The wrong ball

Towards the end of my first year of teaching I discovered that my school had a fiercely contested Annual Staff Golf Competition which appeared to be a lot of fun – the older staff regaled me with many colourful stories of wayward shots and proud low-handicappers...

Too much rain!

On Tuesday morning, as I glanced outside (when I was hard at work!) I thought of the ladies out on the golf course, playing for the Centenary Trophy.  The sun was shining and the sky was blue.  Little did I know that there would be a complete deluge in the afternoon. ...

Ups and Downs

I set off with three friends to play in an Open on Saturday.  The weather was great and my friends’ golf was great too, however after five holes I was beginning to wonder why I’d bothered… my score was dire and I’d managed to lose two balls! ...

12 in a row?

Playing at the weekend I was most impressed with the quality of our greens and I heard several members making similar comments in the clubhouse afterwards.  Unfortunately, that meant I couldn’t blame my missed putts on the flawless playing surface!  My putting...

Nearest point of relief

After several days of glorious sunshine it was disappointing that our first Revive Active team match was played in wet and cold conditions on Saturday.  It rained for all 18 holes (yes – we were all square coming off the 17th and then we tied the 18th… and...