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June 10, 2019

Hi Everyone,

Finally the green keepers prayers have been answered and this week looks great for giving our golf courses a good soaking.  Everywhere I have been that does not have fairway watering, has been suffering, so allied to some nice heat next week we will have so...

May 13, 2019

Hi Everyone,

The recent welcome rain, and the projected warmer weather over the coming weeks will really help the golf course recover to their best. It’s been a tough start for our hard working greenkeepers, what with the grass enduring last year’s long hot summer, foll...

April 9, 2019

Hi Everyone,

Clocks have sprung forwards and officially summer time is here (with predictable cooler temperatures and for the golfing world the unofficial start to the season begins with this weeks Masters.

The powers that be there are steadily turning The Masters into a...

April 9, 2019

Hi Everyone,

Whilst the new rule changes haven't eliminated Brexit as a topic of conversation and debate, they have made a pretty good fist of it!  For most of us the new caddy rules don't affect us, however the rules faux pas with this on the Professional Tours have be...

January 28, 2019

Hi Everyone,

My wife Jennie and I had a wonderful festive break with our friends at David Short Golf. 

On Xmas day I decided to have a photo of myself on the most photographed hole in Europe, the 17th on the Royal Course at Vale do Lobo.

We are now on our annual visit to...

December 20, 2018

Hi Everyone,

The year is drawing swiftly to a close and 2018 has been another excellent year of golf.  So many highlights to look back on with my favourites being Georgia Hall's terrific win in the Ladies Open at Lytham and Europe's stress free Ryder Cup win and the joy...

November 27, 2018

Hi Everyone,

November is doing what it's supposed to do and offering us grey, short days, so roll on Christmas I say.  Although time for our golf in the UK is curtailed, the professional tours are still in full swing and the European Tour started its 2019 season last we...

September 7, 2018

Hi Everyone,

Finally the Ryder Cup is hoving into view and Captain Thomas Bjorn has made his picks to make up the Team of 12.  He certainly opted for experience, the quartet of Casey, Poulter, Stenson & Garcia have played 20 Ryder Cup matches between them and the Captai...

August 3, 2018

Hi Everyone,

Just returned from Scotland having had the pleasure at being at not just one but two Opens.  My wife Jennie and I attended the third round of the The Open Championshipt at Carnoustie and saw some incredible golf. 

What surprised us both was the size of...

July 18, 2018

Hi Everyone,

The long hot summer (not tiring of writing that yet!) of sport continues after a brilliant World Cup, exciting Wimbledon and The Open Championship takes centre stage at Carnoustie.  The tee times were released on Monday and almost the first one we look for...

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