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Indonesian Ryder Cup

What does Gleneagles in Scotland have in common with Jakarta? Apart from both places including a multitude of lovers of ‘water of life’ or Single Malt whisky, both hosted the Ryder Cup this year. Yes  you read this correctly, as a replica trophy was contested for on the links of Cengkareng and using the same [...]

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TaylorMade RSi Irons Arrive in Indonesia: Nobody is Perfect!

Indonesia’s golf fanatics and media gathered at Pondok Indah Driving Range and gallery to witness the unveiling of TaylorMade’s new irons: The RSi 1 and RSi 2 irons. Turn to page 20 of this issue of Golf Indonesia tabloid and one will see the location of golf balls hitting Sergio Garcia’s iron clubface. Unsurprisingly the [...]

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Distance Without Compromise: Titleist Introduces New 915

Jakarta (Nov 20th 2014) – New Titleist 915 drivers, are unleashed to Indonesian golfers at Royale Jakarta Golf club Driving Range. Titleist Indonesia put on a fun launching weekend where golfers could test out the whole range of 915 products. Attendees could compete in a longest drive competition complete with TRACKMAN monitoring, and the longest [...]

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Jakarta Inter-League Final Round

Well the September penultimate round certainly put ‘the cat amongst the pigeons’.  Up until that month it looked plain sailing for Cloggies to once again lift the trophy but they were humbled by a truly resurgent JLI with a thumping of 8:2. This result clawed back the lead to a measly four points going into [...]

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Mr. Romdoni the founder of Birdie Golf

The passionate golfer behind Indonesia’s very own Golf brand: Birdie Golf Birdie Golf is developing a reputation as Indonesia’s premium and fashionable Golf clothing and accessories brand which offers today’s Indonesian trendy golfer many different colorful fashionable shirt and accessory designs to brighten up a golf course near you. Profile: Name: Romdoni Age: 38 Handicap: [...]

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Jakarta Inter-League – Round 5

  A SPECIAL MENTION: All of the players applauded the news that Tika [Tin Cups]had been awarded a 100% golfing scholarship in USA. Wari [Tin Cups] was delighted to inform us that she has been seleced to represent PNG. Match Reports Cloggies, up against their nemisis team [TinCups] saw singles Disney Dave return from his [...]

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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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Posted in 2014, June 2014, Lifestyle, Society0 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 2014, Gear, Lifestyle, May 20140 Comments

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 2014, Lifestyle, May 2014, Society0 Comments

Jakarta Inter-Society Matchplay League

Jakarta Inter-Society Matchplay League

The longest running Matchplay competition in Jakarta kicked off the 2014 season in earnest in March at Jagorawi Golf & Country Club. The format has remained constant  over the decades with eight teams putting forwards eight players who compete with two singles and three better-ball matches. Every team plays every other team and at the [...]

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Posted in 2014, April 2014, Lifestyle, Society0 Comments

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