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D.O.G.S. Third Round at Rancamaya Golf & Country Club

Hail the D.O.G.S.!!!

So we came to the third round in this Eclectic Series with another fantastic turnout of 70 players. The weather forecast was not promising but, as is ever the case, the golfing Pawang Hujan was kind and we enjoyed a beautiful afternoon with the usual shot gun start and everyone finishing in reasonable time.

A few new faces as usual so a big welcome to Adam Green, Bram Van Hoof, Jason Mundy, Karl Park, John Lumbaraja and Charlie Ryals - and a few faces we haven't seen for a while, Craig Stewart, Erwin Groeneweg, Ezra Alexander, Jesus Ortiz, Dave Keddington and Thjis Penning - good to see you back guys!

So, to the play: Nearest to the Pin honours went to Jens Roestel and Jim Korbilas, the Longest Drive prizes went to Anirudh Katre and Charlie Ryals. Accurate approach shots meant that Roger Finnie and Sami Kekonen went home with the Drive & Pitch prizes. Robson Drumond, with only 9 putts on the front nine and 13 on the back became this week's Putting Champion with one of the lowest totals we've had in a while - congrats for missing all the greens Robson!

Dave Keddington decided to rush off immediately after his round so he wouldn't have to collect the Booby Prize this week - must surely be his first! Sandra Novita enjoyed her afternoon walk taking this week's Most Exercise trophy home.

Anirudh Katre showed us how this course should be played winning the Lowest Gross - not for the first time! Count backs prevailed again with Dan Swinburne having to settle for the Runner Up prize despite 44 points - tough that one! - leaving the way for Siti Fatimah having a great round and becoming this week's Champion and taking the Little Dog home.

What a spectacular backdrop for the prize giving!

A big congratulations to all our winners this week!!

Kevin "Yo Dogs" Dobson creaming one down the fairway!

Followed by Andrew Goode....

and David Moore...

So now we have reached the half-way stage in the race for the Big Dog and Blue jacket with only 2.9 points separating the top 5. Holger leads the way at the moment but the chasing pack of Manish, Anirudh, JB and David Moore are not that far behind. There's still 3 rounds to go so please check out the full standings on our Leaderboard page or in the myGolf2u app.

We have reached the halfway point of this tournament and will take a one week break for Idul Fitri. As it will be 2 weeks until our next round it's best to sign up now so you don't need to worry about getting to it. Don't forget to let Rod know your preferred playing partners. Please also make sure you have confirmed that your preferred playing partners are their preferred paying partners! May I also give you a gentle reminder to hand me your scorecards as soon as you have finished - and entered your scores into myGolf2u - it helps get the results all done as quickly as possible - thanks. Please note that signing up early helps a lot in getting things ready with the club - thanks.

  • Where: Rancamaya Golf & Country Club

  • When: Saturday, April 29, 2023

  • Tee Off: 12:00

  • Green Fee: 990.000 IDR. Includes cart and caddie fee

Please don't forget there is NO GAME NEXT WEEK.

To register:

See you all on the course.

Rod & jb

Special Announcement

We are getting closer to the big weekend at Rancamaya so here are the details (which can also be found on our dedicated page):

Friday 12th May: JAWS are hosting a game on the Friday afternoon - sign up is through the usual JAWS system and myGolf2u.

Saturday 13th May: This is the day of the D.O.G.S./TeeSet 2 person Charity Scramble game. Tee off will be at 12pm. Registration is open on myGolf2u so please sign up and let Rod know your 2 person team as soon as possible. The match fee is IDR200.000 per person with all proceeds going to the Charity. The charity for this event is the Panti Asuhan Kristen Karena Doa - an orphanage in Sawangan -

This game will be followed by a BBQ party upstairs in the club house starting at around 6:30pm - lots of food and drink and the prize giving for the scramble. The cost - IDR365.000 per person payable on the night or in advance as you chose. Please let either Rod or Roger Finnie know if you are coming and whether you will have a plus 1.

Sunday 14th May: This is the sixth and final round of the D.O.G.S. Eclectic competition so the Big Dog will come out to play - with his Blue Jacket. We will also have the annual matchplay against TeeSet for the Juergen Degert Trophy. If you would like to play for the D.O.G.S. please let Captain Dougie know as soon as possible.

For all these events please sign up as soon as possible so we can get an early indication of numbers to let the starters know and for catering purposes for the BBQ - thanks.

For those wishing to stay overnight for any of the weekend nights please make your own arrangements - there's plenty of choice in the area as well as the R Hotel right next door to the club house.

It promises to be a great weekend so get signed up and come and join the fun!


The Rules and what it means when we play.

Courtesy of fellow Dog, Jens Roestel, R&A First Grade Umpire.

This week we share a video on what is allowed on the putting green.




If you would like to purchase a D.O.G.S. shirt please get in touch with John Brown or send an email to

WhatsApp Groups

We have 2 WhatsApp groups for members; our Chatter group which is used for sharing jokes and non-D.O.G.S. related information and our Updates group where we share information specific to D.O.G.S. rounds. If you would like to be added to either or both of these groups please send us an email with your cell phone number to

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