2 March 2012 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Golf, like many other sports, has its funny traditions. To the outsider, they may seem a little odd-masonic even! The years have seen golf open up to be a more inclusive sport and many feel it’s best to reform and leave our colonial ways behind. “Good afternoon Captain”-“How are you Mr. President?” not surprisingly raise a few eyebrows. The sight of our members marching to our old first tee for a Drive-In behind Peadar Morgan’s piper, totally bemused our Roma friends when they lived in the annex a few years back. I daresay one or two of them thought we were trying to scare them away. Well, on Sunday last we kept this tradition alive for another year as our Captains Noel and Eithne drove in the new golfing season in Concra. It could hardly be …

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