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Golfing in the Kingdom of Bhutan

Landlocked between China and India in the Himalayan mountain range, Bhutan is one of the most geographically, politically and technologically isolated countries in the world. With just three nine hole golf courses, it is very much an emerging golfing nation.

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Posted in 2014, Featured, Golf Courses, Golfing Abroad, January 20141 Comment

Lahinch Golf Club

Golf Course Styles

One of the wonderful aspects of golf is that wherever you play in the world, no two courses are alike and variety is astounding. The three main styles of courses are links, parkland and heathland.

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Posted in 2014, Featured, Golf Insight, January 2014, News0 Comments

Padivalley Clubhouse view from hole 9 - photo by Dennis G. Kloeth

Padivalley Golf Club: Makasar’s Magnet to Golfers

Golfers that live and work in Indonesia may consider themselves a lucky bunch. With more than 150 golf courses nationwide, all who embrace the King of sports will have no difficulties in choosing a fabulous course for their next game.

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

Royale Jakarta Golf Club - Hole 5 West Course

Royale Jakarta Golf Club

Introduction Royale Jakarta Golf Club is a world-class championship golf layout open to the public, which has recently grown famous amongst avid golfers in Indonesia and South-East Asia as the host venue for the CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters, an Asian Tour sanctioned event. Being the host venue for Indonesia’s most prestigious professional event attracting Asia’s [...]

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

Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort

Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort

Stay and Play at the luxurious Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort, designed by Greg Norman, a multi-award winning golf course besides the Indian Ocean.

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Posted in 2013, Featured, Golf Courses, Indonesian Courses, November 2013, Stay And Play0 Comments

Kiradech Aphibarnrat

CIMB Classic 2013

The Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club played host to the CIMB Classic for the first time; the previous three years the event had been hosted by Mines Resort & Golf Club and each year had seen an Amercian golfer head for home with the winner’s cheque nestling in his wallet.

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Posted in 2013, Featured, November 20130 Comments

PIK

Pantai Indah Kapuk: The Spirit of The Sea

The Pantai Indah Kapuk (PIK) Golf Club, said to encapsulate “The Spirit of the Sea” sits close to the Jakarta coastline, some twentytwo miles to the north of Damai Indah Golf’s other 18-hole layout, Bumi Serpong Dami (BSD), “The Spirit of the Hills”.

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Posted in 2013, Featured, Golf Courses, Indonesian Courses, November 20130 Comments

Golfing in Dreamland

Unlike Nusa Dua, which is mainly flat and plain terrain, Pecatu is hilly, dominated by limestone cliffs, isolating small, beautiful and tranquil beach coves. Dreamland has always been a famous spot amongst the Australian surfers, and is accessed by a small hike down a small path down to the beach towards a white-sand bay and a famous, almost perfect, beach break.

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Posted in 2013, Featured, Golf Courses, Indonesian Courses, Lifestyle, October 2013, Stay And Play0 Comments

Lidya Ivana Memorial - Swing for a Tribute and Charity

Lidya Ivana Memorial – Swing for a Tribute and Charity

Sunday, 15th September brought a day of reflection and celebration at Senayan National Golf club. To celebrate and commemorate the life of former Indonesian female professional golfer, Lidya Ivana, current professional golfers from the Ladies Asian Golf Tour battled over a game of ‘skins’.

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Posted in 2013, Featured, News, October 20130 Comments

Artists of the Landscape

Artists of the Landscape

Like famous painters, great golf course architects are known for their unique style and are highly sought after. Just as art progressed through distinctive periods, so did golf course design, with notable characters putting a stamp on their era.

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Posted in 2013, Featured, Golf Courses, Golfing Abroad, October 20130 Comments

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