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Oranje Cup

Oranje Cup

A delightfully Dutch field turned out for the 2013 Annual Oranje Cup. Aside from some international wildcards, this contributor included, it made for an authentic day played at the magnificent Rainbow Hills, already reviewed in an earlier issue of Golf Indonesia. A Texas Scramble format ensued for a relaxed and sociable day enjoyed by all.

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Posted in 2013, News, November 2013Comments (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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Lidya Ivana Memorial - Swing for a Tribute and Charity

Lidya Ivana Memorial – Swing for a Tribute and Charity

Sunday, 15th September brought a day of reflection and celebration at Senayan National Golf club. To celebrate and commemorate the life of former Indonesian female professional golfer, Lidya Ivana, current professional golfers from the Ladies Asian Golf Tour battled over a game of ‘skins’.

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Posted in 2013, Featured, News, October 2013Comments (0)

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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Rainbow Hills

Rainbow Hills

Avid golfers have long considered Rainbow Hills as one of Jakarta’s truly great courses. With ongoing works to re-develop the driving range and add an additional nine holes to the existing 18 holes on offer, Rainbow is certainly ramping up its ambition. As an original Michael Poellot Golf Design, this layout has real pedigree.   [...]

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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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Wiesberger clinches the 2013 CIMB NIAGA Indonesian Masters

Wiesberger clinches the 2013 CIMB NIAGA Indonesian Masters

Bernd Wiesberger of Austria sealed a one shot victory over current Open Champion Ernie Els with a five-under-par 67 to win the third edition of the CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters on Sunday. In winning his second tournament in Asia, Wiesberger notched up a 15-under-par 273 total at the USD$750,000 Asian Tour Event played at the [...]

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