Willem steps into the light

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PSC golf from SIAM Country Resort

Tuesday, July 8, Bangpra – Stableford

Thanks to their hospitality we joined up with Tropical Bert’s group on Tuesday to play Bangpra, from the white tees at between 6,400 to 6,500 yards.  The course was in good condition, although the weather let us down with some heavy rain making golf difficult for a few holes.  

Between the rain and the course’s usual defense of speedy greens, good scores were thin on the ground, with Jeff Wylie’s 30 points off his handicap of 6 being the best we could muster.

Paul Davies left scratching his head after his count back loss to Willem Lasonder.Paul Davies left scratching his head after his count back loss to Willem Lasonder.

One point further back, the fight for second place required a count back and it was Willem Lasonder (H/cap 18) who left Paul Davies (29) scratching his head after losing 16/13.

Near pins went to Jeff, Willem & Neil.

Thursday, July 10, Mt. Shadow – Stableford

Thursday was a visit to Mountain Shadow, where we played from the blue tees, but it must be said that we were playing from a shortened course as several tees were being top dressed.  I would say we played the course no longer than 6,100 yards, but it was the same for all so onward & upward.

Willem Lasonder well and truly stepped into the spotlight with a magnificent 42 points, 13 shots better than his Tuesday round.  The conditions were not easy, despite the shortness of the course, as a good breeze persisted throughout the round.  Best of the rest was Jeff Wylie with a somewhat mediocre 34 points, although Jeff was able to share the near pins with Martin who also had a big improvement from Tuesday’s round.

Note:  Siam Country Resort, Restaurant & Bar is located just off Siam Country Club Rd, after going under the arch past the 7/11, turn right after 50 metres, with the venue on the left another 200 metres along.  Golf from here is generally played on Tuesday & Thursday, with the Resort hosting prompt presentations on both days.

As a PSC affiliated venue we welcome ALL golfers, including ladies & seniors (>60s) who have opted for the “Silver” tee option.  Call 0890941841 for scheduling or enquiries.  Hope to see you there, cheers & good golfing!