Author Archives: gilagolf

The Long Absence

Wow! It has been ages since my last update. Some kindly souls have actually emailed me wondering if there was a reason for the absence, inclusive: a) Giving up golf b) Started another Blog elsewhere c) Struck by lightning on … Continue reading

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Last in Tournament

After the relative high when I won the closed tournament among around 16 people, and scoring a very good score, I came dead last in my team as our team lost out to another team for number 1 in a … Continue reading

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Weighing in on Lane Graves

By now, if you are on Facebook or any sort of social media, you probably heard of a few issues: In US – Orlando, specifically, you have the assassination of Christina Grimmie, a singer; the mass shooting at a gay … Continue reading

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First Tournament Win

I’ve been playing recreational golf for more than 10 years. Started in 2004, first time swinging the club and now it’s a dozen years and I’ve gotten my game down to 12 at one point before ballooning up to 24 … Continue reading

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Sungai Long, Luckiest Day and Bad Caddies

Based on our previous experience with Sungai Long the conclusion was nice course, crap service. And there has been no changes since. But firstly – more optimistically – the game at Sungai Long recently will forever be rated as the … Continue reading

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Glenmarie’s Thieving Caddy

It’s been a while since my last post! The thing is, the amount of golf played this year has been absolutely minuscule – since my second son came out around Christmas, it has been almost six months, and the amount … Continue reading

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Schadenfreude for Spieth?

One of the first German words I learnt was schadenfreude. At least I think it’s german. Ich weiss nicht, tut mir leid. It means that we are happy over someone else’s misfortune. For instance, the BMW that just cut into my … Continue reading

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Ernie Els is now a Hacker

How the mighty has fallen. Ernie Els used to be one of the best golfers in the universe, with a swing as sweet and soft as ours are horrible and unsightly. We used to crave for his swing, but end … Continue reading

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Hunting ground KRPM Hills

The last time I played at Rahman Putra Hills was probably 3 – 4 years ago. I think. We usually end up playing the ‘better’ course, the Lakes when we play Rahman. I managed to squeeze in a game with … Continue reading

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Welcome to the year of the Monkeys!

Gilagolf would like to take this time to wish all patient readers of this blog: Happy Chinese New Year and may your irons always be true and straight and your driver never stray from the path of righteousness. As you … Continue reading

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