Sports

Teams from 12 countries are expected to take part in the third International Petanque Master tournament, taking place in Pattaya from March 6-9. Onvara Karapin of the Pattaya Tourism Promotion…
Thailand’s women cricketers enhanced their growing reputation in the sport after they recently beat China by seven wickets at the Royal Chiang Mai Golf Course Ground to complete a perfect…

World Muay Thai Boxing Championship coming to Pattaya

Friday, 07 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 10 By Jetsada Homklin
The 2014 World Muay Thai Championship will be held on the sports field of the Pattaya No. 8 School (opposite Chaimongkol Temple) in south Pattaya from March 12–24.

Tight racing at Tara Court Hyland Challenge Trophy

Friday, 07 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 10
The Hyland Challenge Trophy, sponsored by Tara Court, was held over the weekend of the 15th and 16th of February at the Royal Varuna Yacht Club.  The conditions on Saturday…

Brass Monkey FC in stalemate with league leaders

Friday, 07 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 10 By Paul Frain
Bangkok Casuals League Div 1 & 2 After a three week layoff, Brass Monkey FC got back to league action last weekend when they entertained league leaders the Sportsman, who…

New shoes do the talkin’

Friday, 07 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 10
Jomtien golf with the IPGC Monday, Feb. 24, Plutaluang – Stableford We had booked the West and North nines for today’s game and had another reasonable turnout with ten groups…

Neil all smiles at Pleasant Valley

Friday, 07 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 10
PSC golf from Siam Country Resort Just the 1 game this week as time was spent checking out venues for a trip away for the SCR group.

Hester holds the aces at Pattavia

Friday, 07 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 10
PSC golf from The Caddyshack Monday 24th Feb at Green Valley enabled us to have 2 flights due to a good turnout of players.  Leading the way in ‘A’ flight…

Practice makes perfect?

Friday, 07 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 10 By Andy Rich
Travellers Rest Golf Group One of the most well known sayings in golf supposedly came from Gary Player after he holed out from a bunker and was told by a…

Cavaliers cut down to size at Navy scramble

Friday, 07 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 10
PSC golf from the Billabong Golf Bar Monday, Feb. 24, Greenwood - Stableford What started out as Pattavia finished as Greenwood due to a late influx of players, and a…

Greig takes February monthly award

Friday, 07 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 10
PSC golf Bunker Boys @ The Ranch Monday, Feb. 24, Bangpra – Stableford Our organiser was a bit shocked to pull up at the front door and see 4 full…

Cuddy beats the Bangpra blues

Friday, 07 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 10
IPGC golf from Tara Court Golf Group Sunday, Feb. 23, Green Valley - Stableford Unfortunately we had a lot of problems here today.  Despite having agreed on Saturday to delay…

Don and Allen take the Medals

Friday, 07 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 10
IPGC golf from The Haven Monday, Feb. 24, The Emerald - Stableford CSS 72 Division 1 (0-12) 1st Bruce Kusyk (12) 35pts 2nd Danny Miller (8) 34pts 3rd Mark Williams…

Mashi takes it in photo finish

Friday, 07 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 10 By Derek Brook
PSC golf from Tropical Bert’s Tuesday, Feb. 25, Mountain Shadow – Stableford This was a day out that was over-subscribed from the minute it was put on the board.  Later…

Golfnutter: TIT and the Rules of Golf

Friday, 07 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 10
Competition golf requires players adhere to a common set of rules, such as the Rules of Golf.  Whilst this is stating the obvious, what is not clear are some of…

Micky and Kenny duet for the double

Friday, 07 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 10 By Steve Ellison
PSC golf from The Golf Club Monday, Feb. 24, Green Valley (white tees) – Stableford 1st Micky Beresford (19) 39pts T2nd Geoff Doody (24) 38pts T2nd Greg LeBlanc (24) 38pts…

Shining Knight takes the win at Burapha

Friday, 07 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 10
PSC golf from The Outback Golf Bar Monday, Feb. 24, Burapha - Stableford A moderate field for the time of year of 27 Outbackers played Burapha on a cloudy day…

Gabe sails to victory at Riverside

Friday, 07 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 10
PSC golf from The Café Kronborg Monday, Feb. 24, Bangpakong Riverside - Stableford A Flight (0-20) 1st Brian Gabe (18) 44pts 2nd Henry Wong (19) 40pts 3rd Andre Vandyk (18)…

Dave Boran top at the Valley

Friday, 07 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 10
PSC golf from Lewiinski’s Golf Society Sunday, Feb. 23, Green Valley - Lewiinski’s Open A Flight 1st Bruce Anderson (10) net 68 2nd Gary Blackburn (10) net 69 3rd Bob…

Kit signs off in style

Friday, 07 March 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 10
The Backyard Golf Society Due to our normal scribe being absent for the next few weeks we apologize in advance for the following report not being as informative as usual.