Jakarta, October 26, Padang Golf Pangkalan Jati is the venue for the Indonesian Tourism Golf Pro Series XVI. This place is a witness to how Syukrizal became champion with very fierce competition and a 4x playoff system. Finally, Syukrizal was entitled to get the best place in this series by beating Kevin C. Akbar with -4 points or a total of 212 strokes during the tournament.
Kevin C. Akbar, who was the champion in the previous series at the Royale Jakarta Golf Club, had to acknowledge the superiority of Syukrizal, who had also won a similar title in the Modern Golf & Country Club series. Actually, today Kevin played extraordinary by getting the best score with -4 or 68 strokes, but with poor results on the first and second days, he had the same total strokes as Syukrizal and had to be finished with the play-off system. Meanwhile, in 3rd place are Nasin Surahman, who is the champion at Pondok Cabe Golf Club, and Almay Rayhan, with a score of -2 and a total of 214 strokes.
Syurizal, who is a player born in Aceh, played quite well, getting 3 birdies and 1 boggy on the last day. With his calm and patience, he was able to conquer the Pangkalan Jati Golf Course, which is very challenging because the field is quite narrow and the green speed is quite varied, plus the season The drought that hit Jakarta made this golf course more difficult than usual.
“Actually, this is my first time playing at Padang Golf Pangkalan Jati in fact, I didn’t take part in the practice round session yesterday because there were other things, so I consider the first day to be my practice round, so at that time I just read the situation on the course and set a strategy, and then “On the second and final day, I focused on playing my game,” said Syukrizal.
The Pangkalan Jati Golf Course began operating on April 21, 1979, dedicated to TNI Navy soldiers and the wider community. Padang Golf Pangkalan Jati stands on an area of 40 hectares, which was designed in 1976. Padang Golf Pangkalan Jati consists of 18 holes with a par of 72 and a length of no more than 6,500 yards when measured from the men’s tees.
Pangkalan Jati Golf Course strives to be the most popular and best golf course in its class! So that people will not hesitate to try playing golf or even hone their talents to become professional golf players. We are here to serve you wholeheartedly. Welcome to the Pangkalan Jati Golf Course, with all its safe, comfortable, and enjoyable facilities just for you.
Padang Golf Pangkalan Jati, which is on the border of South Jakarta and Depok, has several accommodations that are suitable for golfers from abroad or outside the city, such as the ASTON Priority Simatupang & Conference Center, which is in the Cilandak area. Besides being only a few minutes from Padang Golf Pangkalan Jati, this hotel is one of the supporting hotels for the Indonesia Open tournament, so they really understand what golfers want. Or the Swiss-Belhotel Pondok Indah could also be an option; this hotel in the elite Pondok Indah area is very easy to access and also has excellent hotel facilities. Or if the two hotels are not attractive to you, around Pondok Indah there is also the InterContinental Hotels Jakarta Pondok Indah. This 5-star hotel has the best facilities and services in its class.
Padang Golf Pangkalan Jati is surrounded by several malls and other interesting places. After being tired of playing golf all day, going around the mall to just look for a place to eat or shop is a complete package to relax you from your daily activities, such as Cilandak Town Square. Besides being very close to the golf course, access to it is very easy, and there are many various restaurants for you to have lunch at after playing golf. There is also Pondok Indah Mall, which is an upscale mall with various tenants selling well-known products.