Growling Swan 19/03

GREENWOOD GC – 19TH of March 2015

The Drut
Toddy wins The Compass Cap

Twenty three punters fronted for the game today as delighted as chickens in a wheat heap.
One player mentioned his chance of handing in a winning score would be akin to throwing stones at Gibraltar with a view to reducing it to rubble.
Welcomes were handed out to Max and Geoff Bracegirdle, Fred Cuypers and Khan Speechley from Australia, Tom McMahon working in Indonesia and Pattaya resident Phil Taylor.
The weather was superb with a gentle breeze and the course in top condition even though Bill said the fairways were a bit patchy.
The B and C nines were the examination for the day and despite playing from the yellow tees only five golfers beat their handicap whilst two played to it.
You don’t need to hit from the white markers on this course to provide a good test.
In the A grade Tom McMahon absolutely streeted the field with forty four points whilst Eric “The Judge” Black on forty and Sal Brizzi on thirty seven rounded it out.
The B grade saw Max Bracegirdle hand in thirty nine points, Alan “The Colonel” Sanders scored thirty seven and Kahn Speechley on thirty six made the podium.

Results for Greenwood GC
A grade 0 – 18
1st Tom McMahon (13) 44 pts
2nd Eric Black (16) 40 pts
3rd Sal Brizzi (6) 37 pts
B grade 19+
1st Max Bracegirdle (24) 39 pts
2nd Alan Sanders (24) 37 pts
3rd Khan Speechley (22) 36 pts

Near pins were won by Khan Speechley B2, Graham Rice B5, Tom McMahon C3 and Peter Bass C6
Long first putts went to J.Wilks B9 and Peter Bass C9.
The Coveted Compass Cap was won by Martin Todd who commented that due to recent form he’d have had his resources fully tested bowling a hoop downhill let alone handing in a winning card.
His score was so bad it looked like a plate full of goodo dog rings passed three times through Rin Tin Tin.
Our resident hound Deefa was once again the happy recipient of many donations for the children of Pattaya and the players are applauded for their generosity.
The photo from L to R. Tom McMahon,Eric Black, Martin Todd & Alan Sanders back from taking Deefa for a walk.

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