Links Golf Society 16/11

Winner, “B” flight, Steve Baker (C),Alan Walker (L), Mitchell Carlon (R

Pattaya Links Golf Society…Pattana…A+B…Fri….Nov.16….S/ford

 

       Steve Baker Snares Another Jacket

 

Sometimes it’s good to be in the last group ( cough!) as you have time to smell the roses.

The roses are not yet blooming at Pattana but, stand on an elevated tee anywhere around the course and take in the view. Fantastic! Green, rolling, beautifully cut fairways, the different shade of green at the tee boxes and the putting surfaces, and the water features. Stop and look sometime.

The only down side, if there must be one, was the weather.  For most of the round it was just hot and humid and wearying for those in carts. Hats off to the walkers for making it through.

Now to the golf..

On a course in such good condition, we might expect some good scores, and we got them.

“B” flight saw a tight finish decided on countback for first, with Steve Baker edging out Martin Hoblyn to take his second Green Jacket. Both had a great 40 points.

Then another close one as Jim Ferris and Stan Stewart both scored 38 points, with Jim’s better back nine getting him third. Derek Phillips had 37 points and didn’t get a look in.

“A” Flight best score of 38 points came from Maurice Roberts with his second win in his last two outings to Pattana. Something works there.

Colm Lawler was a late entry on Thursday afternoon. A phone call to Phil and he added him to his group, along with Maurice. Colm repaid with a well played 37 points for second place on his first game at Links Golf.

Huw Phillips returned after a long absence to make his presence felt first up, scoring 35 points, while Guy Stewart bounced back from his “wig” performance on Monday to hold fourth spot with 34 points.

Eamon Moran, another first timer at Links earned a mention for having the best back nine score of 19 points for non winners, and Tony Browne had 21 points on the front nine.

 

Near Pins:

Bernie Stafford (A3), Brian Talbot (A8)  Colm Lawler (B3), John Mason (B7)

 

Winner …”A” flight……..Maurice Roberts (13)…………38 pts

2nd Place…………………….Colm Lawler (15)……………..37 pts

3rd Place……………………..Huw Phillips (15)……………..35 pts

4th Place…………………..Guy Stewart (13)…………….34 pts

 

Winner…”B” flight………Steve Baker (19)……………..40 pts c/back

2nd Place…………………..Martin Hoblyn (25)………….40 pts

3rd Place…………………..Jim Ferris (22)………………..38 pts c/back

4th Place…………………..Stan Stewart (20)……………..38 pts

 

Best Front Nine ( non winners)………Tony Browne……….21 pts

Best Back Nine ( non winners)……….Eamon Moran………19 pts

 

A week is a long time in golf. In that space of time, Alan Walker went from riches to rags. Wearing the Green Jacket last Friday to the “wig” this Friday.

Once again many contenders for the “silly hat”, and, after going through the list of “silly” things, it went to Mitchell Carlon who screamed around the front nine for 20 points to have a complete blow out on the back for the worst nine of the day. Total score 27, you do the sums.

Thirty keen golfers had yet another enjoyable visit to beautiful Pattana Golf Course.

 

 

Pattaya Links Golf Society is a PSC affiliated, friendly group and welcomes golfers of all levels. We play  Monday ,Wednesday and Friday.”      Links” Bar is towards the Southern end of Soi Buakhow.

Check the Big board out front for upcoming  games schedule.

Sign up at Links Bar or online to join us for a day of golf.

 

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