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Curious Tales from the Golf Course Tiger’s Sundays in Red

Anyone who watches golf know Tiger Woods always wears red on Sunday. I think by now it is fairly well known that for Tiger to wear a red or a predominantly red polo shirt on the Sundays of a professional golf tournament is a given, it’s like his lucky charm. At least that is what he seems [...]

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The six foot flightless bird

Golf Course Birdie Ends Up as Sausage Meat

Golfers love a birdie. Indeed, the game would be rather dull without an eagle or an albatross to strive for. But a rhea? Members of the Barkway Park Golf Club got a bit of a surprise in April when they were advised to beware of an escaped rhea. The six foot flightless bird that is [...]

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Posted in 2014, June 2014, Tales0 Comments

US OPEN GOLF OAKMONT CAPSULES

Curious Tales from the Golf Course 3

From: The Golf Nuts’ Book of Amazing Feats & Records by Bruce Nash, Allan Zullo with George White   Most Time Elapsed Between the Final Two Putts to Win the U.S. Open 12 minutes Jack Nicklaus 1962 US Open In all the excitement of winning the 1962 U.S. Open, Jack Nicklaus forgot to hole out. [...]

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Posted in 2014, March 2014, Tales0 Comments

LPGA Professional Muffin Spencer-Devlin at the 1989 Womens Open Championship

Curious Tales From The Golf Course 2

From: The Golf Nut’s Book of Amazing Feats & Records by Bruce Nash, Allan Zullo with George White   Most Severe Penalty Assessed for Being Addicted to Golf Beheading Mary Queen of Scots, 1587 Because of her consuming passion for golf, Mary, Queen of Scots, singlehandedly raised the game’s popularity to new heights. Yet, ironically, [...]

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Posted in 2014, February 2014, Tales0 Comments

Cow on golf course

Curious Tales from the Golf Course 1

From: “the Golf Nut’s Book of Amazing Feats & Records by Bruce Nash, Allan Zullo with George White. Most Countries Played in One Day by a Golfer 5 countries Simon Clough and Boris Janjic, 1992 Golfers Simon Clough and Boris Janjic played one round of golf in five different countries – in one day! On [...]

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Posted in 2014, January 2014, Tales0 Comments