KLGC 10 Oct 2021 @ Uniputra

Congratulations to Ricky last Sunday at Uniputra!! 5 strokes ahead of Zack in 2nd who tied 74 net with philip. Hairul, coming in at 4th with net 75, was the ONLY one who moved in the OOM last week from 35th to 33rd place. Peter completed the top 5 with the net 78.

Low number of points this week, but points nonetheless. They all add up.

This week we’re at Seriemas, and we’re just in time for interstate travel now possible again!

Sign up on Deemples and make payment by Friday 12pm to confirm your spot.

KLGC 3 Oct 2021 @ Seri Selangor

After a super long break due to COVID lockdowns and non-vaccination, we finally started weekly competitions again since 90% of the adult population in Klang Valley has been fully vaccinated.

The first game is back at our very regular Seri Selangor. We must say that conditions were kept tremendously well. Fairways were nice, bunkers were filled with sand and soft, trees and rough were all cut, so you could easily spot your ball, greens were super fast, and most of all, the weather was amazing for a Sunday afternoon game.

12 of us came to play including 1 guest. Scores were not the best, but we did have 1 player play 1-under net par. Congratulations to Brian Trenaman for an amazing round of net 71. Following 3 strokes behind Jamal Bakar at net 74 for 2nd place, and David Wong with net 79 for 3rd place. Everyone else didn’t do too well, but who can you blame after 5 months of golflessness?

Congratulations Anthony Sudarsan for finally getting your handicap. Now you can compete fairly! :slightly_smiling_face:

On the OOM table. Zack Rosli and Kevin Dorasamy fighting tooth and nail. Kevin took the leading spot away from Zack for just 1 week, and Zack is now back on top with 218 points. Jaime holding strong in 3rd place. This game’s winner Brian Trenaman moved up one spot to 7th place.

See full OOM table here: https://kualalumpurgolfersclub.com/order-of-merit/

This coming Sunday PM we’re at Uniputra golf course. We’ve understood that the course is priced super reasonably and the conditions are amazing too.

Join KLGC comp @ Uniputra this Sunday on Deemples. Guests welcomed. Payment deadline Friday 12 pm.

KLGC / JBGC OPEN 2021 RESUMES – in partnership with adidas Golf

After a long break from golf in Malaysia, we are finally back in action, and most golfers would have had 2 doses of vaccine + 14 day periods by October.

The remaining 3 KLGC / JBGC OPEN games partnered with adidas Golf will take place as follows:
20 Oct – Kota Seriemas GCC (KLGC OPEN)
17 Nov – Horizon Hills GCC (JBGC OPEN)
15 Dec – Seri Selangor GC (KLGC OPEN – FINALE)

If you’ve missed the first one on 7 April 2021 at Mines Golf Club, here are a few pictures so you know what happened.

Each participant from each game will get some amazing adidas Golf goodies, along with RM20k worth of adidas Golf prizes across 4 games.

At the same time, there’s a grand prize of an RM1700 adidas Golf makeover for the player with the best 4-game low net score!

Formats are the same:
Stroke Play (max score 10 per hole).

Only Deemples handicap will be used for these games. If you don’t have a Deemples handicap yet, get one by playing 5 games via Deemples and getting your scores submitted by your playing partners.

So what are you waiting for? Secure your slot by registering for KLGC / JBGC OPEN on the Deemples app. Search “adidas” on Deemples to find these games! Limited slots availability!

KLGC and JBGC games schedule

KLGC comp @ KRPM – 2 May 2021

The rare chance we get to play at KRPM. Greens and general golf course conditions were fantastic. The weather was amazing too, until it threatened to rain a few times, and we were so worried we couldn’t complete the game. But the rain didn’t happen, and we managed to finish!

We had 4 guests today, which 1 of them converted to a KLGC member during the game at KRPM. Welcome, Ichiro for joining!

We played from the whites this time, since blues were pushed back immensely. Even with that, only 5 players made it to net 70+, the rest were all in the 80+.

Congratulations to Kevin Dorasamy AGAIN for taking the win a few weeks in a row!! He comes in with net 72, 2 strokes ahead Nelson in 2nd place with net 74, and another 2 strokes ahead of David in 3rd with net 76. Parthiban and Jaime completes the top 5 with net 77 and net 78 respectively.

