Links Golf Society 21/10

Winner, 𝗕𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗖𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗹𝗮𝗻𝗱, sporting the Green Jacket from another win in September.

 LINKS GOLF SOCIETY Eastern Star Wed Oct 21 S/ford

 

Bill Copeland Sloshes Through to Win

After having a wet Laem Chabang course on Monday, it was probably not surprising to find a similar situation here at Eastern Star.

The fairways were very wet and let’s not talk about the rough, or rather, don’t go there.

The story of the greens: At our last visit here they were having problems, like many other courses. However, although they were wet and slow today, these greens have been worked on and have come a fair way back to what they should be, and were.

Even though he has been in some placings and ‘best nines’ in the past six weeks, another Green Jacket has been elusive for Bill Copeland. Sloshing along on the wet fairways, he has come in with the top score for the day of 34 points.

As an idea how good that score was under the circumstances, Tip Briney, with his trusty four iron off the tee, scored a respectable 31 points for second spot.

We had only seven starters today so paying just the two placings.

Had there been a third, Wayne Peppernell would have that place with 29 points. He says that he had three balls become plugged and they couldn’t find them, so that’s why he didn’t beat Bill..

 

1st  Place – Bill Copeland (11 ) – 34 pts

2nd Place – Tip Briney (26) – 31 pts

 

Our luck with the weather returned as, although the sky was many shades of grey during the day, we were spared the raindrops.

The rate we paid today, as with the past few months, is very nice, and may it continue into the ‘high season’, as we have already booked this course for next month. Hopefully things will dry out a bit by then as well.

 

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 up coming games schedule.

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

 

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