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Comment from: Ron Mon [Member] Email
Good idea...why don't you text them on those "few more fee hikes"? That would be popular among the bourgeoisie and the proletariat alike.
07/07/08 @ 22:06
Comment from: Kiel Christianson [Visitor] Email
And in the mid-1980s, you could walk on the Old Course for 20 pounds. Those were the days...
07/07/08 @ 23:52
Comment from: Joe Cool [Visitor] Email
Yes Kiel and you could play Pebble Beach for $50.00. SHOW ME THE MONEY!
07/10/08 @ 20:34
Comment from: Ray Connell [Visitor] Email
I played the old course on a Friday in September
1965.
I tell people that the greens fee was five shillings, about 60 cents at the then rate of
exchange of $2.40 per pound. I'm almost certain
of the price, but I don't know any way to check.

I'll never forget the day. There was some weathe moving in off the North Sea,the course was empty, and the starter was closing up. He rustled up two caddies, and we wee on the eight whole when the sky opened up. Why walk in? We finished the round with the valley of sin full to the level of the fairway.
The caddies were well compesated, and we crossed the new Firth of Forth bridge in time for the Tattoo that night.
Ray Connell
Stuart, Florida
07/17/08 @ 12:56

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