“Viva LaFrance Patrick Poussier at the top of his game.”



With one late pull out we were traveling to Khao Kheow with seventeen golfers.

A very popular golf course indeed. We have been trying to get on for the last few months but sad to say always booked out, and now that pricing is better it may be harder if crowds suddenly appear.

So it’s off to K.K for what we would expect to be a good game of golf. Well after all is said and done there was not one complaint regarding the condition of the course, all were saying that it was in real good nick, Fairways mowed and tidy , greens ran true, but a little on the quick side. Bunkers were clean and raked as well. All in all the opportunity for some good scores one would think, or was it!

Two buses and a couple of cars were enough to get us there, with few people on the course we did not suffer any holdups at all.

We were playing only the One Flight with all novelties in play. We attacked the course from the yellow tees and were playing courses A & B.

It was to be Patrick Poussier that stole the show with his 43 points he certainly made the most of his day. Following two shots behind was Rod Weekes playing in his last game before heading back to Aust. Third past the post was ever green Steve Younger with Mark Stapleton and Paz needing to be separated by the count back system. It was Stapo that got the nod and taking 4th place with Paz getting 5th.




1st Patrick Poussier (27) 43 pts.

2nd Rod Weekes (19) 41 pts.

3rd Steve Younger (12) 36 pts.

4th Mark Stapleton (18) 34 pts.

5th Paz (18) 34 pts.



A3 Jacpot.

A5 Keith Buchanan.

B3 Keith Buchanan.

B8 Bill Steinmann.



A9 Jackpot.

B9 Travis Richards.


In the photo we have today’s winner Patrick Poussier and Rod Weekes.

Back at the Swan we welcomed back Travis Richards, Noel Handley and JJ Harney, then our English contingent. Jag, Jus, Paz, Jack, Adz, Darsh & Dal. We then wished the English contingent a fond farewell also Rod Weekes is leaving us and heading back to Aussie. We wish you all safe travels and hope that we see yoy all again real soon.

Alex set D-For from his chain to collect for the needy of Pattaya. We give thanks to those who choose to give. The Golfers and Punters from The Growling Swan are thanked for the generous efforts!

For serious golfing with a dash of fun and compulsory sledging, the Growling Swan welcomes golfers of all persuasions, be it young or old, male or female. We generally play on Mondays and Thursdays at any one of the fine courses around Pattaya. Please contact Peter Grey for bookings or any information on 086 1503 086.


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