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HEADLINES [click on headline to view story]:

Local golfer wins first round of Camry Nationwide Scramble

Ang Khang Car Rally scheduled for April

Football to help the tidal wave victims

Chiang Mai Vocational College 72nd anniversary marathon on Jan 30

Chiang Mai HHH Corner - “On On!”

Chiangmai SportRoundup

Local golfer wins first round of Camry Nationwide Scramble

Staff reporters
Photo: Michael Vogt

Local golfer Veerasak Wongmalee shot a blistering 61 on the 7000 yard Royal Chiangmai Golf Club Course to win the first round of the Camry Nationwide Scramble. It was a bogie free round for Veerasak which included 11 birdies.

Veerasak Wongmalee and his wife “assistant” June.

The Camry tournament is being played on 15 courses within Thailand with a maximum of 150 participants on each course.

The second round will be in Bangkok on January 25 with 60 golfers participating. Round three will be a Valentines Golf tournament at the Blue Canyon Course in Phuket where Veerasak was a winner two years ago at the famous Nike Open.

Winning his ‘home ground’ event was an great achievement for Veerasak and a great start to 2005. He is hoping for more wins during the year.


Ang Khang Car Rally scheduled for April

Staff reporters

Ang Khang Natural Resort and the Amari Rincome Hotel, in collaboration with the Dontri Season Co., are inviting people to join the ecotourism rally April 2–3, 2005.

The rally provides opportunity to combine fun and beautiful landscape.

The winner of the rally will be awarded a trophy from HSH Bhisadej Rajani, the chairman of the Royal Project Foundation.

The rally will take the route up to Doi Ang Khang to let the participants to enjoy the superb views.

The entry fee is 3,650 baht per car (1 driver, 1 navigator). The fee includes double room accommodation and food. Extra persons have to pay 1,900 baht on a room share basis. If a private room is wanted, 2,350 baht or 3,350 baht fee for an extra double bedroom is required. For children aged 3–12 an extra fee of 900 baht is charged.

For more information on the rally, please contact the Ang Khang Natural Resort on 0-5322-1130 or 0-5322-1044 or e-mail sales @rincome.amari.com


Football to help the tidal wave victims

Saksit Meesubkwang

Special friendship football matches to raise money for the tsunami victims were kicked off on January 12 at the 700 Year Anniversary Stadium.

Four teams took part, including the Chiang Mai-Lamphun Lawyer Club and Nakornping 04 Football Club, the Forestry Officials Club and Chiang Mai Businessperson Club; all to raise money for the affected southern people. The matches raised 35,840 baht to the tsunami relief fund.

#11 from the Lawyer Club tries to work through the Nakornping 04 Club’s defense.

The first match was between Nakornping 04 and the Lawyer Club. After a see-sawing match, the final score was 3-3.

The Nakornping 04 Football Club was formed by health lovers who usually jog and exercise at the 700 Year Anniversary Stadium. The club has 25 members who vary from businessmen, government officials, police and university students. Their ages range from 15-68.

The Lawyer Club is now three years old and its members are lawyers and prosecutors. Despite their obvious ability in rhetoric, they could not convert this to a winning goal!


Chiang Mai Vocational College 72nd anniversary marathon on Jan 30

Staff reporters

Chiang Mai Vocational College is to hold a marathon to celebrate its 72nd Anniversary on January 30. The distance will be 10.5 kilometres, with the start and finish point at the Chiang Mai Vocational College.

The competition is divided into two categories; students aged under 19 and the general public. The fee for students is 100 baht while others will pay 200 baht.

The winner of the marathon will be awarded a trophy by the secretary of the Vocational Education Committee.

For more information, contact 0-5322-1493 or 0-5341-6203 during office hours.


Chiang Mai HHH Corner - “On On!”

CH3, the oldest hash club (males) in Chiang Mai runs on Mondays every 2 weeks. If you need a lift from the Hash House Pub on Moon Muang Road (corner of Soi 2) at 4 pm please Call 09 99 358 27 before 3 pm.

CUM H3 is a male run. Pick-up every Tuesday at 4 pm from Fish ‘n Chip Shop, Ratchawitti Road (opposite Irish Pub). A fun run for males. No committee.

CSH3 is a mixed hash. Runs every Saturday. Pick up from Hash House Pub on Moon Muang Road (corner of Soi 2) at 3.30 pm.

Chiang Mai’s Happy H3 is a new club with a mixture of traditional values and progressive thinking. Very democratic, good runs and “on on’s” guaranteed. On on on at Clubroom. Pick-up from Fish ‘n Chip Shop, Ratchawitti Road, 4 p.m. every Saturday.

BH3 female hash (Harriettes) runs once a month on the last Sunday of the month. Pickup from Hash House Pub on the corner of Soi 2 at Moon Muang Rd. is at 3.30 p.m. during the winter and 4 p.m. during the summer.

For more information visit: http://www.geocities.com/chiangmaih3.

It’s great fun and you surely get value for your money plus you get to meet all the long-time expats here!



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