Archive | 2013

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 2013, Featured, Golf Courses, Indonesian Courses, Lifestyle, October 2013, Stay And Play0 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 2013, Featured, News, 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 2013, Featured, Golf Courses, Golfing Abroad, 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 2013, Featured, Golf Courses, Indonesian Courses, October 20130 Comments

Adinda

Meet The Caddy: Adinda

It was a beautiful Friday morning in Serpong. The time was half past six in the morning, we lined up behind a couple of earlier f lights, warming up for our scheduled tee off time. I was paired up with a young, energetic caddy; Adinda, 22 years of age, who greeted me with a delightful smile, “Selamat pagi, Pak!”

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Posted in 2013, Meet the Caddy, September 20130 Comments

Montgomerie Links, Danang - Vietnam's Golf Coast

Montgomerie Links, Danang – Vietnam’s Golf Coast

In the 1960s, Danang was a base for United States Air Force bombers, which f lew military air raids over North Vietnam. Now the only things dropping into Vietnam are tourists who come to enjoy the sights of China Beach and Hoi An to the south plus Lang Co and Hué to the north. Over the past two decades especially, Vietnam has really blossomed as a tourism and golfing destination.

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Posted in 2013, Featured, Golf Courses, Golfing Abroad, September 20131 Comment

The Smart Golfer

IGC: The Smart Golfer

More and more golfers are switching to biking. Why is this so? A couple of reasons; it’s more aerobic, and you don’t have to wait and grumble behind the slow playing group. Just take your bike out of the garage and start pedaling. The route and time of day is up to you.

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Posted in 2013, News, September 20130 Comments

The FootJoy M: Project Golf Shoes

The FootJoy M: Project Golf Shoes

Minimal Construction M:Project was designed and developed from the ground up. Thinner leather or mesh uppers allow for a thin but strong upper, a thinner midsole gives you tremendous feel and fexibility, and the lowest profle spikes available ensure your feet are completely in tune with the ground.

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Posted in 2013, Gear, Lifestyle, September 20130 Comments

Inesh Putri Tjiptadi Chandra

Meet Inesh Putri Tjiptadi Chandra

“Q: If you could date any professional golfer who would it be? | A: Adam Scott without a doubt” – Meet Inesh Putri Tjiptadi Chandra, Miss Indonesia 2012 and a female professional golfer from Indonesia.

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Posted in 2013, Meet the Golfer, September 20130 Comments

The Key to Solid Chipping - Chipping Drill 1

The Key to Solid Chipping

Through many years of teaching club golfers, I believe the key to making solid contact with chipping is making a high to low swing i.e. the club striking the ball with a downward blow. The majority of poor chip shots are made by trying to help the ball into the air, striking the ball with an upward motion. This will, more often than not, see the ball struck with the leading edge and send it running straight through the green.

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Posted in 2013, September 2013, Tips & Tricks0 Comments

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