The story of the golf ball

The story of the golf ball

How many of us have considered with any degree of depth the playing properties and evolution of the humble golf ball? From the earliest days of the romantic feathery right up to the space age-engineered projectiles of the 21st century, the story of the golf ball is...
Delinquent & disobedient spheres

Delinquent & disobedient spheres

The well-known and popular, Limerick poet, Maureen Sparling, picked up on something I wrote in her St Mary’s Parish Notes: “I cannot resist referring to the golf essays penned by golf enthusiast, Ivan Morris. Except for rugby or swimming (my forte) I have little...
Goodness gracious, great balls of desire

Goodness gracious, great balls of desire

Some people place extreme value on their golf balls andAs a golfer, golf balls are important. To play the game, I’d go as far as to say they were essential, but that doesn’t excuse the golfing public who have grown too attached to the balls in their bag. What we tend...