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The Yak Golf Community Cup 2017

Volcanic activity … meh, we headed up to the hills and smashed small white balls around a magnificent caldera course at Bali Handara Golf Resort, truly a spectacular setting in the north of Bali. #weareinbalinow

VIP celebrity chef Farah Quinn joined us courtesy of @exoticridesbali who provided a superb four-door Maserati as transport from the Bali National Golf Villas in lieu of our regular Sky Tours helicopter, sadly in for service this weekend.

But speed was not the issue, and the event saw 50 players battle it out for the top prize of Heligolf – a trip with the Bali Adventure Tours helicopter at their leisure up and back down again including lunch.

The day started with our regular busy set up – giving the golfers among us a chance for an extra round before Practice Day on Friday the 13th, which saw an enthusiastic group carry on their play to the new clubhouse at Handara. Jaguar and Range Rover cars were beautifully provided by PT Nadia Graha Auto.

Proudly sponsored by Albens Cider and Stark Beer, the evening was terrific fun and gave some of our keener participants something to think about in the morning tee off at 8am.

The weather was spectacular for both days, with glorious sunshine flooding the course and giving all players a great opportunity to score well.

Along the way there was entertainment from our sponsors to keep us well fueled until the awards show in the afternoon, beautifully decorated by Bloomz and sponsored by El Kabron with awesome tapas, King Kebab with tasty kebabs, Plaga and Hatten Wines, and Freixenet Cava, as well as great Mexican ice creams from Paletas Wey. Prizes were sponsored by hotels and resorts, as well as Sunbrella, Atlas Pearls and Deus Ex Machina.

We would like to thank all our great supporters, who gave us such awesome prizes, not only for the main categories but also for raffle prizes. Our thanks go specifically to #paletaswey #oakley #plataranresorts #supaprintbali #ripcurlschoolofsurf #sunbrella #torigolfbali #wakaganggaresort #theungasan #waterbombali #albenscider #anantaraseminyak #balifusarongs #kykullo #deuscustoms #kingkebabbali #lillalane #nadiaautograha #elkabron #freixenet #atlaspearls #balidinastyresort #balifoodsafari #skytours #baligreenbikes

As ever, winners were grinners, and with such great support from sponsors there wasn’t an empty hand in the room when it came to prize giving. No-one went home alone.

The best prizes of course went to the winners, and here they are:

BEST TEAM WINNER OVERALL Sponsored by Bali Adventure Sky Tours. Winners Are Grinners: Dave Nicholls, Hans Shults, Nuno Taixeira, Moyo Moyo Average Stableford: 36.75

FIRST RUNNER UP Sponsored by Freixenet Cava, Bali Food Safari and Deus Ex Machina, Team Rudi Rudi Santoso, Tut De, Anom Triana, Udino Average Stableford: 35.5

SECOND RUNNER UP Sponsored by Ripcurl School Of Surf, Team King Kebab Thomas Andrew, Jenny De Blecourt, Robbert Wille, Ronald Jenkens Average Stableford : 35.25

BEST PLAYER MEN’S Sponsored by The Ungasan Made Ade, 2 over par, Stableford: 39

BEST PLAYER WOMEN’S Sponsored by Soori Bali, Neneng, 6 over par Stableford: 38

BEST DRESSED TEAM Sponsored by Oakley Team Farah Quinn

NEAREST TO THE LINE Sponsored by St Regis  Jenny De Blecourt, Hole 5

LONGEST DRIVE MEN’S Sponsored by Tori Golf, Hans Shults, Hole 15

LONGEST DRIVE LADIES Sponsored by Tori Golf, Lidya Chandra, Hole 15

NEAREST TO THE PIN Sponsored by Waka Hotel and Resort, Made Ada, Hole 2

NEAREST TO THE PIN Sponsored by Bali Dynasty Resort, Baz Ebert, Hole 4

NEAREST TO THE PIN Sponsored by Anantara Seminyak, Panchaud, Hole 14

And thank you once again to all our fabulous sponsors:

And more great pics of the event here!

#yakgolf. Look out for our next event coming soon!

#paletaswey #oakley #plataranresorts #supaprintbali #ripcurlschoolofsurf #sunbrella #torigolfbali #wakaganggaresort #theungasan #waterbombali #albenscider #anantaraseminyak #balifusarongs #kykullo #deuscustoms #kingkebabbali #lillalane #nadiaautograha #elkabron #freixenet #atlaspearls #balidinastyresort #balifoodsafari #skytours #baligreenbikes #starkbeer #plagawine #royaltulip #cocoonmedicalspa