The Growling Swan 04/07

Crilly beats a bad back to take the Points!

With a small field of 17 golfers they made up for the numbers with the enthusiasm shown by our golfers. One needs to ask was it the cheap rates offered up by The Big Navy Course or the chance to play the course that it is. We played East and South from the yellow tees nominated by today’s captain. Big Navy can be daunting to some but personally I find it a challenging course.

Once again this course was in great nick with the greens playing true. There was a threat of rain but that passed as quick as it arrived. Fairways had a bit of run and there was plenty of water to challenge all golfers as it was placed, sometimes at 2 or 3 locations on the one hole.

Geri came out guns blazing and was determined to not let his back beat him on the day. With only one division it was Geri with 41 points a good score on the day. Filling the other places were Denis Steele, with The Viper and Glenn Henriksen made up the four spots. Good winning scores today!

Results for Plutaluang

Division A.

1st Geri Crilly (27) 41 pts

2nd Denis Steele (13) 39 pts

3rd Mark Stapleton (19) 37 pts

4th Glenn Henriksen (12) 36 pts

Near Pins.

East 2 – Denis Steele

East 6 – Mark Stapleton

South 4 – Denis Steele

South 7 – Patrick Poussier

Long first putts

East 9 – Ebrahim

South 9 – Geri Crilly

D-For was the happy recipient of many donations for the needy children of Pattaya and the golfers are thanked for their generosity, as always.

The GS is a friendly golf outlet and caters for and encourages all golfers male and female to have a hit at any of our weekly outings. We generally play Mondays and Thursdays at one of the many fine golf courses in and around Pattaya. Please contact Peter Grey if you are interested on

0861 503086.


The Growling Swan also caters to the bowls enthusiasts. Bus transport departs the GS on Sundays at 10 AM to play at The Retreat. The cost including return bus transport, bowling fees and a hot lunch is less than 400 baht so great value for a day out.

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