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…


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…


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.
August 25, 2014 ·

Byrne leads foreign cast in Aboitiz golf Sun.Star MANILA—Scot James Byrne , fresh from his three-shot romp in Jakarta last Sunday, hopes to make it two-in-a-row on the Asian Development Tour as he heads the foreign challenge in the $100,000 Aboitiz Invitational tomorrow at Riviera’s Couples course in

August 25, 2014 ·

JAMES Byrne handed himself a timely confidence boost ahead of his latest bid to earn a European Tour card after recording a second victory on the Asian 
Development Tour (ADT).

August 24, 2014 ·
August 24, 2014 ·

Jakarta, August 24: James Byrne of Scotland produced a grandstand finish when he holed a remarkable eagle on the last to win the US$100,000 Ciputra Golfpreneur Tournament by three shots on Sunday. The 25-year-old Byrne fired three birdies in each…

August 21, 2014 ·

North Berwick is to stage the inaugural Scottish Open qualifier next summer – the latest event in a festival of golf in East Lothian. “It was a shame last year that James Byrne, who had played in the Walker Cup…

August 21, 2014 ·

Jakarta, August 21: James Byrne of Scotland fired an eight-under-par 64 to establish a three-shot lead in the opening round of the inaugural Ciputra Golfpreneur Tournament on Thursday. Byrne, a one-time winner on the Asian Development Tour (ADT), capped a…

June 25, 2014 ·

Reason for optimism as Scots golfers flourish Scotsman So, too, no doubt would James Byrne , who, like Stewart, is still waiting for that spark to ignite his professional career, which is why we shouldn’t go over the top when it comes to predicting what may lie ahead for Neil. I’ll not beat about the bush …

June 16, 2014 ·

At last year’s Northern Open, played at Meldrum House, James Byrne, winning for the second year in a row, shot 67-66-63-65 for a total of 261, coming from five shots behind halfway leader David Law to repeat his 2012 win….