Bernard Gallacher’s live reaction to Paul Mcginley’s wildcard picks for The 2014 Ryder Cup

The 2014 Ryder Cup

Golf Care are with brand ambassador Bernard Gallacher at Wentworth today for the 2014 Ryder Cup captain’s wildcard picks. European captain Paul McGinley has chosen: Stephen Gallacher, Lee Westwood and Ian Poulter as his three wildcard choices for Gleneagles and this is Bernard Gallacher’s live reaction to the news: “I’m delighted for my nephew Stephen.…

Is ‘Fore!’ being forgotten?

Is 'Fore!' being forgotten?

History Apparently ‘fore’ comes from the ship’s jargon for ‘ahead’ (fore and aft). Shouting ‘fore’ is basically a simpler way of yelling ‘watch out ahead’. It allows your fellow golfers to be pre-warned that there is possibly a ball hurtling toward their direction. It is and has become over time the norm, part of the…

Golf in the USA

Golf in the USA

Golf is part of the fabric of sporting life in the USA. The first evidence of the game being played in the country comes from 1659, the US is home to three of the four Major championships, the world’s richest professional tour and many of the very best and most famous golf courses on earth.…

A brief history of golf

A brief history of golf

Song Dynasty Chinese and the medieval Dutch played “golf-like” games, but “golf” originated in Scotland. The first written evidence comes from a 1457 Act of Scottish parliament, prohibiting the people from playing “gowf” instead of practising archery.   Golf has always been a compulsive distraction, and one that can cause participants to lose their heads…

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