Apple’s Irish Bar 15/1

On Tuesday 5th January we played at Khao Kheow  with a good turnout of 4 groups. The course was in very good condition with particularly slick greens. There was only one 2 which was Big Stan, whose envelope was quickly hijacked by Miss Lek. In 4th place with 35 pts was past captain, Ian Corica (25). Ian lost out to current Captain Gerry Conway(19) . In 2nd place was another past captain with a very good 37pts was Rudy Regenass (21). But literally head and shoulders above everyone else ,with a brilliant 40 pts was Shaun Pullen (13).

A very good turnout of 5 groups at Pattana on Friday 8th Jan. where the course was in excellent condition. We had perfect golfing conditions with stiff breeze in our faces for most of the day . Had we had some rain it would have been perfect Irish conditions. We had 4 winners in the 2’s club, Rudy x2, Derek and Captain Gerry. 2nd in B Flight (20+) with 33pts was Rudy “Bitcoin” Regenass (20). Taking 1st place with 34pts. was Ian ” ah god that’s not a gorilla ” Corica (25). 2nd in A Flight, losing out on the Back/9 was in form Shaun Pullen (13). Taking the A Flight honours , also with 37pts , B/9 19 was Captain Gerry. Is this going to be the trend for the year Gerry ??. The overall winner on the day with a terrific 38 pts was Dubliner Derek Phillips (12) On Tuesday 12th we were at Burapha, which is always a pleasure to play. The course was in excellent condition as long as you didn’t venture too fat into the rough, as it should be !!.  No 2’s today ,so the pot goes forward to KK on Friday.  In 4th place, with 34pts, B/9 ,16pts was Dave Smith (11). In 3rd place . In 3rd also with 34pts, B/9 18pts, was Rudy Regenass (21)).  In 2nd and back on the podium, after a long absence, with 36pts was Tom Gorey (19).  But taking the spoils on the day, with the help of a super birdie on the last hole (9A) , with a great 37pts was Paul Greenaway (12).

On Friday 15th we returned to the lovely Khao Kheow, who gave us a loyalty reward of 1,100 all in, a very pleasant surprise. Conditions were perfect for golf on a great course. There was only 1 winner of the 2’s Club, with the fluke of the decade, Glyn Davies. In 3rd place with 35pts, beating Glyn on the B/9 was the Cockney Irishman, Jim Reid. In 2nd with 36pts was Andy ” you wouldn’t go as far on your holidays” Woodhall (10).  But back on top of the podium today after a very long absence , with a great 39pts was Tom “keep the bars closed” Gorey (19)

Captain Gerry with Shaun Pullen

Captain Gerry with Andy Woodall

Çaptain Gerry with Tom Gorey


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