Meet the Golfer: William Sjaichudin

By: Simon Reynolds

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...

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Meet the Golfer: Johannes Irwan Dermawan

By: Simon Reynolds

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...

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Meet The Golfer: Fadhli Rahman Soetarso

By: Simon Reynolds

GOLFER’S PROFILE: NATIONALITY: IndonesianPLACE OF BIRTH: Jakarta, IndonesiaD.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...

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Meet the Golfer: Juvic Pagunsan

By: Simon Reynolds

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...

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Meet the Golfer: Rinaldi Adiyandono

By: Simon Reynolds

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...

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Meet the Golfer: Shaun Malone

By: Simon Reynolds

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...

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Meet the Golfer: Fahmi Reza

By: Simon Reynolds

Golf Indonesia had to pleasure to meet one of Indonesia’s brightest prospects in golf, Fahmi Reza at Pondok Indah driving range. The softly spoken Fahmi was fresh from his unique appearance competing at the Faldo Series Grand Final at the Greenbrier in the USA. Fahmi Reza had the honour of...

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Meet Rory Young

By: Simon Reynolds

Meet Rory Young, a PGA professional golf coach at The Golf Academy Bali, at New Kuta Golf Club. 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...

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Meet Inesh Putri Tjiptadi Chandra

By: Simon Reynolds

How did you get interested in the game of golf?My parents started playing golf 25–30 years ago. My mother actually represented Indonesia at golf often, competing in national tournaments, she competed in 1996 & 2000 PON games. My father also plays but only for fun on the weekends to a...

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Meet The Golfer: George Gandranata

By: Simon Reynolds

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...

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