Golf

THE seventh edition of the Kids Golf World Championship Malaysia at Tanjong Puteri Golf Resort in Johor proved another huge success and featured “some real top-class” performances. That is the verdict of Sukumaran Balakrishnan, the founder and organiser of the annual event that drew more than 300 juniors to the three-day tournament. “We are pleased
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AS we start the new season, TeeUp spoke to a wide range of personalities selected randomly from within the local golf industry, seeking their views on how 2018 turned out and what the next 12 months might hold in store for us. The exercise was undertaken by way of asking two simple questions: Q1: What
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THE past season can be described as one of mixed fortunes. There were several telling high points that were matched equally by some heavy body blows. But at the end of it all, the good outweighed the bad – if only just. The re-emergence of Tiger Woods in the winner’s circle was certainly one of
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MAJESTY Golf, a subsidiary of Maruman, is out to consolidate its position in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia in 2019. With this in mind, the Japan company has announced the appointment of MST Golf as a strategic partner and exclusive distributor of its products in the three countries. “In collaborating with MST Golf we trust that
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AFTER an eventful year in which some real top quality golf was played, the Professional Golf of Malaysia (PGM) are looking forward to the 2019 season. The domestic Tour launched their new schedule at an event in Kuala Lumpur where representatives from their sponsors, golf clubs and golf club managers, players and other guests heard
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THE 25th staging of the global final of the World Amateur Golfers Championship (WAGC) is set to be held in Sabah from Oct 19 to 26, 2019. Isac Saminathan, managing director of Delta Trend Golf & Leisure Holidays Sdn Bhd, the organisers of the event, confirmed that Sutera Harbour Marina Golf & Country Club, Sabah
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GYMKHANA Club, formerly known as the Mauritius Naval & Military Gymkhana Club, was founded in 1844 by British officers stationed on the island. This makes it among the oldest golf clubs in the world and the oldest in the Southern Hemisphere, the club claims. The Mauritius Royal Navy handed over the club to the first
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THERE are many tourist resort destinations that are described by various people as being paradise islands. Well, Mauritius, with an area of some 2,040 square kilometres and located 2,000km off the southeast coast of the African continent, west of Madagascar, is just that. It is indeed a paradise and for those not sure, or visiting
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THE Bukit Jalil Golf & Country Resort pro shop in Kuala Lumpur has been taken over by MST Golf and is the fourth outlet opened by the retail chain this year alone. The move comes after MST acquired the pro shop at Tropicana Golf & Country Resort in Petaling Jaya, opened the PJ Superstore off
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THE news that the Malaysian Golf Association (MGA) are close to announcing the return of the Malaysian Open has been welcomed, albeit with some degree of caution. TeeUp broke the news last weekend that after a three-year absence the MGA, the custodians of the national open tournament, would soon secure the sponsorship needed to resurrect
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PETALING JAYA: Giving back certainly feels good for Gavin Kyle Green. The Malaysian professional golfer was motivated to produce the next generation of golfers and to do so, he initiated the Gavin Green-SportExcel Junior Amateur 2018, which ended yesterday. Calling the inaugural three-day event a successful one, he was happy that the event turned out
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PETALING JAYA: Shahriffuddin Ariffin has successfully retained the PGM Tour Order of Merit (OOM) crown, becoming the only second golfer to accomplish the feat in the local circuit’s eight-year history. The 19-year-old won the season-long competition by amassing RM176,447 from 22 appearances this season. This includes RM18,213 garnered from three oversea tournaments. Amir Nazrin Jailani
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THE Junior Golf Tour of Asia (JGTA) is headed to Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club in Hong Kong. The event, titled the JGTA Hong Kong Junior Classic, will feature top-ranked juniors from up to 16 countries across the region and form part of the American Junior Golf Association’s PBE (Performance Based Entry) programme. It
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Honma Golf has crafted revolutionary technology with innovative design to create the new Honma TWorld747 range for the 2019 season. The new TWorld747 Real Distance technology in the clubs allows the face and lie to be adjusted without rotating the spine of a high-quality shaft. The new technology is incorporated in the driver options, which alongside precision irons, helps
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