It was purely by chance we were within the grounds of the Versailles Tennis Club enjoying a ‘sausage sizzle’ evening with the wonderful couple whose house we are renting this week.
No sooner had we finished our meal and, as if it had been planned, a spectacular fireworks display began to light up the sky from the Palace of Versailles.
The Palace is located no more than a decent driver shot from where we were seated and in making our way back to the house we were drawn, like so many others, ...
At the end of the 2015 BMW International Open in Munich it was Spain’s Pablo Larrazabal who claimed a second victory in four years.
Off the golf course there was two clear winners – Werner Snitznel and the odd drop of Weiss beer.
Well if the truth be known it was Werner Snitznel Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday and Weiss beers unashamedly on all five nights while in the Bavarian capital.
The lateness in leaving the Media Center on the opening day of the BMW International Open was rewarded with a stunning sunset on route back into the center of Munich.
It was a long overdue champagne moment for your author on the occasion of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open media outing earlier this week at Gullane Golf Club to the east of Edinburgh.
I was one of the last to arrive along with being among the last to tee off and then I was also close to being the last to walk from the Scottish Open championship course just after 6.30pm local time.
It had been one of the best days in living memory in Scotland with the sun shining brightly and hardly a ...
Australia’s top two full-time golf journalists were caught last week ‘rocking’ the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow.
Andrew Both and your esteemed editor have covered golf on both sides of ‘The Pond’ for more than three decades with Andrew having worked the PGA Tour and myself concentrating on the European Tour.
In between we have bumped into each other more times than we can remember and with our latest get together last week in suburban Charlotte.
So way better ...
Supercaddy John ‘Ronnie’ Roberts has turned up in the most unlikeliest of places.
Ronnie has been absent from the European Tour for some months as he helped deliver his beloved Bournemouth Football Club team the rich reward of promotion to the England Premier Division.
But while the affable bagman was on assignment with Bournemouth he bizarrely turned up last week with his picture, well a rear view of Ronnie, featuring on the back page of the famed Wall Street Journal.
Ronnie had been ...
Bernie McGuire, and one half of www.golfbytourmiss.com, found himself featuring prominently in the sports pages of the local Jacksonville newspaper.
Take a look at the snaps of one of golf’s leading reporters.