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out with Cologne Tom and Oliver Horovitz

It was funny in that I had bumped into Cologne Tom in Greggs, as I had gone to fetch a tandoori chicken baguette for my lunch. He was having a…

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Jimmy and the cerise pink golf bags

I had a laugh today as I was out with Jimmy again, who is a massive character. And I had to tease him because he somehow picked two lovely cerise…

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Two days off and some reflections on the golf swing

Of course I do what most caddies do on their days off. I go and do some ski teaching and tend to my flower shop. Now it was great to…

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clash of personalities

It was always going to be a tough relationship from the outset. Cologne Tom was out with Pancho, a hot-blooded South American. All seemed well the first few holes with,…

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Out with the ladies from St Rule’s

I was not going to caddy on Sunday as the weather forecast was not good. However I got a phone call to ask if I would come in for a…

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reflections on the game of gowff

I caddied for a lovely gentleman yesterday, Danny from Minnessota who was out on a business trip for a week. He didn’t play well but was most accepting and treated…

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an Earl of a shot

Went straight down to the Old after a morning round on The Castle and had to run up to the first tee to meet my group. I was met by…

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9 mile walk to work and a double loop

We have a rather good system at The Castle Course whereby we phone in to a recorded message to pick up our times for the next day. And on Saturday…

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unhappy chappy

The morning round started fine with three gentlemen from Hong Kong who seemed in a buoyant mood. However one chap was taking it awfully seriously and taking ages to play….

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‘a haar of kirks’ from 18th green, The Castle Course

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