Category: General

The Chips Are Down (Or: The greatest long-distance putter in the game)

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Through sheer necessity I have become one of the greatest long-distance putters in the game, and I'm not talking here of miserable 50 footers. Without wishing to sound boastful, I can putt with something approaching confidence from anywhere within about… more »

Loving and hating the Yanks (and a fervent Ryder Cup wish)

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Fortunately, chewing tobacco is not the sort of thing we Brits indulge in. So when the cream of English cricket go into bat, as we say, we're spared the singularly unattractive sight of streams of foul, black liquid being spewed onto what we call the wic… more »

Elvis Presley could have (should have?) been a golfer

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Who knows how different world history might have been had Mahatma Gandhi abandoned peaceful protest in favour of ten-pin bowling or if Adolf Hitler had forsaken invading comparatively defenceless countries and had focused all his energies on mastering th… more »