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Pantai Indah Kapuk: The Spirit of The Sea

The Pantai Indah Kapuk (PIK) Golf Club, said to encapsulate “The Spirit of the Sea” sits close to the Jakarta coastline, some twentytwo miles to the north of Damai Indah Golf’s other 18-hole layout, Bumi Serpong Dami (BSD), “The Spirit of the Hills”.

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Posted in 2013, Featured, Golf Courses, Indonesian Courses, November 2013Comments (0)

Golfing in Dreamland

Unlike Nusa Dua, which is mainly flat and plain terrain, Pecatu is hilly, dominated by limestone cliffs, isolating small, beautiful and tranquil beach coves. Dreamland has always been a famous spot amongst the Australian surfers, and is accessed by a small hike down a small path down to the beach towards a white-sand bay and a famous, almost perfect, beach break.

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Posted in 2013, Featured, Golf Courses, Indonesian Courses, Lifestyle, October 2013, Stay And PlayComments (0)

Artists of the Landscape

Artists of the Landscape

Like famous painters, great golf course architects are known for their unique style and are highly sought after. Just as art progressed through distinctive periods, so did golf course design, with notable characters putting a stamp on their era.

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Posted in 2013, Featured, Golf Courses, Golfing Abroad, October 2013Comments (0)

Jagorawi New Course and Z-Nine

Boasting 45 holes of championship caliber golf, the Jagorawi Golf & Country Club (JGCC) has a long history of innovation and tradition. Located 38km south of the SCBD off of the Jagorawi toll road, JGCC has carved itself out a perfect escape in the lush jungles of the Cikeas River Valley for golf enthusiasts.

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Posted in 2013, Featured, Golf Courses, Indonesian Courses, October 2013Comments (0)

Montgomerie Links, Danang - Vietnam's Golf Coast

Montgomerie Links, Danang – Vietnam’s Golf Coast

In the 1960s, Danang was a base for United States Air Force bombers, which f lew military air raids over North Vietnam. Now the only things dropping into Vietnam are tourists who come to enjoy the sights of China Beach and Hoi An to the south plus Lang Co and Hué to the north. Over the past two decades especially, Vietnam has really blossomed as a tourism and golfing destination.

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Posted in 2013, Featured, Golf Courses, Golfing Abroad, September 2013Comments (1)

Bumi Serpong Damai

Bumi Serpong Damai

For Jakarta’s avid golfers, Bumi Serpong Damai is commonly referred to as the BSD. Found alongside the Cisadane River and within the Serpong Valley, it should certainly be on anyone’s Jakarta hit-list.

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Posted in 2013, Featured, Golf Courses, Indonesian Courses, September 2013Comments (0)

St. Moritz - Swiss

St.Moritz – Glitzy Swiss Golf

David Bowden flies on SWISS into Zurich and then onto St. Moritz to play golf in one of Switzerland’s smartest year-round alpine sporting destinations. St. Moritz doesn’t need too much introduction to jet-setting skiers, but golfers may be surprised to learn that there are three summer courses to play within close proximity to this glamourous [...]

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Posted in 2013, August 2013, Golf Courses, Golfing AbroadComments (0)

Kingsbarns Golf Links

Classic Links Of Scotland

‘From dramatic links courses steeped in history, to hidden gems and some new layouts, Scotland may just have everything a true golf lover could wish for.’   Golf comes in no greater dramatic abundance than in Scotland, the home of golf. This is where the great game started and everyone wants to experience the difficulties [...]

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Nexus Golf Resort Karambunai, Kota Kinabalu, Indonesia - Copyright @ World Golf Resorts

Comparing golf in the UK and Indonesia

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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Golf’s Golden Coast

Golf’s Golden Coast

Blessed with more annual sunshine than anywhere else in Europe and with 150km of stunning coastline, Portugal’s Algarve region is one of the world’s top golfing destinations. Portugal may be suffering from the European economic downturn, but its southern coastline known as The Algarve continues to be the most desirable destination in Europe for golfing [...]

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