On March 30, 2013 a team of 4 Peterhouse Boys golfers left for Thailand to part in the World Schools Golf Challenge, held in Hua Hin. This is the fourth time that this competition has been held and Peterhouse took part for the first time.
The team members consisted of Robert D Beattie, Brandon Molife, Matthew Swift and Mohamed R Turk. They were accompanied by the Team Manager Mr Edson D Banda. Other players came from countries such as Australia, New Zealand, The United States of America, The United Kingdom, India, Thailand and Zimbabwe. There were over 30 schools that took part in this prestigious tournament.
The tournament was held over a period of 4 day with a day’s break. The golf courses used were Black Mountain, one of the top 100 in the world outside the USA, Palm Hills, Banyan and Springfield.
Players were grouped into divisions according to their handi cups. Out of the 24 boys’ teams, Peterhouse came 19th in the competition.
Individual scores were as follows:-
Division 1 handicap 0-4 – No competitors from Peterhouse
Division 2 handicap 5-7 – No competitor from Peterhouse
Divisions 3 handicap 8-14
-Matthew Swift came 9/25 with a Gross score of 337 and Net score of 297
-Brandon Molife came 23/25 with a Gross score of 406 and Net score of 356
Division 4 handicap 15-21
-Robert Beattie came 11/30 with a Gross score of 390 and a Net score of 305
-Mohamed Turk came 24/30 with a Gross score of 432 and a Net score of 343.
Download full results sheets here.