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 Journey Every True Golfer Should Take In June of 2010 with my brother Ash, I took the journey that every true golfer should take - to St. Andrews, Scotland, “The Mecca of Golf”. With eleven “Open Championship” medals hanging on our family tree, making the trip had been on our “Bucket Lists” for years. For us, it was very special. We went in search of our golfing ancestors and were not disappointed. We found references to them on street signs, on the 1914-1918 WWI Memorial and in … [Read more...] about Pilgrimage to St. Andrews
Rory McIlroy. “Open Champion” 2014 Congratulations to Rory McIlroy on becoming the winner at the 143rd playing of “The British Open Championship”. Played this last weekend over the historic Liverpool Golf Club, Merseyside, England. Now Rory has three of Golf’s Major Championship to his credit; The U.S. Open Championship of 2011 The PGA Championship of 2011, and now The Open Championship, 2014 All that remains is the Masters at Augusta. With a win in that Major Tournament he … [Read more...] about Congratulations to Rory McIlroy
“The Old Course” of the Southern Hemisphere, but it will never happen. Just in case you don’t know, I live in California. In March I spent three weeks with my brother in New Zealand. He lives in the small sea side community of Riversdale Beach, situated on the East Coast of the North Island. It’s about a two and a half hour drive from the capital city of Wellington, my old home town. My brother Ash’s home is on Harapaki the southernmost street in Riversdale. All the homes on that street face … [Read more...] about Links-Land for a Golf Course
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?
During the time Steve Williams caddied for Tiger Woods; It was said that he earned more than any other New Zealand sports person. When I heard that, the question I asked myself was: Is a caddie a sportsman? In professional golf he-she is certainly one half of a two-person team. A good caddie does more than just carry the golfer’s bag and keep his clubs clean and dry when conditions are wet. As most golfers know, the many duties of a good professional caddie are, calculating yardages and … [Read more...] about Are Caddies in Golf Sportsmen?