Links Golf Society 8/9

PSC Golf …Pattaya Links Golf Society…Khao Kheow.. B+C…Sept. 8..  S/Ford

 

           Birdie Man  Paul Smith  Wins A Countback

 

Phil Davies commented “ I’ve never played with an amateur golfer and seen 4 birdies in a row”. But that’s what Paul Smith (h/c 4 )did today on the “C” nine at Khao Kheow. In all, 5 birdies for the round.

It was 21 golfers, after a no show, making their way to one of the best courses around. Khao Kheow was presented in the usual wonderful condition.

Weather plays a big part at this time of the year. On Tuesday I played here with carts on fairways, which were quite firm. The Greens ran true and quick. By Thursday, another group played the same nines, but a big rain the in the morning meant carts restricted to path only and the greens slower.

What awaited us today? Same as Tuesday, carts on firm fairways and greens quick..

Currently in form Kevin Rogers, after his 41 points on Wednesday came within a whisker of taking first spot again, however, Paul Smith had one point more in the countback. Both players scored 40 points, a very good score for this course.  Phil Davies is returning to form, and his new handicap of 13 looks in danger after he came third in “A” Flight with 37 points.

Because of the cut off to decide flights, Wayne Peppernell just sneaked into “B” Flight, and with another big round of 40 points easily took out the flight first prize.

Vero’s flight from Australia was late getting in to BKK and she and John Carlton raced straight to Links Bar and onto the bus. Vero grabbed second place with a good first up 32 points.

John Anderson took third in the flight with 30 points.

Enough players to have near pins available. Maybe lack of experience with near pins, because only two of the four available were won.

Wayne Peppernell and Kevin Rogers were successful.

 

Some more prizes…. Best Nines ( non winners)

 

Best Front Nine ( B) winner….Adam Barton…19 pts  c/back

Best Back Nine  (C)winner…..John Carlton……18 pts

 

Winner..”A” flight…….Paul Smith ( 4)……………40 pts  c/back

2nd Place…………………..Kevin Rogers (12)………..40 pts

3rd Place……………….Phil Davies (13)………….37 pts.

 

Winner “B” flight……….Wayne Peppernell (16)……40 pts

2nd Place…………………Vero Morgan (22)………..32 pts

3rd Place…………………John Anderson (29)……….30 pts.

 

There was a big crowd back at Links Bar, as just about all players attended the presentations. With so many prizes on offer, and the famous free meal, it seemed like the thing to do.

First time wearer of the Green Jacket, Paul, nearly disappeared in the jacket made for Phil’s size, but he was a grinner,

Tip Briney, after the first nine, was having his worst round in his memory, and convinced himself the “Wig” was going on his head. The second nine confirmed that. We all have our days, Tip..

 

Pattaya Links Golf Society is a PSC affiliated, friendly group and welcomes golfers of all levels. We play Monday ,Wednesday  and Friday.

Look for” Links Bar and Restaurant” towards the southern end of Soi Buakhow

Sign on sheets for the next month are on the Notice Board, or online at Links Hotel Website.

 

 

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