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“Burnt peach,” said one. “Butternut squash,” chimed another. “Definitely Bahamas pink beach,” a voice cried out from the back. “No it’s atomic coral,” insisted someone gulping determinedly from her glass of...

WITH JUST A TOUCH OF  HESITATION, REPETITION AND DEVIATION No one likes a judgemental nitpicker. No one more so than the (non-self appointed) navigator of a 250-plus mile journey from Londontown...

Golfmadchick

I have a friend. He is a veteran golf writer, master of the English language and one of life’s fiercest critics when it comes to all things clichés. Not surprisingly this makes...

I told you I was ill

It’s midday and I am lying in bed with more drugs raging through my system than an aging rocker on a day trip to Pfizer’s world-renowned research lab. I have acute...

Hearty congratulations to the 2014 Centenary Bowl champions: Wimbledon Park Golf Club. Despite some tight matches and tough competition against the Leatherhead ladies, our girls in green waltzed in with a...

Wryter Cup 2014

Dubbed the Blitz of Biarritz, it quickly plummeted into Blitzed in Biarritz, as two competing societies The Press Golfing Society (PGS) and the Association de la Presse et du Golf (APG) thrashed it...

Ryder Cup 2014

Europe and the US are ready for battle in golf’s Ryder Cup. Oh, and Ukip leader Nigel Farage has popped up in a pretty cool Paddy Power ad for the contest...

In my experience heterosexual males are lousy at remembering birthdays. Facebook and Twitter has helped occasionally attract their attention to your really big day and nothing can beat persistent vocal reminders...

US Open 2014

It is the greatest sport in the world and after a year of intense preparation and anticipation, it has finally arrived. That’s right, golf’s US Open kicks off today.    Four...

CYPRUS LADIES OPEN COMPETITION Attention all lady golfers … fancy a week strolling the fairways beneath a sizzling Cyprus sun? Golfmadchick has teamed up with Red Tee Breaks for this special offer...

Hayley teams up with IJP Design

It’s not often you receive an email with the words: “I work with Ian Poulter and his golf clothing line IJP Design … and we would love to invite you to join...

WRYTER CUP 2013 ROYAL 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...

Channel 4 News appoints Head of Comms

When I first started this blog in 2011 after a somewhat tumultuous period in my life, I concluded the About Me section by saying: ‘I’m not sure where my story ends,...

Picture the scene … you’ve hit a belter down the 18th. Split the fairway perfectly with your driver. Ball is perched on a lush tuft. Sun threatening to make an appearance...

PGS Wryter Cup

I kissed a boy in Copenhagen last weekend. It wasn’t one of those “Congratulations, you’ve pulled a Viking” moments, more a lightly touch cheek with cheek ritual by way of introduction...

When the Captain of the Press Golfing Society asked me to be his vice-captain two years ago, I must admit, I hesitated. Not because the thought of addressing a bunch of...

Hole-in-one

There is something of the unreal about Le Golf National in Paris. The course is host to the 2018 Ryder Cup, annual French Open and now the unfolding epic of the  Wryter...

PGS Wryter Cup

Seve wasn’t the only golfer to blast his way round uncharted territory in search of a historic win. What began as a bold experiment in 1991 to foster good relations between...

The spirit of Seve conjured up the 39th Ryder Cup. A fighter to the end, he once said: “Thinking doesn’t cost much so if you have a chance to think, think...

I’ve been watching some amusing interaction on Twitter tonight between the genteel @TweeterAllis and golf legend @GaryPlayer. That’s when it dawned on me, this is what Twitter should be about. Witty,...