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Ariya Digs Deep To Claim Biggest Prize In Women’s Golf

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Ariya Digs Deep To Claim Biggest Prize In Women’s Golf

Ariya Jutanugarn displayed fighting qualities worthy of a champion to dig herself out of a deep hole and win the $5 million US Women’s Open on Sunday. The Kingdom’s most successful golfer squandered a seven-shot lead with nine holes remaining before edging out South Korea’s Kim Hyo-joo on the fourth playoff hole to become the…

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Buriram Golf Society Honour Their Inaugral Captain The Late Neil Cameron

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Buriram Golf Society Honour Their Inaugral Captain The Late Neil Cameron

Buriram Golf Society held a special event on Friday May 11 to remember their first Captain, Neil Cameron. It is an annual event to commemorate Neil’s passing two years ago when he finally lost his brave battle with cancer. Fourteen players took part in a stableford event which also included a separate competition whereby the…

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Charity Golf Day At Ulratana Dam Golf Course In Aid Of Khaen Thong Children’s Home Playground

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Charity Golf Day At Ulratana Dam Golf Course In Aid Of Khaen Thong Children’s Home Playground

A charity golf day was held at the Ulratana Dam Golf Course outside of Khon Kaen on Wednesday, May 9th. The Dam, as it is affectionately known, was in excellent condition. Organizer Trevor Edge had done a magnificent job in attracting a field of 42, including Buriram Golf Society captain Keith Wood, fellow member Colin…

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Buriram Golf Society Hold Their Latest Invitational Texas Scramble

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Buriram Golf Society Hold Their Latest Invitational Texas Scramble

Buriram Golf Society held their latest Texas Scramble at Khao Kradong Golf Course on Tuesday, May 8. Eight teams of three players turned up for the 7.50am shotgun start. (ie all the teams start at the same time from different holes.) The event was sponsored by the popular Norwegian Patrik Hukkelberg who even put up…

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Buriram Golf Society Blitz Khon Kaen……..AGAIN !

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Buriram Golf Society Blitz Khon Kaen……..AGAIN !

Buriram Golf Society headed off to their favourite golfing destination on Monday January 22 to play at The Dam and Dancoon in Khon Kaen. There were 20 in the party but 10 wisely decided to travel on Sunday for purposes of acclimatization. The players were divided into five groups of four for an individual stableford…

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Buriram Golf Society New Year Texas Scramble

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Buriram Golf Society New Year Texas Scramble

The latest Buriram Golf Society Texas Scramble was held at Khao Kradong Golf Course on Friday,January 12. Eleven teams of three players (33!) turned up at around 7.15am for this very popular event. A quick recap of the format for new readers:- Each player tees off and the best drive is selected. All three players…

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Buriram Golf Society’s Captain Colin Bradwell’s Golf Day

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Buriram Golf Society’s Captain Colin Bradwell’s Golf Day

Colin Bradwell held his Captain’s Day at Khao Kradong golf course and Paddy’s Irish Bar on Tuesday, December 12. Twenty-one members and three guests took part in the event in good golfing conditions. Two competitions were held simultaneously , an individual stableford and a “yellow ball” team event. The groups were in four-man teams and…

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Golf Trip To Khon Kaen For Buriram’s Graham, Mike and Bill

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Golf Trip To Khon Kaen For Buriram’s Graham, Mike and Bill

Paddy’s Irish Bar landlord Mike Olssen decided that he wanted a break from the “challenge” of Khao Kradong golf course and thought a trip to Khon Kaen to take on Singha Park and the Ubolratana Dam courses would be ideal. He was joined by Paddy’s regular Graham Dresser and new boy Aussie, Bill Warren. The…

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Buriram Golf Society President’s Day On December 1

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Buriram Golf Society President’s Day On December 1

Buriram Golf Society’s President Peter Dempsey held his President’s Day competition on Friday, December 1 at Khao Kradong golf course. It was a four-ball-better-ball format, ie doubles with the better score for the pair to count on each hole. (hence the title). The teams were drawn from two pots, low handicap in one, higher in…

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Buriram Golf Society Vice-Captain Keith Wood’s Golf Day

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Buriram Golf Society Vice-Captain Keith Wood’s Golf Day

Vice-Captain Keith Wood held his golf day at Khao Kradong Golf Course on Friday October 20. An excellent turn-out of twenty players assembled for a 7am start on a fine,sunny morning. Despite all the recent rain, the course had dried out remarkably well and the greens were in pretty good condition. There were five groups…

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