the day that was: Golf at Modern GCC, 6 April 2021

Tuesday 6:30am & 8:00am, 6th April 2021

“If you are caught on a golf course during a storm and are afraid of lightning, hold up a one iron. Not even God can hit a one iron.”

  • Lee Trevino

12 JAWS Golfers headed West to Modernland and to multiple Britsih Open Winner, Peter Thomson’s  18 Hole Layout: Modern Golf and Country Club. The venue is becoming one of JAWS’ home base venues with its easy access, good price and walking option for a course always in very tidy condition. Once again the early bird 6:30am tee time proved very popular with two flights teeing off just after daybreak, with the morning dew still fresh on the fairway’s.

Pras, Divya, James Lyu, and newcomer Billy were the first to tee off at 6:30 from tee number 10. Pras’ long game was surprisingly very inconsistent, surprising as usually it is considered to be the best part of his game. Many of his balls ended up in hazards such as in the water or bunker, but his chipping and putting saved him from playing a truly terrible round of golf. Pras finished the round with a nett 74 and tied for 3rd place. James Lyu was also struggling to consistently hit it straight off the tees, but his superb putting was the key for him having 11 pars in the round and him finishing with a gross 86. Divya’s long game was in very impressive form but alas, every other aspect of the game seem to be on vacation as he was struggling the whole day. Divya finished the rounds with a nett 78. Newcomer Billy showed a few glimpses of possible greatness as he was hitting his driver very long, albeit the direction of the ball was less than ideal. He also managed to hole quite a few putts from 15-20 feet. Billy finished the round with a gross 96.

It was an early morning start and the Fresh as Daizy foursome of Giles, Willi N, TPS and Gaurav arrived looking up to the golfing gods for some well-deserved pleasures. Giles started very waywardly but as soon as Gaurav explained the ‘Wolfman’ rules and the prospects of winning some money, Giles game changed for the better and soon the booming drives came out of the bag. It was almost as if he could smell the money. Willi N and TPS both tried hard to get a grip on their games but inconsistency cost them some vital points. Gaurav, aka  the ‘Wolfman’, showed up when it mattered most…. especially if it was a hole worth something. Gaurav, fresh from his blurry exploits at the Bandung Bash (coming home with the trophy), was in good Rhythm and is now gaining dangerous consistency in his all-round game, we are all expecting a single handicap in no time. The highlights of the round were the twin birdies of TPS and Gaurav on the par 5, birdies which silenced their opponents, and the green in 2 for Giles on the par 5, 6th hole for an Eagle putt, which he sadly missed. In the end a missed 2 putt from TPS cost his playing partner Willi N and him some pride and a few dollars. It was a game that the four-ball thoroughly enjoyed, filled with some great banter, some awesome shots, and some missed 2 footers, just to keep them all grounded.

Fabulous day to play a round of golf for Jim, Chris, Ruth and Hilzon.

The weather was good. No rain just a little windy. With the mood set for golf the 8:00 am foursome started with a match-play game between Ruth and Hilzon. It was a great match up which went the distance, all the way to the 18th hole. Where Hilzon would eventually win 2 Up on the 18. Both players played well, but Hilzon’s steady long game helped to seal the win for the day.  Driving the ball onto the fairway’s and hitting greens in reg, Hilzon would shoot a net 74 and Ruth would score a net 79,   well played to both players.

Chris was the third player in the group. He would play a well rounded game. Trying to stay focused on hitting the fairways, his long game was coming up a little bit short on distance. He ended up scoring a net 74 as well,  and tied for 2nd best net overall. 

The last one in the group was Jim,  playing just a 3 wood off the tee box he seemed to start off with a good game scoring a 44 on the front nine. He would struggle a little bit on the back as fatigue begun to set in on a hot and muggy morning. He would go on to post a score of net 72 and win 1st place 

Great day at Modern Golf Country Club.

Congratulations to the Winners:

  1. Jim Korbilas  – Nett 72
  2. Gaurvav Shirke – Nett 73 
  3. Chris Lever, Hilzon and Prasetyo Sutowo  – Nett 74

Lucky Draw Winners

2* Weekday Green Fee Voucher’s for Sentul Highlands:

  • Billy and Giles

JAWS Players are bracing themselves for Round 2 of the JAWS World Cup, foursomes at Emeralda this Friday 9th April, with first flights off at 12pm. With the scores locked at 20 points a side: Team Asia Captain’s Gaurav and Pras and Team ROW Willie G and Chris Lever have put together two very competitive teams ready to battle it out as each team looks to move ahead at the halfway point of the inaugural JAWS World Cup. 

Other News:

  • Congratulations to all winners of  the VIA.com 2021 Matchplay Round 1 games with only two games left to complete before the opening round deadline on: 11th April. Round 2 Opens 12th April with a deeadline to complete your game before the 10th June.
  • The JAWS Hammerhead Cup 2021 event successfully kicked off last Thursday at Cengkareng, 1st April and will runs for a 3 month window until the Friday 25th June at Jagorawi. Every player must complete a minimum of 6 JAWS games to participate with the average nett score from each players lowest nett scores going through in the competition.

JAWS SHIRTS 

The 2021 JAWS member T-shirts are here and are being distributed over 160 plus shirts have been already give out to all JAWS members , balance 30 left for players to collect on the next round they play, please collect your T-shirt from Divya Ahuja 

    JAWS COVID GUIDE

It is highly recommended that all JAWS SHARKs please 

1. Wear a face mask ideally wherever possible. This is not only for your own protection but also for the protection of all around you. 

2. Make sure you wash your hands regularly.

3. Lastly , If you have been in close contact with a confirmed case: *get tested ASAP* or stay home and self isolate for minimum 10 days.

We believe that most golfers and definitely all SHARKs will behave as responsible adults and will take sensible precautions to prevent themselves or others from getting Covid-19.

The JAWS member FACE MASKS are also here , please collect your free (Origami , 4D) face mask at the next game 

VIA.COM-MATCHPLAY SHARK 2021

Round one deadline to finish your match on or before 11th April 2021.

May the best SHARK win 

Interleague schedule and results for 2021:

SINGGASANA JAWS WORLD CUP 2021  SECOND ROUND APRIL 9TH , SENTUL HIGHLANDS 

 ASIA  Vs  ROW 

ROUND 2 – April 9th 2021– foursome matches – 20 players a side – two points each per match 

FORMAT- FOURSOMES– In foursomes, each two-man team plays one ball per hole with the players taking turns until each hole is complete. 

Players alternate hitting tee shots, with one leading off on odd-numbered holes, and the other hitting first on even-numbered holes. The team with the low score on each hole wins that hole. If their scores are tied, the hole is halved.

May the best team of Sharks win !! , the race to 61 points in on !!!

SCORECARDS FOR HANDICAPS

It is VITAL that at the end of a round that all scorecards are checked by at least 2 people in the group. 

NET SCORES MUST BE CLEAR and the card given in must be signed by 2 people.

BEHAVIOUR AND RULES 

JAWS is a golf society promoting camaraderie and fun on the course but abiding by our societies rules of etiquette we can assure you of a much better and valuable golfing experience for your playing partners and yourself.

Not only must we uphold our reputation as a society at golf courses, don’t forget to value your own reputation as a golfer on and off the golf course.

For more details on JAWS GOLF ETIQUETTES please click the link for more details 

NEXT UP

Finally, next up is the World Cup matchplay challenge at EMERALDA 12pm (Noon) on Friday 9 April.

Please sign up as usual in the JAWS Networking WA group if you are keen to join this round , presently 40 players have signed up.

See you there !!!!  

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