Monthly Archives: January 2019

A chance meeting or divine intervention?

I knew from a fairly early age that I wanted to write about golf. The indications were all there when I was sitting in the back of the Royal Horticultural Society’s Hall in London answering one of fifteen papers of … Continue reading

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Party time

This week the PGA tour is at TPC Scottsdale for the Waste Management Phoenix Open. It’s Super Bowl weekend and the biggest and rowdiest galleries in golf are ready to party, especially on the short 16th hole. It’s one of … Continue reading

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British Speed golf

Who will be the UK’s fastest foursomes? British Speedgolf – Golf Re-Imagined  Speedgolf is setting the sporting pace in Golf. Speedgolf adds a fitness element to golf for those looking to ‘Accelerate their game’. It’s faster, more athletic and … Continue reading

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Remembering Payne Stewart

Today would have been the birthday of Payne Stewart. It is hard to believe that this year, on October 25, it will be 20 years since he was lost in the plane crash. His legacy includes two fine children Chelsea … Continue reading

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Still golfing while disaster happens

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How the next Ryder Cup course looks today

Whistling Straits in January, extreme weather

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Fantastic silent auction prizes

Please visit Jumblebee.co.uk/matthewkempSAT and have a look at the lots in the silent auction to be held in aid if Sebastian’s Action Trust for seriously ill children. Bidding opens soon up to the charity golf day on May 26. Lots … Continue reading

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They’re not politicians, they just want to play golf

So the debate about whether the European Tour should be holding a golf tournament in Saudi Arabia is hotting up. Tiger Woods turned down the appearance money and stayed away, as did Paul Casey who is an Ambassador for UNICEF. … Continue reading

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Bunker masterclass with Gary Player

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Bryson Dechambeau defends his slow play

Responding to Brooks Koepka’s criticism this week of his slow play DeChambeau said  that he’s put on the clock almost every week but he’s “used to it now.” He spends so much time discussing with his caddie all the elements … Continue reading

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