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After a couple of weeks performing below my best I was looking to finish this stretch of events on a high. This weeks tournament was played in Kedah, Malaysia at the Darulaman Golf & Country Club.

Getting my practice round in on the Tuesday (in between some of the heaviest rain I have seen) I liked what I saw and was confident that I could perform well and be in the mix come Saturday. It was a good layout with greens that were relatively slopey so it was going to be important to put the ball in the right spots to have good birdie opportunities.

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2nd green during Tuesday’s practice round

After firing rounds of 72 (E) 72 (E) the first 2 days I found myself further back than what I wanted but still very much in the mix as the scores were tightly bunched. I created some opportunities the first couple of days but had let them slip by so was looking to take advantage over the last couple of rounds.

Unfortunately the weekend pretty much played out the same as Day 1&2. I probably hit the ball from tee to green a little better but really struggled on the greens and failed to really get anything going, whenever I felt like something was starting to build I would throw in a silly 3 putt or something  (5 x 3putts over last 2 days). Ended up shooting 71 (-1) 71 (-1) to finish the tournament at 286 (-2) and T-27th

Overall the last stretch of events certainly didn’t deliver the results I was aiming for, however with the disrupted preparation due to my bad back in Taifong and me not feeling that confident with my swing and game I am happy to have made the weekend at each tournament. Very pleased with how I was able to grind away in each event and it has shown me that even with my B and C games I can compete and be in the mix.

Back home now for 4 weeks before my next ADT event in Indonesia, will continue to work hard with the coach and be ready to fire in that event.

One thought on “PGM Darulaman Championship

  1. Hi Martin, The result not what you are looking for but at least you are making the cut and playing on the weekends where the money starts. Hope to catch up back at home, Regards
    Leon Camp

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