The Growling Swan 18/05

Mountain Shadow GC  : Stableford

Ibby Conquers the Mountain

Warm weather and an empty car park at the course greeted us.

Playing from the white markers suited the players as the scoring was sizzling like a freshly dropped Richard the Third.

The course was in top condition and the greens slower than usual.

Ebrahim’s game was hotter than St Paul’s cathedral during the great fire of London and his forty two points attested to that.

Second place went to Alex Field relegating Kissy Buchanan to third both players handing in thirty nine points.

Graham Rice also on thirty nine points reckoned he was a stiff as an eskimo’s licorice to miss the podium considering he missed a brace of two and a half footers for birdies on the front nine par threes.

The gathered throng did not share in his disappointment.

Results for Mountain Shadow

1st Ebrahim (15) 42 pts

2nd Alex Field (19) 39 pts

3rd Kissy Buchanan (17) 39 pts

Long putts were won by Mike Gosden on the ninth and Jim Groves on the eighteenth.

Near pins went to Graham Rice on five and eight whilst Kissy Buchanan took out fifteen and Alex Field was successful on seventeen.

Peter Grey accepted The Coveted Compass Cap with alacrity and Deefa the dog was on hand to collect further donations to the needy of Pattaya.

In the photo L to R is Peter Grey & Ebrahim Al-Ansari.

The GS is a friendly golf outlet and caters for and encourages all golfers male and female to have a hit at any of our weekly outings. We generally play Mondays and Thursdays at one of the many fine golf courses in and around Pattaya. Please contact Peter Grey if you are interested on 0861 503086.


The Growling Swan also caters to the bowls enthusiasts. Bus transport departs the GS on Wednesdays at 10 AM to play at Cocos on undercover synthetic greens and on Sundays at the same time for open grass bowling at The Retreat. Please contact Paul Rennison on 0843 454005 if you wish to partake. The cost including return bus transport, bowling fees and a hot lunch is less than 400 baht so great value for a day out.



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