Growling Swan 27/11



Mike Johns & Alex Field come up Trumps.


Twenty three eager golfers were what showed up for today’s game! Our journey was to that Great Course of Pattavia, just 45 min to one of the good courses at a good price, it is well worth the trip

Weather was on our side, it was hot however a light breeze prevailed which kept playing conditions quite pleasant. We have had our fair share of rain and I do not believe that we have seen the end of it. The Course was in great nick as usual except for the greens which had been sanded recently (sanding of the greens is part of course maintenance)

Two Divisions were the order for the day with Div 1 being 0 to 17 and Div 2 being 18 plus.

Div 1 saw Mike Johns get away from the field in what could be described as a very close event. Mike returned with 34 points only one clear of second & third which was decided by the count back system. Winning that count back and coming in second was JJ Harney with his playing partner, Colm Lawler taking third after losing the count back.

Div 2 was decided by the count back with Alex Field getting the nod over George Wilson, both returning with 32 points. One shot further behind and taking out third place was Frank Riley.

Results for Pattavia.

Div 1

1ST – Mike Johns (14) 34 points

2ND – JJ Harney (13) 33 points

3RD – Colm Lawler (14) 33 points

Div 2

1ST – Alex Field (18) 32 points

2ND – George Wilson (21) 32 points

3RD – Frank Riley (23) 31


Near Pins

4th Den Steele

7TH George Wilson

13TH Mike Johns

17TH Keith Buchanan

Long First Putt

9Th Rod Weekes

18TH JJ Harney


Back at The Swan we welcomed Rob Davis, George Wilson, Tony Cook and the Lovely Lorraine Percy. With one farewell The Judge Eric Black is heading back to Aussie, travel safe Judge and we will look forward to seeing you on your next visit.

D-For our resident hound collected donations again for the needy youngsters of Pattaya and contributors are thanked once again. He is becoming quite good at this is our Donation Dog!

For some serious golf with a dash of fun, the Growling Swan welcomes golfers of all persuasions, male and 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 0861 503086.

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