Lytham’s toughest test – Tangly Rough or Tabloideeze?

Lytham is 181 yards longer for 2012 Open

We’ve had it for days now. The rough’s “unplayable,” “if you’re not hitting it straight your golf game will be going home in an ambulance.” How did one typically wet British Summer and some fast growing rough grass at Royal Lytham and St Anne’s Golf Club, Lancashire, suddenly become a British tabloid media sensation? Is …

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Measuring a life in golf: Strokesaver CEO dies suddenly

Strokesaver Yardage Charts

I was saddened to read recently that Peter Schindler, CEO of Strokesaver International Management AG, died suddenly while on holiday in Dubai on March 25th. Strokesaver is the “brand” in the world of golf course guides, a name so fixed in golfers brains that it is the term used to describe yardage books and course …

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