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…

Back To School

2012 was a disappointing year. I’ve not had too many of those in my golf career, or indeed my life, but there’s no doubt last year was a bit of a downer. In a landmark year when British sportsmen and…

The dreaded but stunning 18th hole island green at Springfield Village GC.
March 11, 2014 ·

Byrne eager to defend Rahman Putra title The Star Online PETALING JAYA: Defending champion James Byrne of Scotland feels that a positive mental approach will be the key to doing well at the PGM CCM Rahman Putra Championship, which begins on Wednesday. The 25-year-old enjoyed a career high when he

March 11, 2014 ·

Sungai Buloh, Selangor, Malaysia, March 11: Defending champion James Byrne of Scotland believes a positive mental approach to his game will spell success for the second consecutive year when he tees up at the PGM CCM Rahman Putra Championship on…

March 6, 2014 ·
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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…

February 22, 2014 ·

Alor Setar, Malaysia, February 21: The burgeoning Asian Development Tour (ADT), which is the gateway to the premier Asian Tour, will kick off the brand new 2014 season with the RM200,000 (approx. US$60,000) PGM Sime Darby Harvard Championship next week….

February 14, 2014 ·

Former GB&I Walker Cup player James Byrne from Banchory, Scotland, has failed to make the cut at the 2014 Asian Tour Q School Final Stage. Whilst this is another set back for these golfers with great pedigrees this can be…

February 5, 2014 ·
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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…

January 16, 2014 ·
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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…

October 31, 2013 ·

Chinese Taipei, October 31: Chinese Taipei’s Lee Chia-hao and amateur Liu Yu-jui led the local charge with matching five-under-par 66s to share the first round lead at the 14th ADT Chang Hwa Open on Thursday. ADT winner James Byrne of…