Captain Pakhruddin Abd. Majid emerged the champion of the inaugural Malindo Air Saigon Trophy with victory in the grand final in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.
Over the two days at 36-hole Tan Son Nhat Golf Club, Pakhruddin finished with a haul of 75 points and win on countback from Capt. Arif Zaid.
Pakhruddin, who had scores of 39 on the first day and 36 in the second round, secured the title after playing off handicaps of five and eight, while the runner-up Arif played off 11 on both days. In third place was Capt. Eric Chang, who trailed the top-two by a single after the two rounds.
Shah Alam, 21 April 2017: Gamuda Land’s golf clubs Kota Permai Golf & Country Club (KPGCC) and Horizon Hills Golf & Country Club (HHGCC) once again stamped their significance when the clubs swept a total of eleven awards at the ParGolf People’s Choice Awards held at the Carlsberg Brewery in Shah Alam where the top three clubs in each of the 12 awards categories were announced. The awards were based solely on online public voting on www.pargolfmagazine.com over a three-month voting period which ended in March 2017.
KPGCC was voted as the Top 3 Best Greens, Best Maintained Course, Best Corporate Tournament Venue, Best Overall Golf Experience, Best Customer Service and Best F&B for Halfway Huts while HHGCC emerged as the Top 3 Best Maintained Course as well as winner of Best Clubhouse, Most Challenging Golf Course, Best Corporate Tournament Venue and Best F&B for Halfway Huts.
The new line of Scotty Cameron Futura putters, available in golf shops beginning March 17, offers seven high performance mallet-style models that provide golfers at every level of the game with stable, forgiving putter setups.
From rounded mid-mallets to high-tech, high-MOI larger mallets, the 2017 Futura family melds the best design characteristics of the previous generation GOLO and Futura X lines with Scotty Cameron’s continued innovation in multi-material putter constructions. The result is a cohesive lineup of tour-proven shapes and configurations – Futura 5CB, 5MB, 5W and 5S; Futura 6M and 6M Dual Balance; and Futura 7M – with enhanced stability and forgiveness, improved alignment features, and responsive feel and feedback.
The new Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls are the most advanced, best performing golf balls ever stamped with the Titleist script. Precisely engineered using the most sophisticated golf ball technology, new Pro V1 and Pro V1x provide total performance for every player and deliver unmatched quality and consistency.
Shah Alam, 12 February 2017: Paraguay’s Fabrizio Zanotti produced a fabulous come-from-behind victory at the Maybank Championship on Sunday, thanks to a glorious final hole eagle for a closing round of nine-under-par 63.
Starting the final day six shots back of leader Danny Willett of England, the 33-year-old Zanotti won the US$3 million co-sanctioned tournament by one shot ahead of 2014 Asian Tour Order of Merit winner David Lipsky following a thrilling conclusion at the Saujana Golf and Country Club.
SRIXON SPORTS ASIA is pleased to announce the release of the new Z Series drivers, which leverage the Ripple Effect to deliver the greatest distance and control in SRIXON history. Available starting September 10, 2016, the two new models are the Z565 and Z765. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price is RM2,490.00 (GST Incl.) for drivers with the Miyazaki Kaula shaft.
Delivering maximum distance and control, the new SRIXON Z Series drivers empower golfers to conquer the toughest of courses. The combination of advanced SRIXON flight technologies built into the head and shaft results in an increase of 4.8 yards over the previous model.
New Titleist 917 drivers set the standard for complete performance off the tee, providing maximum distance and forgiveness with precise adjustability to benefit dedicated golfers at every level of the game.
Titleist 917D2 and 917D3 models, engineered with proprietary Active Recoil Channel 2.0 and SureFit CG technology, are the result of an uncompromising “complete performance” design strategy employed by Titleist Golf Club R&D to develop the industry’s most comprehensive and efficient driver designs – ones that have earned immediate acceptance and validation by many of the world’s best players, including Adam Scott, Bill Haas and Jimmy Walker, who trusted a 917D2 8.5º model to his first major title at the PGA Championship.
Shah Alam, 16 January 2017: Award winning golf course Kota Permai Golf & Country Club heralded in the New Year, with the staging of Champion of Champions, jointly staged with the Plate Medal event. A total of 120 participants took the course in the Strokeplay tournament, with fast greens up to 11 on the Stimpmeter.
Champion of Champions Gross winner, Jimmy Chia (0) carded with a score of 73 while Nett winner Abd Razak Yahya (11) topped the standings with a score of 69. The highlight of the event was the crowning of 2016 Golfer of The Year – Gross which was presented to Jimmy Chia.
Rawang, 1 December 2016: Success associated with the Golf Malaysia ‘Ace of Aces’ Championship was again the case in the 27th edition and it was cheers to the winners who took home valuable prizes to make it a profitable morning at Templer Park Country Club.
Chang Thean Siang, handicap 3, took the Men’s Division A title with 40 stableford points, marking a win at his very first Aces tournament. His one and only ace, thus far, came in 2013 at Kota Permai Golf & Country Club. He saw it as reward for his 10-year devotion to the game.
Aeco Technologies, today announced the launch of Approach S20 GPS golf watch. Stylish, sleek and lightweight, this versatile watch comes preloaded with more than 40,000 courses around the world, plus daily activity tracking and connected features like smart notifications and automatic updates. The new Auto Shot feature records the location and distance of every shot automatically, and then data is uploaded to the recent updated Garmin Connect mobile app for post-round analysis.
The S20 provides information like yardages to the green, hazards and more, it’s compatible with the new TruSwing golf club sensor to provide in-depth swing metrics too improve their swing consistency. Besides that it will be able to update Course View when player play to make sure they always have the most up-to-date course data.