The Maul in Porthcawl
It was dubbed the Maul in Porthcawl, but after a fierce first day battle, Whitewash in Wales had a certain ring to it too.
It took five long and painful years of defeats to the French, but the Wryter Cup is finally back on British soil and firmly in the arms of the Press Golfing Society.
Veterans, rookies, wild cards … champions … I salute you all.
To our French friends, malchance et nous allons vous voir l’année prochaine.
Royal Porthcawl you are a very special beast of a course and the best that links golf has to offer.
A huge thanks to Loudmouthgolf for our magnificent trews. I knew we had made our mark when an elderly Porthcawler approached me in the car park and asked where he ‘might acquire a pair.’
You all played your part in this year’s stunning 20-12 victory – no defeat, no surrender!
And now, if you’ll allow some excessive triumphalism and a rapid decline into mayhem, here’s a little film of the Maul in Porthcawl.
Warning: contains gratuitous images of red, white and blue.