Archive | 2014

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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Posted in News, 2014, June 2014, Indonesian Golf Tour0 Comments

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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Posted in News, 2014, June 2014, Golf Insight0 Comments

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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Posted in Featured, Golf Courses, Golfing Abroad, 2014, June 20140 Comments

Torso Acceleration Drill

Fitness the TPI Way

Before I start with this article, I feel it would be appropriate to explain what the TPI is and our philosophy. The Titleist Performance Institute is the world’s leading educational organisation and research facility dedicated to the study of how the human body functions in relation to the golf swing. TPI discovered how a properly […]

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Posted in Tips & Tricks, 2014, June 2014, Golf Fitness0 Comments

Hole #5

Riverside Golf Club

Located just 30km from the SCBD, Riverside is a challenging golf oasis waiting to be tamed by golfers of any skill level looking to escape the hustle and congestion of Jakarta. Beyond golf, Riverside Golf Club offers all of the necessary amenities and the ideal atmosphere for carefree relaxation that will have you coming back time and time again.

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

The six foot flightless bird

Golf Course Birdie Ends Up as Sausage Meat

Golfers love a birdie. Indeed, the game would be rather dull without an eagle or an albatross to strive for. But a rhea? Members of the Barkway Park Golf Club got a bit of a surprise in April when they were advised to beware of an escaped rhea. The six foot flightless bird that is […]

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Posted in Tales, 2014, June 20140 Comments

Caddies Of The Month - June 2014

The Beauty that awaits you at Riverside Golf Club

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Posted in Meet the Caddy, 2014, June 2014, Caddies Of The Month0 Comments

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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Posted in Tips & Tricks, 2014, May 20140 Comments

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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Posted in News, 2014, May 2014, Junior Golf0 Comments