As pointed out in an earlier Life on Tour story, Monday was spent travelling west from Miami along Florida Highway No. 14 and then north to Tampa Bay and the next stop on the 2014 PGA Tour.
However while our journey took us to the Miccosukee Indian Village we also stopped by at a Wildlife park where alligators were in plenty of abundance and just lazing in the hot sun right alongside the roadway at the Big Cypress Nature Preserve as you will see from the close-up photographs and video.
As well, ...
The day following the WGC – Cadillac Championship it was all roads to Tampa Bay and this week’s 2014 Valspar Championship at the superb Innisbrook Resort.
However the trip west from Miami on Florida Highway 41 took us right past the Missoscukee Indian Village.
The Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida is a US Government recognised Native American tribe residing in Florida.
They were part of the Sweminole nation until the mid-20th century, when they organized as an independent tribe, ...
John Howorth and his ‘Howorth’s Heroes‘ are the toast of the Algarve after claiming a memorable five point success in the 2014 Crail Golfing Society/Golf Hotel – Vilamoura Challenge.
Despite Fran Donnelly’s ‘Frank’s Foes’ winning five of the eight Sunday Singles encounters at Vale Do Lobo it was not good enough to deny ‘Howorth’s Heroes’ who had led from the outset.
Howorth’s men were 3 – 1 point winners on day one ...
Rival captains John Howorth and Frank Donnelly has surprisingly gone with ‘bed chums’ for the all-important Sunday Singles decider in the 2014 Crail Golfing Society Vilamoura Challenge.
John’s ‘Howorth Heroes’ enjoy a healthy 11 1/2 to 4 1/2 ad ahead of the ‘War on the Shore’ at Vale do Lobo’s Ocean Course here on the Portuguese Algarve.
As reported earlier ‘Frank’s Foes’ are going to have to reproduce a 2012 European Ryder Cup ...
Frank Donnelly’s men will need to replicate the efforts of the victorious 2012 European Ryder Cup team heading to the last day Singles in the Crail Golfing Society – Vilamoura Challenge.
John Howorth’s team secured 3 ½ points to ½ point on day three at the very impressive Vila Sol course and in superb scoring conditions on Portugal’s sun-splashed Algarve.
Biggest margin of victory was the 5 & 4 hammering Bernie and Craig handed out to Danny and Davy.
It means ‘Howorth’s Heroes’ ...
Kingsbarn bagman Joe Duddy made it two wins from three starts in finishing an impressive five points clear on day three of the 2014 Crail Golfing Society ‘Vilamoura Challenge’.
Despite managing just three hours sleep and looking resplendent in a non-iron shirt and striking shorts Joe managed to compile 33 Stableford points.
It is the second win for Joe after he stormed to first place on the opening day at the Oceanico Old Course.
Joe was seen for a short while after we all returned to the Dom ...
Portugal’s top-ranked player and European Tour winner Ricardo Santos now has a new 16 person fan base after meeting with Crail Golfing Society members today at Vilamoura.
Ricardo represents Oceanico Golf while competing on the European Tour and was on the Oceanico Victoria practice range where he was introduced to the visiting party from the east coast of Scotland.
The now 32-year old Vilamoura-based player sparked emotional scenes two years ago when he became the first Portuguese-born player ...