Today at KRPM was a regular weekly competition with no prizes, however John Charlton was kind enough to sponsor a bunch fo Otter Socks that are completely waterproof so you can golf in the rain and not have to worry about soaking feet! There were so many prizes that he brought that after giving prizes to all members, there was enough to go around to the guests too! 🙂

KLGC OOM Update:

This is so exciting. With this win, Kevin takes pole position for the first time away from Zack Rosli by 1 point with 212 vs 211. Jaime is also now ahead of Ricky in 3rd vs 4th with 199 vs 190. This looks like a battle of 4 players, and the rest are left in the dust.

Rid and Gary maintains 5-6th, Philip jumps to spots to 7th, pushing both Brian and CM down 1 spot each.

Exciting times. With the current MCO, probably another 6 months to go. So much more golf to play, much more to look forward to.

MCO Update:

6 districts in Selangor, and 2 federal territories KL and Putrajaya are back in MCO again. This doesn’t mean golf courses are closed, only means that you can’t travel inter-district, and can’t dine in.

Games will still go on during MCO, but OOM points won’t be awarded since not everyone can arrive at the venue from where they’re at.

This week we’re at SAASGCC, join here https://deemples.com/games/26434

Next week we’re at Impian, join here https://deemples.com/games/26915
Limited slots at Impian, so be quick!

KLGC Monthly Medal @ Glenmarie Golf & Country Club Valley course 25 April 2021

Last time we played at the Valley course of Glenmarie Golf & Country Club was 3 Glenmarie games ago. Last 2 times was at Garden golf course, and the members wanted a bit more of a “challenge” for the KLGC Monthly Medal this time around. Challenging it was!!! There were sooo many bunkers.

KLGC Monthly Medal @ Glenmarie result:

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Anyway, it looks like the bunkers weren’t a challenge for some. Leon D came in first with net 67! Congrats to Leon!! Kevin also had a net 67 and came in second. Yusuf Idris who rarely comes to play came in 3rd with a net 68. Top 3 were all sub-70 net scores!

Peter in 4th with net 71, and Jaime finished in 5th with net 72. Looks like all those under 20 years old are doing super super well!! Maybe we all should have started golf way earlier.

Skies were clear, and super sunny at some point. However, we still saw many of our Muslim friends who were fasting did super well on Sunday too. As Amir Zakaria said “fasting makes you swing slower, which then makes you perform better!”

Side games were on as usual with a small wager for best net on leaderboard hosted by Ramesh, and the Par 3 gross side game hosted by Kevin.

For the par 3 gross side game, Kevin and Nelson tied for 1st place with a gross of 13 on all 4 par 3s, winning RM72 each, whilst Yusuf, Ricky, and Azlan shared 3rd place getting RM12 each with 15 strokes on all 4 par 3.

For the net score side game, Ricky, Parthiban, Jaya, Kevin, Azlan, and Yusuf all doubled their money, taking it away from John, Nelson, David, Chai, Anand, and the host Ramesh 🙂

OOM updated here:

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Zack holds tight to his pole position on the OOM with 207 points. First player to breach the 200 point mark. Kevin and Jaime jumps up to 2nd and 3rd place respectively, with 197 and 188, pushing Ricky down to 4th with 185.

Rid gains one over Gary with 180 vs 166, whilst Brian jumps up 2 spots to 7th with 150, ahead of CM and John Charlton.

The rest of us are below 150 points, which could very easily change over the course of the next few weeks!

This week we’re at KRPM, so get your payments in early! 🙂 Join game here: https://deemples.com/games/26432

18 April 2021 – KLGC Comp @ KGSS

First KLGC game during Ramadan, at KGSS (Seri Selangor). They had an amazing promo of RM98 per person including a RM10 F&B voucher for each person. 20 of us played, even quite a few of our Muslim friends, who powered through the 18 holes.

Weather was stellar and most of us finished in 4 hours, more than enough time to go home, shower, and get ready to buka puasa, especially for our Muslim friends.

We had Justin Lee who finally got his Deemples handicap for today’s game. Radhi Ibrahim also got his handicap AFTER the game today 🙂 New member Dato Kw Leong joined us for the first time.

