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#2: Cadrona: Catch of the day on the Tweed!

#2: Cadrona Golf Course, Cadrona, Near Peebles
Cadrona sits tucked into a beautiful valley on the banks of the River Tweed near Peebles in the Scottish Borders. It‘s an idyllic spot with a brilliant Scottish welcome. But if you are coming to play golf, bring your A game!
The course is owned and operated by Macdonald Hotels and our stay there, qualified us for a reduced residents green fee. As it was Sunday many of the locals had pre-booked the tee. They currently have approximatel[..]

Categories: 50 at 50 Challenge, parkland course, scottish borders

The Gift of Game

The Gift of the Game

The game of golf came to me later in life. It was given as a gift and a wedding gift at that. It came in the unlikely form of the most expensive golf driver available at the time, The Biggest Big Bertha. ‘Bertha’ was handed to my husband on the first tee at Royal Dornoch (which may explain why that tee holds a special place in my heart). At that time, I did not play golf and the giver of this ‘gift’ may not have realised how that precious driv[..]

Categories: 50 at 50 Challenge