Tag: Ireland

May 14

Losing Christy O’Connor

If you are a person who wants to drink deep from life, to experience everything to its fullest, including the good and bad that might come your way, it was a week to regret not being Irish. Christy O’Connor Sr., one of the greatest golfers and sportsmen ever to hail from a country already sporting …

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Oct 27

Handicap in Court?

Handicap-“Handicap Building”, “Sand-bagging” Apparently, Thomas Talbot of Ireland understands the true depth of a cheating accusation. When he received his handicap of 13, a brief phrase accompanied it – “General Play.” I am not familiar with this phrase, but it seems as though it indicates that the player in question has falsified his handicap in …

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Sep 12

Walker Cup Under Way

The Walker Cup – Britain and Ireland Versus the U.S Just as we think we know all the names of the best golfers around, we forget to search the amateur ranks. Some of these names will be the great ones of tomorrow. Some of them are in college, others not far out. Many of them, …

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