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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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Gunung Geulis

Gunung Geulis

Located in the foothills of the Puncak rests the Gunung Geulis Country Club, about 50km from the business centre of Jakarta. Take the Jagorawi toll all the way to Ciawi then take the left fork towards Puncak and after approximately 4 km there is a lefthand turn with a large signpost for the golf course. [...]

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Lidya Ivana Jaya

Indonesia’s Golfing Community Is Shocked By The Sudden Death Of Lidya Ivana Jaya

Lidya Ivana Jaya, Indonesia’s one and only female professional golfer, sadly passed away on the 17th of June at 07.55 am at Rumah Sakit Husada Utama in Surabaya having lost her battle with pneumonia. She was 29 years of age. Lidya became unwell herself after taking care of her parents in hospital. In April this [...]

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Rory

Meet The Golfer : Rory Hie

We caught up with Rory Hie at Pantai Indah Kapuk for the final leg of the Road to Panasonic Open – Qualifying event. A huge congratulations to Rory Hie for finishing top of the points list after all three events to secure his invitation at the Panasonic Open in Japan on the 26th– 29th of [...]

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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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Chania Triani

Meet the Caddy: Chania Triani

One of the many highlights of golfing in Indonesia is the pleasure of having your own caddy for your round of golf. I remember playing golf in the UK, walking into the wind, with my bag slung around my shoulders, getting to my ball, placing the bag on the ground, removing my chosen club, the [...]

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Jordan Irawan

Meet the Golfer: Jordan Irawan

  Meet Jordan Irawan, a young Indonesian golfer with big ambitions. Jordan has won several high profile International Junior Golf Tournaments, including the Enjoy Jakarta Junior World Golf Open 2011 and the 2002 ASEAN Schoolboys Golf Championship. He recently played with top Asian and International professionals at the CIMB Niaga Masters at Royale Jakarta. He [...]

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Senayan National Golf Club

Senayan National Golf Club

Since the early 1960’s, Senayan National Golf Club has been favoured amongst golfing enthusiasts working in Jakarta. Due to its fantastic location in the heart of the CBD area, an early tee-off and a round of golf can be enjoyed before heading back to the office, starting work at noon. Playing golf as a teenager [...]

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The History of Rawamangun Golf Course

The Jakarta Golf Club

The Oldest Golf Course in Southeast Asia Established in 1872, the Jakarta Golf Club is the oldest Golf Club in Southeast Asia. The original name of the golf club was known as the Batavia Golf Club and the founders were Mr. A. Gray and Mr. TC Wilson from Britain. They had a team of 16 [...]

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