PAR WARS: THE FINAL ROUND The Sub Par Golfer’s Account ROUND NINE – KA’ANAPALI This was make or break time. The last round at a difficult course, a round that could spell the end of Par Wars 2016. I’d already had a massive argument with my family that morning about Trump, so I wasn’t off to a […]
Compétition de Noël
It’s not often you get the chance to play golf in Chamonix around Christmas. Normally the course is already under a few feet of snow and sprinkled with its first layer of ‘dog business.’ This season, however, it’s prime golf time. The course had shut in early November after a super-dump of snow but since there had been […]
PAR WARS: The Ultimate Golf Showdown?
PAR WARS SCROLL DOWN TO READ PHIL’S (ALBEIT BIASED) ACCOUNT OF ROUND ONE Every vacation that involves a few rounds of golf ultimately sparks a competition between my parter Phil and myself. Are we competitive? Yes. Have I won every PAR WARS golf cup to date? Yes. Does mentioning that fact make me an ass? […]
Going Out With a Bang
It was the last golf competition of the season and I wanted to finish the year like I started. Kicking ass (sort of) and taking names (politely). I had started the year with a solid win in the 1st annual Porsche Trophy, and I (stupidly) had high hopes for the rest of the season. But a few […]
The Ultimate Golf Competition?
18 holes, five courses, and a shit-ton of wine. If your club isn’t holding a “Gastronome” competition, it bloody well should be. “Gastronome” literally translated means “gourmet” and there is no better way to describe this competition, which, even with a 50€ entry fee, fills up within ten minutes of being able to sign up. Basically, every […]