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Coaching Clinic With The Leadbetter Golf Academy

Members, The Leadbetter Golf Academy Jakarta is offering a Complimentary Coaching Clinic for you, of for some people who never seen their swing berfore! It will be a great experience because The Leadbetter Golf Academy Coaches will teach you how to improve your play and enjoy the game more!


Stephen Moriarty - Certified Instructor (Academy Director LGA Pondok Indah)
As a qualified golf coach, he worked at Leeds Golf Center , home to the first David Leadbetter Academy outside of the USA. Here he worked under European Tour coach Mark Pinkett and develop a junior program with over 100 students enrolled. In 2006, as the senior instructor for Leadbetter Golf Academy Seoul, Stephen also taught a long list of VIP's including one of Korea's former presidents and CEO's of HSBC, Hansol and BMW.

David Bradshaw - Certified Instructor
David turned professional in 2012 to begin the PGA Foundation degree which is a three years process. David is now PGA qualified after completing his studies in 2015. David joined LGA Indonesia in November 2013 and is now LGA Certified which he was completing alongside his PGA studies

Date: Friday - February 05, 2016
At Pondok Indah Golf COurse
Jl. Metro Pondok Indah No. 1A, Kebayoran Lama, Jakarta Selatan,
Jakarta 12310
Starts from 3pm - 5pm
Complimentary for MAC Members & Guest

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Belajar Strategi dan Fokus di Lapangan Golf

Congratulations to LGA Indonesia student Bernd Wiesberger for winning the Alstom Open de France to claim his third European tour title.

Bernd's final round of 65 produced a convincing three shot victory over challenging players such as double major champion Martin Kaymer and James Morrison.

Bernd has had a great first half to the year but was unable to get the win early in the season when he was challenging through the Middle East, he has made his Masters debut where he finished t22 and now couldn't be in better form to go compete at the Open at St. Andrews in ten days time.

We look forward to see Bernd perform for the rest of the season and hopefully see some more victories.

Official Opening Events

Official Opening Events yang diadakan di Cengkareng Golf Club, Pondok Indah Golf Course dan Royale Jakarta Golf

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Congratulations to Bernd Wiesberger, finished 2nd with a total score 273 (-15) at Maybank Malaysian Open, 08/02/15. This result moved Bernd to no.36th in the Official World Rankings.

Congratulations to LGA Indonesia student Bernd Wiesberger who has had a Great couple of Months, with a 3rd at Qatar, 6th at Abu Dhabi, and 4th at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. This Great run of form sees him Climb into the to 50 (48) in the world and 11th on the Race to Dubai.

Jazz Janewattananond started working with Philippe De Busschere since April 2014

Junior Camp Pondok Indah

Jazz Janewattananond started working with Philippe De Busschere since April 2014 after meeting at the Indonesian Masters.

“I started working with Bernd Wiesberger’s coach who is based in Jakarta since the CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters in April and we’ve been trying to get my swing more stable”. ~Jazz Janewattananond~


Aimpoint express is a system that is used to read greens. Reading the break on a putt is something that everyone struggles with. This system is used by World Number 1 Adam Scott and Stacey Lewis is a simple and quick way to read the break.

Learn the #1 Green Reading System in the world from Certified Aim point Instructor Stephen Moriarty at LGA Pondok Indah.

Highlassies claim Hawks Creek Invitational title

The McLennan Community College Highlassies shot 302-295 − 597 to finish in first place of the Hawks Creek Invitational at the Hawks Creek Golf Club in Westworth Village, Texas.

Western Texas College finished in second place with 301-309 − 610, followed by Texas Wesleyan University Blue in third with 303-311 − 614.

Freshman Gianti Mahardhika shot 70-70 − 140 to lead the Highlassies and claim the individual title. Sophomore Fabiana Salazar finished in second place with 77-71 – 148.

Other McLennan scores: Lydia Traylor, tied for sixth, 76-75 − 151; medalist Ashlyn Hendricks, 10th, 75-79 − 154; Savannah Moody, tied for 16th, 79-80 − 159; and Rachel Phillips, tied for 30th, 88-79 − 167.

Other team scores: Cameron University, fourth, 312-315 − 627; Texas A&M University-Commerce, fifth, 321-322 − 643; Texas Wesleyan University Gold, sixth, 339-341 − 680; University of St. Thomas, seventh, 344-339 − 683; Texas A&M University-Commerce JV, eighth, 345-348 − 693; University of Texas at Brownsville, ninth, 355-341 − 696; and Southwestern College, 10th, 356-353 − 709.

Congratulations to Gianti Mahardika! MCC Womens Golf wins!

