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Buriram Golf Society Club Championship 2018

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Buriram Golf Society Club Championship 2018

Buriram Golf Society held their annual Club Championship at Khao Kradong Golf Course over two rounds on Tuesday and Friday of this week. Two titles were at stake, Club Champion Gross (the main one) and Club Champion Net. Usually Society competitions are stableford but this one is strokeplay which meant an even bigger challenge than…

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Rest Of The World Edge Buriram Golf Society’s “Ryder Cup” Against UK + 1

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Rest Of The World Edge Buriram Golf Society’s “Ryder Cup” Against UK + 1

Taking a 3-2 lead from the doubles into the final singles, the Rest of the World scrambled to a 5-5 draw to take the trophy 8-7. It was as tight as the score suggests, with a number of games going right down to the wire. UK + 1                                                 Rest of the World Mike Olsson            lost …

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Buriram Golf Society’s “Ryder Cup”

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Buriram Golf Society’s “Ryder Cup”

Buriram Golf Society held the first round of their version of the Ryder Cup this morning. The teams were UK+1 v The Rest of the World. This round was four-ball-better-ball matchplay. UK+1                                                               Rest of the World Colin Bradwell & Peter Thripp lost 1up to Mike Picard & Martin Moyles Peter Dempsey & Tommy Jackson won…

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Buriram Golf Society Independence Day Texas Scramble

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Buriram Golf Society Independence Day Texas Scramble

Buriram Golf Society held their latest Texas Scramble on Wednesday, July 4 and it was kindly sponsored by one of our American friends Lynn to mark US Independence Day. Seven teams of three plus one of four met at Khao Kradong golf course at 7.30am for a shotgun start. That is where all the teams…

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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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