THE 5th WINTER PINEAPPLE
4th FEBRUARY 2007
On Sunday 4th February 2007 the Club
assembled for the fifth annual Winter Pineapple. The night before had
been cold and the morning had begun misty and brisk, but as so often
happens, the weather broke in time for the round and most of the game
was played in beautiful winter sunshine.
There was a super turnout - more players
went around the course than we had seen since the inaugural Pineapple
in 2003. Two groups headed out with Dave G1 leading the first and Ben M
the second. Joanna scored the second group and did so with charm and
The playing was of a very high standard
again with the aerobie players once more showing the value of that
disc. There is call for a handicap for the use of such a superior piece
of equipment compared to the quality of many of the other frisbees. The
Club is eager to hear comments and suggestions on this matter from
Jane was the winner of the Ladies'
Pineapple, using an aerobie. There was a three-way tie for the
Gentlemen's between Richard, Ben W and Colin, all three once again
equipped with aerobies. They played off at the short eleventh with Ben
W the only player to get a hole in one. He was then declared the winner.
We repaired to the now traditional pub of
the Edinboro Castle for lunch and a well deserved drink.
In all, another excellent FTG Sunday, with
three new players joining the club and a thrilling conclusion to
See you in the Spring!
provided by Colin, Richard, Pru and Joanna