to impress the boss with your putting skills while he remains less than impressed with your sales figures over the last quarter. And most importantly, a round of golf is a time to network. Indonesia boasts 121 banks of varying sizes. CIMB Niaga Bank is ranked the fifth largest lender by assets in that very large, competitive pond.

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Posted in Lifestyle, News, Society, 2013, October 20130 Comments

Deris Ariyanti

Meet Deris Ariyanti

So, you are a recreational golfer who enjoys breathing fresh air, admiring scenic beauty, and basking in the sun. Ask yourself this question: What could undeniably top your golfing experience when you were spending these quality moments? How about a young, cheerful caddie who constantly supplies lavishing attention towards your game? Deris is definitely a perfect example of this type of caddie.

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Posted in Meet the Caddy, 2013, October 20130 Comments

Greenside Bunker-The Foundation of Good Golf

If there is one secret to playing good golf, it’s being able to play the greenside bunker shot well. It’s a great indication of how well your overall swing is in all parts of your game. For most players, the bunker instantly installs fear and negative thoughts on how they are going to get out of it without embarrassing themselves in front of their fellow players.

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Posted in Tips & Tricks, 2013, October 20130 Comments

Rory Young

Meet Rory Young

I had the pleasure of playing 9 holes with New Kuta’s resident Scottish PGA Professional Rory Young. It seems rather fitting that New Kuta have their very own Scottish golf pro from the highlands teaching golfers the tricks and the trade of links golf and how to keep the ball below the wind at New Kuta.

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Posted in Meet the Golfer, 2013, October 20130 Comments

Golfing in Dreamland

Unlike Nusa Dua, which is mainly flat and plain terrain, Pecatu is hilly, dominated by limestone cliffs, isolating small, beautiful and tranquil beach coves. Dreamland has always been a famous spot amongst the Australian surfers, and is accessed by a small hike down a small path down to the beach towards a white-sand bay and a famous, almost perfect, beach break.

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Posted in Featured, Lifestyle, Golf Courses, Indonesian Courses, Stay And Play, 2013, October 20130 Comments

Lidya Ivana Memorial - Swing for a Tribute and Charity

Lidya Ivana Memorial – Swing for a Tribute and Charity

Sunday, 15th September brought a day of reflection and celebration at Senayan National Golf club. To celebrate and commemorate the life of former Indonesian female professional golfer, Lidya Ivana, current professional golfers from the Ladies Asian Golf Tour battled over a game of ‘skins’.

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Posted in Featured, News, 2013, October 20130 Comments

Artists of the Landscape

Artists of the Landscape

Like famous painters, great golf course architects are known for their unique style and are highly sought after. Just as art progressed through distinctive periods, so did golf course design, with notable characters putting a stamp on their era.

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Posted in Featured, Golf Courses, Golfing Abroad, 2013, October 20130 Comments

Jagorawi New Course and Z-Nine

Boasting 45 holes of championship caliber golf, the Jagorawi Golf & Country Club (JGCC) has a long history of innovation and tradition. Located 38km south of the SCBD off of the Jagorawi toll road, JGCC has carved itself out a perfect escape in the lush jungles of the Cikeas River Valley for golf enthusiasts.

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Posted in Featured, Golf Courses, Indonesian Courses, 2013, October 20130 Comments