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Padang Golf Halim II

Introduction Padang Golf Halim II aka Halim 2 is located on the Indonesian Air Force base south of Halim Perdanakusuma Airport. It was built in 1971 alongside its sister course Halim I. The course is easy to get to, taking the TMI (Taman Mini Indonesia exit) the first having entered the Jagorawi Toll Road, so [...]

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Kedaton

Introduction Located 45 minutes from Semanggi on the Jakarta – Merak Toll Road,  take the Cikupa toll exit two stops after the Karawaci toll gate , and golfer’s will find the water rich golfing haven of Kedaton Golf & Country Club. In fact 17 of the 18 holes at Kedaton feature water hazards, either the [...]

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Golf Bandar Kemayoran

Introduction Golf Bandar Kemayoran is located on the border of Central Jakarta and North Jakarta, just South of Ancol. The course is easily accessed and is a mere 15km from the SCBD area of Jakarta and a stone’s throw away from the National Monument. Kemayoran typifies a city golf course and was created in 1997, [...]

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Ara and Erna from Rancamaya Golf and Country Club

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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The Takeaway

In the last two issues of Golf Indonesia (January and February 2014), I have outlined the placement of the hands for a correct grip and the correct setup and alignment as the first steps in my series of the five most basic principles for a solid golf swing. In this third instalment I will demonstrate [...]

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Posted in 2014, March 2014, Tips & TricksComments (0)

The Setup & Alignment

In the last issue of Golf Indonesia (January 2014), I outlined the placement of the hands for a correct grip as the first step in my series of the five most basic principles for a solid golf swing. In this second installment, I will demonstrate how to perform the setup and alignment correctly to compliment [...]

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Posted in 2014, February 2014, Tips & TricksComments (0)

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Golf in Papua: Birdies in the Jungle

Papua is a genuine “off-the-beaten-track” destination. Rather undiscovered by mass tourism. Of late, however, Papua is putting itself on the world tourism map, and predominantly because it is home to two of the world’s most remote natural wonders. Call them the last frontiers, if you will!

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Posted in 2014, Featured, February 2014, Golf Courses, Indonesian CoursesComments (0)

Artists of the Landscape

Artists of the Landscape Part II

The Great Depression and WWII created a void in golf courses development, but this was almost singularly filled by Robert Trent Jones, a talented and energetic golf architect with a supreme sense of showmanship. Trent Jones actually started his career as a golf professional and although he was an excellent golfer, health issues drove him away from tournament golf towards his other passion of golf course design.

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Posted in 2013, December 2013, NewsComments (0)

Sentul Highlands

Sentul Highlands

Sentul Highlands is a challenging and charming golf course designed by Gary Player in the beautiful mountainous region of Bogor in Sentul City. The course was constructed in 1997 and like all great golf course architects’, Mr Player has made good use of the hilly terrain and majestic local natural vegetation to create this impressive golf establishment which will cater for all levels of golfers. The course is located amongst the Sentul Highlands residential developments, and the golf course at times takes the golfer on a tour of some architecturally impressive, luxury homes adjacent to several of the fairways as you weave your way through the 18 holes.

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Posted in 2013, December 2013, Golf Courses, Indonesian CoursesComments (0)

Woods and Garcia “shake” hands on the range, as heavy rain and soggy greens welcomes the 113th US Open at Merion Golf Club.

In the aftermath of the fried chicken fiasco, Woods and Garcia show the public that they want to put the past behind them and got on with their lives. In an act of sportsmanship, the handshake was captured on camera at the Merion driving range. Beneath their white golf caps a red mist steamed, and [...]

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