Travel Blogs from Dundee
... bag. After introductions Connor Scott and Zach pipe their drives down the middle and I'm last. No warm ups and sore back on my mind I manage to hit my tee shot about 10 feet...maybe 15! Connor later explained that my caddie John rolled his eyes like u must be kidding that I have this all day. I managed to make bogie and the day was off.
This course is a monster!!!!! If u ever have the chance, Carnoustie is a must ...
Kingsbarns is a small town and golf course about 10 mins outside St Andrews. The course is widely touted as one of the best courses in Scotland and the #46 golf course in the world...for what that's worth. From a personal review stand point it's certainly one the most scenic and breath taking courses I've ever played. Simply amazing!
Our day started by changing guest houses and ...
... that have stood in the same spot.... on an Open Sun with a chance to win.....very nostalgic and cool to experience such golf history.
The first shot is a bit unnerving as there are spectators (even at 7 am) watching from all around. The fairway is roughly the size of Sea Tac airport but it isn't an easy shot. The course was really fun with tons of great stories and tidbits from the caddies......one such tidbit is that the largest green is 1.3 acres! ...
... and no one else came so the bus driver spent about 10 min on the phone hen said someone would be here in 5min. So when the other bus driver came I asked to go Berekely street and the guy behind me said that's where he was going so I went to give the bus driver £10 pounds and he said he had no change so I had to get off the bus and I sat and almost cried because I was tired and it was late.
Then I decided I would go to the desk and ask someone else so I struggled to ...
... my friend
Blair. Blair and I are another pair with an interesting history (read:
we nearly once had sex in a toilet and the sexual tension between us is
unfathomable, nonetheless he is one of the people I would turn to if I
was in need of assistance). I'll skip the parts that involved us talking
each other out of engaging in coitus in a bush as they were a drunken
blur and something you'd rather not hear ...