Will this wet weather never end? Tasik is one of the driest courses we play yet even here the course was very soggy with buggies restricted to the cart paths on most holes. But despite the soft conditions the course played well as reflected by the scores.
28 starters teed it up promptly on the Puteri & Putera 9’s in overcast and cool conditions. Light rain started to fall towards the end of the round but didn’t hold up play.
The winner of the first Trophy Game of 2017 was Tom Holmes (enjoying an extra days holiday) with 85 for 40 points. Tom, you are cut 4 strokes. Runner-up OCB was Charles Blanchet with 90 for 38 points from Martin Walsh 83 for 38. The lowest gross was 80 by Geoff McLaws.
Welcome back David Hughes for his regular 3 months break from the frozen north.
Lunch was at Restoran Chin Hiong attended by 25 of us. The beer was cold and the food expensive but good. Expected I suppose given the festive season but lets make sure we are not being ripped off by some of the places we regularly dine at.