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John Rattray and the Rules of Golf

John Rattray and the Rules of Golf

John Rattray and the Rules of Golf is a short golf blog post explaining who John Rattray was and his link to the rules of Golf. So, Who exactly was John Rattray? John Rattray, 1707-1771 He was born into the Clan Rattray in 1707 and lived in Craighall castle near Blairgowrie & Rattray. After his…
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My Caddy in St Andrews

My Caddy in St Andrews

My Caddy in St Andrews is a short golf blog post that takes a closer look at a local Caddy including an interview.. Back in October 2021 I had my first taste of The Old Course in St Andrews. As it was my first time I booked a Caddy too. I wanted to know the…
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Golf holiday in Austria

Golf holiday in Austria

Golf holiday in Austria is a short golf blog post highlighting some of the best courses to play. I am talking about Austria… not Australia and don’t mention the Sound of Music, they’ve never heard of it. When flying to Austria there are several airports that are suitable including, Vienna, Graz, Salzburg, Linz & Innsbruck.…
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Classic Golf Tunes

Classic Golf Tunes

Classic Golf Tunes is a short golf blog highlighting some of the best and worst golfing tunes that I know of. There have been many attempts over the years to create golf-themed music and some have been pretty good whilst others have been really awful. The first band I heard playing golf songs was Jake…
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A beginner's guide to golf

A beginner’s guide to golf

A beginner’s guide to golf is a short golf blog post that explains what you need to know and where to start your journey. How do I start to play? What equipment do I need? What clothes should I wear? How much money should I invest? All of these questions will have, no doubt, at…
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Scotland’s Oldest Golf Courses

Scotland’s Oldest Golf Courses is a short golf blog that highlights some of the oldest golf courses in Scotland. I feel like I am sticking my neck out on this one because there will be a few of you who will disagree with the following list. Remember that I am writing about the oldest courses…
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Golf Stretches

Golf Stretches

Golf Stretches is a short golf blog post highlighting, what I believe to be, the most important stretches for all golfers. The most common fault of the majority of golfers is that they do not do any stretching and if they do it is too little. Stretching plays a very important part in playing golf.…
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The Phantom of The open

The Phantom of The Open

The Phantom of The Open is a short golf blog post that takes a look at the new smash hit golf movie of the decade that’s based on a true story! Have you ever heard of the name Maurice Flitcroft? If not, then read on…   The Story of Maurice Flitcroft Maurice Flitcroft was commonly…
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Frost on the course

Frost on the course

Frost on the course is a short golf blog post that investigates the problem that affects every golf course. So, What is Frost? According to the MET Office, Frost occurs when the temperature of the air in contact with the ground is below the freezing point of water. Ground Frost, which is common on golf…
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Extreme Golf Settings

Extreme golf settings

Extreme golf settings is a short golf blog looking at some of the most unusual places where golf has been played. Whether it was just for fun or some kind of promotion, golf has been played in some strange places. Take a look at the following list to read about some Extreme golf settings. The…
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