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

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Caddie shack chat

A big group of caddies were in the shack this morning and the talk was all about the Texan party. Peter recounted how his man had a putt on the…

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Stroppy Texans

I’d heard all the stories about the golfers that caddies fall out with and end up wishing they’d never met. But I’ve not had a bad experience to date. Well…

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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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