Archive | 2013

The Evolution of the Wedges

The Evolution of the Wedges

After winning his first British Open this year with a final round of 5 under par 66 at Muirfield, Phil Mickelson said that he had played the best round of his life. If only the average golfer knew that he achieved this feat with no driver in his bag, but instead with 5 wedges.

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Posted in 2013, Featured, September 20130 Comments

Bumi Serpong Damai

Bumi Serpong Damai

For Jakarta’s avid golfers, Bumi Serpong Damai is commonly referred to as the BSD. Found alongside the Cisadane River and within the Serpong Valley, it should certainly be on anyone’s Jakarta hit-list.

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

George Gandranata

Inside The Golfer’s Bag: George Gandranata

Golf Indonesia caught up with George Gandranata at The Royale Jakarta Driving range. George was oiling his swing in preparation for the PGM Terengganu Masters in Malaysia, an Asian Development Tour event.  George is a one of Indonesia’s most promising golf professionals who’s dreaming of playing on the European Tour in a few years to [...]

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Posted in 2013, August 2013, Inside The Golfer's Bag0 Comments

James Bowen

James Bowen Wins The Inaugural Jakarta Classic

On the 17th – 20th of July 2013, Imperial Klub Golf at Lippo Karawaci was the host venue for the inaugural Jakarta Classic, an official Asian Development Tour event. The Asian Development Tour is a feeder competition to the Asian Tour, and the top three from the order of merit at the end of the [...]

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Posted in 2013, August 2013, News0 Comments

Jeani Kusumawardhani

Meet The Caddy: Jeani

Golfers can often be a frustrating sporting pursuit for some amateur players, and anger can be an unfortunate consequence on the golf course. Keeping the golfer calm and happy is one of the biggest challenges facing Jeani as a young caddy. Jeani is still learning all the time; helping the hackers with words of encouragement [...]

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Posted in 2013, August 2013, Meet the Caddy0 Comments

Quick Test

Tips & Tricks: Putting Tip

LAG PUTTS It is no secret that when it comes to scoring, most high handicappers don’t spend enough time practicing their putting. You will often see driving ranges full of people practicing their swing and look over to the putting green and see that it’s empty. Even though I encourage people to practice their swing, [...]

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Posted in 2013, August 2013, Tips & Tricks0 Comments

George Gandranata

Meet The Golfer: George Gandranata

We caught up with George Gandranata at Royale Jakarta’s impressive driving range. George has been a professional golfer since 2012, competing on the Asian Development Tour, with ambitions to qualify for the full Asian Tour. His dream is to be playing on the European Tour in five years time. He spent his college years playing [...]

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Posted in 2013, August 2013, Meet the Golfer0 Comments

Nike Verdana

Nike Verdana Golf Club

Performance equipment designed specifically for women. BEAVERTON, Ore — Nike Golf brings performance designed specifically for women to its latest women’s club set, the Nike Verdana. Designed from the grip down, the Verdana line is the lightest women’s set ever produced by Nike Golf. Lightweight materials and construction from top to bottom combine to deliver [...]

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Posted in 2013, August 2013, Gear, Lifestyle0 Comments

St. Moritz - Swiss

St.Moritz – Glitzy Swiss Golf

David Bowden flies on SWISS into Zurich and then onto St. Moritz to play golf in one of Switzerland’s smartest year-round alpine sporting destinations. St. Moritz doesn’t need too much introduction to jet-setting skiers, but golfers may be surprised to learn that there are three summer courses to play within close proximity to this glamourous [...]

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Posted in 2013, August 2013, Golf Courses, Golfing Abroad0 Comments

Slow Play

Slow Play

Most of weekend golfers in Jakarta have played a fivehour round of golf at one time or another. Not very fun, is it? You are waiting 5-10 minutes before every shot, the sun is scorching your skin and most importantly, you are playing not so well at that moment. Most weekend golf rounds around Jakarta [...]

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Posted in 2013, August 2013, Featured, News0 Comments

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