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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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Buriram Golf Society Hit Khon Kaen……Again !

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Buriram Golf Society Hit Khon Kaen……Again !

Buriram Golf Society’s latest away jaunt saw them return to most members’ favourite destination – Khon Kaen. The trip had been postponed a week from September 18 due to the expected arrival of typhoon Doksuri. As it turned out Khon Kaen was bathed in sunshine. Eleven golfers set out on Monday September 25 to meet…

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Buriram Golf Society’s Mid-Season Bash At Paddy’s Irish Bar A Huge Success

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Buriram Golf Society’s Mid-Season Bash At Paddy’s Irish Bar A Huge Success

Buriram Golf Society decided that it would be a good idea to have a bit of a party and it was held at the Clubhouse, Paddy’s Irish Bar on Monday August 7. Paddy’s is normally closed on Mondays but Society member and new Paddy’s owner Mike Olsson, his wife Lin and the staff kindly gave…

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Buriram Golf Society Texas Scramble A Close-Run Thing

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Buriram Golf Society Texas Scramble A Close-Run Thing

The latest Buriram Golf Society Texas Scramble was played at Khao Kradong Golf Club on Friday, July 14. The event was kindly sponsored by Society member Tonny, this included prizes and the fee for having exclusive rights to the course until 1pm. It was an 8am shotgun start, that is all the teams start at…

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Thai Girl Becomes The Youngest Winner Ever On The Ladies European Golf Tour

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Thai Girl Becomes The Youngest Winner Ever On The Ladies European Golf Tour

Teenage amateur Atthaya Thitikul became the youngest winner on the Ladies European Tour on Sunday when she beat Ana Menendez of Mexico by two strokes in the inaugural Ladies European Thailand championship at the Phoenix Gold Golf and Country Club on Sunday. Atthaya produced a level-par 72 on Sunday to finish the week on 5-under-par…

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