LINKS GOLF SOCIETY…Laem Chabang…B+C…Mon…May.10….S/ford


About two weeks ago, Paul Durkan had a resounding victory here at Laem Chabang, scoring 44 points.

That’s a hard act to follow, but Paul was the winner again this day, but with a more modest 35 points.

Tip Briney played his best ever game at Laem Chabang to also score 35 points and take second spot after losing a countback to Paul.

Now, we don’t see the name Walter Baechli in the winner’s circle too often these days, but he jumped right into third place with a handy 34 points.

The name Mark On is sure to appear somewhere in the results and, here, he took fourth place with 32 points after winning a countback over Kelly Phelps.

A great score of 23 points got Serge Straeten the ‘best front nine’ for non winners. Just a pity he couldn’t carry that through on the C course.

Winners at Laem Chabang

1st  Place – Paul Durkan (6)  –  35 pts c/back

2nd  Place – Tip Briney (22) – 35 pts

3rd Place –Walter Baechli (19) – 34 pts

4th Place –  Mark On (9) –32 pts c/back

Best Front Nine ( non winners) – Serge Straeten – 23 pts

Best Back Nine ( non winners) –  George Mueller – 16 pts c/back

We know, of course, that there has been a lot of rain about, so we played lift, clean and place. This was good as, although the fairways are in good condition and looked inviting, they were damp and a little soft, even managing some ‘mud balls’ in places. This may be a reason for the lower scores than we would have expected.

The weather, once again, was overcast for most of the round and hot. A nice strong, cooler breeze did come in near the end, albeit too little, too late.

While Laem Chabang holds the special price of 1900 bht all-in, Links Golf will continue to take advantage of playing at this top class golf course.

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.

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