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…

January 4, 2016 ·

Hua Hin, Thailand, January 4: The Asian Tour Qualifying School presented by Sports Authority of Thailand has attracted a total of 646 entries as players from across the globe vie for playing rights on the 2016 Asian Tour season. Amongst…

October 27, 2015 ·

Other notable players in the field include ADT Order of Merit leader Casey O’Toole of the United States, Australian Jake Stirling, Thammanoon Sriroj of Thailand, James Byrne of Scotland and Japanese Masaru Takahashi, placed fifth on the Merit rankings. Read…

October 23, 2015 ·

Bangalore, October 23: The second edition of the TAKE Solutions India Masters is set to showcase the region’s aspiring golfers on the Asian Development Tour (ADT) when it kicks off at the Eagleton-The Golf Village next week. Other notable players…

September 1, 2015 ·

“At Royal Aberdeen (in 2014), I think we had only five invites, and they had to be done in Tour order, which was the only way to do it. But there were folk like James Byrne, in the Walker Cup…

August 29, 2015 ·

Banchory exile James Byrne, pictured above, finished joint 13th in his title defence at the Asian Development Tour event, the Ciputra Golfpreneur tournament, at Damai Indah golf course, Jakarta in Malaysia. Byrne had rounds of 67, 72, 66 and 71…

August 28, 2015 ·

Australian Jordan Sherratt (66), Thailand’s Atthaphon Sriboonkaew (67) and Gyeongjun Lee (67) of Korea shared sixth on 204 while defending champion James Byrne of Scotland fought his way back into top-10 after capping his best efforts of a 66 to…

August 26, 2015 ·

Defending champion James Byrne from Banchory, Danny Chia of Malaysia and Danthai Boonma of Thailand were a further shot back in tied seventh place at the Damai Indah Golf, BSD course. Read more here:

August 26, 2015 ·

Jakarta, August 26: Rookie Gavin Green of Malaysia bounced back from a disappointing defeat by taking the opening round lead at the Ciputra Golfpreneur Tournament on Wednesday. Defending champion James Byrne of Scotland, Danny Chia of Malaysia and Danthai Boonma…