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...

Be Prepared!

I travelled to Castlerock at the start of the week to play in an open teams competition and had a great day.  My friends and I always play in the August Team Scramble at Castlerock so I know the course pretty well (especially the rough!) however it was so much easier...

How the Rules can help

As I’m writing this it looks like Scottie Scheffler will soon have a new item in his wardrobe – a green jacket, despite Rory’s impressive bunker shot on the 18th on his way to a 64. There are so many stories from the last few days in Augusta, however...