Woods controversy points to far more worrying trend

blog-brandel-chamblee-1023-thumb-470x314-105803IF SPITTING, club throwing and foul language were deemed as violating the rules of golf rather than merely the spirit of it then Tiger Woods would be penalised shots pretty much every week.

For those golf fans that may have missed the latest furore involving Woods, it concerns his fourth rules violation of the year and a US TV golf analyst named Brandel Chamblee (pictured above) employed by Golf Channel. Continue reading “Woods controversy points to far more worrying trend”

Play Away: Son Gual, Mallorca

7294961020_3587a2c09dON THE FACE of it ‘Urban Golf’ does not sound that attractive a package. Knocking a ball around a few holes surrounded by high- rise buildings whilst risking life and limb amidst roaring traffic is hardly likely to capture anyone’s imagination.

But Palma Urban Golf is different. The brainchild of the hotels association in Mallorca’s capital who were keen to attract overseas’ visitors during off-peak times of the year and offer discounted rates at both their hotels, that range from two star offerings to the five-star Palacio ca sa Galesa, plus some top quality nearby golf courses. Continue reading “Play Away: Son Gual, Mallorca”