Vousden is Whistling into the Wind

Thought for the Day It would be very easy to drool with sentimentality over the Ryder Cup. But, at the end of the day, it is simply two teams trying to knock seven bells out of each other, in the nicest possible way. Peter Alliss Slaughter on the Shore Success in sport (along with failure)… read more →

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 →

The Open, Covide-19, Vousden

Thought for the DayKnowledge is being aware of what you can do. Wisdom is knowing when not to do it Getting realI have been reluctant to write about a certain virus because, like most of us, I suspect, I’m sick up to here of reading, hearing and talking about it. It seems as if it… 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 →