Billabong 14/8

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14TH

GREEN VALLEY

STABLEFORD

Green Valley today was a hive of activity for, I would have thought, that virtually the whole of the maintenance staff were out in force, cutting hedges, sweeping up leaves, cutting grass  to prepare for the Singha Championship starting  next week. I just wonder what the pros. will think about the large, ugly areas that are in evidence around the course for, I assume,  these will have to be  marked GUR. I hope they have sufficient spray paint. The ladies, once again- no surprise there, had some amazing rounds of golf. 39 points , although a good round in itself, only occupied 3rd place for Miss Sasicha (20) with three 1 pointers on the back nine putting an end to an even better round to the day but  two points behind Miss Lynn (9) who must be pleased with the final count of 41 points, a  76 gross with 11 pars and 2 birdies, dropping shots on only 2 holes on the back nine. But  Miss May (12) won the day with 42 points which included 11 pars and 1 birdie showing how difficult to beat at the moment. Jeff North (10) edged a countback over Arch Armstrong (10) for 3rd place both on 34 points, with three 1 pointers on the way home but a birdie on the 18th rewarded him with 4 points and bragging rights. Peter Terry (20) fell away after the turn with 3 double bogies showing a return of 15 points but William Peach (20) was well out in front with 38 points. Three  2s today going to Miss Lynn, Miss Nu and Miss Sasicha. I would like to offer a thought for the day. If trees are 90% air, why is it that we always hit the other 10%.

William

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