The Voice of Golf is Silent

Peter Alliss, the “Voice of Golf”, has died at the age of 89.  For me, no golf coverage was complete without the soothing tones of Peter Alliss.  I loved his casual observations and witty remarks, uttered quietly and calmly.  He had a wicked sense of...

Check your posture

Well, we received the news we were dreading this week, that all sports facilities including golf courses had to close from Friday 27th November for 14 days, whilst golfers in the South are getting ready for a return to the fairways in a few days’ time.  Maureen...

Ken on Putting

On Thursday evening it was somewhat bizarre to hear talk of “green jackets” in November and to see aerial shots of Augusta National dominated by autumnal hues, since The Masters traditionally heralds the beginning of the golf season, however 2020 has been...

Clear Your Head for Better Golf

I’ve really enjoyed golf this season for a variety of reasons.  Firstly, golf allowed me to meet up with my friends (always maintaining a 2 metre gap of course) and was probably the first activity that brought some sense of normality to life as we gradually...

Darren does it again!

I can remember sitting on my sofa on a Wednesday evening in July 2011, eagerly watching a BBC NI programme entitled “The Open Plan”, in which Stephen Watson looked ahead to The Open with Northern Ireland’s major winners, Graeme McDowell and Rory...