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Golf: An Aussie’s Extravagance

“This guy had £450m in the bank, so he built his own golf course,” writes Rob McGarr and the first thing that strikes me is the guy’s an Aussie with attitude and a golf course called Ardfin.

"Extremely unget-at-able"

Golf: Taking The Mickey Perhaps?

Who am I to disagree with Michael Bamberger’s words proudly displayed above the bar at the Machrihanish Golf Club.
“If I were allowed to play only one course for the rest of my life, Machrihanish would be the place.”

Golf: The Putter With The Hole In It

“Just place the hole in the putter over the ball and then dab down on it and it will pick it up off the green for you.

Golf: Most Underrated Three-time Major Champion in History

“While Jordan Spieth emerged as Tiger Woods’ sweet-cheeked successor, Koepka ostracised himself from American golf and joined Europe's lower-rung Challenge Tour, trekking the continent, sleeping in cars and sharing hotel rooms while wondering if the first-tee announcer would again add

Golf: Molinari’s “Magic” Moves

“In 2013, his average driving distance was 278 yards. In 2018, he averaged 301 yards. Give these two things a try. You may not gain that much distance, but you could potentially tack on a few extra yards, too.” Writes Luke Kerr-Dineen
 

Golf: Another Sad Case of Sour Grapes

“In 2012, after the American meltdown at Medinah, Mickelson and the entire American team failed to go to the European team room for the traditional toast to the winners. Captain Davis Love III went alone to congratulate the Europeans.” writes John Feinstein.

Golf: Patrick Reed The Perfect Villain

“Those hoping Reed would shut up and go away will not get their wish for quite some time,” writes Joel Beall who headlines his article, “Patrick Reed's not a problem. He's exactly what golf needs”.
 

Golf: The Road to Hell

“Fairways to heaven? My experience of playing golf is more a road to hell” So reads Dan Jones’ headline which contains a large photograph of the gentleman directly beneath his, some would say and especially golfers, rather daring suggestion.
 

Golf: Great Expectations at Le Golf National

“What to expect from Le Golf National at the Ryder Cup” writes Mark Townsend who goes on to say, “It’s not tricked up, you can see what’s in front of you and you can’t just pull out the driver and give it a rip.”

Golf: American Crowds Can’t Handle Their Drink

"Maybe that’s because they sell beer at 7 a.m. and Americans can’t drink." writes Alex Meyers quoting Thomas Pieters who we recall was one of the successes of the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine.
 
Hazeltine hostility