We had 2 side games happening as always, the par 3 gross competition hosted by Kevin and the net score side game hosted by Ramesh, to make things more exciting.

Kevin played an exception game today coming in 1st place with a net 68, off a hcp of 13. Congratulations to Kevin for the win!!! This win is 5 strokes ahead of Zack Rosli’s net 73 who came in 2nd, and Ricky R who came in 3rd with net 75. Who says performance drops whilst fasting? 🙂

Jaime Ross and Anthony Guo wraps up the top 5 with net 75 and net 77 respectively. The rest of us played like shit. But who cares, after all, it’s still good fun.


KLGC Comp @ KGSS full result:

We had Rid sport the brand new adidas Golf Stan Smith limited edition shoes, so sexy…

OOM here:

OOM Updates

This coming week is the KLGC Monthly Medal for April 2021 at Glenmarie Golf & Country Club Valley course. There are already about 50 of us joined in, so if you’re keen to play, join the game HERE

No one scored net under par!

Sunday’s game must have been a super tough one. It’s super rare to see no one scoring net under par. Usually, in a competition of about 20+, we’d definitely see 1-2 in the 70-71 net score range, but no, not this week around.

Uniputra Golf Club, nestled inside the compounds of University Putra Malaysia in Serdang, has a hidden gem of a golf course. With an unassuming club house, plain and simple, no fanfare, the golfing rates are very affordable for the quality of golf course that it provides.

Post-MCO rates are at about the RM100 mark, with Ramadan rates getting even cheaper. Anyway, 27 players signed up including 4 guests for the game:

Sunday 12:30PM
11 April 2021
Uniputra Golf Club

Best score that came in was a net 73 by Nelson Lee! Congratulation for winning this week’s game! Nelson is one of our lowest handicappers with a course handicap of 11 this week.

Coming in 2nd was Leong Kim Ming, followed by Ricky R in 3rd, and Stefan Ng in 4th – all with a net 74. Finishing up the top 5 is Jaime Ross with a net 75 – consistently making top 5 in almost all games!

OOM update:


Still hanging tight to the top 2 spots – Zack Rosli and Ricky R with 159 and 146 points respectively. Gary Kan moved up to 3rd with 138, pushing Rid Afzal down to 4th. 5-8th place still remains with CM, Kevin, Jaime, and Brian hanging on to their spots, while John moves up to 10th place.

It’s Ramadan month now, so we wish our Muslim members a happy Ramadan. Games will still go on. This week we’re at Seri Selangor at a all low under RM100 ramadan Sunday afternoon rate – join game HERE

If you’re searching for KLGC games, just search “KLGC” on deemples.

Stand a chance to win cool adidas golf prizes! Join the next KLGC OPEN game for the year, join them here —>

KLGC Open @ KGSS, 16 June
KLGC Open @ Seriemas, 20 Oct


KLGC OPEN @ Mines: How golf competitions can be done effortlessly and at scale.

KLGC Open Group Photo

KLGC OPEN is the first of a few open events for the club that is open for everyone to play and win prizes.

KLGC (Kuala Lumpur Golfers Club) normally plays a weekly Sunday afternoon competition amongst KLGC members. Members win prizes during monthly medals, and order of merit points for all games. Guests are welcome all the time but do not win prizes nor points. All games are played around the Greater Kuala Lumpur area.

The KLGC OPEN was designed so that more golfers can experience the spirit of KLGC before signing up as a member. A few things that KLGC is proud of are:
– Playing strictly by the rules of golf.
– An encouraging learning experience.
– Golf etiquette including punctuality.

Since KLGC uses the deemples app exclusively for all registration, payments, handicaps, score submission, and live results, it was easy for KLGC to extend these events to make the KLGC OPEN possible.


The run down leading to the event:

The first KLGC Open was held at The Mines Resort & Golf Club. All 108 players registered and made payment upfront with 5 days to go before the game. No manual bank transfers, no payment on the day, and everyone could see everyone’s payment status on the deemples app, so we knew who was in and who was out.

Golfers submitted their shirt sizes in the “notes to host” as they were joining the game, so it was easy for KLGC to know how many of what sizes to order.

Player groupings were sent to the club 1 day before the competition, so that the golf course had sufficient time to prepare scorecards, buggy arrangements and so on.

