Growling Swan 03/04


Plutaluang – 3rd April 2017


John Edwards is first in greeting The Fleet!

Twenty Golfers ventured out to greet The Admiral and take on the challenge of Plutaluang. North and West nines from the yellow tees. Weather was on our side sun was out and a slight breeze kept the mercury down.

The course was in tip top condition and as usual the course was busy with quite a lot of golfers enjoying not only the great course that it is but the Great Price that we are charged. The greens have become a lot slicker than in the past, but played reasonably true considering the constant heavy traffic. As per usual, the gnarly crabgrass lies took their toll on most of the field.

Two Flights today catering for today’s numbers, A-Flight saw John Edwards take 1st (by the countback system) with Keith Buchanan being the unlucky golfer losing the countback.  Coming in third and again getting thru on a countback was Denis Steele.

B-Flight saw Frank Riley come up trumps yet again, talking about leaving the best to last well done mate It is always the cream that rises to the top. Second saw Tony Cook greeting the judges second with Cavin Kenyon filling third spot.

Today’s Winners:

A Grade (0-17)

1st John Edwards (16) 41 pts. c/b

2nd Keith Buchanan ((16) 41 pts.

3rd Denis Steele (12) 38 pts.

B Grade (18 + )

1st Frank Riley (23) 41 pts.

2nd Tony Cook (27) 37 pts.

3rd Cavin Kenyon (18) 35 pts.



N3 JJ Harney.

N6 Rod Weeks.

W3 JJ Harney.

W8 Rod Weeks.

Long Putt:

N9 Eric Black.

W9 JJ Harney.

Back at The Swan we welcomed back John Edwards, Colm Lawlor, Glenn Henriksen, Rod Weekes and Gary Barker. Then we had to say goodbye Frank Riley, Eric Black, both returning to Australia and Gerri Crilly heading to Aust to do some business. We wish you all safe journeys. Travel safe.

D-for, our charity collector, snaffled many donations and the players and patrons are thanked for their continued generosity. The donations go to the needy children of Pattaya.

The GS is a friendly golf outlet and welcomes golfers of all persuasions. We generally play on Mondays and Thursdays at any one of the fine courses around Pattaya. For some serious golf with a dash of fun, please contact Peter Grey for bookings or any information on 0861 503086.

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