Category Archives: Malaysian Golf Courses

Palm Garden and Chipping

So, for the first time this year we played at Palm Garden Golf at Putrajaya. It’s actually a reasonably easy course but for some strange reason, scores are never good over here. But today, I had another mission: solve my … Continue reading

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Glenmarie Roasting

Ah. Al Pacino’s Michael Corleone says: “Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in!” Out and in here would mean OUT of shitty golf playing. They here would mean the golfing Gods, or whichever deity is … Continue reading

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Mines Part Two

Its not coincidental that there is a sudden upsurge in article writing in golf lately. The interest is renewed. Thanks to Mr Tiger Woods, because he is back. Suddenly, the whole game becomes interesting again, and I am staying up … Continue reading

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Glenmarie Valley Course

Glenmarie always had a bit of dysfunction in terms of the quality of its course vs the quality of its services. The course – especially the Valley – is a joy to play in. The service like caddy and marshals … Continue reading

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Mines Golf Resort

Mines had always been a positive hunting ground for me. Sometimes it’s like that – horses for courses sort of thing. We have a guy in our group who struggles in almost every game we play because he doesn’t drive … Continue reading

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Tropicana – great course, horrendous caddies

Tropicana has always been a favourite haunt of ours. The advantages of the proximity to all our homes, the great fairways there, good greens and overall mixture of challenging holes and holes we can attack – and over 27 holes, … Continue reading

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The Absence of Inspiration

Yes, I admit this blog has not been updated for the longest time. And the few readers coming back has wondered if gilagolf has indeed a) Given up golf b) Died Well, neither is correct. You could say, for a), … 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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Ramadan Golf Promotions 2015 in Malaysia

I noticed I got a lot of hits the past few weeks on a post on Ramadan golf promotions I did way back in 2011. I feel it’s a bit unfair to draw traffic to my site through an old … Continue reading

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