Growling Swan 14/9



EASTERN STAR – Thursday 14th September, 2017

By J Olsen

It was Paul that Hacked his way thru the field!

Nineteen golfers arrived and were enthusiastic as always, eager with anticipation on checking out Eastern Star after a lengthy absence for many of today’s group.

We teed off the yellow tees. The presentation of the course was very good although the placement of the pins on the greens were in locations never before seen and made life very difficult for everyone.  Despite this setback, the sun was shining and a lovely steady breeze kept conditions ideal for an enjoyable round. When you consider that a bad storm went thru the course the day before. The staff need to congratulated for getting the course up apparently it took most of the day (yesterday) to clean up the debris.

With 19 golfers we played the one flight only, going down to 5 placings it was Paul Hack that came in with 38 points. A good round, second was Glenn Smith getting better at the game he enjoys. Then it was bill Steinmann and Steve Younger that had to be separated by the count back system (Steve Younger got the nod). The Lovely Lorraine Percy filled 5th spot on the podium, a very popular place getter!



1ST – Paul Hack (13) 38 Points

2ND – Glenn Smith (23) 36 Points

3RD – Steve Younger (12) 35 Points

4thBill Steinmann (13) 35 Points

5th – Lorraine Percy (33) 33 Points


3rd – Martin Kempton

6TH – Glenn Smith

13TH – Shane Young

17TH – Denis Steele



9TH – Jayson Schembri

18TH – Denis Steele.

At the completion of presentations, Peter offered everyone to partake in the complimentary hot food he provides, which today included a very large pot of Macaroni with chicken and another equally large pot of rice, which golfers and non golfers alike took great delight in consuming. Thanks Peter!

Alex Field again took pleasure taking D-For around the throng for some spare change to boost his collections for Charity via the PSC. The Growling Swan will soon be announcing yet another beneficiary of these generously given funds by the Growling Swans players and patrons alike.

The GS is a “friendly” golf outlet and caters for and encourages all golfers, young and old, male or female to have a hit on 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 in playing on 0861 503086, or call into the bar and put your name down!

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