The Growling Swan 05/09

Denis Steele and Rona Play the Field!

In high spirits the standard Monday field of twenty five punters gathered in Soi Chaiyapoon eagerly awaiting the challenge ahead. Final series in Australian football is closer and a lot of bus chatter was based on that.

The challenge being Khao Kheow, a great course at a great price was what we were to look forward too. Weather was on our side so I guess it was all left up to us. We played courses A & C from the yellow tees with of course our ladies were to go from the red tees.

Two Flights were the order of the day A Flight were for golfers 0 to 18. Denis Steele came up trumps taking out that flight with 37 points, closely followed by our “Court Jester” JJ Harney. With Hugh Knox taking out 3rd spot in his last game for this trip.

B Flight Rona Carungay handing in an impressive card of 44 points. A great effort Rona, I keep telling you Skilts, “She is coming to get you” Coming in second was Patrick Poussier with John Anderson taking 3rd ,beating Cindy Lauper on a count back.

Results for Khao Kheow

A grade 0 – 18

1st Denis Steele (12) 37 pts

2nd John J Harney (14) 36 pts

3rd Hugh Knox (18) 34 pts

B grade 19+

1st Rona Carungay (22) 44 pts

2nd Patrick Poussier (27) 34 pts

3rd John Anderson (26) 32 pts

Nearest The Pin.

A3 Rona Carungay

A5 Rona Carungay

C3 Ebby

C8 Shaun Darby

Long First Putt.

A9 Craig Duncan

C9 Craig Duncan

Back at the Swan having a few cold ones we welcomed back Muncha and Soi’s oldest son Nolan Wise and Keith “Kissy” Buchanan.



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 Wednesdays at 10 AM to play at Cocos on undercover synthetic greens and on Sundays at the same time for open grass bowling at The Retreat. Please contact Paul Rennison on 0843 454005 if you wish to partake. 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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