Progress Report, Thoughts on Tiger, Masters Predictions

It’s only March, but my 2015 season is already well underway. Unlike the British golf season – typically April through to September at best – being in Asia means I’ve been in the full swing of it since early January….

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Asian Tour Q School Recap & Plans Ahead

Despite successfully negotiating the Asian Tour Qualifying School in both 2012 and 2013, unfortunately this year I wasn’t able to pass the test. I use the word “unfortunately” sparingly, as I generally don’t believe in luck, but on this occasion…

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Photo Blog – Bahrain

This past week I’ve been in Bahrain practicing and playing at the excellent Royal Golf Club in Riffa. It’s the first time I’ve been to the Middle East and it’s been great so far. The weather is ideal – not…

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Rest and Refocus

Happy New Year everyone. I’m pretty sure my last blog began with a similar message it was that long ago, but I’m guessing the onrush of emails from fans expressing their outrage at my lack of blogging must have been…

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CCM Rahman Putra Masters

After a successful but thoroughly knackering couple of weeks of Q-schooling, it would have made sense to have a bit of a rest. I’d just played 13 rounds in 14 days on two different continents, so a week lying about…

July 29, 2015 ·

Chang Hwa, Chinese Taipei, July 29: New ADT winner Matthew Giles of Australia, reigning ADT number one Pavit Tangkamolprasert of Thailand, Arie Irawan of Malaysia, Khalin Joshi of India and former Walker Cup player James Byrne of Scotland will also…

April 10, 2015 ·

Cavite, Philippines, April 10: The region’s promising talents will take on a strong local cast at the inaugural ICTSI Eagle Ridge Invitational which gets underway at the Eagle Ridge Golf and Country Club from April 15 to 18 next week….

April 7, 2015 ·

Johor Bahru, Malaysia, April 7: Australian Jack Munro will stake his claim for a maiden Asian Development Tour (ADT) victory when he tees up at the PGM Johor Championship which starts on Wednesday. Munro will join Order of Merit leader…

April 6, 2015 ·
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It’s only March, but my 2015 season is already well underway. Unlike the British golf season – typically April through to September at best – being in Asia means I’ve been in the full swing of it since early January….

March 25, 2015 ·

Byrne hopes to find for more consistency in his game as he chases for one of the five 2016 Asian Tour cards which will be rewarded to the top five players on the final ADT Order of Merit. “The game’s…

March 18, 2015 ·

Sungai Buloh, Selangor, Malaysia, March 18: Thailand’s Natthapong Niyomchon fired an opening six-under-par 66 to hold a slim one-shot lead at the PGM CCM Rahman Putra Championship on Wednesday. ADT champions Quincy Quek of Singapore and James Byrne of Scotland…

February 7, 2015 ·

Rizal, who claimed his maiden ADT title at the 2014 season-ending event on home soil last December, will headline the RM200,000 (approximately US$60,000) event alongside other ADT winners American duo Brett Munson and James Bowen, Scotland’s James Byrne as well…

January 23, 2015 ·

Hua Hin, Thailand, January 23: James Byrne of Scotland revived his hopes of securing an Asian Tour card with a rare albatross at the penultimate round of the Asian Tour Qualifying School Final Stage presented by Sports Authority of Thailand…