Paul the ‘Thunder from Down Under’


PSC golf from Lewiinski’s Golf Society

Sunday, Nov. 11, Green Valley – Monthly Medal

A Flight

1st Paul Hack (11) net 67

2nd Kevin McEntee (8) net 71

3rd Jim Bell (15) net 72

4th Pierre Bietry (12) net 72 pts

B Flight

1st Bob McFadden (16) net 69

2nd Colm Mullen (16) net 69

3rd Keith McLachlan (25) net 71

4th Colin Davis (17) net 72

Red Flight

1st Sim Davis net 74

Near Pins:  No 4 Andy Bardill, No 9 Nigel Bennett, No 12 Justin Fowlis, No 16 Yui Bietry.

It was a good day for Paul Hack as he etched his name on the 2012 Lewiinski’s wall of shame with a monthly medal and A Flight winning gross78 net 67.  One can only muse over how resplendent are resident ‘sartorial wonder’ will be when he suits up for the year-end Gold Medal competition – it could make Skippy blush.

Paul Hack (right) with Golf Manager Colin Davis.Paul Hack (right) with Golf Manager Colin Davis.

Paul’s fine effort held off one of the Bert’s poppy day winners, Kevin ‘you know who’, and relegated him to the A Flight Silver.  Jimmy ‘Ak47’ Bell used a count back to edge Pierre ‘the magician’ Bietry for the bronze, leaving Pierre to pick up the lead, with a little help.

Bob McFadden’s net 69 took the top step in B Flight as he out pointed Colm the ‘Right Honorable’ Mullen.  That duet was but two points clear of the B Flight Bronze medalist Keith McLachlan and a further stroke clear of Colin ‘the Donkey’ as he carted off the lead.

Sim, the Donkey’s better half, took the laurels in the Red Flight with a net 74.  Paul’s better half Mercy accepted Sims prize as she was feeling a bit under the weather.  As all our readers know, the result qualifies Sim to join Paul in the year end Gold Medal competition.

Please spare a thought if you will for Peter Henshaw’s brother Eddy who fell and broke his arm on arrival last year to the Land of Smiles.  Just to show it was no fluke on the first day back this month he slipped and broke his leg.  Eddy now holds the distinction to have made two visits to play golf in Thailand and never lost a ball.

Monday, Nov. 12, Greenwood A&B – Stableford

A Flight

1st Matt Doyle (13) 40pts

2nd Justin Fowlis (13) 40pts

3rd Jim Bell (15) 38pts

B Flight

1st Mitch Squire (19) 38pts

2nd Barry Copestake (17) 37pts

3rd Colm Mullen (16) 36pts

Mercy (left) accepts Sim’s prize from Colin.Mercy (left) accepts Sim’s prize from Colin.

He was mentioned last week and the week before, along with his two sidekicks.  Here he is again.  I give you Mr. Matt ‘Dillon’ Doyle.  Previously known as the 13 handicapper who knew more about the game than any mid or high handicapper in town, he is now known as the man of the match.  And that via a 40 point count back victory over the very unlucky Justin Fowlis.  Jim ‘AK 47’ Bell fired a very impressive 38 points to close the flight.

Mitch Squire upheld the honor in B Flight with a equally impressive 38 points which placed him one stroke clear of Barry ‘the boot’ Copestake.  Colm ‘no nu please’ Mullen served notice he might be finding his form with a count back over ‘the Donkey’ for third.

Justin Fowlis and Bob Fagin split the 2’s pot.

Wednesday, Nov. 14, Bangpra – Stableford

A Flight

1st Peter Hynard (13) 37pts

2nd Patrick Kelly (+3) 37pts

3rd J-P Maffray (13) 37pts

B Flight

1st Matt Cronin (14) 38pts

2nd Jimmy Day (17) 38pts

3rd Tore Eliassen (14) 35pts

C Flight

1st Joseph Tynan (30) 37pts

2nd Christy Knight (21) 35pts

3rd Keith McLachlan (25) 34pts

Matt Cronin held off the challenge for the man of the match and top spot in B Flight from Jimmy ‘good’ Day as Matt’s 38pts counted up better on the inward nine.  Tore Eliassen did likewise to Colm ‘the count back specialist’ Mullen as he filled the flight, leaving Colm to watch the presentation from his favourite bar stool.

Peter Hynard locked up with the trio of Patrick ‘plus -3’ Kelly and J-P Maffray all with 37 points; Peter took the top spot as Patrick and J-P drifted, climbing the podium steps in that order.  The scribe made his golf debut after a prolonged absence and had the pleasure to be in the same four-ball alongside J-P.  The exercise was welcomed and some of the French words learnt from J-P would I imagine be unprintable.

Skipping down to C Flight we saw Joe ‘sat nav’ Tynan continue his good play which he attributes to his softer balls.  Christy ‘good’ Knight, who is never far away when good pal Jimmy is in the frame, took the silver two shots adrift.  Another count back was needed to sort out the final spot in the flight as Keith McLachlan demoted Mitch Squire to the presentation crowd.  The amazing thing was that Keith played the first three holes on the outer nine without scoring a point and a further two no-scoring holes on the inner nine.

Patrick Kelly, J-P Maffray, Jimmy Day, Tore Eliassen and Michael Goggin split the 2’s pot.

Note:  Lewiinski’s is situated on Pattaya Land Soi 1, Beach Road Soi 13/3 near to Walking Street.  Anyone wishing to play with us just pop in and add your name to the list or call Colin on 089 826 0764.  Transport is provided.