Herbie Ishinaga finally returned to the golf group and despite his limited mobility he managed a respectable 34, losing to Joe St. Laurent on the count back.
Joe St. Laurent, left, and Herbie Ishinaga.
The group made a stop off at the old Caddy Shack for a few beverages before moving on to other venues and eventually back to the Blue Moose.
Thursday, June 14, Burapha – Stableford
Always an enjoyable course to play, the Blue Moose gang played the “A” and “B” courses. Weather was fine and the course was in great condition. Several players outdid themselves particularly George Richman who surprised himself with five birdies.
George Richman and Bruce Funk.
The only downside today were four groups of “gentlemen” from an Oriental country that shall remain unnamed (starts with the letter “K”, two foursomes and two fivesomes, each player taking numerous practice swings and several post hit practice swings). Finally one of their caddies prompted them that they were holding up other players. Play took 4½ hours.
The rough was cut short which is always nice. Rich Murphy and Jim Hern got closest to the pins and for their efforts got a bar chip for a top of the line beverage of their choice. Back at the Blue Moose while cards were tallied, players enjoyed a selection of pulled pork and roast beef sandwich makings.
George Richman had 40 points as did Bruce Funk, but George won on the 2nd count back.
Next play will be at Pattaya Country Club, on 18 June, Tee time 0726 and Phoenix Country Club, on 21 June, Tee time 0752. Come on out and join the play.