Tuesday The 3rd May 2016: Khao Kheow (Stableford) Been a bit warm of late and still the Golfers venture forth and walk around in the Sun. Well some do, and on this day the scribe and his two playing partners zoomed off in their carts and were around in an easy three hours, leaving the walkers way behind and it has to be ...
Kenny Aihara, our first winner of 5 Monthly Medals
Monday 25th – Green Valley – Stableford – White Tees
1st – Rusty Barfield (5) 39 points
2nd – Alan Rothwell (7) 35 points
3rd – Brian Carr (27) 34 points
It was a week of records, a week of firsts and a week of great play from ...
Rothwell on a Roll!
Monday 11th – Green Valley – Stableford – White Tees
1st – Alan Rothwell (7) 38 points
T-2nd – Phil Smedley (15) 28 points
T-2nd – Brian Carr (27) 28 points
This is a roundup of our golf over the last fortnight as we were (fortunately) away on our Songkran Trip to Khao ...
Monday, April, 25 Mountain Shadow G.C. Blue Tees -- Medal --
1st Colin Greig (12) 73 net cb
2nd Mashi Kaneta (16) 73
3rd Mark Stanley (8) 74
Mark Stanley, Al Collinge, Ross Schiffke, Gerry Cooney.
Four groups turned out for our trip to this popular course which is unfortunately ...
Hot golfing week
On Tuesday 26th April we went to Khao Keow. The course was as usual in perfect condition. You could see that the lakes suffered of the drought. It was quiet on the course, the low season is there. We had an enjoyable game. Today Willem Lasonder (17) took the lead and won with 35 stable ford points. ...
One of our favorates Bangpakong was the the game today up
Route 7 for 70 minutes. Swift checking and off the first tee on time under sunny skies and
Very hot conditions all day. The course was in fine condition but no run due to heavy
It was our first game in over a month after the Songkrong Haiatis
down sukumvit for 45 minutes. Easy checking and off the east one 45 minutes early under
partly cloudy skies and a cooling breeze all day. The course was in fine condition with
Back in the clubhouse it was welcomes to Marie and ...
Dave Cooper Wins Monthly Mug Mashi Repeats As GOM!
Hi Golfers. We have two kinds of days now, Hot and Hotter, but still 18 golfers showed up for this VIF – Very Important Friday. It was another alignment of the stars where the Monthly Medal Mug and the Golfer of the Month award came on the same day! Everyone ...
Alistair Beats Satita On Count Back!
This was our first game after returning from our very successfull Kanchanaburi Golf Trip and combining once again with Colin Golf Bar we had a very healthy field of 17 ready to play the best value for money golf course in the region, Greenwood. Now that 331 is almost finished the ...
IBBY ECSTATIC WITH MONTHLY MUG WIN!
“TODAYS GAME WAS SPONSORED by STEVE YOUNGER.”
The buses left The Growling Swan on time at 8.30 am, drove on a lovely new highway road and were safely at the entrance to Greenwood Golf Club fifty minutes later….amazing how the new smooth road cut ten minutes off the usual one ...
Mashi Masters Mountain
Hi Golfers. Its the hot part of the hot season, yet still many intrepid (or stupid) golfers regularly show up to play. Most even opt to walk, clearly proving the heat clouds judgment. Speaking of clouds, there were no merciful clouds this day to give even a hint of relief. The Tropical ...
THE COACH TAKES HOME “THE ANZAC DAY MEDAL”
We had two mini buses ready to transport 15 golfers to Khao Kheow for another testing round of golf.
To set the day we all assembled at The Swan to take part in the playing of The Ode, The Last Post and of course 2 min silence, rum & milk was being served (as is the ...
Angkor Golf Resort
Our good friends at Angkor Golf Resort supplied the Major Raffle Prize at the Charity Classic that was worth about 30,000 Baht.
They have 2 great events coming up.
Check them out here…
Mick Coghlan Trims Greenwood
It is our first post-Songkran golf outing, and Greenwood was on the rotation. Many people came back with stories of their Songkran Avoidance Trips, while others told how they got involved in water fights - willingly or otherwise. The season is slow, hot, and many are still traveling, but ...
Saturday 16th April Blue Sapphire Stableford A&B Blue Tees
1st Les Cobban (8) 35
2nd Lee Butler (19) 33 oco
3rd Mark Stanley (8 ) 33
Les Hall, Lee Butler, Mark Stanley, Colin Gregg.
The full cast of 12 players headed out to the Canyon course which is about 30 minutes from ...
On Tuesday 19th April we went to the Emerald with just one group of people who wanted to escape the Songkran water festival. It was a few months ago we played here. We found a quiet course in a good condition. It was for us a strange experience that the price for walking was higher than the all in price ...
HAPPY BIRTHDAY STEVE YOUNGER…………
Fourteen golfers turned out to have a crack at Parichat Golf Course, this is the first visit that we as an outlet were going out to pl;ay. Numbers are still a bit low as we are recovering from that wasted exercise called “Songkram”.
Price for our game was B1400.00 ...
PSC Stableford Championship May 10th and 11th
The May monthly tournament is a 2 day 1 night trip away to Lotus Valley and Royal Hills. It is an all inclusive trip of transport, accommodation, meals (packed lunch day 1 buffet dinner day 1, buffet breakfast day 2 buffet lunch day 2), refreshments on the bus, green fees, ...
Monday 11th April Mountain Shadow Stableford
The low season is upon us as we only had a turnout of 9 golfers for this popular venue which is unfortunately suffering from the lack of rain at this time of year. This however had no effect on the scores as Colin Greg managed to score 36 points and record the only level par ...
Willem Lasonder on fire at Treasure Hill
On Tuesday 12th April we went to Treasure Hill. We have been pleasantly surprised, that the road works on the 331 almost have been finished. The course was in good condition and it was a hot day with little bit a breeze. Anyway we enjoyed it to play there. Willem Lasonder (18) ...
Ricey comes up Trumps on a close game.
With Songkran upon us golfers were at a shortage unlike the water that is being tossed about here in Pattaya, it’s a time of year that brings back sad memories to us all here at The Swan. Twelve months ago we lost an avid golfer and a good friend in Mark Henkel. Mark we all miss ...
we next play on Friday the 22nd so have a fine time. D.B.
Tuesday The 12th April 2016: Pattana ( Stableford ) Well it is that time of the year again, when all sensible Golfers depart Pattaya prior to a week plus of getting soaked every time you go out of the door. Whilst non of us are against a couple of days , 8 or ...
Peter LeNoury, Darren Boyle and Mike McCluskey back at TGC.
Monday 4th – Green Valley – Stableford – White Tees
T-1st – Peter LeNoury (13) 39 points
T-1st – Darren Boyle (21) 39 points
3rd – Michael McCluskey (20) 37 points
As a reminder, The Golf Club will be closed for ...
1st Geoff Parker (15) 36 points
2nd Les Cobban (8) 36
3rd Neil Carter (17) 34
1st Tore Eliassen (21) 37
2nd Frank Quinlan (28)35
3rd Trevor Priestly (23)35
Trevor Priestly,Geoff Parker,Tore Eliassen.
A good turnout of 18 players made their way through the pineapple ...
The Coach says goodbye in style!
As we assembled at The Swan all golfers showed up enthusiastically with eager anticipation on playing that great golf course Pleasant Valley, being a good 5 months since we last journed there.
Twenty six on the starting sheet but alas only twenty players as Cindy Lauper (Sandy Leiper) ...