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Back to Basics – Bangi

After plying our golf in the upper market golf courses like Mines, Kota Permai, Palm Garden, Glenmarie and Tropicana, sprinkling in KGNS and Sungai Long; we decided to go back to our old haunt, Bangi Golf Resort. I have not … Continue reading

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Renewing Maid Permit in Malaysia

Due to my limited activity in golf, I’ve decided to start writing about other stuff that I want to complain/bring attention to in this blog. Else, I will probably not be updating it for months. OK – just to share … Continue reading

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Birdies Galore

I have recently gone on a purple patch in my golf game of late. Playing three games previous at Tropicana, Palm and Kota Permai, yielded me birdies in each round. Anyone knowing a 16 handicaper struggles will know that getting … Continue reading

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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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