Great start to the week. Green Valley Monday with a few of the locals back. The course was in good nick, fairways welcoming the recent falls but I thought the greens in patches a little grainy, especially downhill.
Welcome back to a couple of old favourites Steve Sweeney Aus and Dan Dietz back from the US not forgetting to mention a little op in Bangkok a few days ago. For all who know Dan the op went well with no mishaps for the first day back on the course. Captain 40 points off 17 Fred Birch US 38 points off 15 and a couple of guys with 36 points, Peter Thomas and Brett Jones both from the UK Project Smile near pin Steve Coghlan, unknown if he made the putt
Pattana Tuesday. Late tee time of 12.00 noon. Left LK right on time with a full van. Played A & B a simply great day in perfect conditions and the course was without a blemish. Rob Lea 40 points off 21 Brett Jones 38 points off 7 and back in the frame for Project Smile near pin Dan Dietz
Jack Nicholas Laem Chabang Thursday. Course in perfect order in every respect. PSC members received a discount down to 2487 bht all in which attracted sufficient players to fill the van together with a couple of locals. The day was working to perfection until the last group on the 18th ran into rain and lighting. They finished the hole with a stroke of luck with nobody hurt, back in the bar its easy to laugh and say “we should have stopped but didn’t”. Barry Copestake off 16 38 points Jim Bell off 18 36 points and the local favourite Dan Dietz 34 points Project Smile near pin Rob Lea
Finished the week off at Parichat Links. They continue to offer reduced prices for PSC members which is appreciated. Every time we play here players acknowledge the improvements from their previous visit to Thailand or even from when they played last a month ago. The work does not stop. Again the weather and conditions excellent. The van full with a couple of non starters (probably fell at the first last night) not fronting in the morning. One sick, sent a messenger. Captain 45 points off 17 Walter Baechli 44 points off 22 Dan Dietz 38 points off 10 Ken Grimes Project Smile near pin, missed the putt