Monthly Archives: May 2013

Uphill Par 3 holes – Do they work?

Watching the golf at Wentworth, this past weekend, certainly brought back memories. You see I lived in London for nearly 8 years and worked not to far from the course. Admittedly I have only been to Wentworth once and this … Continue reading

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Madeira and Ponta Do Pargo – both engineering marvels

It seems fitting I should reminisce my time in Madeira after Peter Uihlein won – for the first time on the European Tour – at the Madeira Islands Open at Santo Da Serra GC – a golf course on the side of a mountain … Continue reading

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Santo Da Serra Golf Club – Golf in the Clouds

I don’t think there are many golf courses like Santo Da Serra….at least I cant recall any. The Island of Madeira offers little opportunity to sit a golf course given its topography. To put it bluntly Madeira is one tropical mountain … Continue reading

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My few days in Bulgaria

Would you believe we are finally going to see some tournament golf in Bulgaria this weekend. Golf is an international game so seeing it promoted in countries not typically associated with golf (let alone golf courses) is a big plus in … Continue reading

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Pete and Alice Dye and TPC Sawgrass

I have not been to the TPC Sawgrass Course as yet, and whilst I am a great admirer of much of Pete and Alice Dye’s work, I am relatively undecided at this juncture as to whether I want to go. Having … Continue reading

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My involvement on site

It is hard not to love what I do…I get to spend a good amount of time outside and then when indoors I get to draw lots of colourful pictures (my wife sometimes comments how drawing circles and curves can be … Continue reading

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Animals and golf. Friend or foe?

To follow on from my most recent blog post on snakes I thought it appropriate to write a short piece on what animals I have seen on site through construction and also when playing golf. Maybe an appropriate start would be … Continue reading

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