CONGRATULATION to Bernd Wiesberger in become number 36 in The World (Golf World Ranking)

Bernd Wiesberger shot a 5-under-par 67, beating South African Ernie Els by a single stroke to win the CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters 2013 on Sunday.

The 27-year-old Austrian shot a 15-under-par 273 at the US$750,000 Asian Tour event, staged at the Royale Jakarta Golf Club, to win his second title in Asia.

"I was struggling in the beginning, having trouble off the tee, and couldn't get it going," Wiesberger said. "But after I birdied the eight and nine I got the momentum going.

Wiesberger, whose coach Philippe De Busschere is based in Indonesia, said that he triumphed despite some stumbles. "I couldn't make all the putts but I was confident that my ball striking was good enough. I got an eagle on the 13th and another birdie on the 16th, which I'm very thankful for."

He dedicated his victory to his late grandfather. "It's really special today, because when I won in Korea last year my grandfather passed away the next day. It has been a year and I could feel his presence with me today. I would like to dedicate this win to him."

British Open champion Els settled for second place after carding 68, while overnight leader Daisuke Kataoka of Japan slipped to third place with a round of 70 to finish at 275 and Thongchai Jaidee of Thailand was three shots back in fourth after shooting 69.

Els, also known as the Big Easy, was phlegmatic. "I played and fought hard. I wasn't quite at my best but I had a good time. I didn't hit my iron shots close enough, especially at the start. I was one over through five holes and had to battle back all the time. Bernd was the deserving winner."

"A win would have been unbelievable, but second is not all that bad. This has given me something and it shows my game is going in the right direction. I'm starting to feel really good about my game," Els, who is ranked 24th in the world, said.

Els also praised Kataoka. "It was a great performance by Daisuke. He is a good and neat player. He hits the ball really straight with a good putter".

Kataoka, who turned pro in 2007, showed a surprising performance on the third day of the tournament when he topped the leader board with a 6-under 66 for an overall 205.

"This is a very important week for me," Katoka said. "It showed that I can play with the top players. I hit some really good shots out there and I think I can repeat my performance in other events. If I can continue to keep up this consistency, then I think my first win will come very soon," said the 24-year-old.

Bernd pocketed $135,000 for his first place finish, while Els bagged $82,500 and $47,250 went to Kataoka.

273 - Bernd Wiesberger (Austria) (67-72-67-67)
274 - Ernie Els (South Afica) (68-70-68-68)
275 - Daisuke Kataoka (Japan) (70-69-66-70)

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Entering the seventh year of national qualifying Callaway Junior World Golf Championship nervous feeling increasingly felt. In addition to qualifying participants who follow the national level tends to increase, scores were recorded by the participants become better.

It can be seen at the national qualifying Callaway Junior World Golf Championship that held by Ancora Sport and place in Senayan National Golf Club February 16-17, 2013. Competed in the a short distance field with a par 69 and a narrow fairway, the participants - both boy and girl - who compete in age groups 15-17, 13-14, 11-12, 9-10 and 7-8 year age group were able to overcome various existing handicap in Senayan National Golf Club, Jakarta.

An example is what is done by Jordan Irawan. As the known golfers with shot distance, on the first day he record a score 70 shots or 1 over. In the second day, the golfer who is currently under the auspices of the Indonesian David Leadbetter Golf Academy, playing even par or 69 shots.

With a total score of +1 for two days, Jordan Irawan, who is on top of the age group 15-17 years, finally emerged as the champion and qualified for the Callaway Junior World Golf Championship 2013 which will take place in San Diego in July that the United States will come.

Victoria Tjandra is also inscribed. Daughter of golfer Golf Club Denpasar, Bali, who competed in the 15-17 year age group, in two-day she record 142 strokes (73-69) or 4 over total score.

For her success in the top position national qualifying, women golfers from Dewata Island who have the nickname of Vicky, also qualified for the Callaway Junior World Golf Championship in 2013.

In addition to Jordan and Vicky who competed in the 15-17 year age group boys and girls, Jason Martin and Inez Beatrice (compete in the age group 13-14 years the boys and girls), followed by Jonathan and Kristina Natalia Wijono Yoko (competed in age groups 11 -12 year old boys and girls), KCI Linsdkog and Marelda Pyrena Ayal (compete in the age group 9-10 years) and Richard Lim (compete in the age group 7-8 years boys), also qualified to San Diego in next July.

Nursalam Tabusalla as President Director Senayan National Golf Club, in his speech, among other things, stated that they open up greater opportunities for junior golfers under aged 17 who holds a handicap under 17 and can show PGI junior membership card and handicap index card for practice in Senayan National Golf Club for free (free green fees) and just pay the caddy fee only.

