One of the greatest gifts any snowbound golfer can receive is updates from friends on a golfing vacation. I realize many of you may not think this is such a great thing, but in my case, I am grateful for any updates on golfing trips; especially when they send pictures. Continue reading
I have never teed it up in Spain, however Clint, a frequent reader of The Grateful Golfer, dropped me a couple of pictures of his favorite courses in Spain. I appreciate the pictures and his explanation of how he played the holes.
After looking at these great tee shots, I think I would play them differently, only because we have different games. We would be very interested in what you think. Continue reading
In May of 2015, my wife and I travelled to Edinburgh, Scotland. We were there for only a few days and before anyone asks, I did not go golfing. We spent our time exploring Edinburgh and taking a walk through history.
On the first day, the sun was shining and the weather forecast suggested it was this day that was best for climbing Arthur’s Seat. This 822 foot ‘hill’ was formed by an extinct volcano and could be climbed from several directions. Enjoying our walk, my wife and I missed the easy ascent path and ended up climbing to the summit of Arthur’s Seat via the vertical stair route. Although this route was more difficult, it really was not that big of a deal. However, we did take the easy route down. Continue reading