JAWS first round of 2022 at Jagorawi Old Course

Tuesday 4th January 2022 “If you watch a game, it’s fun. If you play a game, it’s recreation. If you work at it, it’s Golf.” – Bob Hope 20 JAWS players congregated at Jagorawi Old Course for the first JAWS game of the 2022 calendar year! As usual the course was in superb condition andContinue reading JAWS first round of 2022 at Jagorawi Old Course

JAWS last day of 2021 at Cengkareng Golf Club

Friday 31st December 2021 “The only thing a golfer needs is more daylight.” – Ben Hogan 24 JAWS players assembled on the last day of 2021 to finish of the year in style: playing golf, making birdies and having fun!  The JAWS Admin team would like to take the opportunity to thank all players forContinue reading JAWS last day of 2021 at Cengkareng Golf Club

JAWS Christmas Party at Modern Golf & Country Club

Friday 24th December 2021 “The Older you get, the stronger the wind gets; and its always in your face.” – Jack Nicklaus 38 JAWS players assembled on the day before Christmas, creating 19 teams in a fun and friendly ‘blind’ scramble event, pairing players with random players (picked out the hat) combining scores in aContinue reading JAWS Christmas Party at Modern Golf & Country Club

JAWS at Gunung Geulis West Course

Friday 21st December 2021 “Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps.” – Tiger Woods JAWS returned to the Gunung Geulis Golf resort for the first time in over a year, to play the challenging Mountain Course: GunungContinue reading JAWS at Gunung Geulis West Course

JAWS at Cengkareng Golf Club

Friday 10th December 2021 “As we all know… Golf is a puzzle, without an answer.” Gary Player 4 flights and 14 Sharks played on a glorious, sunny Friday afternoon, a welcome change from the wet and windy weather that we have experienced the last few weeks. The Golden sunshine casting a bright light over theContinue reading JAWS at Cengkareng Golf Club

JAWS at Modern Golf & Country Club

Friday 3rd December 2021 “There are two things you can do with your head down: Play golf and pray.” Lee Trevino 4 flights and 13 Sharks were present at Modern GCC for the weekly Friday noo hit, with our decision to play West Jakarta courses paying off with players enjoying hot and warm conditions withContinue reading JAWS at Modern Golf & Country Club

JAWS at Cengkareng Golf Club

Friday 26th November 2021 “Forget your opponents. Always play against Par.” Sam Snead 4 flights and 14 Sharks played on a wet and windy Friday afternoon, as strong winds, and rain blew in from the Indian Ocean which disrupted the back nine but luckily did not stop our Sharks finishing their 18 holes. Cengkareng continuesContinue reading JAWS at Cengkareng Golf Club

The JAWS inaugural ‘54-Hole’ Bali Golf Invitational – October 2021

After a turbulent year of lockdowns, uncertainty and negativity around the globe due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the JAWS admin team under the guidance of tournament expert and outstation captain Willi Goldschmidt decided it was time for some sea and sunshine, to uplift our spirits and launch the first JAWS Golf trip and tournamentContinue reading “The JAWS inaugural ‘54-Hole’ Bali Golf Invitational – October 2021”

the day that was: JAWS at Pangkalan Jati (PJ)

Tuesday 12th October 2021 “You can talk to a fade but a hook wont listen.”   – Lee Trevino 3 flights and 12 players, celebrated JAWS Tuesday 8am and Jakarta Golf at its finest, playing the Navy Course: at Pangkalan Jati with its quirky layout, forcing you to use all 14 clubs in your bagContinue reading “the day that was: JAWS at Pangkalan Jati (PJ)”

JAWS at Modern Golf and Country Club

Tuesday 5th October 2021 “Don’t play too much golf. Two rounds a day are plenty.”   – Harry Vardon A humble contingent of 13 JAWS Sharks roamed the fairways of Modern GCC on a bright and sunny Tuesday, celebrating the return of JAWS Golfing Tuesday’s much to the enjoyment of our JAWS die-hard weekday golfingContinue reading JAWS at Modern Golf and Country Club

the day that was: JAWS at Cengkareng Golf Club

Friday 1st October 2021 “Your next shot is a new experience. It might be the best shot you ever hit in your life.”   – Harvey Penick A ‘record breaking’ 42 JAWS Sharks, the biggest single game turnout to date, travelled North up the Toll Road towards the Airport, turning left at Soewarna Business ParkContinue reading “the day that was: JAWS at Cengkareng Golf Club”

the day that was: JAWS at Gading Raya

Friday 24th September 2021 19 JAWS Sharks travelled to Gading Raya to West Jakarta and the pleasant suburbs of Gading Serpong for the JAWS regular Friday noon tee off. It was the first time JAWS have scheduled a game at GRGCC on a Friday noon as traditionally it has always been a Tuesday am venue.Continue reading “the day that was: JAWS at Gading Raya”

the day that was: JAWS at Jagorawi New Course

Friday 17th September 2021 “Golf is a game that is played on a five inch course – the distance between your ears.”  – Bobby Jones 22 JAWS Sharks travelled down the Jagorawi Toll Road, and exit’d off at Karrangan for the JAWS Friday noon game at Jagorawi Golf and Country Club with the New CourseContinue reading “the day that was: JAWS at Jagorawi New Course”

