Caption competition

Oct 30 2013

Win some GoKarty hole in one Titleists for your creative captions. We couldn’t decide which photo we preferred so we’ve just shown you both.  Too good to leave out, especially the Duffmeister (Justin Rose being a close runner up in the “Oh God why am I here?” stakes).

So you’re a Pro golfer, you tour the world and people press large cheques into your palm, and sometimes, just sometimes, you have to do stuff like this.

Worth it? Hell yes.

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Martin Vousden delving into the history books.

Oct 08 2013

Thought for the Day:
Change is inevitable, except from vending machines

The victory that nearly killed him
In all the end of season excitement there have been a few events in the world of golf that I haven’t had chance to comment on – one of them being the death of Ken Venturi earlier this year. Best-known over here as a TV analyst for CBS Sports, he was more than a fine golfer but his playing career was cut short by injury and illness. In 1956 he almost won the Masters as an amateur – something that Augusta National’s founder Bobby Jones long dreamed of witnessing. Leading comfortably after three rounds, Venturi collapsed on the last day with an 80 that has been compared to Greg Norman’s similar meltdown in 1996.

Two years later he was again in contention but became embroiled in a rules controversy with Arnold Palmer that dogged him for the rest of his life. In the final round he was a (more…)

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Today’s hate mail.

Oct 07 2013

“God I hate you people, you’re so damm efficient that it doesn’t give old grumpy beggars like me anything to complain about. Keep up the good work if you really must”. Steve M. Stockton-on-Tees

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