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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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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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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

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

The glittering prizes

The Tee Set Championship 2013

The Tee Set year has a rhythm of its own with golf every weekend, net score most of the time and Stableford on the last Saturday in the month and the once a year excursion to the South for the Bandung Bash – but all of it leading up to the season’s zenith, the Tee Set Championship in November.

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Posted in 2013, December 2013, Society0 Comments

Tee Set - Jakarta

Tee Set Jakarta

Tee Set is one of Jakarta’s very oldest Golf Societies and traces its history back many years to the early 1980s when it was founded by a bunch of not very good but extremely enthusiastic expats looking for fun and golf on Sunday. Tee Set plays on a wide variety of Jakarta’s courses, though we try to avoid the ones charging more than about Rp. 850,000, all in on the grounds that this is no longer fun. The past month of October has been not been untypical as we have played regular Sunday handicap events at Pondok Cabe, Pangkalan Jati and Rancamaya and the Monthly Stableford round at Matoa, while also participating in the 7th round of the 8 man Inter-League team event at Jagorawi.

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Posted in 2013, Lifestyle, November 2013, Society0 Comments

CIMB

CIMB Golf Club

It is a time to impress the boss with your putting skills while he remains less than impressed with your sales figures over the last quarter. And most importantly, a round of golf is a time to network. Indonesia boasts 121 banks of varying sizes. CIMB Niaga Bank is ranked the fifth largest lender by assets in that very large, competitive pond.

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Posted in 2013, Lifestyle, News, October 2013, Society0 Comments

Tee Set - Members

Tee Set Golf Society

This year Tee Set Golf Society celebrates the anniversary of its inception by a group of oil field gentlemen (a term used very loosely) who, 30 years ago, shared a number of common denominators. Firstly it was a dislike of getting up at the crack of dawn on a Sunday morning to join the Early [...]

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