The Growling Swan 26/5

 “SENSATIONAL SAL” The Brizz does it yet again- 4 from 4!!!!

Another fine day that greeted the 23 eager golfers that were taking the journey out to Khao Kheow, one of our favourite courses! Once again it was to be in excellent condition with grass on the fairways and the greens playing true. The management and staff are to be complimented for the great condition that this course is in. We played B and C nines off the yellow markers.

Not much to be said about the golf other than Sal Brizzi, obviously the trip to Mums had the desired effect. Returning just over a month ago todays outing was to make it from 4 from 4, a great effort. Coming in second was his buddy Bill Steinmann with Ashley Taylor filling the third spot on the podium.

B Flight saw Gerri Crilly, with batteries recharged, returned from his trip to Aust and made his presence felt! Coming in second was resident scorer John Anderson with Colin Stielow taking out third. Always

Winners at Khao Kheow:                                                                                                                               

A Flight.

1st   Sal Brizzi (5) 39pts

2nd   Bill Steinmann (11) 33pts

3rd   Ashley Taylor (15) 32 pts

B Flight.

1st   Gerri Crilly (28) 36pts

2nd   John Anderson (28) 35pts

3rd   Colin Stielow (30) 33pts


B3 Sal Brizzi

B8 Joe Marscke

C3 Ashley Taylor

C8 Lorraine Percy


B9 Alan Sanders

C9 Ashley Taylor


Back at the bar, we welcomed Martin Todd, Alan Sanders, Gerri Crilly and Mashi Kaneta. After many cold ones and reflections of the day plans were being set for Thursdays adventure at Bangpra. This is a course that we have not played at for a long time. We are receiving mixed reports as to the condition of the course, one can only hope that the recent rains will work in the courses favour!

For some serious golf with a dash of fun, the Growling Swan 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.


The Growling Swan also caters to the bowls enthusiasts. Bus transport departs the GS at 10 AM on Sundays at The Retreat. 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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