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The 7th edition of The Indonesian Golf Tour @ Padang Golf Matoa Nasional

By: Press Release

I Ketut Sugiarta the champion of the 7th edition of the 2014 Indonesian Golf Tour – photo courtesy of Adil Anselm OB Golf

I Ketut Sugiarta the champion of the 7th edition of the 2014 Indonesian Golf Tour – photo courtesy of Adil Anselm OB Golf

Jakarta, August 7th, 2014: I Ketut Sugiarta claimed victory at the seventh edition of the Indonesian Golf Tour presented by Linc Group at Padang Golf Matoa Nasional. Notching up six birdies in his final round, Ketut compiled a total of seven-under-par (209) and sealed his victory and prize money of Rp32.000.000 for his hard work.

“I’m grateful with my result today. My aim on this tournament was to play safe hole by hole. I didn’t want to push my game.” said Ketut.

“The Indonesian Golf Tour is great. It definitely is improving our level of play for professional golfers of Indonesia. Sanctioned by PGTI and supported by all the sponsors, especially Linc Group, I just want to say thanks for the tour series.  The Indonesian Golf Tour is a great example on how to improve and develop golf in Indonesia,” added the champion of the day, I Ketut Sugiarta.

Motivated to qualifiy for the Grand finale of Indonesian Golf Tour in December 2014, Ketut has been practising his game more than the usual. The Road to the Indonesian Golf Tour Championship tournament will be held at Rawamangun Golf Club with prize money Rp500.000.000 for the top thirty ranked Indonesian Golf Professionals from the Order of Merit of the Indonesian Golf Tour.

Kevin Caesario Akbar came as the Best Male Amateur on a count-back with a total score six-over-par (222) while Gianti Mahardika took the lead from Juriah on a count-back to become the Best Female Amateur of the 7th edition of Indonesian Golf Tour presented by Linc Group.

The ladies amateur participants including, Juriah, Ika Woro, Yeyen Safitri and Gianti Mahardika are all hoping that more ladies amateurs will participates in the upcoming Indonesian Golf Tour. These ladies all expressed their feelings of gratefulness for the tour where they can hone their skills and become the next Indonesian ladies professional golfers.

I Ketut Sugiarta made 6 birdies during his final round on route to victory - photo courtesy of Adil Anselm OB Golf

I Ketut Sugiarta made 6 birdies during his final round on route to victory – photo courtesy of Adil Anselm OB Golf

Yet another huge success for The Indonesian Golf Tour presented by Linc Group and PGTI by hosting such a great tournament for the betterment of golf here in Indonesia. A big thank you to Linc Group too for their great support, as well as Padang Golf Matoa Nasional and all their staffs who were such good hosts throughout the event.

The Indonesian Golf Tour at Padang Golf Matoa Nasional is the 7th in a series of twelve 3-day events that are being hosted at selected courses in the greater Jakarta area with each boasting Rp.200.000.000,- prize purses.

All 12 events earn ranking points for the participating golf professionals and amateurs, setting the stage for the Road to the Indonesian Golf Championship to be hosted at Rawamangun Golf Club from December 10th – 13th this year.

The top 30 golf professionals and top 10 amateurs will play for the grand prize purse of Rp500,000,000 with all golf professionals guaranteed winnings in the 4-day tournament as well as the three top professional securing themselves a country exemption spot on the Asian Development Tour for the 2015 season.

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 Promoter)
Edith Tania
Edith.tania@obgolf.co.id
+62 21 53671156 – 58

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