It was a momentous occasion when Golf Asia’s Golf Experience came to a successful conclusion on 5th May 2021 at the Laguna National Golf and Country Club.
This past year and a half have been both a boon and a challenge for golf - the global lockdown on travel has seen the burgeoning return of past, current and new golfers eager to get outdoors and onto green fairways. And while socially distanced golf has been the norm, there remained a section of the golfing fraternity thirsting for just a little more beyond that of the usual foursome among friends.
That groundswell of desire was reason enough to stage Golf Asia’s Golf Experience, a specially curated event for readers of the magazine. Despite and because of the changed golfing landscape, it was time to re-connect for the common love of the game, and perhaps have some fun.
Within 24 hours of the event’s announcement, 50 Golf Asia readers more than quickly seized the opportunity for a first-hand experience of the performance of Cobra Golf’s latest Radspeed drivers and Puma golf apparel, all while indulging in their favourite pastime.
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IN CHEF WE TRUST
These six newly opened or revamped Japanese restaurants offer omakase menus that’s entirely dependent on seasonality and quality, the chef’s whims and your taste for adventure.
MODERN ERA OF COOKING
Epicure takes a closer look at the science behind healthier, modern day cooking methods that claim to maximise the nutritional content of food.
THE NEXT BIG THING
Indonesia’s premium artisanal distilleries are positively flourishing. epicure investigates the growth and talks to the spirit-makers about their award-wining gin and grappa.
Since opening its door eight years ago, Cuca remains to be a mainstay of Bali’s leading dining destination. epicure talks to Kevin Cherkas and Virginia Entizne about its enduring recipe.
GOLF ASIA'S GOLF EXPERIENCE 2021
A specially curated event for readers of Golf Asia
THE SUMMER OF ENGLISH SPARKLING WINES
Largely consumed domestically, English sparkling wines are increasingly available in Singapore and pouring at a restaurant near you. We explore the rise of this new wine region.
Roots, Heritage And Determination
Chef Sun Kim’s culinary journey has been nothing short of being transformative as his restaurant Meta symbolises and celebrates the metamorphosis of a chef finally coming into his own.
An Ode To Heritage
Three hotels in Mexico, Bali and Singapore are paying homage to their locality and environment.
Fresh And Healthy Eating
Sasha Conlan, founder of Sasha’s Fine Foods, reveals what it takes to be an ethical online grocer and have a carbon neutral delivery fleet while supporting local farmers.
Your Go-To Source For Japanese Premium Meats
Anzu Meat Factory is set to be a key player in bringing affordable premium Japanese meats to meat lovers in Singapore.
BASS CENTRE Ashbory
Time for something a little different, suggests our Editor...
In every issue, we bring you a noteworthy interview from the bass vaults, from far-off times when gigs were plentiful and a virus meant no more than a day in bed. This month: Marcus Miller, interviewed in 2012
FOUR of the BEST
It’s 50 years this year since Led Zeppelin released their immense fourth album, cementing their position in music history and inspiring the playing of a million guitar-shop visitors. The band’s Quiet One, bassist John Paul Jones, was on astounding form throughout Half a century since that high point, we revisit his bass parts and ask how it was that JPJ became the leading rock bassist of his generation...
Bassist and songwriter Lena Morris on the catalyst that sent her into the low frequencies
Spice up your bass tones, says Mike Brooks
PICKING LARGE INTERVALS
Welcome! To finish off our exploration of pick playing, we’re going to look at a couple of things related to playing bigger intervals. As we’ve noted before, every technique takes on a whole new level of difficulty when we start to move it across the strings, but it can get even harder when we want to be able to control how long each note lasts.
With his new album, Two Roses, Israeli upright bassist Avishai Cohen achieves a career high. We meet the master
PUTT IT THERE
We meet the veteran jazz bassist— and occasional James Bond adversary —Putter Smith.
Carlos Santana’s long-time bassist Benny Rietveld reflects on a career at the front line of expression
The Atlanta-based rock quintet Blackberry Smoke return with a new album, You Hear Georgia. Bassist Richard Turner explains the thinking behind the big tones