The Growling Swan Golf Society
Thursday, Oct. 12, Silky Oak – Stableford
1st Ian Parry (12) 36pts
2nd Alex Field (18) 36pts
Near Pins: #3 Ian Parry, #8 Ian Parry, #14 Alex Field, #16 Rudy Reganess
With our 9 eager players we set out and played 3 x 3-balls in what was near perfect conditions. Asking the caddies if carts were permitted on course the standard response was “yes no problem” – well of course ‘no carts on course’ was the rule for the day. The course was in perfect condition and without doubt this will be a jewel in Pattaya’s crown. With its five par-3’s and par 5’s that all look impossible to conquer it sets a challenge for all that dare to take it on.
First tee nerves come into play here as the opening drive has a decent water carry and the prospect of going in the water that early plays on a lot of people’s minds. It is a 150-yard carry off the white tees and with the yellow tee another 30 odd yards further back.
Ian Parry (Pazza) joined us for the first time in a little while and showed he was here for business. He returned with a very good 36 points, holding off Alex Field via the count-back system.