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  • 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 […]

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  • PAR WARS: ROUND 5

    First of all, apologies for the long break between posts! Holidays, travel and jet-lag got the better of me, but now I’m back. PAR WARS: ROUND 5 ROUND FIVE The Sub Par Golfer’s Account After my psychogolfic breakdown in the last round, I was very tentative about round five. I was going in one-down, Phil was playing outstandingly, […]

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  • PAR WARS: ROUND 4

    PAR WARS: ROUND 4 THE COMPETITION The rules of PAR WARS are simple. We play matchplay with handicaps (Phil is giving me two strokes this trip). Whoever wins the most rounds in a holiday is the winner, and she or he gets to feel smug in victory until the next vacation. ROUND FOUR The Sub Par Golfer’s […]

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  • PAR WARS: ROUND 3

    PAR WARS: ROUND 3 THE COMPETITION The rules of PAR WARS are simple. We play matchplay with handicaps (Phil is giving me two strokes this trip). Whoever wins the most rounds in a holiday is the winner, and she or he gets to feel smug in victory until the next vacation. ROUND THREE The Sub Par Golfer’s Account […]

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  • Rule of the Day

    Golf is nothing if not a game of rules. And regulations. And ‘etiquette’ (a nice word for more rules). It’s nearly impossible to know every rule for every situation, but regularly brushing up on them is a good way to keep sharp. Check back here regularly for a ridiculous Rule of the Day and impress your […]

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  • PAR WARS: ROUND 2

    PAR WARS: ROUND 2 THE COMPETITION The rules of PAR WARS are simple. We play matchplay with handicaps (Phil is giving me two strokes this trip). Whoever wins the most rounds in a holiday is the winner, and she or he gets to feel smug in victory until the next vacation. ROUND TWO The Sub Par Golfer’s Account […]