Edwards excels at Pattavia

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The Haven Golf Society

Monday, Nov. 20, Greenwood A & B (white tees) – Stableford

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1st Dave LeHane (18) 39pts

2nd Rodney Nabbe (14) 37pts

3rd Trevor Schirmer (16) 37pts

4th Mike Korney (18) 35pts

5th Arthur Todd (18) 35pts

6th Jon Batty (6)  34pts

Dave LeHane put in an excellent three under return which will see his handicap reduce slightly but with certainly more to be lost in the near future.

Rodney Nabbe took second place after winning a count-back over Trevor Schirmer with a better 18 to 17, but it was a very happy return for Trevor to the top three of the podium after more than two years absence.

Mike Korney also won a count-back with a better 18 to 17 score to take fourth place and leave Arthur Todd on fifth.  They were followed in by Jon Batty who for once found himself at the bottom of the podium with the group.

Jon Batty had the lone 2 in the first division whilst Mike Korney did the same in the second division.

Wednesday, Nov. 29, Khao Kheow B & C (yellow tees) – Stableford

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Division 1 (0-16)

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1st Greg Ignatieff (15) 31pts

2nd Rodney Nabbe (14) 30pts

3rd Peter Skinner (10) 30pts

4th Dave Edwards (15) 30pts

Division 2 (17+)

1st Shuichi Kodaka (19) 36pts

2nd Arthur Todd (19) 33pts

3rd Masae Saito (25) 32pts

4th Chris Ross (27) 32pts

Once again two division were needed with the cut being set at 16 and below for the first division.  This was led in by Grep Ignatieff, as the division strangely all struggled to get to terms with the course.  Rodney Nabbe took another second place in the week after winning a multiple countback with a best 19 points after a horrendous front nine.  Peter Skinner then took third with a better 17 to 15 to leave Dave Edwards in fourth place.

The second division produced the best points score of the day as Shuichi Kodaka amassing 36 points, which must have seemed highly improbable to the lower handicappers of the day.  Arthur Todd took second place and Masae Saito third after winner a count- back over fourth placed Chris ross with a better 18 to 13.

There were no 2s in the first division but Markku Tynell slotted in a very nice won the sweep the pool in the second division.

Friday, Dec. 1, Pattaya C.C. (white tees) – Monthly Medals

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Division 1 (0-17)

1st Dave Edwards (15) 41pts

2nd Rodney Nabbe (14) 34pts

3rd Kevin Blake (7) 33pts

4th Allan Hanlon (14) 33pts

Division 1 (18+)

1st Brendan Dunne (28) 37pts

2nd Tony O’Neill (26) 37pts

3rd Markku Tynell (24) 35pts

4th Fumiaki Matsuura (18) 33pts

Pattaya Country Club continues to improve generally and particularly in the area of the greens as the good scores attested on the day in both divisions.

The first division was headed by Dave Edwards who swept away the rest by seven clear strokes.  Rodney Nabbe, who had been training exceptionally hard late into every night, took second place and Kevin Blake was third after winning a count-back over Allan Hanlon with a better 18 to 17.

The second division was taken by Brendan Dunne after he too won a count-back with a better 18 to 17 to leave Tony O’Neill in second.  Markku Tynell was third and Fumiaki Matsuura completed the podium in fourth.

Kevin Blake had the sole 2 in the first division whilst Markku Tynell had his second in two days as they both swept the pools clean.