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Gilbert and the cigar stand!

It had been dreary and wet in the morning for our first round on The Castle and we were somewhat lacking enthusiasm for a second loop as we sat in…

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eighteen loop week!

The chat about the St Andrews caddy world at the moment is that ‘turbo Neil’ did 18 loops last week. Now that is a significant number of rounds of golf….

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and today there shall be intermittent showers

I had just got back from a few days in Edinburgh and was glad to have been given a double loop. However I had left behind my Goretex waterproof jacket…

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developing Far Eastern relations

Nice picture but I am not sure who the old bloke is!

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the mutterings of deputy dawg

We had four older chaps from Tennessee yesterday on The Castle. I caddied for a kindly little fellow, Steve, who was bemoaning the fact that they couldn’t get a beer…

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on meeting Oliver Horovitz

It is my wont if I have a late morning tee off at The Castle to have a stroll round St Andrews. I have got into the habit of going…

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on meeting Oliver but not the omnipresent Stan

Yesterday was a double looper and I had times at 1110 and 4pm on The Castle. This I knew was tight and was proven as I left the 18th green…

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The Road Hole

I was not due to caddie yesterday so was having a stroll around St Andrews, when my phone went and it was Matt ( ‘the gruff chap’ who’s a really…

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Asian visitors

Yesterday I was greeted by a large group of smiling Asian golfers on the first tee. I wasn’t quite sure of my chap as he simply said ‘driver’ after we…

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Texas scramble

My tips have been consistent and poor this week. And I am beginning to think there may be an inverse relationship between them and the amount of effort given to…

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