JAWS at Modern Golf & Country Club

Friday 10th September 2021 “The last thing you want to do is shoot 80 wearing tartan trousers.”  – Ian Poulter, Ryder Cup, European Professional Golfer 16 JAWS Sharks travelled to Modern GCC, to West of Jakarta and the bustling suburbs of Modernland, Tangerang.  After nearly 3 months since the last JAWS gathering, it was greatContinue reading “JAWS at Modern Golf & Country Club”

the day that was: Cengkareng Golf Club 29 June

Tuesday 29th June 2021 “A putter is like a women. Treat it with care and it will treat you right.” GENE SARAZEN 23 JAWS Sharks headed to Cengkareng Golf Club, coincidently 90 days after the JAWS 1st April game at the same Golf Club which opened the inaugural JAWS HAMMERHEAD CUP 2021, it was fittingContinue reading “the day that was: Cengkareng Golf Club 29 June”

the day that was: Jagorawi New Course on 25 June

Friday 25th June 2021 “The secret of Golf is turning three shots into two.” Bobby Jones 14 JAWS Sharks headed to Jagorawi New Course, a Golf Course consistently voted one of the hardest 18-hole layouts in Indonesia carved out the Jungles surroundings the Cikeas River, the design team of Thomson, Wolveridge and Layout successfully createdContinue reading “the day that was: Jagorawi New Course on 25 June”

the day that was: JAWS at Gading Raya 22 June

Tuesday 22nd June 2021 “One minute you’re bleeding. The next minute you’re haemorrhaging. The next minute you’re painting the Mona Lisa.” – Mac O’Grady, Golfer Golfing Wisdom: O’Grady’s comment relates the essence of the experience of a lot of rounds of golf for a lot of golfers. I love the contrast between the agony ofContinue reading “the day that was: JAWS at Gading Raya 22 June”

the days that were: JAWS 36-Hole Championship at Parahyangan

Thursday 17th June – Friday 18th June 2021“Golf is a game in which you yell fore, shoot six, and write down five.” — Paul Harvey calling every golfer out. 20 JAWS Sharks travelled to Kota Parahyangan to play 36-Holes at the World Class Parahyangan Golf, which unsurprisingly was voted Indonesia’s #1 Golf Course in 2020.Continue reading “the days that were: JAWS 36-Hole Championship at Parahyangan”

the day that was: JAWS at Pondok Cabe on 15 June

Tuesday 15th June 2021 “You need a fantastic memory in this game to remember the great shots and a very short memory to forget the bad ones”. – Mac O’Grady    7 JAWS Sharks travelled to the South of Jakarta to Pondok Cabe Golf besides the Pondok Cabe commercial airfield. With its uber affordable ratesContinue reading “the day that was: JAWS at Pondok Cabe on 15 June”

the day that was: Bogor Raya Golf on 11 June

Friday 11th June 2021 “For true success, it matters what our goals are. And it matters how we go about attaining them. The means are as important as the ends. How we get there is as important as where we go.”  Old Tom Morris 17 JAWS Sharks travelled up the Jagorawi Toll Road, and turnedContinue reading “the day that was: Bogor Raya Golf on 11 June”

the day that was: Jakarta Golf Club 8 June

Tuesday 8th June 2021 630/8am “Golf is the closest game to the game we call life. You get bad breaks from good shots; you get good breaks from bad shots – but you have to play the ball where it lies.”  Bobby Jones  14 JAWS Sharks ventured to Jakarta Golf Club, for a round ofContinue reading “the day that was: Jakarta Golf Club 8 June”

the day that was: Emeralda River and Lake on 4 June

ALBATROS DAY !!! Friday 4th June 2021,  23 JAWS Sharks headed up the Jagorawi Toll Road and to exit 18 to play Arnold Palmer’s River and Lake 18. This Championship Course is alway’s in emmaculate condition, with some of the most tricky and fastest rolling greens in Jabodetabek, and combined with his challenging hole layoutContinue reading “the day that was: Emeralda River and Lake on 4 June”

the day that was: Cengkareng Golf Club 31 May

Monday 31st May, 2021, Early Morning Tee Offs 6:42 & 7:30am “Golf is the most fun you can have without taking your clothes off.”Chi Chi Rodriguez, Golfer. 7 JAWS Sharks headed North towards the Airport, out of the congested city, towards the open air, bermuda grass and fairways of Cengkareng Golf Club. Always a favouriteContinue reading “the day that was: Cengkareng Golf Club 31 May”

