Putting Contests are Moneymakers! Putting Contests in "Golf Tournaments 101 The Second Edition" are given their own Chapter Putting Contests in a … [Read More...] about Putting Competitions for Your Charity Golf Fundraiser Tournament
The Robertson, Morris and Anderson Families and My Life in Golf I’m Very Proud of My Golfing Ancestors. My Grandmother Margaret Alexander Anderson is My Link GREATEST OF GOLF DYNASTIES That is the way St. Andrew’s golf historian Roger McStravick describes the three golfing clans of Robertson, Morris and Anderson. Remarkably the greatest dynasty is derived from just one marriage. David Robertson I (c1660) married Margaret Fisher (c1660) in St. Andrews on the 2nd of December 1680. They … [Read more...] about GREATEST OF GOLF DYNASTIES
Antique Golf Club Restoration Antique Golf Clubs. Over many years I’ve put my clubmaking skills together to save and restore many hickory shafted golf clubs. More so with irons than woods. It seems most golf memorabilia golf collectors are more interested in irons. Part of that no doubt is the fact that you can learn a lot about who made the club and the period it was made because of all the “cleek” stampings on the back of the blade. So let’s talk irons. Many antique golf club collectors … [Read more...] about Antique Golf Club Restoration
They can be Achieved with Planning & Determination Living the “American Dream” in “New Zealand” Hope this story inspires some young person I did it and here’s how I’ve always been very interested in sport. Not unusual for someone growing up in New Zealand. Most kids there are strongly supported and encouraged by their parents to participate in numerous sports. I loved tennis, swimming, soccer and fishing. On the street where I grew up, street hockey and cricket where the after school … [Read more...] about Having Dreams and Setting Goals
There’s a tongue-in-cheek saying in Australia, that if you can trace your ancestry back to your early family members who were transported from Great Britain in the 1800s to the convict settlements in and around Sydney, then you can claim to be “Australian Royalty”. I live in California, but Christine one of my daughters and my two grandchildren Eromon and Ruby-Ose live in Sydney, Australia. I believe they can make claim to that dubious honor. Our family line on my mother’s side goes … [Read more...] about Are You Australian Royalty?