𝗧𝗛𝗜𝗘𝗥𝗥𝗬- 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗘𝗔𝗦𝗬 𝗚𝗢𝗜𝗡𝗚 𝗙𝗥𝗘𝗡𝗖𝗛𝗠𝗔𝗡 𝗕𝗘𝗔𝗧𝗦 𝗣𝗔𝗥𝗜𝗖𝗛𝗔𝗧
The big question is ‘Why Parichat?” This is a course avoided by Links Golf for various reasons. However, in trying to frame a May schedule around the numerous public holidays for the month, and most courses charging, for whatever reason, extra price for that day, we came up with something reasonable.
After a heavy rain in Pattaya in the morning, the expected drop outs left us with 19 starters for the short trip to the course.
Thierry Petrement appeared back in Pattaya a week ago after a longer than expected stay in France, for family reasons, and got right back into his best form. And he needed it playing this tricky golf course.
Thierry scored 36 points to win the day after surviving a close countback.
That guy, John Reps, was there again and settled for second place after scoring his 36 points, but being beaten in that countback.
These are very good scores on a tricky, quirky course.
Another countback took place to decide the next two spots.
Jamie Booterbaugh never plays a bad game, it seems, and he won a countback for third place with 35 points ahead of Billy Buchanan, who is getting consistent, now playing more often.
𝑵𝒆𝒂𝒓 𝑷𝒊𝒏𝒔: Young Min Ko, Glen Elsworth, Tony Browne, Toby Glass
𝐖𝐢𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐚𝐭 𝐏𝐀𝐑𝐈𝐂𝐇𝐀𝐓
𝟭𝘀𝘁 𝗣𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗲 – 𝗧𝗵𝗶𝗲𝗿𝗿𝘆 𝗣𝗲𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 (𝟭𝟭) – 𝟯𝟲 𝗽𝘁𝘀 𝗰/𝗯𝗮𝗰𝗸
2nd Place – John Reps (12) – 36 pts
3rd Place – Jamie Booterbaugh (11)) – 35 pts c/back
4th Place – -Billy Buchanan (16) – 35 pts
𝘽𝙚𝙨𝙩 𝙁𝙧𝙤𝙣𝙩 𝙉𝙞𝙣𝙚( non winners) – Nick Crossan – 18 pts
𝘽𝙚𝙨𝙩 𝘽𝙖𝙘𝙠 𝙉𝙞𝙣𝙚( non winners) – Dave Arataki – 18 pts
After the early, scary rain in Pattaya, we had a near perfect day for golf with a cloud cover most of the round and quite coolish conditions, and everyone finished dry.
The course was in surprisingly very nice condition and the caddies, although apparently bar one, were judged to be very knowledgeable and helpful.
Many, after playing here for the first time, stated that they would like to come back here.
Another one to add to future schedules, it seems.
Photo Main:Winner, Thierry Petrement with We, one of our beautiful staff.
Photo Here: Nick Crossan (L) had 18 pts for a ‘front nine’ win, but lost it on the back nine to have the lowest score and wore the ‘wig’.
Young Min Ko is our unofficial traffic director. Today he directed George’s lady where to park, but it wasn’t her, it was some people visiting the laundry opposite.
So Young gets the ‘silly hat’.