The Flying Dutchman Runs Aground

The winning streak of Eddie “The Flying Dutchman” Van Keulen came to an abrupt end on the 8th hole of today’s 9 hole mulligan competition. Five players enjoyed the cooler morning temperatures, & after 7 holes Andy Phillips & Dick Cleland were locked together on 18 points with Eddie & Russell “Gus The Good Guy” Wenzel poised just 1 back on 17. Surprisingly the only player out of contention was mulligan specialist Dick Secombe on 13.

Dick Cleland
Dick Cleland

The Dutchman’s game unraveled on the 8th when he played Gus’s ball by mistake incurring a 2 stroke penalty which resulted in a scrub. Visibly shaken, the Dutchman only managed one point on the 9th (2nd hole) despite 2 strokes handicap on the hole. Andy & Gus held the line scoring 2 points each on the last 2 holes but Dick Cleland showed his class closing with a par on the difficult par 4 to finish with 23. Andy was runner up with 22 followed by Gus with 21. Dick Secombe finished the best with 3 points on each of the last 2 holes to finish with 19 while Eddie finished up with the Mars Bar on 18.

The Flying Dutchman
Try taking the cap off, Eddie

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