the day that was: Kedaton on Friday 28th May, 2021, 12pm Tee Off

“Golf is 20 percent mechanics and technique. The other 80 percent is philosophy, humour, tragedy, romance, melodrama, companionship, camaraderie, cussedness and conversation”.Grantland Rice 17 JAWS Sharks headed way out West out of the City to the wide open fields and rivers of Cikupa for the palm tree-lined fairway’s of Kedaton Golf and Country Club. AlbeitContinue reading “the day that was: Kedaton on Friday 28th May, 2021, 12pm Tee Off”

the day that was: Gading Raya on 25 May

Tuesday 25th May, 2021, 6:30 & 8am Tee Off’s “Mistakes are part of the game. It’s how well you recover from them, that’s the mark of a great player.” – Alice Cooper 15 JAWS Sharks headed West out of the City to Gading Serpong and it’s very own 18-Hole Championship Course: Gading Raya. With theContinue reading “the day that was: Gading Raya on 25 May”

the day that was: 21st May at Modern

 “**x and golf are the two things you can enjoy even if you’re not good at them.” — Roy ‘Tin Cup’ McAvoy, the greatest that never was. 29 JAWS Sharks headed West to Modernland and Modern Golf and Country Club for the inaugural JAWS TeeBox Party! This special event provided some excitement to the players,Continue reading “the day that was: 21st May at Modern”

the day that was: 18 May at Riverside

 “Aggressive play is a vital asset of the world’s greatest golfers. However, it’s even more important to the average player. Attack this game in a bold, confident, and determined way, and you’ll make a giant leap toward realizing your full potential as a player.” -Greg Norman 24 JAWS Sharks headed down the Jagorawi Toll to exitContinue reading “the day that was: 18 May at Riverside”

the day that was: 12 May at Permata Sentul

 “Golf Tips are like Aspirin. One may do you good, but if you swallow the whole bottle you will be lucky to survive.” – Harvey Penick 29 JAWS Shark headed out of town, South towards the hills of Sentul and Bogor on a public holiday Wednesday, the day before Lebaran.  With the strict goverment regulations andContinue reading “the day that was: 12 May at Permata Sentul”

the day that was: Modern on 10 May 2021

 “The proper score for a businessman golfer is 90. If he is better than that he is neglecting his business. If he’s worse, he’s neglecting his golf.” -St Andrews Rotary Club Member 10 JAWS Shark headed West out of the city towards, Tangerang and Modernland to tackle the impressive Modern Golf and Country Club designed byContinue reading “the day that was: Modern on 10 May 2021”

the day that was: Cengkareng on 4 May

“We learn so many things from Golf, how to suffer, for instance.” — Bruce Lansky 16 JAWS Shark headed North out of the city centre towards the airport not to catch a plane but to enjoy the well kept Cengakreng Golf Club and its freshly cut fairways and greens, and the warm and welcoming hospitalityContinue reading “the day that was: Cengkareng on 4 May”

the day that was: Imperial on 30 April

“Golf has probably kept more people sane than psychiatrists have.” — Harvey Penick 14 JAWS Shark headed West to Karawaci and Desmond Muirhead’s challenging and quirky Imperial Golf Club, complete with all its Lakes, undulating fairway’s, large expanses of white sand bunker’s, the resident flock of geese which patrol the 18th Fairway and it’s largeContinue reading “the day that was: Imperial on 30 April”

the day that was: Riverside on 27 April

“Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into a even smaller hole, with weapons singularly ill-designed for the purpose” Winston Churchill, Former British Prime Minister 7 JAWS Shark headed down to the River…side to tackle Greg Norman’s (The Great White himself) majestic Championship Course layout carved out of theContinue reading “the day that was: Riverside on 27 April”

the day that was: 23 April at Damai Indah BSD

Friday 12:00pm, 23rd April 2021  “Golf is a compromise between what your ego wants you to do, what experience tells you to do, and what your nerves let you do.” — Bruce Crampton 26 JAWS Golfers headed West of Jakarta to Damai Indah’s BSD, a highly impressive: Championship Golf Course. Thanks to shrewd Ramadhan bargainingContinue reading “the day that was: 23 April at Damai Indah BSD”

the day that was: 20 April @ Gading Raya

“Golf?! You hit down to make the ball go up. You swing left and the ball goes right. The lowest score wins. And, on top of that, the winner buys the drinks.” — anonymous genius 16 JAWS Golfers headed West of Jakarta to suburban Gading Serpong and the lush fairways of Gading Raya Golf Club.Continue reading “the day that was: 20 April @ Gading Raya”