Goodies were also shipped to the golf club one day before the game.

Golfers were notified in the game chat on pairings, local rules, and itinerary for the day before the game day, so everyone knew what time to arrive and what to expect.


Game day:

The KLGC team was there early to put all goodies (adidas Golf shirt and caps) into the golfers’ respective buggies before golfers arrived, minimising time spent and resources required to give goodies out to golfers upon their arrival.

Golfers registered at the counter and was provided with their score cards and an information sheet on everything already announced in the game chat.

At 730am – Golfers made their way down to their respective buggies waiting for them, with their goodies nicely laid out.

At 745am, the host did a quick briefing explaining everything already in the game chat and information sheet, took a nice group pic with social distancing, and let everyone proceed to their tee box.

8am – the siren rang and 108 players teed off 🙂


After the competition:

Golfers returned to lunch prepared for them at the club.

Golfers also proceeded to submit scores into the Deemples app for their group. Golfers couldn’t submit their own scores, but required 2 other golfers to submit scores for them.

For more info on how score submission on deemples work:
https://deemples.com/golf-handicap-score-submission/
https://deemples.com/automated-game-results/


Results:

There were 56 prizes presented this game for 56 out of the 108 players. The competition was divided into 2 categories:
1- those with deemples handicaps (28 places)
2- those without deemples handicaps (28 places)

All prizes were provided by adidas Golf, which included a golf bag, adidas ZG21 BOA shoes, adidas wheel travel bags, and lotsa small prizes, and also complimentary green fee vouchers from Mines Golf Club!

The results are as follows:

KLGC Open @ Mines Full Result

For the category with Deemples handicap:

Anand Rajoo (KLGC member) took it away by a mind-blowing net 61, playing 10 under his handicap of 31, with a gross of 92. Congratulations to Anand for this stellar performance. Needless to say, his handicap index has immediately dropped from 27.4 to 25.3, a whopping 2.1 point drop.

Amir Luqman also played a killer round of net 64 coming in at 2nd, Hanis Hasanuddin at 3rd with net 66, and Alya Rahimee in 4th with net 67, and our second youngest player on the field at 16 years old, Leon D with a net 69 wrapping it up for 5th place.

6th onwards were all net 70 and above.

For the category without Deemples handicap:

Adyman Sulaiman took the win with an amazing gross 76. Congratulations!! Cva Gopal came in second with gross 77, and Syaiful Fara in 3rd also with gross 77. 4th and 5th place were Shahrin Muharam and Azman Mahadi with gross 79 and gross 80 respectively.

After all 56 prizes were given out SOP style, everyone sat back down for a nice group picture and went home happy.


Takeaways:

Most golf competitions in Malaysia play the System 36 handicap mainly because not everyone has access to a fair handicapping system. Now with the deemples handicap, everyone can have a fair handicapping system now at no cost. To learn more about the deemples handicap system, here: https://deemples.com/golf-handicap-deemples/

Most golf competitions in Malaysia also allow golfer to choose who they sit with. The KLGC was very firm on randomised pairing. As a competition, the integrity of it is only upheld if your score can be verified by another player. if players who knew each other scored each other, scores becomes questionable and integrity of the competition is compromised. After all, after the game, golfers were happy that they got to make new friends, going home with more friends than they arrived with 🙂

If technology is used to help organise, human resources required to run a competition like this is minimized, and can be done multiple times. Thankfully with the Deemples app, the KLGC can now run even more events for golfers.


Upcoming games:

There are a few more games with adidas prizes, hosted by KLGC and sister club JBGC (Johor Bahru Golfers Club). Schedule as follows:
KLGC OPEN – 16 June 2021 – Wednesday 8am @ Seri Selangor Golf Club
JBGC OPEN – 18 Aug 2021 – Wednesday 8am @ Horizon Hills Golf & Country Club
KLGC OPEN – 20 Oct 2021 – Wednesday 8am @ Kota Seriemas Golf & Country Club
Click on the games above or just search “adidas” on deemples to register yourself.

The KLGC also plays weekly on Sunday PM, and you can find all their games on deemples. Just search “KLGC” on deemples.

The JBGC also plays monthly on the weekend in Johor Bahru golf courses. Search “JBGC” on deemples.

