A drug dealing golf caddie was snared after he crashed his car and fled the scene. Stewart Rennie, of Kyle Crescent in Coylton, was found in possession of Class B drug cannabis with intent to supply it to others on December 20, 2018 at the A77, 200 yards south of Minishant. Ayr Sheriff Court court heard the 43-year-old first time offender was going to share his stash with pals. Rennie, a Turnberry golf caddie, also failed to provide breath tests to ascertain his ability to drive. Fiscal Andrew Lazzarin said: “At 10.50pm police were called out to a report of a road traffic accident. “Police attended and found the accused’s vehicle damaged. “Witnesses already there told officers the direction of the field the driver had gone. “They told police the driver smelled of drink and had been staggering. “And that the accused had stashed a bag. “Officers recovered the bag which contained five glass jars of herbal material. “They found a further four … [Read more...] about Drug dealer golf caddie snared after car smash
After six majors, Kiwi Ryan Fox has some idea of the pressure that comes with playing in golf's greatest events. He'll need to lean on that experience ahead of his seventh - the PGA Championship at Bethpage. Fox will be right amongst the legions of fans that will follow Tiger Woods, and the fans are always a bit more boisterous in New York. At his practice round there was little fanfare, as Fox completed 18 holes, a handful of autograph hunters, and even a couple of Kiwis. But tomorrow Fox will have to deal with crowds and through no fault of his own, he's been drawn to tee off immediately behind 15-time major champion and golf's biggest star, Tiger Woods. Major mission fuels Tiger Woods Fox will get the unwelcome laggards from the hordes of fans that will follow the defending Masters champion around Bethpage. "To be honest it gets a bit frustrating," Fox told Newshub. "I followed him round the course at The Open last year and the crowd just really want to see him at that … [Read more...] about Golf: Ryan Fox chasing Tiger Woods at PGA Championship
Spalding Golf Club put drives and putts aside for hot drinks and cakes in aid of an end-of-life care charity.Long-standing Sue Ryder supporters Don and June Wright hosted their second annual tea party last Wednesday to raise money for the charity’s Thorpe Hall Hospice in Peterborough.Almost 60 guests turned up for the event where more than £450 was raised from the tea party alone for Sue Ryder.But with other donations and the sale of seven Easter Chicks raised another £700.There was even time for a game of bingo during the tea party where Don and June marked more than 30 years of fundraising for Sue Ryder and its hospice.Speaking after having held a race night for Sue Ryder earlier this year, Don said: “People enjoy going to Spalding Golf Club, having a lovely time and doing things for Sue Ryder, providing any money they can for the cause at the same time.”Guests at Spalding Golf Club heard a speech about the work at Thorpe Hall Hospice, one of the few … [Read more...] about PICTURE SPECIAL: Cuppas for Sue Ryder at Spalding Golf Club
Blankney Estates are seeking consent from North Kesteven District Council to convert two barns formerly used as offices into six holiday cottages. One of the two barns (one single storey, one two storey) at Blankney Golf Club is Grade II listed but would see little change to its outside appearance, according to the applicant.The applicant says it addresses local demand while securing a long-term use for the barns.The plans would also see a timber garage constructed for staff use. Appeal to help hedgehogs by making your garden more ‘hogs-pitable’ … [Read more...] about Plan for six holiday cottages in converted barns at golf club.
AN IMPRESSIVE £24,000 was raised at this year’s Lily Mae Foundation golf day and evening dinner dance. The event – now in its 10th year and held at The Belfry – is a calendar highlight for the charity set up by Ryan and Amy Jackson following the tragedy of their daughter Lily Mae who was ‘born sleeping’ in 2010. Since then, charity founders, Ryan and Amy Jackson have campaigned furiously and with passion to honour the memory of Lily Mae and all other babies born too poorly, too soon or sleeping. Their annual fundraising event has grown in size and popularity since its inception and has raised more than £140,000 in the past decade. Each year teams of golfers gather together to raise money for the charity and are joined by evening guests for a three-course dinner and dance, with a special tribute to ‘those Angel Babies gone too soon from our lives’. The golf day featured 28 teams of golfers with 114 players battling to win the … [Read more...] about Golf day raises thousands in memory of Lily Mae