AS IT MOVES hundreds of staff to Brazil for the Olympics how the BBC must be ruing its decision to bow out of covering the Open Championship a year early given the captivating golf played by the two leading combatants, Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson. 2016 saw one of the most exciting Open championships for years and in marked contrast to the triumph of the virtually unknown Todd Hamilton the last time the contest came to Troon. Continue reading
OUTSTANDING GOLF BY the 15-year old Dane, Rasmus Hojgaard, saw him win the England under 16s boys’ stroke play championship played over the Royal Ashdown Old Course by six shots to claim the McGregor Trophy. Continue reading
Karena Meyer’s Royal Ashdown ladies’ team secured the narrowest of semi-final victories against Willingdon GC to reach the final of the Sussex County Ladies’ Golf Association division three competition. Continue reading
THERE ARE SOME courses that it is hard to be objective about because something just happens to make you fall in love with the place. It is often because the first time you play you have a fine round, or the sun shines, or because you are in excellent company.
“The whole week I’ve been so focused, I’ve been so up for it. I’ve been just so determined to represent Team GB as best as I could, and it was just the most magical week, it really was.” Justin Rose after winning gold at the Olympic Games in Brazil
SEE YOU ALL AGAIN AT THE END OF SEPTEMBER………