Although not described in detail, how long the program 17-17 will be implemented, but all participants of the national qualifying Callaway Junior World Gof Championship and their parents, respectively giving a very festive appulous the speech delivered by Nursalam Tabusalla.

While Arifin Panigoro Chairman of Executive Board, Indonesian Golf Association (PB.PGI) in his speech, amongst others appreciative of the management Senayan National Golf Club is very supportive coaching and performance improvement among junior golfers.

"Playing golf can not be done in the backyard or the front of the house. Playing golf should be on the golf course. So we, PB, PGI, desperately need the support of the owners of the golf course - like what has been done by the management Senayan National Golf Club. We expect in the future there are many golf course owners or management trail Senayan National Golf Club. Thus, the problem of junior golfers will be realized soon, for the sake of reliable birth golfers in the country," said Arifin Panigoro.

Mention of the target at the Callaway Junior Golf Championship 2013 Word on next July, Jordan Irawan promised will play as good as possible. "I'm optimistic but I also have to be realistic. Because, my competitors in the age group 15-17 years, will come from all over the world. But, whatever happens, I will take reasonable steps, because I have a long time to prepare!" he asserted.

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From left Arifin Panigoro(Ketum PB.PGI), Jordan S Irawan, Jason Martinus, Jonathan Wijono, KCI Lindkorg, Richard Lim

From left Arifin Panigoro(Ketum PB.PGI), Jordan S Irawan, Jason Martinus, Jonathan Wijono, KCI Lindkorg, Richard Lim


Jordan charges to Faldo Series victory in Jakarta

11 February 2013: Jordan Surya Irawan fired a closing 70 to secure victory in the sixth Faldo Series Indonesia Championship at the Damai Indah Golf BSD Course in West Java. 18-year-old Irawan was one of five golfers to qualify for the Asia Grand Final in March.

Irawan added a 70 to a superb opening round 66 to win by six from Fahmi Reza. Both players secured a spot in the seventh Asia Grand Final, to be hosted by Sir Nick Faldo at Mission Hills Golf Club in China.

Kevin Akbar (Boys' Under-16), Ika Woro Palupi (Girls' Under-21) and 2012 finalist Victoria Chandra (Girls' Under-16) complete the Indonesian line-up heading to the World Amateur Golf Ranking event at Mission Hills in Shenzhen on March 13-15.

Established in 1996, 40 Faldo Series tournaments now take place in 30 countries worldwide with more than 7,000 golfers participating each year. Past winners include Major Champions Rory McIlroy and Yani Tseng.

The 2012/2013 Faldo Series Asia schedule features a record 18 tournaments in 15 countries, including four in mainland China and others in The Philippines, Chinese Taipei, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Singapore, Brunei, Cambodia, India, Nepal, Malaysia, Japan, Pakistan, Indonesia and Thailand.

The Faldo Series Asia is supported by major partners ISPS, Mission Hills and The R&A. It is endorsed by the Asian Tour and the Asia Pacific Golf Federation.

Leading final scores:

Boys' Under-21:

142 – Fahmi Reza (69-73)

145 – Christopher Johan (73-72)

Boys' Under-18:

136 – Jordan Surya Irawan (66-70)

157 – Putu Andrew Mulyadi (81-76)

Boys' Under-16:

145 – Kevin C. Akbar (74-71)

148 – Peter Gunawan (76-72)

Girls' Under-21:

145 – Ika Woro Palupi (71-74)

151 – Gianti Mahardika (76-75)

Girls' Under-16:

152 – Victoria Chandra (74-78)

153 – Ida Ayu Indira Melati P (77-76)

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Weisberger Predicts New Dawn For Austrian Golf

Tuesday, 24 July 2012 - Bernd Wiesberger believes the future of Austrian golf is in very safe hands after the recent emergence of so many talented amateurs.

The 2012 Ballantine's Champion, who is all set to make his first professional appearance in America at next week's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, believes it is only a matter of time before he is joined at the elite level by the likes of Manuel Trappel, the reigning European Amateur Champion, and also Matthias Schwab, who came agonisingly close to becoming the first Austrian to win the Amateur Championship last month.

The duo will be joined in the field at this week's Lyoness Open powered by Greenfinity by five fellow Austrian amateurs – including Schwab's younger brother Johannes – and whilst Wiesberger will undoubtedly be one of the star attractions at Diamond Country Club, he expects some of the young guns to upstage their so-called superior rivals.

Wiesberger said: "Obviously Alan Dunbar played the last two holes very well to win the Amateur Championship, but we could – and probably should – have had the only two amateurs in the field at The Open last week, which for a country like Austria would've been an unbelievable achievement.

