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The Par 4 - #4 Hole

Padang Golf Halim 1

Halim 1 is amongst the oldest golf courses in Indonesia. Despite its age, Halim 1 provides a welcome round of golf and an enjoyable escape from our fast-paced 21st century life.

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Amazing Thailand: A destination of remarkable golf courses and the capitol of Golf in South-East Asia

Bangkok is short 4-hour flight from Jakarta. What awaits you is a country full of warm smiles, vibrant colours, aromatic scents and hundreds of world class golf courses designed by the games greatest designers: Nicklaus, Player, Palmer, Norman, Faldo, Dye and Robert Trent Jones Jr. the list goes on….

Hole #5

Riverside Golf Club

Located just 30km from the SCBD, Riverside is a challenging golf oasis waiting to be tamed by golfers of any skill level looking to escape the hustle and congestion of Jakarta. Beyond golf, Riverside Golf Club offers all of the necessary amenities and the ideal atmosphere for carefree relaxation that will have you coming back time and time again.

The Majestic Clubhouse at Finna Golf and Country Club Resort

Finna Golf & Country Club Resort

Peter Thomson and Ross Perret have crafted a mountain resort course amongst rolling foothills, East Javan tropical fauna and rice terraces to create a golfing experience amongst spell bounding natural beauty and fresh air.

A mental and physical challenge in an extraordinary natural environment

Taman Dayu Golf Club & Resort

Taman Dayu Golf Club & Resort is an 18-hole Signature Jack Nicklaus golf course that has been open since 1995. The multi-award winning course measures a healthy 6,541 meters from the black tee markers and has used the natural terrain to incorporated many elevations from tee to green.

Cobra Amp Cell

Cobra Amp Cell

03 July 2013

I was excited to attend a Cobra demo day at Cilandak driving range recently to test out the new colourful AMP CELL range by Cobra Golf. At first glance the whole range looks very impressive: the driver, fairway woods, hybrids and the iron sets. The golfer can choose from four colours throughout the range: White, [...]

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Rainbow Hills

Rainbow Hills

03 July 2013

Avid golfers have long considered Rainbow Hills as one of Jakarta’s truly great courses. With ongoing works to re-develop the driving range and add an additional nine holes to the existing 18 holes on offer, Rainbow is certainly ramping up its ambition. As an original Michael Poellot Golf Design, this layout has real pedigree.   [...]

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Get Fit!

06 June 2013

Just exactly what is clubfitting? Think of a tailor shop for your golf clubs. More often than not, you would have to make some kind of alterations to the dress, shirt or pants that you bought at the mall. The term is buying off-the-rack. When you buy golf clubs off-therack, the odds are very slim [...]

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Chania Triani

Meet the Caddy: Chania Triani

06 June 2013

One of the many highlights of golfing in Indonesia is the pleasure of having your own caddy for your round of golf. I remember playing golf in the UK, walking into the wind, with my bag slung around my shoulders, getting to my ball, placing the bag on the ground, removing my chosen club, the [...]

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Tips & Tricks : Chapter 2 – Stance

06 June 2013

The stance is the aspect of your set up that relates specifically to the width your feet are apart at address and to the position of the ball relative to your feet. A good stance is crucial because it enables you to strike the perfect balance between stability and mobility. If your feet are too [...]

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Djakarta Old Golf Society

Djakarta Old Golf Society

06 June 2013

‘The group plays with a very relaxed and friendly yet competitive atmosphere (some would say too relaxed!) with all standards of players welcome.’ Djakarta Old Golf Society, more appropriately known as the D.O.G.S. have been playing in the Jakarta area since 2005. The original D.O.G.S. was established in Manila. The Jakarta President, Fritz Hainzl, carried [...]

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Jordan Irawan

Meet the Golfer: Jordan Irawan

06 June 2013

  Meet Jordan Irawan, a young Indonesian golfer with big ambitions. Jordan has won several high profile International Junior Golf Tournaments, including the Enjoy Jakarta Junior World Golf Open 2011 and the 2002 ASEAN Schoolboys Golf Championship. He recently played with top Asian and International professionals at the CIMB Niaga Masters at Royale Jakarta. He [...]

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Comparing golf in the UK and Indonesia

06 June 2013

Golf has come a long way since it was first exported from the sandy links of Scotland. Over five centuries of evolution, the current game is unrecognisable from the original stick and balling stumbled upon by some hardy Anglo-Saxons. Four hundred years of uninterrupted gradual change was accelerated with the huge popularity of the game [...]

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Sergio Garcia

Ay yai yai, Sergio Garcia – another Garcia collapse and complaint

06 June 2013

Poor Sergio Garcia. After apparently breaking down on the 17th hole in the Players Championship and then losing the tournament in early May, he goes on to blame it on something pretty significant, well, mainly the world’s number one player, Tiger Woods. And although it’s been a month since the “fifth unofficial major”, it’s quite [...]

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Senayan National Golf Club

Senayan National Golf Club

06 June 2013

Since the early 1960’s, Senayan National Golf Club has been favoured amongst golfing enthusiasts working in Jakarta. Due to its fantastic location in the heart of the CBD area, an early tee-off and a round of golf can be enjoyed before heading back to the office, starting work at noon. Playing golf as a teenager [...]

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