• Legends No 4 - You know this man

    Henry Longhurst, that doyen of golfing commentators once stated when talking of Dr Frank Stableford 'I doubt whether any single man did more to increase the pleasure of the more humble golfer'. It is not difficult to see why, because today there are more golf competitions in the Stableford format than probably any other.

  • LEGENDS OF THE GAME - OLD TOM MORRIS

    Old Tom Morris, the icon of St Andrews, was called Old Tom to differentiate him from his son, Young Tom. His life was a success, first as a golfer, later as a golf course architect, a career which blossomed late in life.

  • CELEBRATING 130 YEARS

    There are many golf club histories on the shelves of my library, and it has to be said that unless you have an avid interest, they can be somewhat uninteresting. However the latest edition to come into my possession is totally different and since I have acquired it, I simply could not put it down until I had read it from cover to cover.

  • ROYAL & AWESOME 'PADDY PAR' DESIGN ON SALE JUST IN TIME FOR ST PATRICK'S DAY

    Royal & Awesome, the eye-catching Scottish golf clothing brand, have released a shamrock-based design just in time for St Patrick's Day as part of its recently launched 2014 range.

  • Steenkamer Sits One Ahead at La Manga Club International

    PGA of Holland Professional, Joost Steenkamer, battled through tough conditions at the La Manga Club's West Course in Spain, carding a one-over par 73 to total one-under par for the tournament (144) and one ahead of the chasers.

  • LEGENDS OF THE GAME - TITANIC THOMPSON

    This is a first of a new series to be posted throughout this Spring - these are some of the 'Legends' of our game, incredible characters and wonderful golfers. The stories you will read are of people some of whom you will know of and some you will never have heard of before. Be prepared to be amazed!

  • LEGEND NO 2 - LEE ELDER

    Sometimes a man of humble beginnings has an important role to play in his life, one that he cannot foresee in his youth. Such a man is Lee Elder, who was to become the first African American and the first coloured golfer to play in The Masters Tournament at Augusta National.

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