While I was gone

No, I have not given up this blogging business. All that happened was that I took a week’s holiday. Or actually only a few days as with the Bank Holiday madness that is going on in Britain at the moment it did not take any more than that to get a full week off. As if my working hours were Monday to Friday. Anyway, after a week away the Middleton’s are not the only ones with a busy week ahead. The traditional Lytham Trophy, the first major in amateur golf on British soil for the year is around the corner and I bet we are all hoping for some continuous summer weather. A weekend around the links at Lytham and St Annes is a true treat even if all you do is walk by the side of the fairway.

While I was gone Lee Westwood regained the title as World number 1. Interesting was that he could have been overtaken by countryman Luke Donald who had his chance at Harbout Town on the PGA Tour. Unfortunately he was pipped by the post by Brandt Snedeker, in a play off. Two Englishmen in the World’s top 3 is not all that bad though.

While I was gone the fascinating world of golf once again reminded us about the opportunities that exist. Two of our U18 players got the chance to travel to Sage Valley where the Junior Invitational was played over Easter. I am sure the tournament was fascinating and the compeition fierce. What is even more fascinating though is the level of support that this event has. A quick look at the Sponsorship page reveals a world that for most sports is completely unknown. The fact that there are people out there that are prepared to cough up $2,500 for the chance to play a round of golf at this fabuluous golf course and to be around some of the potential world beaters of tomorrow is nothing short of inbeleivable. But something both we as a sport and the youngsters that had this trip of a lifetime, at least so far, come their way should be very, very grateful for.

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1 Response to “While I was gone”


  1. 1 Nova April 26, 2011 at 9:06 am

    Ciao!
    “Or actually only a few days as with the Bank Holiday madness that is going on in Britain at the moment it did not take any more than that to get a full week off. As if my working hours were Monday to Friday”

    Nu låter du verkligen engelsk. Ngn extra dag ledigt är väl knappast “bank holiday madness”?


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