Archive | June 2014

Exercises

Sound ‘Chipping’ technique

So far in Golf Indonesia, I have outlined five key principles to a sound golf swing, starting with the grip position then progressing through body setup and alignment, takeaway, the letter ‘L’ position through to the impact and early follow through. To wrap up this series, for this edition and the one after, I will [...]

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Keppel Golf Club

Singapore bids farewell to two golf courses

Two percent of Singapore’s land is given over to golf courses. A pretty remarkable statistic given how small the city state is and its reliance on Indonesian sand to expand! It seems the government there now feels that 2 percent, or approximately 1,500 hectares, is too much and Singapore’s golfing fraternity will have to lose [...]

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Kim Seung-hyuk

Maiden win for Kim Seung-hyuk at SK Telecom Open

INCHEON, Korea, May 18 – Journeyman Kim Seung-hyuk birdied the last for a two-under-par 70 on Sunday to win OneAsia’s SK Telecom Open by a shot from Lee Tae-hee (69) and Kim Kyung-tae (71) at Sky72 Golf Club in Incheon, west of Seoul. The 28-year-old Korean finished 11 under par around the 6,622-metre (7,241-yard) Ocean [...]

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Park Jun-won of Korea - Final Round

Park Jun-Won Wins GS Caltex Maekyung Open

SEOUL, May 11 – Unheralded Park Jun-won fired a flawless five-under-par 67 on Sunday to win the one billion won (around U.S. $1 million) GS Caltex Maekyung Open by three shots at Namseoul Country Club, on the outskirts of the Korean capital. The 27-year-old shared the third round lead with Park Sang-hyun (70), but eased [...]

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Chile's Felipe Aguilar holds aloft The Championship at Laguna National trophy

Aguilar’s Perfect Finish Seals Win at The Championship at Laguna National

Singapore, May 4: Chile’s Felipe Aguilar saved the best for last when he stormed home with a birdie-eagle finish to win The Championship at Laguna National on Sunday. The Chilean’s stunning finish was for all to see when he raced home in just 28 shots to win The Championship with a spectacular 10-under-par 62 at [...]

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Marcus Both

Australias’s Both completes career turnaround with ICTSI Philippine Open victory

Manila, May 18: Marcus Both of Australia secured an emphatic victory at the ICTSI Philippine Open on Sunday, to revive his career after thinking of quitting the game last year. The towering Aussie, who lost his Asian Tour card last year for the first time since 2003, posted a two-under-par 70 for a winning total [...]

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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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George Gandranata

The inform George Gandranata wins the next round of The Indonesian Golf Tour at Lotuslakes Golf Club

Karawang, May 9th, 2014: George Gandranata put on a great exhibition of golf and became the Champion of the Indonesian Golf Tour’s latest event at LotusLakes Golf Club. Not expecting to win, he played confidently and to his best ability, which is what George believes is the key to his success today. “Golf is a [...]

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Kiradech Aphibarnrat with other monks on their daily walk to gather food

Asian Tour No.1 Kiradech hopes monk experience will push him into U.S Open

Kuala Lumpur, May 19: Asian Tour star Kiradech Aphibarnrat hopes a week-long stay in a Thai Buddhist temple where he learned to become a monk will propel him into a first appearance at the U.S. Open next month. The 24-year-old Kiradech, the reigning Asian Tour Order of Merit champion, exchanged his golf gear with a [...]

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Pattana Sports Club

Amazing Thailand: A destination of remarkable golf courses and the capitol of Golf in South-East Asia

Bangkok is short 4-hour flight from Jakarta. What awaits you is a country full of warm smiles, vibrant colours, aromatic scents and hundreds of world class golf courses designed by the games greatest designers: Nicklaus, Player, Palmer, Norman, Faldo, Dye and Robert Trent Jones Jr. the list goes on….

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