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𝑭𝒐𝒓𝒕𝒚 𝑷𝒐𝒊𝒏𝒕𝒔 𝑬𝒏𝒐𝒖𝒈𝒉 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝑴𝒊𝒌𝒆 𝑭𝒊𝒓𝒌𝒊𝒏   When the score cards from the early groups came in, it looked to be a low scoring day, but then group number four came in and stopped that thought. Mike Firkin kept up...

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𝙒𝙖𝙮𝙣𝙚 𝙒𝙞𝙣𝙨 𝙤𝙣 𝙖 𝙒𝙚𝙩 𝙒𝙚𝙙𝙣𝙚𝙨𝙙𝙖𝙮 September already! Is it me getting old or are these days and months really going quicker than before? September also saw us run out of luck at Greenwood. After being washed out at a...

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𝐏𝐚𝐮𝐥 𝐃𝐮𝐫𝐤𝐚𝐧 𝐓𝐨𝐩𝐬 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐋𝐢𝐬𝐭 𝐀𝐠𝐚𝐢𝐧   On another fine, but overcast day, our twelve golfers, who became thirteen, after adding one who forgot to sign up, headed off for beautiful Laem Chabang golf Course. As usual this course was...

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𝐁𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐲 𝐁𝐮𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐚𝐧 𝐃𝐨𝐞𝐬 𝐚 𝐁𝐨𝐥𝐭   The day was slightly overcast as eight players headed for Pleasant Valley, and it stayed that way for the rest of the day, with a nice breeze most of the time. The course was...

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𝐏𝐚𝐮𝐥 𝐃𝐮𝐫𝐤𝐚𝐧 𝐖𝐢𝐧𝐬 ‘𝐏𝐡𝐢𝐥 𝐌𝐜𝐂𝐥𝐮𝐫𝐞 𝐌𝐞𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐚𝐥’ 𝐓𝐫𝐨𝐩𝐡𝐲   A group that had played the C+D combination at Burapha a day earlier gave us a not too flattering report on the condition of the course. However, it was true that the...

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𝐈𝐭’𝐬 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐅𝐢𝐫𝐤𝐢𝐧 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐃𝐮𝐫𝐤𝐚𝐧 𝐒𝐡𝐨𝐰   Standing on the first tee at Royal Lakeside, Mike Firkin predicted that, after today, his handicap would go back down. We all say that, in hope, but for Mike, that is what happened....

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𝐆𝐞𝐨𝐫𝐠𝐞 𝐖𝐢𝐧𝐬 𝐀 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐛𝐚𝐜𝐤   Heavy rain in Pattaya in the morning brought the usual question of whether golf would go ahead. A couple of phone calls to Eastern Star confirmed the theory that it may not be raining at...

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𝐌𝐨𝐱𝐞𝐲 𝐌𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐬 𝐚 𝐁𝐢𝐠 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐛𝐚𝐜𝐤   Laem Chabang was looking a picture as our sixteen golfers made their way to the first tee. We would play the B and C nines on a perfect golf course and, once again, in...

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  𝐓𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐲 𝐌𝐚𝐫𝐬𝐡𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐖𝐢𝐧𝐬 𝐖𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐆𝐫𝐨𝐬𝐬 𝟕𝟑   We were wondering if the sky above Greenwood is painted on, as it seems that for the past few visits, over a few weeks, it has had the same overcast, grey colour...

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  𝐅𝐢𝐫𝐬𝐭 𝐆𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐉𝐚𝐜𝐤𝐞𝐭 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐇𝐮𝐰 𝐢𝐧 ‘𝐍𝐞𝐰 𝐍𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐥’   Now that Pattana Golf Club is offering the all-in price of 1350 bht at any time, rather than after 11.30 am, as previously, we had a good roll out of...

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