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Meet the Golfer: William Sjaichudin

I had the pleasure to meet William Sjaichudin on one of his practice days at Royale Jakarta, as he prepares diligently for the BRI Bank Indonesian Open from 4th – 7th of December 2014 from Damai Indah’s PIK Course. William Sjaichudin’s first year as a professional has had its highs and lows for the 24 [...]

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Meet the Golfer: Johannes Irwan Dermawan

2014 has been an exciting year for Indonesia’s professional and leading amateur golfers. With the help of generous sponsorship from the LINC Group and the Event Organizers OB Golf – The Indonesian Golf Tour kicked off for its first year under the PGTI: Professional Golf Tour of Indonesia. This new tour guarantees more top quality [...]

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Fadhli Rahman Soetarso

Meet The Golfer: Fadhli Rahman Soetarso

GOLFER’S PROFILE: NATIONALITY: Indonesian PLACE OF BIRTH: Jakarta, Indonesia D.O.B: 21ST April 1996 (18 years old) PREVIOUS NOTABLE TOURNAMENT WIN(S): 2012 Indonesian Junior Championship, 2013 Pondok Indah Internationa Junior Golf Championship, 2014 Faldo Series Indonesian Championship U-18, 2014 Low Amateur Emeralda Citra Sembilansatu (IGT) We caught up with the talented 18 year-old Indonesian Amateur Fadhli [...]

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Posted in 2014, May 2014, Meet the Golfer0 Comments

Meet the Golfer: Juvic Pagunsan

We caught up with Honma Tour professional Juvic Pagunsan during the practice day before the Enjoy Jakarta Indonesia PGA Championship at Damai Indah’s BSD Course. The course is a firm favourite of Juvic’s as he claimed his first and so far only Asian Tour victory here during the 2007 Pertamina Indonesia Presidents Invitational, where he [...]

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Posted in 2014, April 2014, Meet the Golfer0 Comments

Rinaldi Adiyandono

Meet the Golfer: Rinaldi Adiyandono

In 2013 Rinaldi Adiyandono announced his decision to turn professional after success as an amateur. His first year as a pro was an eye-opening experience for the 27-year-old golfer from Jakarta, finishing 23rd on the 2013 IPGA Order of Merit. We caught up with Rinaldi at the Indonesian Golf Challenge at Palm Hills Golf Club, [...]

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Posted in 2014, March 2014, Meet the Golfer0 Comments

Meet the Golfer - Shaun Malone

Meet the Golfer: Shaun Malone

A golf professional on the Asian Development Tour during the last 2013 – 2014 season, finishing the year in 34th position on the Order of Merit, earning himself $5,540 in total prize money from 14 events. From the 30th January – 2nd February Shaun Malone competed in the first stage of the Asian Tour School [...]

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Posted in 2014, February 2014, Meet the Golfer0 Comments

Fahmi Reza

Meet the Golfer: Fahmi Reza

Fahmi is still an amateur and this opportunity to play at the Grand Final amongst the world’s very best amateurs was a world away from the humble links of Sawangan Besar, his home course in Depok. Although he was disappointed with his performance, the conditions were challenging, with the temperature -1 at tee-off on one day, a stark contrast from playing conditions in tropical Indonesia. He now knows what it takes to compete with the world’s best amateur golfers, and is inspired to continue to improve his golf.

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Posted in 2013, Meet the Golfer, November 20130 Comments

Rory Young

Meet Rory Young

I had the pleasure of playing 9 holes with New Kuta’s resident Scottish PGA Professional Rory Young. It seems rather fitting that New Kuta have their very own Scottish golf pro from the highlands teaching golfers the tricks and the trade of links golf and how to keep the ball below the wind at New Kuta.

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Posted in 2013, Meet the Golfer, October 20130 Comments

Inesh Putri Tjiptadi Chandra

Meet Inesh Putri Tjiptadi Chandra

“Q: If you could date any professional golfer who would it be? | A: Adam Scott without a doubt” – Meet Inesh Putri Tjiptadi Chandra, Miss Indonesia 2012 and a female professional golfer from Indonesia.

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Posted in 2013, Meet the Golfer, September 20130 Comments

George Gandranata

Meet The Golfer: George Gandranata

We caught up with George Gandranata at Royale Jakarta’s impressive driving range. George has been a professional golfer since 2012, competing on the Asian Development Tour, with ambitions to qualify for the full Asian Tour. His dream is to be playing on the European Tour in five years time. He spent his college years playing [...]

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Posted in 2013, August 2013, Meet the Golfer0 Comments

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