Categorized | Indonesian Golf Tour, News

I Ketut Sugiarta Claims His Second Win on Indonesian Golf Tour Presented by Linc Group

By: Press Release

IGT - PALMHILL2 - RD3 - KETUT - 2 high resBogor, October 9th, 2014: As the Indonesian Golf Tour presented by Linc Group leads into the Grand Finale, the final qualification round at Palm Hill Golf Club got more intense today. Everyone put their best effort to qualify within the top 30 of the Indonesian Golf Tour Order of Merit. I Ketut Sugiarta once again proved himself to be able to handle the pressure and came in as the champion of the 8th edition of Indonesian Golf Tour presented by Linc Group.

Leading from the second round, Ketut recorded 70-71-68 and posted a total score of seven-under-par, 209. Ketut, who currently ranks third in the Order of Merit successfully fulfiled his hope to finish in the top five of the 8th edition where he sealed the tournament as the champion of the day.

“On the second round, my putting was not good enough. I scored ‘under-par’, but still, it is not enough. I practice my putting yesterday and it worked well today, and that helped a lot.”

“The Indonesian Golf Tour presented by Linc Group is giving us motivation to play well. The tournament series also gives opportunity for amateur golfers to participate and improve their ability. This is good for golf development in Indonesia.” Said the two time Indonesian Golf Tour champion, I Ketut Sugiarta.

Starting the final round tied in third place with Jordan Surya Irawan , Ian Andrew fighting his way to finished second place. Ian played a brilliantly, generating seven birdies in the final round alone with a total score of five-under-par, 211 (71-73-67).

Finishing in third place, Rinaldi Adiyandono scored three-under-par, 213 (68-74-71).

“I Ketut played very well today, he controlled his emotions and was very calm. Even when he made a bogey on hole 10, he stayed calm as if nothing happened. I learnt so much from him today.” Said Rinaldi.

During the prize giving ceremony, Ketut expressed his gratitude to the Indonesian Golf Tour presented by Linc Group. “Thank you to Linc Group for this magnificent golf tour series. A big thanks to Palm Hill Golf Club too who provided us with a very nice, yet challenging golf course. We need this kind of tournament series to get better.” Said I Ketut Sugiarta in his champion speech.

The top 30 from the Indonesian Golf Tour Order of Merit is confirmed. These top 30 golf professionals will compete in the Road to Indonesian Golf Championship, Indonesian Golf Tour grand finale in December 2014.

Another success for the Indonesian Golf Tour presented by Linc Group and PGTI by hosting such a great tournament series for the betterment of golf in Indonesia. A big thank you to Linc Group for their great support and to Palm Hill Golf Club and all its staff who have hosted the event.

Leading scores after round 4 of the final edition of the 2014 Indonesian Golf Tour from Palm Hill Golf Club (a-denotes amateur), all players (INA) unless otherwise stated:

209 – I Ketut SUGIARTA   70-71-68

211 – Ian ANDREW   71-73-67

213 – Rinaldi ADIYANDONO   68-74-71

215 – Andik MAULUDIN   73-74-68, Maan NASIM   74-72-69, Jordan IRAWAN   72-72-71

217 – Fahmi REZA   72-73-72, Indra HERMAWAN 70-75-72

218 – Kurnia Herisiandy SANTOSO   74-72-72

219 – Michael SONG   72-73-74

Complete Final results, Indonesian Golf Tour Order of Merit and general information about the Indonesian Golf Tour are available at www.indonesiangolftour.com.

ABOUT INDONESIAN GOLF TOUR PRESENTED BY LINC GROUP.

The Indonesian Golf Tour presented by Linc Group has been launched with the aim of creating a career pathway for professional golfers and amateurs in Indonesia. The Indonesian Golf Tour will ultimately create a new playing platform for emerging stars from across Indonesia. Players will enjoy the opportunity to hone their games and talent through a professional circuit in Indonesia. Designed in the same structure as the Asian Development Tour, the Indonesian Golf Tour is a stepping-stone to the Asian Development Tour and other secondary tours in exciting world of international golf. The Indonesian Golf Tour has been structured to ensure the best opportunities for its participants. The leading three players on the Indonesian Golf Tour will earn country exemption spots on the Asian Development Tour for the following season, ensuring a proper career pathway for aspiring professionals.

For more information about Indonesian Golf Tour, please contact:

OB Golf Events (Event Promotor)

Edith Tania

Edith.tania@obgolf.co.id

+62 21 53671156 – 58

Leave a Reply

Current month ye@r day *