OJAO was established in 2015
by the initiative of the Chairman of Pondok Indah Golf Club (PIGC),
chaired by Mr. Freddy Gondowibowo who also one of the organizer of
PB-PGI, with the purpose of developing, training, funding and looking
for talented amateur golfers in Indonesia.
From all the
lobbying efforts that have been done, finally Olympic Golf Club, a golf
club in West Java willing to cooperate with its main golf organization,
which is PGI Pengprov Jabar, and Emeralda golf course to create a
national event with the title Olympic Jabar Amateur Open (OJAO).
The success of the event can be seen from the enthusiasm from all
Pengprov in sending their talented golfers to test their skills and add
more experiences in competing in a national level event, especially when
they were freed from registration fees and accommodations, which was the
kind of support they have been expecting all these years.
It is the
results and responses of OJAO that make all the founders of OJAO believe
to continue holding OJAO and make it as an annual event.
achieving tremendous great success in 2016, starting 2017 the committee
has decieded to raise the level of OJAO from a national to an annual
"The purpose of OJAO is to increase skils, performances and experiences
of Indonesian amateur golfers at international level."