EPGA is turning heads

November 9, 2017

Robert Bicknell has spent the past 20 years championing the need for a top quality Junior Golf programme in Vietnam. With the arrival of the Els Performance Academy he has finally got his wish. Okay, let me say this straight off the bat – if you want to improve your game or if you have … Read more

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Scandal & Idol

July 5, 2017

Expert Robert Bicknell digs into Tiger’s recent scandal and its impact on the legend’s position as a role model for kids and young golfers.  I really don’t want to write about this particular topic, but the editors insisted on it. Frankly, I don’t believe in kicking a man when he’s down, not even Tiger Woods. … Read more

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Time to play for money

June 13, 2017

Does Vietnam’s golf scene have what it takes to get a local professional golf tour off the ground? Robert Bicknell looks for an answer. If you’ve been following some of the Facebook posts from local golfers, you will see quite a few different issues being kicked around. There are posts about golf rules, annual dues, … Read more

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A sign of the times…

May 6, 2017

A hole-in-one (ace) is truly the luckiest shot in golf and not much more than that. So why do people expect prizes in yet another case of wanting more for less? You can hit a great shot right at the hole and see it refuse to drop. Or you can shank a shot, bounce it … Read more

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Golfer & Caddie

April 13, 2017

To fully understand the sometimes fractious relationship between golfer and caddie, one needs to first understand there are always two sides to a coin. Recently, there have been numerous complaints from a certain segment of players in Vietnam about the cost of caddies and the benefits a player receives. I’ll be upfront about my position … Read more

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