'Caught' having a great time at the 2014 Turkish Airlines Open.

Top Scotland Golf Scribes ‘Hands Up’ To Turkish Airlines Open Delight.

Top Scotland golfing scribes Jock MacVicar and Martin Dempster raised their hands skyward without the slightest hint of a scuffle and openly confessing their delight in attending the 2014 Turkish Airlines Open. The tartan pair were spotted late in the evening this week exiting a nightclub within the stunning Maxx Royal Hotel. Also Jock was snapped in the Media Center boldly reaching out for a second helping of Turkish delight while later last evening he was also seen chatting with one the superb ...
Dolatdere Big Gang band.

Video … Turkish Group ‘Dolapdere Big Gang’ Band Rock Maxx Royal Hotel.

An Istanbul-based r0ck band, with a distinct taste of Turkish sounds but singing ‘western’ rock-and-roll hits, delighted guests late into the evening at a gala ceremony on the eve of the 2014 Turkish Airlines Open. Turkish Airlines and the stunning Maxx Royal Hotel seem to spare no expense in spoiling guests with a fantastic arrangement of local and international cuisine. The entertainment got off to a blast with a spectacular fireworks display over the Maxx Royal pool before Victor Dubuisson ...
A stunning sunset takes place over the Mediterranean Sea and the Maxx Royal Hotel at Belek, Turkey.

Stunning Sunset Over Maxx Royal Hotel, Belek, Turkey.

There was the sight of a stunning Mediterranean sunset over the Maxx Royal Hotel here in Belek, Turkey.
Tiger Woods and Bernie during 2012 Duel at Lake Jinsha in China.

From Secretary Of A Social Golf Club To A Politicians Private Secretary & Now AGW Secretary.

It’s been a long way from long-time Secretary of the Willoughby Laurels Social Golf Club to new Secretary of the Association of Golf Writers (AGW). I am very honored to become the first non-British born Secretary of the AGW. The Association was founded in 1938 to help protect and assist the interests of golf writers attending golf tournaments. ¬†While my new position is yet to be ratified I will become only the seventh Secretary and following in the footsteps of good friend Peter Dixon who ...
Bet settled some nine months later with Ernie handing over 200 Ringgits and the equivalent of $60.

Ernie Els Coughs Up Outstanding Bet & With Interest.

Four-time Major winning Ernie Els finally paid up on a bet we had earlier this year when Australia defeated South Africa in the cricket. The bet was $50 but while your trulys was delighted to enjoy bragging rights let me say Ernie’s still well ahead in the ‘money taken off me’ department. However the only problem was getting reimbursed my $50. ¬† I had hinted many times throughout the season to Ernie ‘where the hell is my money’ but each time the lovable South African ...
Joost Luiten lift door.

Stephen Gallacher – 4th Floor, Going Up!

Once again HSBC, as organisers of this week’s World Golf Championship, have decorated the lift doors of the Le Meridien Sheshan with some of the stars of this week’s $US 8.5m event. Among those featuring on the lift doors is Scotland’s Ryder Cup star Stephen Gallacher who is on the fourth and top floor of the official hotel. There’s also 2013 Masters winner Adam Scott on the ground floor along with Spain’s Sergio Garcia. But then when you get down to the lower level, ...
Shanghai is a splash of colour as darkness falls.

Shanghai Lights Up Under A Full Moon.

One of the delights in attending the WGC – HSBC Champions event is the opportunity to head into downtown Shanghai. On this occasion we traveled into the center of Shanghai to be present at the official opening ceremony ahead of this week’s 10th anniversary tournament. And aside for the superb spectacle featuring five of the stars of this week’s $US 8.5m event there was this wonderful sight of a full moon moving it’s way over the city and the Huang Du River that snakes its ...