Vousden on Lowry’s New Masterpiece

Thought of the Day Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go Lowry paints a masterpiece A processional stroll to victory, in which the outcome is writ large well before the final putt finds the bottom of the hole, is rarely exciting but watching Shane Lowry saunter his way to the claret jug… read more →

US Open. Vousden.

Now that the dust has settled on a excellent US Open, time to ponder a few winners and losers from the week They flattered to deceive Rickie Fowler His opening 66 saw him atop the leaderboard for most of the opening day but first round leaders rarely go on to win and his subsequent efforts… read more →

Martin’s USPGA Autopsy

Thought for the Day Don’t raise your voice, improve your argument Random thoughts from the US PGA Championship It was nonsense for the bookmakers to have Tiger Woods as joint favourite going into the US PGA Championship. He hadn’t played in the month since winning the Masters, had been unwell the week prior to the… read more →

The Masters. 2019. Tiger. Martin Vousden

Thought for the Day If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission Of all the dramatic and uplifting stories in sports, none can eclipse that of the ageing, past-his-prime champion getting up from the metaphorical canvas and landing a knockout blow. To see the over-the-hill serial winner rouse himself for one last shot… read more →

Time to get serious about your golf says Vousden…

Thought for the Day Good things come to people who wait, but better things come to those who go out and get them Are you a bit too pretentious or serious when it comes to golf? Here are just some of the way you might identify yourself – or spot one of your playing partners… read more →

Good manners cost nothing…

Thought for the Day Knowledge is being aware of what you can do. Wisdom is knowing when not to do it Not all pro golfers are nice guys Many years ago I worked for a publishing company that also produced a football magazine and on one golf assignment the only photographer available was a man… read more →