Archive | February 2014

The Setup & Alignment

In the last issue of Golf Indonesia (January 2014), I outlined the placement of the hands for a correct grip as the first step in my series of the five most basic principles for a solid golf swing. In this second installment, I will demonstrate how to perform the setup and alignment correctly to compliment [...]

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Rory Hie

My 2013 season on tour

2013 has absolutely been a great year for me. I learned a lot through all my tournament experiences and developed my game better as a result. One of the highlights this year was certainly winning my 3rd international title and winning a car as a bonus (thanks to Subaru) in Mission Hills Shenzhen, China. I’m [...]

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Meet the Golfer - Shaun Malone

Meet the Golfer: Shaun Malone

A golf professional on the Asian Development Tour during the last 2013 – 2014 season, finishing the year in 34th position on the Order of Merit, earning himself $5,540 in total prize money from 14 events. From the 30th January – 2nd February Shaun Malone competed in the first stage of the Asian Tour School [...]

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Pavit Tangkamolprasert

The LINC Group Jakarta Invitational 2014: The Asian Development Tour Finale

By Antony Sutton & Simon Reynolds An exciting inaugural LINC Jakarta Invitational saw 24 year-old Thai Pavit Tangkamolprasert win his first ever Asian Development Tour, pocketing $10,500 along the way. A final round 70 was enough to see Pavit end nine under, enough to overcome the efforts of Japan’s Mitsuhiko Hashizume who turned in an [...]

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Janik Tscheschlok

Golf in Papua: Birdies in the Jungle

Papua is a genuine “off-the-beaten-track” destination. Rather undiscovered by mass tourism. Of late, however, Papua is putting itself on the world tourism map, and predominantly because it is home to two of the world’s most remote natural wonders. Call them the last frontiers, if you will!

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Henrik Stenson - Financial loses effect

The 2013 No. 1 Golfer in the World was . . ?

Predictably, Aussies consider Adam Scott the world No. 1 of 2013. Didn’t Scotty win the Sacred Masters for Down Under? And how about his 1-1-2 streak on his own Australasian Tour in November? Let me take this chauvinistic dream to pieces. First, the Masters is a mediocre event, because its field lacks too much depth, [...]

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2nd Tee at Nirwana Bali

A new perspective in discovering a golf course

Every golf facility tries to identify aspects that differentiate it from all others, particularly resort courses competing in regional markets where hotel, swimming pool, golf course, spa, fitness centre, restaurants, business centre, function rooms, and “friendly service” are seen as generic offerings.  Something more should be put on the table to divert new business to [...]

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Hole #12 at Pondok Indah Golf Golf Course

Pondok Indah Golf Course

A similarly urban setting to its closest competitor Senayan National, Pondok Indah Golf Course, takes the crown for Central Jakarta’s best course.

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U-16 Boys Division Champion Surabaya’s Tirto Tamardi

The 7th Faldo Series Indonesian Championship

On the 19th – 21st of January, Damai Indah’s BSD Course played host to a field of 55 of Indonesia’s most talented junior golfers. Established in 1996, 40 Faldo Series tournaments now take place in 30 countries worldwide with more than 7,000 golfers participating each year. Past winners include the likes of: Rory McIllroy and [...]

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LPGA Professional Muffin Spencer-Devlin at the 1989 Womens Open Championship

Curious Tales From The Golf Course 2

From: The Golf Nut’s Book of Amazing Feats & Records by Bruce Nash, Allan Zullo with George White   Most Severe Penalty Assessed for Being Addicted to Golf Beheading Mary Queen of Scots, 1587 Because of her consuming passion for golf, Mary, Queen of Scots, singlehandedly raised the game’s popularity to new heights. Yet, ironically, [...]

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