Tag Archive | "Jakarta"

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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Jakarta Inter-League – Round 5

  A SPECIAL MENTION: All of the players applauded the news that Tika [Tin Cups]had been awarded a 100% golfing scholarship in USA. Wari [Tin Cups] was delighted to inform us that she has been seleced to represent PNG. Match Reports Cloggies, up against their nemisis team [TinCups] saw singles Disney Dave return from his [...]

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The glittering prizes

The Tee Set Championship 2013

The Tee Set year has a rhythm of its own with golf every weekend, net score most of the time and Stableford on the last Saturday in the month and the once a year excursion to the South for the Bandung Bash – but all of it leading up to the season’s zenith, the Tee Set Championship in November.

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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)

Tee Set - Jakarta

Tee Set Jakarta

Tee Set is one of Jakarta’s very oldest Golf Societies and traces its history back many years to the early 1980s when it was founded by a bunch of not very good but extremely enthusiastic expats looking for fun and golf on Sunday. Tee Set plays on a wide variety of Jakarta’s courses, though we try to avoid the ones charging more than about Rp. 850,000, all in on the grounds that this is no longer fun. The past month of October has been not been untypical as we have played regular Sunday handicap events at Pondok Cabe, Pangkalan Jati and Rancamaya and the Monthly Stableford round at Matoa, while also participating in the 7th round of the 8 man Inter-League team event at Jagorawi.

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Posted in 2013, Lifestyle, November 2013, SocietyComments (0)

PIK

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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George Gandranata

Meet The Golfer: George Gandranata

We caught up with George Gandranata at Royale Jakarta’s impressive driving range. George has been a professional golfer since 2012, competing on the Asian Development Tour, with ambitions to qualify for the full Asian Tour. His dream is to be playing on the European Tour in five years time. He spent his college years playing [...]

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Tee Set - Members

Tee Set Golf Society

This year Tee Set Golf Society celebrates the anniversary of its inception by a group of oil field gentlemen (a term used very loosely) who, 30 years ago, shared a number of common denominators. Firstly it was a dislike of getting up at the crack of dawn on a Sunday morning to join the Early [...]

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Cobra Amp Cell

Cobra Amp Cell

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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