Watson walks off with low gross honours

Friday, 08 February 2013 From Issue Vol. XXI No. 6

(PAGS) Pattaya Amateur Golf Series

The first event of the 2013 Pattaya Amateur Golf Series was held at Greenwood Golf Course on the 30th January.  98 players turned up, which would have been lots more but 15 players failed to show.  Unfortunately this is pretty standard practice for golfers in Pattaya but it didn’t spoil what turned out to be a great day. 

There were a few changes to the series this year where we see the men joined by the ladies playing from the white tees with adjusted handicaps based on course and slope rating.  Overall the ladies struggled to cope with the extra length but one lady, Yuza, didn’t and managed a third place finish in C Flight with 37 points.

B Flight winner Andy Robinson,B Flight winner Andy Robinson,

This year also sees the introduction of a low gross which was won by Bob Watson who shot a gross 77.

After the tournament everybody congregated back at Shenanigans in Jomtien for a BBQ and the prize presentation.  We gave away a total of 36 prizes and followed that with a 10 lucky draw prizes for all those who didn’t win on the golf course.

Low Gross

1st Bob Watson (gross 77)

A Flight (0-12)

1st John Maycock (12) 41pts

2nd Piere Cere (9) 38pts

3rd Sigurd Thinn (6) 35pts

B Flight (13-20)

1st Andy Robinson (17) 39pts

2nd Karl Flood (16) 37pts

3rd Davey Done (16) 36pts

C Flight (21+)

1st Peter Rogers (23) 39pts

2nd Mick Cogland (21) 38pts

3rd Yuza (28) 37pts

Near Pins:  Landis Brooks, Thierry Petrement, Davey Done, Jack Grindvold (2), Blair Philp, Martin Grimoldby (2), Christian Peters, Leif Petterssen, Eric Reginiussen, Kissy, Thom Krieger, Fred Land.

Long Putts:  Jim Federzpiel, Henry Wong

Long Drives:  Yuza, Steve Murray, Landis Brooks, Noi Emmerson, Bob Watson, Bryan Neal.

Note:  Next event is at Pattana Sports Club on Wednesday, February 27th.  Anybody with a recognized handicap is welcome to enter.  To sign up please call Shane on 085 945 9689.

PAGS golfers on the tee at Greenwood.PAGS golfers on the tee at Greenwood.

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