THE NUMBERS of golf club members may be declining but there is never any shortage of reports advising how to reverse the trend. Nicely timed to tune in with the R&A’s announcement of its first women members come two surveys of how to attract more women into the game. And a key issue is men. Continue reading “More women in golf? Change men’s attitudes for a start”
Until now it has been a less than compelling debate. Editors wishing to fill space in their respective golf magazines or newspaper articles have simply had to ask their golf writers to file 1,000 words on that most hackneyed of golfing questions, ‘Will Tiger Woods get back on track this season and win another “major”?’ Continue reading “Tiger no longer burning bright”
WITHIN 10 DAYS between late January to early February golf lost three of its finest players. The deaths were announced of the great Australian, Kel Nagle, and two American giants, Bill Casper and Charles Sifford, all of whom had an enormous impact on the game from the 1950s onwards. Continue reading “Farewell to three fine men”
GOLF IN ITALY is a patrician affair. Membership of golf clubs does not come cheaply and local grandees are just as likely to head off to their club with a business colleague or valued client to have lunch as they are to pull out their clubs and play 18 holes. Continue reading “Circolo golf VIlla d’Este, Italy”
If you drink, don’t drive. Don’t even putt. ~Dean Martin
See you all again next month………..