Grimoldby & Preshaw star at Laen Chabang

Bruce Gardner, Martin Grimoldby and Frank Grainger.
Bruce Gardner, Martin Grimoldby and Frank Grainger.

The Jomtien Golf Society

Monday, Sept. 23, Khao Kheow – Stableford

Only four groups out today with the cut at 3-17 and 19+ and we were playing the A and C nines off the yellow tees.

Bruce Gardner, playing off H/cap 19, posted 36 points for the best score of the day to win division 2. Tom Preshaw was second on 34 points and with a meagre 29 Frank Kelly placed third.

Marc Brunner topped division 1, beating Chris Slota on a 19/16 back-nine countback after two scores of 34 came in and Paul Young finished third one point behind.

Near pins went to (Div 1) Marc Brunner, Reijo Heiskanen, Chris Slota and Paul Young, (Div 2) Alan Bissell and Tom Preshaw (x2).

Marc Brunner and Bruce Gardner both birdied A5 to record the only ‘2’s of the day.

Wednesday, Sept. 25, Laem Chabang – Stableford

We had 5 four-balls playing the C and A loops off the white tees at Laem Chabang today, and some remarkable scores came in.

Tom Preshaw, playing off 19, won division 2 with 43 points, a full ten points clear of Gary Dalton in second place. Bruce Gardner beat Chris Slota on a 19/18 back-nine countback for third place after two 32-pointers came in.

Martin Grimoldby topped division 1 standings with 40 points and a 1-over par gross score. There were three 31-pointers fighting for the minor podium spots and an 18/17/16 back-nine countback put Bob Poole in second, Kevin Blake third and Marc Brunner fourth.

Near pins were claimed by (Div 1) Wayne Antlitz, Kevin Blake, Dave Boran and Martin Grimoldby, and (Div 2) Tom Preshaw (2).

Friday, Sept. 27, Eastern Star – Stableford

With a weather prediction today of torrential rain we are not sure about starting the game but in the end four groups set out with the cut at 7-17.

Glen Loydall won division 2 with 36 points ahead of Glyn Evans in second on 33and Frank Kelly third with 30.

Colin Aspinall came first in division 1 with 34 points, Pete Sumner was second one point behind and Tom Preshaw took third with 31.

In the near pins today, Pete Sumner hits a seven-iron on the 172-yard 17th and finished four inches left of the hole. Tom Preshaw, Bruce Gardner John Sykes and obviously Pete Sumner all recorded birdie ‘2’s.