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
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
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
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