the day that was: 16 April ’21 Jagorawi 4-club challenge

“The best exercise for Golfers is Golfing.”  — Bobby Jones 11 JAWS Golfers travelled to the jungles of the Cikeas River to tackle Thomson Wolveridge & Perret’s gruelling Championship Layout: The Jagorawi New Course. Usually difficult with a full set of 14 clubs, the admin team decided to take on the challenge of playing the courseContinue reading “the day that was: 16 April ’21 Jagorawi 4-club challenge”

the day that was: 13 April 2021 @ Pondok Cabe

Field’s of Green  JAWS at Pondok Cabe Golf  Tuesday 6:30am & 8:00am, 13h April 2021 “The reason why a pro tells you to keep your head down is so you can’t see him laughing.” Phyllis Diller 13 JAWS Golfers headed South to Pondok Cabe Golf and enjoyed a Golf Course in great condition and blazingContinue reading “the day that was: 13 April 2021 @ Pondok Cabe”

the day that was: Golf at Modern GCC, 6 April 2021

Tuesday 6:30am & 8:00am, 6th April 2021 “If you are caught on a golf course during a storm and are afraid of lightning, hold up a one iron. Not even God can hit a one iron.” Lee Trevino 12 JAWS Golfers headed West to Modernland and to multiple Britsih Open Winner, Peter Thomson’s  18 HoleContinue reading “the day that was: Golf at Modern GCC, 6 April 2021”

Cloudy with a chance of birdies @Cengkareng Golf Club, Thursday 12pm, April 1st 2021

Cloudy with a chance of birdies @Cengkareng Golf Club, Thursday 12pm, April 1st 2021 “The secret of golf is to turn three shots into two.”  — Bobby Jones 28 JAWS Golfers kicked off their Easter Sunday long weekend a little early with a 12pm Tee off at Cengkareng Golf Club a stones throw from the Airport,Continue reading “Cloudy with a chance of birdies @Cengkareng Golf Club, Thursday 12pm, April 1st 2021”

the day that was 29 March 2021

“Golf is about how well you accept, respond to, and score with your misses much more so then it is game of your perfect shots.” — Dr. Bob Rotella 18 JAWS Golfers headed West to Modernland and to multiple Britsih Open Winner, Peter Thomson’s  18 Hole Layout: Modern Golf and Country Club. Being the first JAWSContinue reading “the day that was 29 March 2021”

the day that was March 26th, 2021

“Golf, like measles, should be caught young.”  — PG Woodhouse 21 JAWS Golfers headed West on the Jakarta-Merak Toll Road, exiting at Karawaci for Imperial Golf Club and Lippo’s prime bit of real estate and their very own green oasis located in West Jakarta. Designed by one of Golf’s more artistickly inclined designers, Scotland’s Desmond Muirhead,Continue reading “the day that was March 26th, 2021”

the day that was 23rd March 2021

JAWS at Riverside, Tuesday 8am, March 23rd, 2021 “Golf is very much like a love affair. If you don’t take it seriously, it’s no fun, if you do, it breaks your heart. Don’t break your heart, but flirt with the possibility.” — Louise Suggs 23 JAWS Golfers headed towards ‘exit km 19’ on the Jagorawi TollContinue reading “the day that was 23rd March 2021”

The day that was 19th March 2021

JAWS at Matoa National, Friday 12pm, March 19th, 2021  “I have a tip that can take 5 strokes off anyone’s Golf game, it’s called an eraser.“    Arnold Palmer 40 JAWS Golfers headed to South Jakarta’s Matoa National: one may say the best value for Golf money can buy here in Jabodetabek. We must keep ourContinue reading “The day that was 19th March 2021”

the day that was 16th March, 2021

“Golf is not simply exercise, it is an adventure, a romance. A Shakespeare play in which disaster and comedy are intertwined. You have to live with the consequences of each action “    Harold Segall  13 JAWS Golfers headed Westwards on the Toll taking the Cikupa toll exit after Karawaci to visit Kedaton Golf and Country ClubContinue reading “the day that was 16th March, 2021”

the day that was 12th March, 2021

JAWS outstation trip to Bandung, Parahyangan Golf, Friday 12pm, March 12th, 2021 “One of the most fascinating things about golf is that it reflects the circle of life. No matter what you shoot – the next day you have to go back to the first tee and begin all over again and make yourself intoContinue reading “the day that was 12th March, 2021”

the day that was 9th March 2021

Golfing ‘Wisdom’ of the Day “Golf is a game of misses, and the winners are those who have the best misses. “    Kathy Whitworth A small and compact group of 10 JAWS Sharks gathered on the well manicured fairways and freshly combed greens of Gading Raya in West Jakarta, on a Tuesday morning blessed with blue skies and blazing sunshine.Continue reading “the day that was 9th March 2021”