Take the PGA show on the road

UnknownTHERE ARE ANY number of improvements that could be made to the three major golf tournaments currently held in the United States, and here are just a few of them:

The Masters is an anachronistic law unto itself. It may simply be quirky to call spectators patrons and showing live TV coverage of a par three tournament is just about understandable, assuming that you are not one of the unfortunate commentators who has to find something interesting to say about cloyingly sweet children, smouldering-looking wives and girlfriends or stars from the screen and music world not simply content to carry a bag in their Augusta white and green overalls but also invariably attempting a shot or trying to hole a six inch putt to wild applause. Continue reading “Take the PGA show on the road”

And finally………

TRADITIONALLY TIPS FOR golf’s four ‘Majors’ have been the responsibility of the RAFGC pro shop. However this year’s break with tradition has brought followers of the Blog four out of the top five on the final leaderboard at Augusta, including the truly revelatory forecast of a top five finish for Hideki Matsuyama, who was being offered at 66-1 at the time of publication, and was not mentioned in any of the national press.

Huge thanks must go to ‘Mystic’ Adam Riddle in the secretarial office for such an inspired tip. Had your Blogger followed his forecast of a top three place for Phil Mickelson rather than Bubba Watson we would have had the entire top five. No wonder the boys in the pro shop are unable to compete with this level of punditry and are wisely sticking to giving lessons! We shall endeavour to bring you similarly stratospheric forecasting, entirely free of charge, for the US Open at Chambers Bay in June!

See you all again next month and do keep those comments coming…..