Thursday, November 17, 2011
Home Team Exceeds Expectations At SEA Games
After keeping golf fans throughout Indonesia on edge for days, eventually the host golf team exceeded expectations at the 26th SEA Games in Indonesia 2011, which ended on Thursday (17/11) on the New Course Jagorawi Golf & Country Club.
Indonesia's ladies golfer Tatiana came out as champion and won an individual gold medal after a play-off against Pinrath L from Thailand with a total score of 217 (74-74-69). Pinrath had to settle for a silver medal while Dottie Ardina (Philippines) got the bronze medal.
The hosts ladies golf team, consisting of Tatiana, Juriah and Ika Woro Palupi, also won the gold medal in ladies team event number with a total score of 439.
Meanwhile, the two gold medals in the men's division went to Thailand, with the men's individual's gold taken by Rattanon from Thailand, with a total score of 2 under (75-68-73-70), and the men's team gold medal for the Thai team consisting of Rattanon, Natiphong, Chanachok and Poom.S with a total score of 865. Individual silver medal was taken by Natipong S (Thailand) with a score of 290 (70-75-72-73) and bronze medals won by George Gandranata (Indonesia) with a score of 291 (70-81-70-70).
Indonesia's men's golf team consisting of George Gandranata, Ian Andrew, and Suprapto Rinaldi won the silver medal team event with a total score of 873.
Bronze medal went to the Malaysian team of Abel Tam, Arie Fauzi, Kenneth De Silva and Low Khai Jei with a total score of 889.