Links Golf Society 6/6

At St.Andrews 2000 on Wed Jun 6 S/ford

 

There’s No Stopping This Boy!

 

Colin Service is in red hot form at the moment, and today wore the Green Jacket yet again. He says he made a couple of “small” tweaks to his game and is reaping the benefits.

In 11 starts since May 9, he has had 4 wins, 3 seconds, 2 thirds and one 4th. Certainly on a roll. Keep it going!

St.Andrews is one of the more expensive courses in the area and, because Golf Societies need to cater to all players, this course is not on the roster very often.

However, we were able to take advantage of their Sports Day Wednesday at the very good price of 2050 bht all in. (Carts are compulsory) Not cheap, but a chance for a once a year treat.

Nineteen excited players arrived at the course, checked in and ready to go. But, what a disappointment to find many greens had recently been scarified and sanded so, consequently, not the usual good greens here. Putting became difficult.

Fairways are in good condition, and the weather, although humid for most of the distance, did not produce any rain. Got away with it again!

We’ve talked about Colin Service and his great form and with 39 points stole the show. Two days previously it was Colin and Steve Truelove in a one two.

Same again today, but in reverse, Steve in second place with another good score of 37 points. What might have been though, as Steve became ill during the last two holes, but toughed it out.

Nigel Harrison had an off day 2 days ago at Treasure Hill, but bounced back to take third with 34 points, while Phil Davies in his first outing since his trip to Wales came up with 33 points for the remaining spot.

 

Once again only three of the four near pins were won. It was just too hard, apparently, to get onto the 17th.

Near Pins:  Colin Service (3), Gerry Conway (5), Ralph McConnell (10).

 

If your name has not appeared yet, there is still a chance for a Best Nine prize.

 

Best Front Nine ( non winners)….Mike Jeffreys……..20 pts

Best Back Nine ( non winners)…..Tommy Marshall…19 pts

 

Winner ………..Colin Service (19)…………….39pts

2nd Place…………Steve Truelove (10)…………..37 pts

3rd Place………..Nigel Harrison (20)…………..34 pts.

4th Place………..Phil Davies (12)………………..33 pts

 

Marco Beer is heading home again soon, so Phil thought he might like to wear the “wig”.

Not sure how Marco felt about that good idea.

Then the fans were turned off as Joy carried out the Birthday Cake with candles glowing for Happy Birthday Ralph McConnell.

 

 

Pattaya Links Golf Society is a PSC affiliated, friendly group and welcomes golfers of all levels. We play  Monday ,Wednesday and Friday.”      Links” Bar is towards the Southern end of Soi Buakhow.

Check the Big board out front for upcoming  games schedule.

Sign up at Links Bar or online to join us for a fun day of competition golf.

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