To learn more how to be a member of KLGC, https://kualalumpurgolfersclub.com

4 April 2021 – Bukit Beruntung Golf Club

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Yet another stellar round for Zack Rosli, taking pole position with the only sub-70 net score of 69. Followed closely by CM Chai at net 70 for second place, and John Charlton at net 71 for 3rd. Seems like the rest struggled a bit with net 75 and up.

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Game result

Conditions must’n have been very welcoming at BBGC, always known as a narrow and challenging golf course.

32 players played this competition including 4 guests.

This is the new order of merit after this game:


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Latest OOM update

OOM update:
Zack Rosli is now back on top again with a whopping 148 points, Ricky R takes the 2nd place away from Rid with a 1 point gap of 126 vs 125, and coming in very closely in 4th is Gary Kan with 122 points ready to pounce anytime. CM and Kevin both move up 2 spots respectively to 5th and 6th from 7th and 8th, displacing both Jaime Ross and Brian Trenamen from 5th and 6th to 7th and 8th respectively.

We welcome new member Rizal 12 who came to play for the first time with KLGC! 🙂

The first KLGC OPEN is taking place today at The Mines Resort and Golf Club. The Open is open to all and all are eligible for prizes too, unlike the weekly competition for KLGC members where guests are also welcome to join but not win prizes or points.

Adidas Golf is coming in for prizes for this massive event that has 108 participants, and will be teeing off at 745am today. New ZG21 shoes are to be won along with a bunch of other prizes!

This weekend we’re at Uniputra, the last game before Puasa starts during the month of Ramadan. Join it here.

KLGC monthly medal @ Mines March 2021

The first quarter of 2021 saw only 3 games being played before today’s 1st monthly medal. Jan and Feb 2021 KLGC Monthly Medals were skipped due to the movement control order because of higher cases of COVID throughout the country.

Mines golf club was happy to host us for our first monthly medal of the year. This monthly medal was also a special one since it’s also the quarterly medal, so instead of earning 2x OOM points during regular monthly medals, participants were earning 3x OOM points for each position on the leaderboard.

Half of our players got our club shirts, so most of us were very happy to wear them during this monthly medal. This year’s club shirts were from Crest Link, and they’re the special peacock blue mandarin collar shirts that make us look like what Tiger would wear, less the skills.

Jason Kok wearing KLGC member’s shirt

30 members signed up. No guests this time. 1st place was in the running for 90 points, and would immediately propel the the winner to 1st on the OOM by 3x 🙂

Organisation by the Mines Club was superb. Buggies were all lined up for us by 12pm, so we could get ready and get to tee off on time. A lot of us couldn’t resist the amazing views by the Mines lake and caught a few more pictures in.

After a SUPER hot day and 4.5 hours, everyone completed 18 holes. Handicaps were super on point since there were many sharing the same net scores, making it a super close fight.

The one that stood out the most was Brian Trenamen, who came in 1st and won the monthly medal with a whopping net 64!! Beating 2nd place Zack Rosli (defending 2020 OOM champion) by a massive 7 strokes!! Jaime Ross, Rid Afzal, and CM Chai completed the top 5 with net 72, 72, 73 respectively.

The points that they gained are:

Prior to this game, Gary Kan, Rid Afzal, and Zack Rosli was leading in the OOM points with 37, 36, 34 points respectively. This is what it looks like after the KLGC monthly medal:
https://kualalumpurgolfersclub.com/order-of-merit/

Zack Rosli is now back at the top again, with 121 points, following closely by Rid at 117, Ricky at 108, and Gary and Jaime both at 103. Can Zack hold on to his rein? or would the rest catch up? We have 3 more quarters to go! Still early days.

This weekend we’re at Bukit Beruntung Golf Club and the week after we’re at Uniputra. Slots are already full for BBGC, but do watch out for slots opening up. There are still more slots for Uniputra, so make sure to sign up early! Click HERE to join now!

The whole competition was following strictly the Malaysian Golf Association SOP for competition:
1- plastic separators in buggies
2- no registration, since everything was done prior and digitally.
3- golfers went straight to buggies.
4- teed off in group of 4, no jumbos
5- no prize presentation. Just announcements of winners and winners came to pick up their own prize from the prize table.
For more info on how you can also run competitions following SOP, check out this video: