Results – Berjaya Hills – 12th August 2014

It was a lovely morning with cool air at the top of Bukit Tinggi when 10 of the Loose Cannons tee’d off at 8:00am – a pleasant change from the high humidity of the lower altitudes of the Klang Valley. The course was a little patchy with a fair bit of wart hog action on the fairways and in particular the greens were bad having been recently sanded leaving it a rather random process to proceed the ball towards the hole. The course however was relatively quiet with only a few other players who decided to move ahead of us to the 10th rather than sticking behind us as we started on hole 1.
After the game we drove back down the hill to Kampung Bukit Tinggi for a great (and cheap) lunch at Restaurant 126 – well ordered Tony!
The winner again this week was Barry Sage with a great score of 88 and 40 points (24 points on the back 9!) – this is now a back to back win for barry who has obviously found his form. We will be seeing his handicap dropping accordingly! Second was Stuart Taylor with the best gross of the day (84) and 37 points.
Full results below:


Next Game – Berjaya Hills Golf & Country Club – 29th January 2013

Next week on 29th January for the TROPHY GAME, and by request, we will be playing at BERJAYA HILLS GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB, (Bukit Tinggi) . I would hope we can carry on with a good turnout.  4 flights booked so far, with tee off at 0745 hrs,

Please let Ray Funnell know if you are playing and by Monday 1200 hours latest.

Results – Berjaya Hills Golf & Country Club – 4th September 2012

Cannons all.
For the second week running we played in the rain.
18 LC’s made their way to the mountains through the KL haze and endured the lengthy registration process that seems to be the norm these days at most local golf venues. We eventually got started at 8:15 under leaden skies; all from tee box 1 as the tenth tee is at the farthest point on the course, and this always leads to a rather long delay between the first and last flight. But more of that later.
By the time the first flight got to the second tee the rain began; a heavy drizzle, and it continued intermittently for much of the front nine. Berjaya Hills was in very nice condition with much long needed maintenance in evidence including the repair of the land slip at the 4th tee box which, while not completely repaired, at least has a new tee boxes to replace those at the foot of the slip and a new buggy track circumnavigating the slip which is a great improvement on the temporary detour across the neighbouring fairway that has been in place for the past year or more.
Berjaya Hills is always a delightful place to be, high in the hills with wonderfully clean air and spectacular vistas. The gallery of Gibbons were very noisy, a bit like American golf galleries, and a magnificent Owl swooped into a tree and watched the LC’s putting exhibition with great disdain before silently gliding away in search of something more interesting.
The winner OCB was Stuart Taylor with 42 points and the runner-up was Ted Parslow.
The lowest gross was 77 by Geoff Parlow and the most golf was played by Allan McNicoll with 118. Stuart is cut 6 strokes and Ted1 stroke.
As I mentioned earlier, there is always a long delay at this track because we believe that we have to start from TB 1 as TB 10 is so far away. The first flight, a 3 ball, were back in under 4 hours with the second 3 ball 10 minutes later. There was then a delay of almost an hour before flight 3 walked off the 18th, 10 minutes of it searching for balls within 150 metrs of the green!!! The last flight came in 90 minutes after the first flight. Maybe we need to bite the bullet and put up with the 10 minute drive to the 10th. But even this will not help unnecessary slow play.
Speed the game up guys.
Poor Bob Simpson was sat at the restaurant for nearly an hour before anyone joined him. He text me with “Where is everone?” followed 45 minutes later with “Am I in the right restauant?”. We had left the changing rooms together! And he was in flight 2!!!! 2 members of flight 1 didn’t stay for lunch and Erol, their 3rd member had to wait for John who was in a later flight and I had to wait for George who was in the last flight. Erol & I had a beer at the 18th to pass the time while waiting for flight 3 to appear.
Anyway, some lessons learned. At venues like this where we adjourn to an off site venue for lunch I will pre arrange the flights. This will help.
Lunch at Restoran 126 in the village was excellent and accompanied by much amber nectar and very reasonably priced.
Despite the delays, a good day out.


Geoff Parslow, Ted Parslow, John Laidley and Glen Wombwell warming up on the 1st tee. Well not exactly warming up … but Glen is warming his hands!
 Erol Akinci and his “Rusty Pecker” at the 1st tee.
 We thought much of the fairway damage on the course had been caused by wild boar action … but here is proof that Alan McNicoll was also to blame!

Panorama photo of the 4th hole.

 “Stop and smell the flowers” as famously quoted by golfer Walter Hagen. These beautiful flowers had dropped from the trees which surrounded the fairways on the 5th hole.
 Here we see some wild boar damage caused just off the green on the 9th hole.
 The unmistakeable profile of Mr. Richard Moss.
 The Berjaya Hills course has some wonderful views over the surrounding hills and has the advantage of being relatively cool due to the altitude.
 Alan McNicoll blasts one away with this new driver on the 10th hole.
 Richard Moss looking in awe at his drive on the 10th.

Panorama photo of the 10th hole green.
 Richard Moss in the valley of sin on the 12th.
 Geoff McLaws looking happy …. couldn’t say that by the 18th!
 The bizarre Colmar Tropicale buildings nestle in the hills in the distance.
 Another fine swing from Alan McNicoll propels him further forward into triple figures.
The fairly straightforward 16th to lull you into a false sense of security and confidence before the last two holes.
A scarifier machine had been in action on the 17th tee box.
Looking back down the tough 17th hole it’s easy to see where you went wrong.



Something extra this week to complete your multi-media desires – some recorded sounds of the gibbons in the jungle surrounding the golf course. It sounded like they were all screeching with laughter …. and this was probably exactly the case given the displays of our golf proficiency.

Results – Berjaya Hills, Bukit Tinggi – 25th January, 2011

12 golfers pitched up for the Trophy Game at Berjaya Hills in cool overcast conditions. I say 12 pitched up but 3 of these, 2 of whom were relying on Reinli for a lift, arrived at 8:45; Reinli having gone back to sleep after his early morning call from Tom. So, 2 flights teed off at 08:00 and the 3rd an hour later and got caught in the rain at the last hole. Reinli, you should be publicly pissed on. The course was in good condition but rather wet. Nevertheless it played well and we didn’t play winter rules although we perhaps should have. The traumatic drive to try and make up time and the soaking on the last didn’t however stop Reinli from collecting the Trophy with 38 points plus 1 bonus point for a total of 39. Nor did it stop John Laidley shooting 79 for lowest gross. The runner up was Tony Morris with 35 + 3 and the most golf…just…was played by Raymond.
M&M was taken at the Remember126 Restoran in the village and while the food was just OK the price was very OK. Thanks to Andrew and Richard for finding this place for us. Their sense of duty knows no bounds. We used to use one tooth fatty but the last time we were there the food was rubbish and the price outrageous so Fatty is out and 126 is in.

Next Game – Berjaya Hills, Bukit Tinggi – 25th January, 2011

The Monthly Trophy Game will be played at Berjaya Hills. Tee off 08:00. Be there by 07:30 LATEST and confirm by emailing Mike Smith.
This is a TOP PREMIER course. If you have the  2011 TP book it will cost you RM100. If you don’t have the book it will cost you RM180.
The book costs RM180 from Alistair. As we will be playing all of the local TP courses through the year you are advised to get the book NOW.

After the game we will drive down to Bukit Tinggi village for the prize giving and the usual M&M. The venue will be  “Remember 126 Restoran”.
After the game we will shower and depart imediately for the prize giving and makan. All players are requested to attend. 

Thanks to Andrew & Richard for their time so generously donated.

Results – Berjaya Hills, Bukit Tinggi – 2nd November 2010


Tony Morris   90/40

John Laidley  81/37
Reinli        90/37
Barry Cousins 98/36
Richard Moss  104/35
Hans Berger   95/35
Glen Wombwell 96/33
Alan Holgate  109/30
Tom Holmes    107/26
Bernard       99/25
Aftab         96/23
Paul Jeyaraj  112/22
Maurice       99/20
Darren        118/18

From this it is clear that Tony Morris is the winner with a 4 stroke reduction
and John runner up with a 1 stroke reduction.The lowest
gross was John whilst most golf was played by Darren.


B/F      RM   98
14@100      1400
Golf       (1042)
Club beer   (115)
M&M         (434)
11@10        110
C/F           17

The 13 registered players were joined at the course by Maurice, a guest of
Glenn’s, making 14 players in 2 flights of 4 and 2 of 3. Aftab was a guest of
Hans and has given his signaling details for inclusion in the weekly
circulation. Darren from Norwich was introduced by Tom as a visitor. 5 Premier
vouchers and 1 SSG card were used to reduce the overall cost, for the general
benefit which was much appreciated by all attendant Cannons.

The clement conditions of Bukit Tinggi were found to be very conducive and the
Berjaya Hills course was in tiptop condition. Indeed some Loose Cannons
expressed a desire to return next Tuesday. The first flight of 3 teed off at
0800 precisely and caught up with a Korean 4 ball at the 8th who waited by the
9th tee to wave the 3 ball through. A leisurely round was completed at 1130
with little sign of other golfers, before adjourning to the lounge to await
the other 3 flights. Noon and noon thirty came and went as did a couple of
buckets of tiger. At 1300 the Korean flight appeared at the 18th tee. Shortly
after they finished their round our 3 ball appeared at the 18th tee and
eventually by 1330 Cannons assault of the course had been accomplished. The
Oldest Member made some comments about slow play in his flight.

11 intrepid golfers then adjourned to Kampong Bukit Tinggi to consume 220RM of
makan and 214 of minum, mostly Tiger. There being no pig knuckle available
Pork Ribs, Venison x2, S&S Chicken, Butter Prawns, Yam Basket, Baked Bringel
and Egg Fau yu x3 were served and as the members considered the price
excessive the landlord provided 2 large bottles of Tiger gratis.

With ProTem Convener Twan Andrew returning from Half Term Hols this week we
await his decision on the course for Tuesday Kajang Hills was mooted.


Temp PT Convener Richard Moss

Next Game – Berjaya Hills, Bukit Tinggi – 2nd November 2010

Next game will be at Berjaya Hills aka Bukit Tinggi on Tuesday 2nd November. Be there for an  0800 tee off. Ater the game we will immediately adjourn to Kampong Bukit Tinggi for makan and minum.
If attending then please send a semaphore signal, smoke signal, carrier pigeon message or telegram message to Richard Moss 🙂

Results – Berjaya Hills G&CC – 16th March 2010

A record turnout of 16 players today at Berjaya Hills G&CC. We teed off at 8am sharp with four groups, play being a bit slow given a few other slow players on the course. However the air was cool with early morning mist and cloud and the scenery very pleasant … some of us admiring the scenery from somewhat different angles on many of the undulating and hilly holes.

The state of the course was variable, the front 9 was ok but many of the holes on the back 9 were not up to par and some of the greens very sandy and full of a patchwork quilt of repairs.

After the game we headed back down the hill for makan/minum at Mr Fatty’s Restaurant in Kampung Bukit Tinggi. It was good to see Richard Moss back in the fold from the Middle East who quickly took up his usual position in the restaurant at the end of a Tiger! He also kindly sponsored the beers today – thank you Richard.
Raymond “Pork Knuckle” Keys  – “blah …. blah …. blah …. blah”
1.  Alan Holgate 119/20

2.  Andy Morrow 87/33
3.  Andrew Robinson 91/29
4.  Barry Cousins 105/29
5.  David Hughes 92/25
6.  Erol Akinci 99/32
7.  Glen Wombwell 94/44
8.  Hans Berger 98/25
9.  Ian Wise 101/31
10. Mike Hughes 118/24
11. Mike Smith 99/26
12. Ray Funnell 103/27
13. Raymond Keys 99/32
14. Richard Moss 116/20
15. Stuart Taylor 99/25

16. Tony Morris 91/30
So the winner of today’s game was Glen Wombwell with a total of 44 Stableford Points – cut 8! 
Runner up was Andy Morrow with 33 – cut 1 point.
“Tuesday Tosser” Nominations
I will be uploading another “Tuesday Tosser” poll shortly based on today’s events so please make sure you vote. Here are some nominations already mentioned at the post game lunch to give you some ideas:
  1. Ray Funnel for leaving his car partner at the golf club whilst rushing off for his lunch
  2. Raymond Keys for not ensuring that there were no Koreans on the course
  3. Raymond Keys for ordering the rather poor pork knuckles which turned out to be trotters!
  4. Erol Akinci for adding up the scores on the card and being amazed that the front 9 and back 9 were identical for all players as he had looked at the carried over scores from the front 9
  5. Stuart Taylor for failing to video Tony’s fantastic putt on the final green – claimed 40ft …. but I think not! 

…… any others may be considered and as an added bonus/complication I will be setting up the poll so you can vote for more than one person – this should make things very interesting!

Finally a little video compilation of some “Loose Cannons” antics on the course today …. enjoy.