Archive | 2014

Ara and Erna from Rancamaya Golf and Country Club

Located at the end of the Jagorawi Toll road is the prestigious Rancamaya Golf and Country Club in Ciawi, Bogor. In the shadows of Gunung Salak the Ted Robinson designed course provides all kinds of challenges for golfers of all levels. Rancamaya is famous for its elevated greens, and unique playing conditions, in a somewhat [...]

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Thaworn Wiratchant

Thaworn claims unprecedented 17th career victory at Queen’s Cup

Samui, Thailand, June 8: Thai veteran star Thaworn Wiratchant came from five shots back to win an unprecedented 17th Asian Tour victory with a classy one-stroke triumph at the Queen’s Cup on Sunday. The 47-year-old Thaworn holed a five foot birdie putt on the closing hole to pip overnight leader Poom Saksansin with a final [...]

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Posted in 2014, July 2014, News, On Tour0 Comments

Indonesian Golf Tour Order of Merit July / Schedule

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Posted in 2014, Indonesian Golf Tour, July 2014, News0 Comments

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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Posted in 2014, June 2014, Tips & Tricks0 Comments

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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Posted in 2014, Golf Insight, June 2014, News0 Comments

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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Posted in 2014, June 2014, News, On Tour0 Comments

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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Posted in 2014, June 2014, News, On Tour0 Comments

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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Posted in 2014, June 2014, News, On Tour0 Comments

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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Posted in 2014, June 2014, News, On Tour0 Comments

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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Posted in 2014, June 2014, Lifestyle, Society0 Comments

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