Blog 44 – Tales from the Caddy Shed – Part 4

Image courtesy of Clipart.com Introduction Headley Muscroft photo courtesy of Famousfix.com The Sunningdale Foursomes is one of the UK’s prestigious golfing events allowing top amateurs (male and female) to take on the pros in this alternating format. Chose your...

Blog 43 – Tales from the Boys tour – Part 3

Nb. “Dog” is not actually in this photo but his sponsor is! Introduction Many thanks for all the feedback on my last Boy’s Tour Blog, so here’s another tale. It’s the year 2000. We’ve played South West Ireland in 1998 and been literally blown away by St Andrews and...

Blog 42 – Match Play and How to Play It

Surrey 7’s winners, 2000 Introduction I love match play and learnt my craft at Sunningdale playing for the Surrey 7’s team. It was the golfing equivalent to the Champions League in football, playing the best teams in the county. Teams were made up of; yes you guessed...

Blog 41 – Tales from the Boys tour – Part 1

Ring of Kerry 1998 Introduction It’s 1998 and I’m working in the corporate world and playing my golf at Sunningdale Artisans #. I wanted to play some of the best courses in Great Britain and Europe. Invites were not exactly flooding in so I decide to set up my own...

Blog 40 – Creating a 2021 plan for your golf game

Introduction With lockdown and golf courses closed, now is the perfect time to create a plan of action for 2021. Yes, a plan of action, not one of those business plans you draw up at work, then promptly file away and carry on doing what you were doing There...

Blog 38 – Lies Damned Lies and Statistics (Revisited)

Tree wood sir?Photo by Lily Farr on Unsplash Introduction As the year end rapidly approaches, now would be the perfect time to take stock and figure out just how good your 2020 golf year really was. So how should you measure success? How many rounds...

Blog 37 – Tales from the Caddy Shed – Part 3

Source: clipart.email The Pond Hole So here’s a story I remembered clearly at the time. I wasn’t actually there to witness it but the story was quite fresh so hadn’t had enough time for embellishment. It was a gloriously sunny Sunday afternoon in the mid 1970s. A...

Blog 36 – Tales from the Caddy Shed – Part 2

Source: clipart.email Introduction Nice feedback on my first “Tales from the Caddy Shed” episode (and no threatening letters) so here is episode 2. Caddying Photos courtesy of Sunningdale GC website https://www.sunningdale-golfclub.co.uk/visitor-info/gallery/ It’s the...

Blog 35 – Tales from the Caddy Shed – Part 1

Source: clipart.email Introduction The recent passing of Peter Allis was the end of a long era in golfing commentary. Mr Allis brought light and colour to the great game of golf, elevating the mundane and capturing those special moments in his own unique way. Peter...