I enjoyed spending a day as Nick Faldo's caddie during a golf event in Hong Kong. The newspaper I worked for decided that it would make a good story. Sir Nick has a sharp tongue at times, but he played the perfect gentleman and didn't take a verbal swing at me. I escaped before he could change his mind.
“You! A Golf Guru!” tees up ideas, thoughts and perspectives that will improve your approach to golf and will boost your enjoyment of the sport. Illustrated by memorable and humorous anecdotes, the book takes a lighthearted look at key aspects of the game, both on and off the course. Read it and you’ll be well on your way to golfing enlightenment!
This ebook compilation offers both the first 5 chapters of The Orbury Way (this sample is over 10,000 words longer than the samples offered online elsewhere) as well as bringing together all fifteen columns of 'The Hacker' that were written for the Surrey Hills League. They are reproduced in their full original format, rather than the reduced formats published online by Golf Monthly.
The future of the historic Orbury Golf Club hangs in the balance. Following the death of the old Earl, the Club Secretary struggles to keep it afloat as the modern world threatens to overwhelm it. Can the heir to the estate win the par 32 one hole challenge? Who is the rightful heir? Who is the father of the baby? Who stole the painting and just what is in that 70 year old letter...?
One hundred and twenty thousand years ago an apeman, Ug Blankenthorpe, picked up a stick with a knob on the end. He instinctively liked it and started using it for hunting small mammals and striking people he didn't like. But he also had fun hitting small stones with it. To understand the evolution of the game read James Clarke’s fascinating history of golf.