7:30 am March 23, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. The government’s visa-free offer to 30 countries received a warm welcome from local sports institutions, including the Indonesian Golf Course Owners Association, or APLGI. The new initiative is expected to significantly boost golf tourism in the country. “China, Japan, and South Korea are countries with the biggest markets for [Indonesia’s] golf courses,” APLGI secretary […]
6:01 pm March 19, 2015 | No Comment
The future of the country lies in the hands of its young — and golf is no different.
10:15 pm March 17, 2015 | No Comment
Organizers of the CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters golf championship have taken a page from the more illustrious tournament held in Augusta, Georgia, to roll out their own jacket to be presented to the winner of the Jakarta event from this year on.
5:45 pm February 11, 2015 | No Comment
Singapore. New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko on Wednesday said she was comfortable in the role of a female sporting icon after becoming golf’s youngest ever world number one. Seventeen-year-old Ko, who smashed Tiger Woods’ record of reaching the top ranking when he was 21, said comments from aspiring golfers drove her to become a better […]
6:20 pm February 6, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. The CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters will return for its fifth edition this year at the Royal Jakarta Golf Club on April 23-26 when past champions Lee Westwood and Anirban Lahiri are set to dominate the event once more. But defending champion Lahiri of India and two-time winner Westwood of Britain can expect a serious […]
5:04 pm February 5, 2015 | No Comment
The CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters will return for its fifth edition this year at the Royal Jakarta Golf Club on April 23-26 when past champions Lee Westwood and Anirban Lahiri are set to dominate the event once more.
2:50 pm January 18, 2015 | No Comment
Australian golfer Robert Allenby was recovering on Saturday from facial injuries after he was kidnapped, beaten, robbed and dumped in a park in Honolulu.
4:50 pm January 15, 2015 | No Comment
As the CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters returns to Royale Jakarta Golf Club this April, its pre-event Youth Development Program is also back to coincide with the $750,000 Asian Tour sanctioned tournament.
7:05 pm December 14, 2014 | No Comment
England's Lee Westwood won the Asian Tour's $1 million Thailand Golf Championship by one shot on Sunday after US Open champion Martin Kaymer and third-round leader Marcus Fraser both faltered at the finish.
1:04 pm December 8, 2014 | No Comment
Tiger Woods flubbed chip shots and suffered glitches on short pitches that would rile a 20-handicapper, yet the 14-times major winner and colleagues rated his return to competition this week a success.
10:54 am December 3, 2014 | No Comment
The Bank BRI Indonesia Open returns to Jakarta this year bringing Asian and European star players to display their world-class skills during the tournament, to be held at Damai Indah Golf’s Pantai Indah Kapuk course from this Thursday through Sunday. India’s reigning champion Gaganjeet Bhullar will defend his title against three-time major winner Padraig Harrington […]
9:22 am December 3, 2014 | No Comment
Tiger Woods is no longer the world’s top endorsement moneyspinner, but the golf star’s backing remains solid enough to land a four-year deal announced Tuesday with India’s Hero MotoCorp.
11:17 am December 2, 2014 | No Comment
Tiger Woods returns to competition after a four-month injury layoff this week at Isleworth, the same gated community where his historic golf career began to unravel five years ago.
8:15 am December 1, 2014 | No Comment
Rising star Jordan Spieth obliterated world number one Rory McIlroy by 15 strokes in his runaway Australian Open triumph, but says he is "very far away" from becoming the top-ranked player.