The Jomtien Golf Society-
SIAMCATS Soi 5 Jomtien
Jomtien Golf with the I.P.G.C.
Monday September 1, Pattana - StablefordAs we drive towards the course up the 331 the clouds in the distance look very threatening and as we pull into the clubhouse and congregate the conversations are shall we play today or call it a miss. In the end we check in with five groups. The A course is still shut, so we are allocated the B and C courses with a tough tee off for all on the first hole. Ricko, alias Steve Richardson the Siam Cats lover boy, playing his last game with us comes in with 36 points to win division 1. Colin Phillips, also with his last game, comes in second three points behind and keep it in the family his older brother Lindsay finishes third with 28 points. In division 2 Alan Bissell wins the division with 30 points, Chris Reed is second one point behind and Glen Martin is third on 25. We were very lucky with the weather today, there were rolling dark clouds moving in as the first group reached the 10th tee and a light drizzle lasted for 10 minutes, so we all continued. Near pins: Div 1. Terry Madsen, Lindsay Phillips, Steve Richardson and Chris Voller. Div 2. Colin Phillips (2), Gill Phillips and Chris Reed. In the two’s today a rollover to Burapha in division 1 but in division 2 Colin Phillips birdies B3 and Chris Reed B7 to split the box in division 2.
Wednesday September 3, Burapha - Stableford booked the A and B nines and that was what we played today off the white tees. An equal cut in the cards with division 1 at 9-18 and division 2 at 19 plus. Harry Vincenzi records the best score of the day winning division 1 with 36 points. Ted Morris is second two points behind and Bob Poole beats Lindsay Phillips 16/14 on the back nine after they both came in with 32. Nobody likes to see that! Chris Reed with a 16/15 countback wins division 2 beating Rod Howett after they both shoot 36 points. Tom Novak is third on 34. Near pins: Div 1. Lindsay Phillips (2) and Harry Vincenzi. Div 2. Bob Poole and Mario Semmens. Lindsay Phillips birdied A6 for the only two of the day in division 1 and also takes a Pattana rollover as well. Mario Semmens also birdied A6 in division 2. Chris Reed with a 16/15 countback wins division 2 beating Rod Howett after they both shoot 36 points. Tom Novak is third on 34. Near pins: Div 1. Lindsay Phillips (2) and Harry Vincenzi. Div 2. Bob Poole and Mario Semmens. Lindsay Phillips birdied A6 for the only two of the day in division 1 and also takes a Pattana rollover as well. Mario Semmens also birdied A6 in division 2.
Friday September 5, Eastern Star - Stableford 1-2-3
There are ten groups out today in an individual Stableford competition as always but with a 1-2-3 team competition as well sponsored by the rollover kitty. The equal cut today was 9-17 and 18+ and playing off 17 with 20 points on the front nine and 20 on the back Paul Butler wins division 1 with 40 points. Harry Vincenzi knocks Chris Voller off the second position with a 21/16 back nine countback after they both come in with 37 points. Playing to his new handicap over the past two weeks Rod Howett is the winner in division 2 with 34 points. One point behind, Bristol Bob is second and in third place Iain Walsh beats Chris Reed and Glyn Evans 19/14/13 as they all come in with 32 points. Near pins: Div 1. Karl Flood, Grenville Hill and Khalifa Nasser (2). Div 2. Alan Bissell and Paul Butler (2). In the technical prizes today on each hole for two divisions, on the first nearest the pin in two shots Chris Voller and Bryan Priestley; on the eighth in three shots, Chris Voller and Chris Reed; the 11th in three shots Harry Vincenzi and Andy Crabb; and on the 12th nearest the pin in 2 shots Karl Flood and Bob Poole, and finally the straightest drive on the 16th Khalifa Nasser and Glyn Evans. In the two’s two rollovers in division 1 and Grenville Hill is a happy chappy after a birdie on the tough 3rd hole today while in division 2 Paul Butler birdies the 6th and 17th to grab the lot. In the team 1-2-3, Bill Bertram, Karl Flood and Chris Voller are the winners with 79 points. Paul Butler, Alan Hansen and Tony Thorne are second beating Glyn Evans, Rod Howett and Lindsay Phillips 49/45 on the back nine after both teams come in with 75 points. A really enjoyable team game that went down well with everyone.