Growling swan 26/7




CRYSTAL BAY G.C. – 26th July, 2018.

PRH Grey.

Jayson Schembri takes the Inaugural “TAKE IT EASY” Monthly Mug, making it his second mug! Well Done!

A good turnout for today’s playing for The Inaugural “Take it Easy” Monthly Mug!

Twenty golfers had put their names down to have a crack at this month’s mug. One bus and a handful of cars headed out to sort out what was to be a good game of golf. Numbers are getting better and with our new sponsor on board things are looking up.

Attacking from the Yellow tees (Stroke Event) we played courses C & B in that order. Course (from all reports) was in great nick and very typical of Crystal Bay. Fairways were in great shape and the greens played true all day, It’s obvious that the rains that we have had have fallen in the right spots as this course, as like many in our area, was in good shape. Or is it because usage of courses is down?

With twenty starters we had the opportunity to play two flights, this is what we like as it gives everybody a chance to climb the podium!

A Flight saw Jayson Schembri take out first place by the barest of margins, his 65 nett put him one solitary stroke in front of his nearest rival Denis Steele. There was a little bit of daylight till we got to our third placed golfer on the podium Mark Stapleton.

B Flight saw Jerry Dobbs (66 nett) take out first place again by the skinniest of margins, he finished only one stroke in front of second place getter Shane Young. Third by a neck was Andrew (Turtle) Allen.

Winners from Crystal Bay in Todays “Take it Easy” Mug.

A-Flight 0 to 20.

1st Jayson Schembri (19) 65 net.        

2nd Denis Steele (15) 66 net.

3rd Mark Stapleton (19) 71 net.

B-Flight 21 plus.

1st Jerry Dobbs (22) 66 net,

2nd Shane Young (25) 67 net.

3rd Andrew Allen (33) 71 net.



C4 Steve Younger.

C7 Shane Young.

B4 Steve Younger.

B6 Takeshi Hakozaki.


Longest 1st Putt:

C9 Patrick Poussier.

B9 Peter Bye.


After 18 holes of pain and suffering we sat down to a grouse serving of Curry Chicken served up by the girls!

We then welcomed back Dave Fletcher and Peter Bye, we then said goodbye to the same two guys returning to work. Travel safe guys and we hope to catch up again real soon!

Resident charity hound, D-For gratefully received donations from the players and punters, they are all thanked for their continued contributions.

For serious golfing with a dash of fun, 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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