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…

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…

August 25, 2015 ·

Jakarta, August 25: James Byrne of Scotland plans a stout title defence when he tees up at the US$100,000 Ciputra Golfpreneur Tournament which starts on Wednesday. The US$100,000 Asian Development Tour (ADT) tournament will feature the region’s best players, including…

August 21, 2015 ·

Bowen sought the help of his good friends on Tour, George Gandranata of Indonesia, James Byrne of Scotland and countryman Casey O’Toole, in the construction of the house, which was a donation made by Bowen’s family to the Habitat for…

August 11, 2015 ·

Kuala Lumpur, August 10: The Asian Development Tour’s (ADT) hopefuls will resume their chase for Asian Tour cards when they head to Malaysia for the PGM Northport Glenmarie Championship which gets underway on Wednesday. Other notable players who will shoot…