Monthly Archives: May 2017

Siem Reap, Cambodia: Golf & other things

I suppose a golf destination could be defined a place with more than 2 golf courses in close proximity. At least this is how I would define it? The golf courses need to be of good standard and the destination … Continue reading

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The Thayet GC – The oldest golf course in Myanmar + a quick stop at Magway

After the 1852 Anglo Burmese War, the British occupied Lower Myanmar up to the towns of Thayet and Myay Htei. With the aim of annexing upper Myanmar, the British massed their forces in Thayet. For the health and recreation of … Continue reading

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A return to Laguna Lang Co, Vietnam

I would be lying if I told you I was not looking forward to returning to Laguna Lang Co after a few years away. As you may (or may not) know I designed Lang Co with Sir Nick Faldo and … Continue reading

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Tombs and the Delhi GC (a picture essay)

 

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36 holes: City Golf Club & YCDC Golf Club

Location: Yangon

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Myanmar Golf Club (Yangon)

Location: The Myanmar Golf Club is located in the middle of the city of Yangon  

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Yemon Island Golf Club (on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar)

Yemon Island GC is approx 1hr drive from the city of Yangon, Myanmar. CHECK OUT THE Rickety Bridge crossing video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CEZHOg6-aJo

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Golf in Yangon, Myanmar

Golf started as early as 1887 in Burma (now Myanmar). The Thayet GC – some 220 miles north of ¬†Rangoon (now Yangon) – was the first golf course established by the British. As the game became more popular more golf … Continue reading

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The Yangon Golf Club,Myanmar

Founded 1909. First captain Mr Ballance. First Burmese Captain U. Cho (1954) Location: Yangon (formally Rangoon) Founded 1909. First captain Mr Ballance. First Burmese Captain U. Cho (1954) The clubhouse Caddies are very much part of the golf experience

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Bogor, Indonesia – Asia’s hidden gem

Golfing in beautiful Bogor Continue reading

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