Phantom Golf Society 25/04
Alistair Beats Satita On Count Back!
This was our first game after returning from our very successfull Kanchanaburi Golf Trip and combining once again with Colin Golf Bar we had a very healthy field of 17 ready to play the best value for money golf course in the region, Greenwood. Now that 331 is almost finished the journey there & back is much quicker and back to under one hour each way. B & C nines were the combination for the day and our first group got away about 20 minutes before our scheduled 10.33am tee time. The weather was fine & hot with very little wind and as usual the course was in great shape and it was once again very surprising to see very few people playing. With no hold ups whatsoever we had a very leisurely and enjoyable round of golf which took about four hours.
We had just the two nearest the pins on the par threes and a longest first putt on B9 & just the one flight with four places.
It was a very tight finish with a count back needed to separate the 2 golfers with 38 points and the result was that the winner was Alistair Gall (18 point back nine & 11 points on last 6 holes) from Satita “New St” Cheoychao (18 point back nine & 9 points on last 6 holes) in second place. In third spot was your writer, Peter “Blacky” Blackburn with 36 points and with 2 golfers on 35 points the count back saw fourth place being awarded to Colin “Donkey” Davis (17 point back nine) from Christian “Psycho” Boysen (16 point back nine) who just missed out.
1st – Alistair Gall (18) – 38 points
2nd – Satita Cheoychao (33) – 38 points
3rd – Peter Blackburn (17) – 36 points
4th – Colin Davis (19) – 35 Points
B2 – Peter Blackburn
B5 – Mike Allidi
B9 – Barry Wellings
Friday 29th April, 2016 – Pleasant Valley – Stableford
Nick & Satita Triumph At The Valley!
We had another healthy Low Season field of 19 golfers ready to take on the scenic Pleasant Valley Golf course and on a fine and sunny day our first group got away about 10 minutes later than our scheduled tee time due to the course being fairly busy. The course was in quite good condition although wet in parts due to over watering and in fact towards the end of the round the heavens opened for about 30 minutes. It did not deter many who played through the downpour which enabled most rounds to be completed in about four and a half hours.
There were 2 Flights with A Flight for handicaps 0 to 18 playing off the blue tees & B Flight for handicaps of 19 and over playing off the white tees. There were also rewards for nearest the pin on the 4 par threes and longest first putts on the 9th & 18th greens.
Nick Shaw was the winner in A Flight with 35 points, 1 point ahead of Mark Williams in second place. In the B Flight it was a “shoot out” between sisters Satita & Nim after both scored 38 points and it was Satita (23 point last nine) who was declared the winner over Nim (19 point last nine) in second spot.
1st – Nick Shaw (17) – 35points
2nd – Mark Williams (15) – 34 points
1st – Satita Cheoychao (33) – 38 points
2nd – Nim Jareeyaporn (30) – 38 points
5th – Nick Shaw
8th – Mark Williams
13th – Mogens Jensen
17th – Nim Jareeyaporn
9th – Nick Shaw
18th – Phil Davies
The Phantom Golf Society welcomes golfers of any persuasion – low & high handicappers alike, female golfers and beginners. We generally play Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, meeting at The Phantom Bar in Soi Buakhow at 8.00 am with transport departing at 8.30 am. Breakfast is now available at the Phantom Bar from 7.30am onwards. For bookings or more information please contact Peter on 0806 351 386 or email to email@example.com