Horne leads the way


The Jomtien Golf Society

Monday, Sept. 25, Pattaya C.C. – Stableford

A slightly earlier start than normal but no problems and with two divisions out the equal cut was 13-19 and 20+.  Dave Horne returned the best score of the day, winning division 1 with 41 points.  In the frame as always was Paul Butler in second on 39 and Paul Young took third with 34.

Dave Horne.
Dave Horne.

Rod Howett topped division 2 with 36 points and then an amazing back-nine count-back of 14/13 saw Mark Armstrong beat Leo Adam after they both came in with 35 points overall.

Nobody on the green at all on the 7th today but in division 1 Ian Rogers and Paul Butler and in division 2 Rod Howett and Willy Van Heetvelde snared near pin prizes.

In the ‘2’s Ian Rogers birdied the 5th and in division 2 there was a rollover to the Emerald on Wednesday.

Wednesday, Sept. 27, The Emerald – Stableford

A very quiet time here at the moment with the majority of our golfers back home, and with only two divisions out the cut today was set at 14-16 and 21+.

Paul Butler won division 1 with 37 points while ‘the mad dentist’ was second five points behind and Nik Evans took third with 30.

Rod Howett was on top of the podium again in division 2 with 36 points, the Welsh boy David Phillips finished second two points behind and Alan Bissell placed third with 30.

Near pins went to (Div 1) Colin Aspinall and Dave Horne, and (Div 2) David Phillips.

There were no ‘2’s in division 1 but in division 2 Rod Howett birdied the 13th and David Phillips the 5th.

Friday, Sept. 29, Eastern Star – Stableford

Paul Butler.
Paul Butler.

Only one division out today, our smallest turnout for many years and with 33 points Leo Adam was laughing all the way to the clubhouse after winning with just 33 points.  Two 31-pointers battled for the silver position with Paul Young beating Pete Sumner on a 15/13 back-nine count-back and in fourth place with 27 points Colin Aspinall beat Paul Butler 16/12 on the back-nine.

Near pins were claimed by (Div 1) Paul Young and (Div 2) Leo Adam.

In the ‘2’s, Colin Aspinall birdied the 13th for two rollovers in division 1 and in division 2 there were no takers today.