Yippee, it’s Lucy…

Thought for the Day There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed Here we Go Again Of all the sins that can be committed on the golf course, two stand… read more →

Vousden’s views

Thought for the DayThe only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary Olympic seal of approvalAlthough you may not have seen much of it, the Men’s Olympic golf competition had almost everything. A worthy winner in Xander Shauffele, a runner-up who shot a blistering last round 61, ten-under par, and a seven-man… read more →

Hope for the round bellies

Thought for the DayThe distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success Hope for the round belliesThe tradition in golf for decades was that you had to pay your dues in your 20s, gaining experience, learning from those around you, before achieving full potential by the end of that decade, and then cashing… read more →

Money

Thought for the DayWhy isn’t 11 pronounced onety one? You’re giving money for what?While looking at wealthy people, I often find myself asking: ‘How much is enough?’ When we see, for example, a great actor like Robert DeNiro demeaning himself in a series of woeful ‘comedies’ and advertisements, or Gary Player prostituting himself and his… read more →

Vousden on DeChampeau

Thought for the Day To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong It was great to see Scotsman Martin Laird win again in America after a seven-year drought, by taking the Shiners Hospitals for Children Open in a playoff. But the story of the week, as it seems to be… read more →

Golf’s Greatest Myths, says Vousden

Thought for the Day Before you criticise someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticise them, you’re a mile away and you have their shoes. Golf’s Greatest Myths Golf is full of truisms, clichés and hoary old quotes that are recycled endlessly. Many of them are as useless as… read more →