The Growling Swan 13/06


We had 22 starters all eager to attack Burapha for the second time this month. This came about simply because this course is priced perfectly for us here at The Swan B1700 all inclusive (that does not include cans Cassa). We requested Courses C & D and that what we played, playing from the front tees.

The weather was on our side even though it did get warmer as the day got longer, and the course was once again in very good nick.

Some good scores resulted with Keith Buchanan setting the pace taking A Flight comfortably from Tom McMahon and Martin Todd went to the countback to decide second and third.

B Flight saw Sandy Lieper acknowledge the judges ahead of Roger Ellis with The Viper, Mark Stapleton filling the third spot. As it turned out third position went to a count back between four players.


A Flight.

1st – Keith Buchanan (17) 41 points

2nd – Tom McMahon (11) 37 points (Countback)

3rd – Martin Todd (13) 37 points

B Flight

1st – Sandy Lieper (31) 35 points

2nd – Roger Ellis (28) 33 points

3rd – Mark Stapleton (19) 31 points


C5 – Denis Steele

C8 – Tom McMahon

D2 – Keith Buchanan

D8 – Steve Younger

Longest First Putts

C9 – Keith Buchanan

D9 – Sand Lieper

Back at The Growling Swan our host Peter Grey welcomed back Eric The Judge Black, Tony Cook, Tom McMahon, Roger Ellis, Phil Taylor, Dave Headington and Keith Buchanan. No need for farewells this time. He also thanked Alan The Colonel Sanders for his very kind donation to add a fan to the front of the Bar.

D-For the Charity dog

D-For was again the happy recipient of many donations for the needy children of Pattaya and all golfers are thanked once again for their generosity.

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 Sunday at 10 AM to play 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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