While the professional and modern game has moved to younger and longer venues, Estoril Golf Club should never outgrow the challenge for those of us not among the play-for-pay ranks.
In fact, Estoril Golf Club is very much the father of Portuguese golf being among the three oldest courses in Portugal after having opened in 1929 before being redesigned in 1936 by renowned Scottish architech Mackenzie Ross, who also designed Southness and Turnberry.
Estoril staged it’s first European Tour sanctioned ...
Scotland’s Marc Warren will bring the number of European Tour members heading for the WGC – Bridgestone Invitational to 35 after securing his Firestone County Club entry off the top 50 of the Official World Golf Ranking.
Warren entered last week’s Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play ranked 58th, but five straight victories saw the 29 year old reach the semi-finals, securing enough points to break into the all-important top 50 and end the week ranked 49th in the world.
It will be a Firestone ...
If you had any doubts on the recovery prowess of 14-time Tiger Woods then take a look at the video below.
In the final round of the 2015 Quicken Loans National, Woods delivers a smashing 220-yard approach with the 5-wood landing onto the green rolling just past the cup to 18 feet on the par-4 12th hole then would go onto two putt for bogey.
As one ship sought to sail for the Scottish mainland another tied up at Lochmaddy in the Outer Hebrides.
The Flying Dutchman arrived the same day as we were planning to leave.
But while our ferry was struck down with mechanical troulbe there was no such concern for The Flying Dutchman that was making a two-day visit to the Outer Hebrides.
The former fishing boat was built in 1903 and was fully restored exactly a century later in 2003 and renamed The Flying Dutchman.
The Dutch tall ship has 10 ...
South Korea’s Inbee Park has become just the seventh woman golfer to win the traditional career Grand Slam.
The World No.1 carded a course record equalling 65 in the final round to win the Ricoh Women’s British Open at Trump Turnberry Resort and in the process joined an elite group comprising Pat Bradley, Juli Inkster, Annika Sorenstam, Louise Suggs, Karrie Webb and Mickey Wright who have all won at least four different majors.
The 27 year old from Seoul has also won the Evian Masters in 2012, ...
It had been three years and a month after the excistment of first visiting Askernish Golf Club and the ‘Old’ Tom Morris designed links gem laid out along the Atlantic Ocean shoreline on the west coast of the island of South Uist in the Outer Hebridies.
On that maiden visit we were warmly greeted by Askernish Club chairman Ralph Thompson and invited to compete in one of the club’s competitions.
Unfortunately, Ralph could not join us on our second visit but then he had a pretty decent ...
Kiradech Aphibarnrat – With his Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match-Play Victory
His third European Tour International Schedule victory in his 71st European Tour event.
• Moves to 1,037,066 points in The Race to Dubai.
• Could move into the top 65 of the Official World Golf Ranking from 92nd.
• His second European Tour International Schedule victory of the 2015 season, following the Shenzhen International.
• Becomes the eighth multiple winner of the 2015 European Tour season. They are: ...