Buffalo Bill losses his way except on the “Golf Course”!!

It was a bus load and a couple of cars that set out with all golfers prepared to take on The Crystal Bay challenge. Well it probably seemed as if the day was on a downward spiral for one golfer, getting lost not once but twice on the way out. He must have been thinking as to how bad can this day get, well mate it did get better!!!!

The weather was the stock standard hot and sultry, a bit of a breeze but that would not have been enough to keep the flies off the chips. We played off the Yellow tees, C and B Nines in that order (B nine was used for the count-backs). The course was in good nick and generally held sway against the field. Crystal Bay is what it is, a good course that is maintained and never too busy a course. It is one of The Growling Swans favorites!

Bill Steinmann parked the car and his thoughts obviously, as he was on song on the course. From the first Tee Box (as he sent one straight down the middle) he was heard muttering “I wish I had that luck in the car.” Anyway, Bill ended the round with 36 points tying for first spot but winning via The Count Back System. Mashi was the unfortunate golfer that lost the Count Back, as always he was humble in defeat. Big hitter Glenn Smith came in third with Alex Field a further point behind to take fourth spot.


1st Bill Steinmann (13) 36pts

2nd Mashi Kaneta (15) 36pts c/b

3rd Glenn Smith (25) 34pts

1st Alex Field (19) 33pts


C4 D-For

C7 Mashi Kaneta

B4 D-For

B6 Glenn Smith


Long Putt:

C9 Tony Cook

B9 Shane Young


In the Photo from L to R; Glenn Smith, Mashi Kaneta and Buffalo Bill Steinmann Todays Winner.


Mon 18/6 Parichat, Thur 21/6 Burapah, Mon 25/6 Treasure Hill (John)

Back at ‘The Growling Swan”, the players donated generously for the needy children of Pattaya as Alex paraded D-For (our charity collector dog) around the bar

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. Please contact Peter Grey for bookings or any information on 0861 503086.


PRH Grey.

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