Hinksey Heights Golf Club moving up in my view

I last played Hinksey way back in 2001 and I must admit the course has improved a lot while still providing some great views of Oxford. The fairways have been flattened out so they are no longer covered with unsightly bumps and the greens are silky smooth to putt on.

Golf during the War

I was browsing a few sites looking into the history of golf and found this, it did make me chuckle. Richmond Golf Club Temporary Rules – 1941 Players are asked to collect bomb and shrapnel splinters to save these causing damage to the mowing machines. In competitions, during gunfire or while bombs are falling, players…