The Jomtien Golf Society
Monday, Dec. 11, The Emerald – Stableford
There were three divisions out today with an equal cut at 9-15, 16-19 and 20 plus and Per Forsberg returned the highest score of the day, winning division 2 with 38 points. Gerry Cooke was second on 35 and Bryan Rought beat his arch rival Neville Scurrell on a 15/14 back-nine count-back for third after the both scored 33 points.
Dave Horne with 37 points won division 1 and Pete Sumner beat Ian Speirs 20/18 after the both come in with 35 apiece.
Alan Bissell was the winner in division 3 with 34 points and another count-back saw Davis Phillips beating Rick Assi 17/14 after they both scored 33 points.
The course was in reasonable condition but the greens were the slowest we have played on here for a long time.
Near pins went to (Div 1) John Chambers (2), Dave Horne and Jerry McCarthy, and (Div 2) Steve Harris, Rod Howett (2) and Bryan Rought.
There was a warm welcome return to John Chambers today but he upsets everybody with the only ‘2’ in division 1 with a birdie on the 15th. Rod Howett birdied the 13th in division 2.
Wednesday, Dec. 13, Greenwood – Stableford
We were allocated the C and A nines today with two divisions out and were playing off the white tees with the cut at 8-15.
With a handicap of 24, Steve Harris recorded his best ever score, winning division 2 with an amazing 46 points. Shane Tutton was second nine points behind and Tom Yahnke took third with 35 points.
Brian Keating with 36 topped division 1 while Neil Gamble was second on 35 and Dave Horne placed third with 33.
Near pins were claimed by (Div 1) Bob Comartin and Pete Sumner, and (Div 2) Steve Harris and Shane Tutton.
Pete Sumner birdied A6 and Dennis Lee as well and in division 2 Steve Harris got a ‘2’ on A2 and Shane Tutton on A6.
Friday, Dec. 15, Eastern Star – Stableford
Another three divisions out today with an identical cut as of Monday and the discreet Irish bandit Gerry Cooke recorded the best score of the day, winning division 2 with 42 points. Tom Yahnke was second on 33 and Frank Kelly placed third with 32 points.
Pete Sumner took the top podium slot in division 1 with 37 points while Jerry Sweetnam was second on 36 and Brian Keating took third with 34.
With 24 points on the front nine on Wednesday, Steve Harris only managed 4 points today on the front nine and was not in the reckoning. Frank Kelly won division 3 on a 15/14 count-back over David Phillips after they both came in with 32 points. Dave Perrum was third on 30.
Near pins went to (Div 1) Bob Comartin, Dennis Lee, Jerry McCarthy and Tom Yahnke, and (Div 2) Gerry Cooke (2) and Andrew Van Der Laan.
There were five ‘2’s today, coming from Dennis Lee, Jerry McCarthy (2), Pete Sumner and Edvin Joannassen.