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Time to Give Thanks by Pinoygolfer on Dec 20, 2011Christmas is upon us and another year is about to be consigned to the dustbin of our collective consciousness. It is the time to reflect and give thanks. I give thanks that (finally!) a Filipino is at the top of the Asian Tour’s Order of Merit. Too...



A Tournament for our Caddies? by Pinoygolfer on Jun 27, 2011By Guest Blogger Adrian Flores of GMA 7 News It has been a remarkable first half so far for the country’s golfing scene. The Philippine Open got back its international status last month when it returned to the regular Asian Tour schedule. The Phili...



TaylorMade Burner Superfast 2.0 – Long, light, fast and white by Pinoygolfer on May 2, 2011When I got a Burner Superfast 2.0 driver as a long term test unit from Tour Master Golf (TaylorMade’s local distributor) I must admit that I felt a bit of a let down. At the launch of the R11 and Burner Superfast drivers at Wack Wack Golf and Count...



Nike VR Pro Hybrid – Just what the doctor ordered by Pinoygolfer on May 1, 2011I jumped onto the hybrid bandwagon early on with the TaylorMade Rescue Mid; I had real issues with my fairway woods back then and the hybrid proved to be a real boon; the near iron-length of the club made it much easier to hit and it yielded close to...



Tour Insider – 2011 ICTSI Royal Northwoods Championships by Pinoygolfer on Apr 4, 2011Juvic Pagunsan proved once again that when he plays his best, there are few Pinoygolfers that can match him on the golf course. Juvic finished with rounds of 66-70-69 for a 3-day total of -11; two strokes clear of runner-up Jay Bayron in a masterful...



Frankie Minoza by The Duffer on Apr 3, 2011What’s up with Frankie nowadays? As many of us know, Frankie is now in the US Seniors Tour.  Having missed out on trying to qualify last year due to problems with his applications he finally was able to get his documents together and joined th...



Golf Tourism in the Philippines Gets a Shot in the Arm by Pinoygolfer on Mar 27, 2011As a golfer, I’ve been fortunate to play a lot of the wonderful golf courses in the Philippines. I’ve been struck by their beauty and the depth of their challenges to the golfer. With the phenomenal growth of the game in the Asia Pacific Region,...



The Celestino Tugot Golf Foundation by Pinoygolfer on Mar 27, 2011A foundation is being organized in the name of Celestino Tugot, “Ka Tino“ to his best friends to help grow the game in the country. A local golf legend, Tugot is widely regarded as one of the best, if not the best golfers the Philippines has prod...