Tag Archives: Golf

Berlin 1936…Portrush 2019

Back in 1936 the Olympic Games were intended to showcase Hitler’s regime. Since the Good Friday Agreement, there have been attempts to showcase Norn Iron and how wonderfully well we get on together. Remember Derry as the City of Culture? … Continue reading

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Peter O’Connor 1906….Rory McIlroy 2016.

Interesting thread on Slugger O’Toole ….where yet again the vexed question of the nationality of Rory McIlroy is discussed. A matter for himself of course. He might declare for Britain. He might declare for Ireland. Or indeed neither. It is … Continue reading

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“Golf Is A Good Walk Spoiled” Mark Twain

This Ryder Cup seems endless. I share Mark Twain’s opinion of Golf. I have never played it and I doubt I ever will. It just seemed to be a sport which even in the black and white 1960s seemed very … Continue reading

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