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Padang Golf Halim 1 Amazing Thailand: A destination of remarkable golf courses and the capitol of Golf in South-East Asia Riverside Golf Club Finna Golf Taman Dayu Golf Club
 
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.

Martin Kaymer

German precision – Kaymer-style

09 July 2014

  Martin Kaymer has climbed to the summit and slid back do wn again but a magical week at Pinehurst No. 2 has the German on the ascent again, running roughshod over the field to win the 2014 U.S. Open by eight strokes. The 29-year embraced the restored classic of American golf to set all-time [...]

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Jakarta’s BWA Golf Day at Matoa National

09 July 2014

The British Women’s Association held a friendly golf day at Matoa Nasional in South Jakarta recently. Nearly 50 ladies gathered to try their luck on the gentle course and of course sample some of the beverages available from the cocktail cart! I arrived and was greeted by Elaine with the welcoming words ‘thanks for coming [...]

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Building Athleticism through the Kipping Pull-Up

09 July 2014

The pull-up is built into our DNA, just watch any 5-year old placed in front of a great climbing tree. While it may seem unattainable as an adult I’m here to tell you, in all but the most extreme cases, it won’t take you longer than 2 months of dedication.  The benefits are worth the [...]

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Japan’s winner of the Boy’s individual honours, Ryo Toyoyama alongside Indonesia’s winner of the Girl's individual honours, Rivani Adelia Sihotang

Indonesian Junior’s amongst the winners as Thailand dominates at the 20th Enjoy Jakarta World Junior Golf Championship

08 July 2014

Junior golfers are the future of the game, and the future of Indonesian golf looks to be in a healthy place, with many talented local juniors playing and competing against the games most talented players from Asia and overseas during this year’s 20th Enjoy Jakarta World Junior Golf Championship: 2nd June – 6th June. This [...]

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Ara and Erna from Rancamaya Golf and Country Club

08 July 2014

Located at the end of the Jagorawi Toll road is the prestigious Rancamaya Golf and Country Club in Ciawi, Bogor. In the shadows of Gunung Salak the Ted Robinson designed course provides all kinds of challenges for golfers of all levels. Rancamaya is famous for its elevated greens, and unique playing conditions, in a somewhat [...]

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Thaworn Wiratchant

Thaworn claims unprecedented 17th career victory at Queen’s Cup

08 July 2014

Samui, Thailand, June 8: Thai veteran star Thaworn Wiratchant came from five shots back to win an unprecedented 17th Asian Tour victory with a classy one-stroke triumph at the Queen’s Cup on Sunday. The 47-year-old Thaworn holed a five foot birdie putt on the closing hole to pip overnight leader Poom Saksansin with a final [...]

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Indonesian Golf Tour Order of Merit July / Schedule

08 July 2014

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Exercises

Sound ‘Chipping’ technique

18 June 2014

So far in Golf Indonesia, I have outlined five key principles to a sound golf swing, starting with the grip position then progressing through body setup and alignment, takeaway, the letter ‘L’ position through to the impact and early follow through. To wrap up this series, for this edition and the one after, I will [...]

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Posted in 2014, June 2014, Tips & Tricks0 Comments

Keppel Golf Club

Singapore bids farewell to two golf courses

18 June 2014

Two percent of Singapore’s land is given over to golf courses. A pretty remarkable statistic given how small the city state is and its reliance on Indonesian sand to expand! It seems the government there now feels that 2 percent, or approximately 1,500 hectares, is too much and Singapore’s golfing fraternity will have to lose [...]

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Posted in 2014, Golf Insight, June 2014, News0 Comments

Kim Seung-hyuk

Maiden win for Kim Seung-hyuk at SK Telecom Open

18 June 2014

INCHEON, Korea, May 18 – Journeyman Kim Seung-hyuk birdied the last for a two-under-par 70 on Sunday to win OneAsia’s SK Telecom Open by a shot from Lee Tae-hee (69) and Kim Kyung-tae (71) at Sky72 Golf Club in Incheon, west of Seoul. The 28-year-old Korean finished 11 under par around the 6,622-metre (7,241-yard) Ocean [...]

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