"The Austrian Federation has done a great job in building up a strong base of good, young players, and now they're able to pick the best fruits from the tree. A lot of the amateurs we have are now showing to show some great potential, so it's a very exciting time for Austrian golf. I'm sure one or two of them here this week will surprise a few people with how good they are already.

"Manuel [Trappel] may have been a bit disappointed with how he played at The Open, but it would have been a great experience for him to play with some of the world's best players on a very tough course. I'm sure he learned from it, and knows where he needs to improve if he's going to compete at the highest level. He's definitely got the talent along with Matthias and a few others, so the future looks very bright for Austrian golf."

As for his own prospects this week, Wiesberger is quietly confident of rediscovering his best form after spending some quality time on the range last week with his coach, Philipp de Busschere.

The Belgian was with Wiesberger when he claimed his debut European Tour title in Korea in April, but as de Busschere lives and works in Indonesia, their schedules only occasionally overlap.

But with de Busschere's fresh advice still ringing in his ears, Wiesberger is now hopeful of replicating – or perhaps even bettering – last year's top five finish in Atzenbrugg.

He said: "I haven't played as well as I would've liked in recent weeks, but I had a good couple of days practising with Philipp, which helped restored some of my confidence. I've still got one or two things to work on this week, but I feel much better about my game now than I did a few weeks ago. There were no major changes, just a few small things here and there. I've managed to tighten up my swing, and hopefully we'll see the benefits of that this week."

After his victory Wiesberger would have earmarked these two weeks as perhaps the most important of his entire season, with the trip to Firestone Country Club, in Akron, to come next.

The US$8.5million event will mark Wiesberger's first taste of World Golf Championship action, and the 26 year old is relishing the prospect of rubbing shoulders with the globe's pre-eminent players.

"My main goals this year were to win on The European Tour and play my first pro tournament in America," he said, "and luckily I managed to achieve both in one go with my win in Korea.

"Playing the WGC next week will definitely be one of the highlights of my career, so I'm very excited about it. This week is the perfect warm-up event, because it's quite tight off the tee and the rough is fairly thick, so my driving will have to be accurate. If I drive it well and play well here this week, it'll give me a lot of confidence to take into next week.

"I've had a look at the course online and spoken to a few of the other players, so I know what to expect. I'm sure it will still be a bit of a surprise when I get out there, but a very nice surprise."


Congratulations to Bernd Wiesberger for his victory on the European Tour in the Ballantines Championship, Seoul – Korea.

Bernd Wiesberger, who is coached by Philippe De Busschere, senior director LGA Asia found his way to victory after a full training week at LGA 's Asia Headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Throughout his coaching at LGA he also played in the Indonesian Masters and finished tied for 7th. It was the good form and great putting that led him to become the champion at the Ballantines Championship.

Holding off players such as Ian Poulter, Angel Jimenez, Adam Scott and Richie Ramsay makes this victory even more special.

His first win is securing him the 95th place on the official world golf rankings. The 367 500 euro prize money attached to his win is placing him 13th on the european tour race to dubai rankings.

Arnold Palmer taken to hospital with high blood pressure

Orlando, 25 March 2012 - Arnold Palmer was hospitalized Sunday afternoon because of high blood pressure from new medication, missing the trophy presentation at his tournament when Tiger Woods won for the first time in 30 months on the PGA Tour.

Palmer was being kept overnight as a precaution.

"Nobody is overly concerned about the prognosis," said Alaistair Johnston, vice chairman at IMG and Palmer's longtime business manager.

Johnston said Palmer had been advised to monitor his blood pressure throughout the day because of some issues with new medicine he was taking.

He said one last test about 15 minutes before the tournament showed an increase in blood pressure.

"It wasn't anything to do with any ailments or any discomfort he felt," Johnston said. "The blood pressure was at a level where the doctor involved suggested that he go immediately to get more intensive evaluation at the hospital."

His absence was noticeable. One of the biggest thrills at the Arnold Palmer Invitational is to have The King standing behind the 18th green, waiting to congratulate the winner. Woods won for the seventh time, this time without being able to share a handshake and a hug with Palmer.

"Get well soon, Arnie," Woods wrote at the end of a tweet. Graeme McDowell, who played in the last group with Woods and finished five shots behind, noticed immediately that Palmer in his pink shirt wasn't at the 18th at Bay Hill.

"I was surprised to see him not around, and when we just heard the news on the side that he had been taken to the hospital, of course we were very upset and certainly praying that everything is going to be OK," McDowell said. "That really puts a little bit of a damper on the spirits on 18th green when Tiger is going to pick up his trophy."

Sam Saunders, Palmer's grandson, tweeted, "For all concerned my granddad is doing fine and will be good to go tomorrow. Thank you for all of your nice comments and concern."