30+ handicap tips

October 11, 2018

The single best way to learn how to play golf and eliminate unnecessary future head and heartaches is to find a qualified instructor from the very first day. By Robert Bicknell I love it when the editors ask me to write about certain subjects, such as this month when they asked how a 30-hdcp player … Read more

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Golf “leagues” in Vietnam

August 7, 2018

With every passing day, there seems to be yet another golf “club” popping into existence. Is this actually good for golf or not? By Robert Bicknell With every passing day, there seems to be yet another golf “club” (an association, not an actual property-based playing facility – in the U.S. we called them “leagues”) popping … Read more

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CADDIES Grassroots of any course

July 6, 2018

The reasons for caddies were cultural, legal, but all that aside, do players in Vietnam actually need a caddie? By Robert Bicknell When tourists from the west come to Vietnam, the first thing they notice is that caddies are mandatory at all the golf courses, unlike back home where a caddie is a luxury. In … Read more

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Ho to be a golf star

January 16, 2018

PEOPLE WONDER HOW PLAYERS SUCH AS MORIYA AND ARYIA JUTANUGARN, THAIS WHO PLAY ON THE LPGA, MANAGED TO MAKE IT. COMING FROM POOR BACKGROUNDS, THEY CERTAINLY DIDN’T HAVE EVERYTHING HANDED TO THEM BY WEALTHY PARENTS. SO, HOW DID THEY MANAGE TO CLIMB TO THE TOP OF THE PILE? So why did they make it and … Read more

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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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