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Gaganjeet Bhullar the Indonesia Open Champion 2013

Nostalgic Bhullar clinches the Indonesia Open 2013

Gaganjeet Bhullar the talented Indian golfer clinched the Indonesia Open at Damai Indah Golf’s Pantai Indah Kapuk course in North Jakarta, posting a flawless final round 68 and a total of -16 for the tournament. The Indian had led from day one of the Open having posted a sizzling 64 during the opening round. A combination of confidence, patience, and an exhibition of long straight driving, alongside a sound short game, was the difference between Bhullar and the rest of the field.

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Posted in 2013, December 2013, NewsComments (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)

Slow Play

Slow Play

Most of weekend golfers in Jakarta have played a fivehour round of golf at one time or another. Not very fun, is it? You are waiting 5-10 minutes before every shot, the sun is scorching your skin and most importantly, you are playing not so well at that moment. Most weekend golf rounds around Jakarta [...]

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Posted in 2013, August 2013, Featured, NewsComments (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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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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