Here is the last of our photographs taken on a two-day stopover in Sofia on route to this week’s Volvo World Match-Play Championship.
Sofia was a wonderful experience and a city full of stately buildings and some stunning churches.
Hopefully, the European Tour will one day head back to Bulgaria and if so, a return visit to the Bulgarian capital will be a must.
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Nicolas Colsaert was not afforded any relief when he tee shot at the 10th hole during this afternoon’s quarter-final matches ended up in a toilet.
The small toilet block is located to the left of the 10th green and with the hole reachable off the tee, the ‘Belgian Bomber’ launched one of his booming drives.
However there was laughing all round when it was discovered where Colsaert’s ball came to rest and that was under the toilet itself. His ball had bounced down the path ...
An anxious Defending champion, Nicolas Colsaerts is through to the quarter-finals of the Volvo World Match-Play Championship in Bulgaria.
The big-hitting Belguim-born Colsaerts let slip a 5up leading advantage with six holes to play before sealing his match against Spaniard Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano at the last hole for a 1up victory.
“It was totally my fault as I should have ended our game an hour or an hour-and-a-half earlier as I had a putt on 13 to win the match,” said Colsaerts.
Graeme McDowell and Shane Lowry kept alive the prospect of an all-Ireland final in the Volvo World Match-Playt Championship in Bulgaria.
McDowell continues to display his World No. 8 status in easily winning through to the last 16 with a convincing 4 & 2 demolition of Scotland’s Stephen Gallacher.
The former US Open champion was never behind his match racing to 2up with winning birdies at the second and third holes, and was then 4up after the seventh.
Gallacher, winner earlier this year of ...
Ryder Cup winning hero Ian Poulter was livid with himself after being knocked out of the historic Volvo World Match-Play Championship in Bulgaria.
Poutler, winner also of the event two years ago, lost both his round robin matches including going down on day two to South African Thomas Aiken ranked 87 places higher on the World Rankings that the No. 15 ranked Englishman.
Poulter, winner as well of the 2010 WGC – Accenture World Match Play title and a player who has never lost a Ryder Cup Singles ...
www.golfbytourmiss.com walked off with the prizes in this week’s Volvo World Match-Play Championship Pro-Am.
It was my first-ever Pro-Am and I was very fortunate to win the prize for the ‘Ladies Longest Drive’ at the 6th hole on this week’s spectacular Thracian Cliffs Golf & Beach Resort course in Bulgaria.
Bernie, who is the other half of the www.golfbytourmiss.com had recorded a net ‘hole-in-one’ with his birdie at the short par three, 17th but when we ...
The ‘Rummy and Ronnie’ winning show continued today in Bulgaria with Australia’s Brett Rumford easily securing ictory in his first round match in the Volvo World Match-Play Championship in Bulgaria.
Rumford, back-to-back winner recently in South Korea and China, easily accounted for Jamie Donaldson defeating the Welshman 5 & 3 on the Thracian Cliffs course.
“Jamie got off to a bit of a bad start and I just capitalised on that with three birdies in my first four holes to be 3up ...