VISTABELLA – Our home game today was a medal competition for the Ray Battiste Trophy. Ray was a well known figure in golf ,building and running, the Greenlands Golf Club near Montesinos. He was also Captain and President of the San Miguel Golf Society, a much loved man by everyone that knew him.

The course was in excellent condition with lovely greens, wall to wall sunshine ,a good remedy for good scoring, and we were not disappointed, with Shamus Martin in the Gold Category coming in with a nett 71, to win the Trophy, Some other good scores were  also  recorded.1


Gold Category 1st S Martin Nett  71, 2nd R Swift Nett  75, 3rd R Smith Nett  78

Silver Category  1st  B  Hickey Nett 74, 2nd M Wood Nett 76, 3rd M Hithersay Nett 81

Nearest Pins

Hole 4 & 15 P  Daggatt, Hole  8  R Smith

Longest Drive R  Swift,  Best Guest P Wilkinson

After the game we returned to the St James’s Gate pub for “ Mandies Munchies “ and of course a drop of the brown stuff. Our next game is on Tuesday 25th October at Altorreal first tee 10.00am Be at the course by 9.15 am.

Anyone who would like to  join our friendly Society or just to enjoy a game whilst on holiday give Ron a ring on 678-849-142 or email