Archive | May 2014

Left: Fuller Swings, Right: Green Side Bunker Shots

The Impact Position

In this edition of Golf Indonesia, l will be focusing on The Impact Position, continuing my series on the principals of a good golf swing. This is the next step following the grip, setup and alignment, takeaway, and the ‘L’ position. The most frustrating part of the game for most amateur golfers is their contact […]

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G30 Iridium Lenses – The Perfect Lenses for Today’s Golfer

I remember watching golf in the summer of 2001 following my hero, on Star Sports Asia, David Duval with his M-Frame Oakley’s wrapped around his face, protecting his eyes from the British summer sun, on his way to an Open Championship victory. In today’s world Golfing world, when you think Oakley eyewear you may think […]

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Posted in Lifestyle, Gear, 2014, May 20140 Comments

Imperial Golf Academy Juniors

Imperial Golf Academy Juniors Dominate at Modern Indonesian Junior Golf Tournament 2014

Indonesian parents have got together to develop and run the Indonesian Junior Golf Tournament circuit. I was lucky enough to go and watch the last event at Modern Golf Course in Tangerang. The parents have formed a committee to run the events and help support their children. It was fantastic to see the changes in […]

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The Majestic Clubhouse at Finna Golf and Country Club Resort

Finna Golf & Country Club Resort

Peter Thomson and Ross Perret have crafted a mountain resort course amongst rolling foothills, East Javan tropical fauna and rice terraces to create a golfing experience amongst spell bounding natural beauty and fresh air.

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Posted in Featured, Golf Courses, Indonesian Courses, 2014, May 20140 Comments

Fadhli Rahman Soetarso

Meet The Golfer: Fadhli Rahman Soetarso

GOLFER’S PROFILE: NATIONALITY: Indonesian PLACE OF BIRTH: Jakarta, Indonesia D.O.B: 21ST April 1996 (18 years old) PREVIOUS NOTABLE TOURNAMENT WIN(S): 2012 Indonesian Junior Championship, 2013 Pondok Indah Internationa Junior Golf Championship, 2014 Faldo Series Indonesian Championship U-18, 2014 Low Amateur Emeralda Citra Sembilansatu (IGT) We caught up with the talented 18 year-old Indonesian Amateur Fadhli […]

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Team Tin Cup at Jagorawi New Course

Jakarta InterLeague – Round 2

Despite considerable rain still hitting the Jagorawi course during the past weeks  it was amazingly dry and those who can get topspin drives were laughing with impressive distance on their tee shots. Having the luxury of a mini-shotgun start means that all matches start at the same time. Yet somehow the traffic flow is rather […]

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Posted in Lifestyle, Society, 2014, May 20140 Comments

Andik Mauludin

Amazing Andik Wins on Indonesian Golf Tour Presented by Linc Group

Jakarta, 3rd April 2014: Andik Mauludin has claimed victory with a 241 score at the Citrasembilan Satu Golf Tournament at Emeralda Golf Club. The Rp200,000,000 is the third in a series of thirteen events part of the Indonesian Golf Tour presented by Linc Group sanctioned by PGTI (Professional Golf Tour Indonesia). Play was suspended after […]

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Kiradech Aphibarnarat, winner of the 2013 Maybank Malaysian Open and the 2013 Order of Merit Champion (photo courtesy of the Asian Tour)

Asian Tour: The Player’s Tour, celebrating 10 years of excellence

Golf Indonesia sits down with Mike Kerr the CEO of the Asian Tour: Asian Tour: The Player’s Tour, what exactly does this imply at an organizational level? The tour itself like all other major tours: The PGA, European, South Africa… are player owned organizations. We have a tournament player committee who work alongside the management […]

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Anirban Lahiri CIMB Niaga Masters Champion 2014

The CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters 2014

The CIMB Niaga Indonesia Masters 2014 at the Royale Jakarta Golf Club ended with a new name at the top of the leader board. 26 year old Anirban Lahiri, born in India’s tech capital of Bangalore lifted his first trophy outside of his native country, with a 17 under 271, in the process pocketing the […]

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Champions Alexander Levy celebrates his triumph with the locals

Levy Holds Fast to Claim Volvo China Open Title

SHENZHEN, China, April 27 – France’s Alexander Levy fired a final-round three-under-par 69 on Sunday to win the Volvo China Open by four strokes, claiming his first professional title with a dominant performance that earned him $530,000. The 23-year-old never relinquished the lead after shooting a course-record 62 in Friday’s second round, finishing 19 under […]

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