Crail, Scotland

Crail, Scotland is a fishing village not far from St. Andrews on the east coast of Scotland. Once an ancient fortress, the remaining guard tower still stands watch over Scotland's rocky shoreline.  As the dark clouds blew in from the north, a ship on the horizon looks for safe harbor. On days like this, one … Continue reading Crail, Scotland

The Open Championship

It's early Monday morning and I'm watching the final round of the 144th Open Championship, normally played on Sunday,  but the Friday second round was delayed because of high winds.  Americans call it the British Open, but it has so much tradition and prestige that it is known around the golf world as The Open. … Continue reading The Open Championship

Did You Know?

Anyone even vaguely familiar with golf knows that the game started in Scotland, and most of those people know that St. Andrews is considered the "home" of golf.  The Swilcan Bridge, above, is a golf icon and is located on the 18th hole of St. Andrew's Old Course. Everyone who plays the Old Course crosses … Continue reading Did You Know?