2015

Ali upstages Tamardi in Faldo Series Indonesia Championship

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Jakarta, Indonesia (January 15): Faraby Ali held his nerve to upstage in-form Tirto Tamardi and claim top honours in the eighth Faldo Series Indonesia Championship.

Thanks to a closing two-under-par 70 over Damai Indah Golf’s BSD Course in West Java, Ali overturned a one-stroke overnight deficit and edged out defending champion Tamardi.

It was a fine performance from Ali who posted a 54-hole aggregate of one-under-par 215 in the 18th leg of the record-breaking 2014-2015 Faldo Series Asia season.

Oscar in the spotlight at Faldo Series New Zealand Championship

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Christchurch, New Zealand (January 14): Oscar Cadenhead etched his name into golf’s record books when he triumphed in the inaugural Faldo Series New Zealand Championship.

Playing off a handicap of +2.4, the big-hitting Cadenhead proved too powerful for his rivals, sauntering to a six-stroke success at the Clearwater Golf Club in Christchurch.

Tamardi set for Faldo Series Indonesia Championship defence

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Jakarta (January 8): Highly-rated teenager Tirto Tamardi will be the player to beat when the eighth edition of the Faldo Series Indonesia Championship tees-off this weekend.

Following a succession of outstanding performances alongside the region’s leading professionals in recent months, the 15-year-old from Surabaya is already being touted as a star of the future.

But Tamardi’s immediate focus is simply to retain the Faldo Series Indonesia Championship title he won at a canter last year.

Faldo Series announces UK dates for 2015

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7 January 2015:  The Faldo Series has announced its UK schedule for 2015 with Pleasington Golf Club and The Dukes, St. Andrews as new hosts this year. Continuing with last year’s popular format change, each tournament will comprise of 54-holes and count towards the World Amateur Golf Ranking.

Clearwater calling for Faldo Series New Zealand Championship

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Christchurch, New Zealand (January 6): History will be made when the first edition of the Faldo Series New Zealand Championship tees-off this week.

To be staged at the Clearwater Golf Club in Christchurch from January 11-13, the event has attracted more than 60 of New Zealand’s brightest young golfers.

It’s the first time in the nine-year history of the Faldo Series Asia that New Zealand has been included on the schedule. There are three boys’ age group categories and one for girls.

Bunyaporn flies high at Faldo Series Thailand Championship

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Bangkok, Thailand (January 5th): Jet-setting Bunyaporn Zeng continued her rich vein of form to claim top honours in the Faldo Series Thailand Championship.

Recently returned from a successful stint in the United States, the talented 17-year-old proved too strong for her rivals at Panorama Golf and Country Club.