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In Our Shoes

I originally posted this on Twitter (meg_maclaren) on 20/5/20. Not because I have all the answers or reasons or solutions, just because I felt it needed to be said: Please please bear with me, because I’m more tired than anyone … Continue reading

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Counterbalance

“A weight that balances another weight”. Professional golf, or maybe just golf itself, is a never-ending tightrope walk. And that’s when you’re doing well. One foot in front of the other, eyes forward, head straight. Nothing but high draws and … Continue reading

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Undefined

It was unintentionally pointed out to me a while ago that I’m quite good at posing questions without giving definitive answers. It’s probably the reason why I wouldn’t be great at writing a regular column for anyone – or writing … Continue reading

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The Things We Don’t Talk About

…Don’t worry. This isn’t a blog about periods. But what I said half-jokingly in my tweet (you won’t regret reading the replies) – which isn’t really a joke – I’ve pulled out of two pro-ams from feeling like that and … Continue reading

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“It’s Just a Man and His Dog Watching”

At some point in the last year, I made a new photo album on my phone. Probably not one of my better decisions and I’m still not sure why I haven’t deleted it, but it was to put all the … Continue reading

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“The Space that Separates”: Between the In-Between

Being a professional golfer at this time of year is weird. I’ve been trying for a month to try and put it into words but it just won’t work. The symbolism of that is almost exactly my point, but I … Continue reading

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Check….

“The ability or substance required for any one issue to ignite and engage is beside the point. The point can get so lost it makes you wonder why it’s worth igniting in the first place. But that brings me here. Maybe it was the entire (naive) purpose of social media from the very beginning… its ability to connect.” Continue reading

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Blink and You’ll Miss It

And on we go. Just off your second 9 hour flight in 3 days. One of those immigration queues that feels like it gets longer the more time you spend in it. The mixture of long-haul flight sweat and irritable … Continue reading

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Solheim: The Brutality of Battle

I decided to write this with about an hour left of play on Saturday evening. I wanted to put the emphasis back on the golf; to try and unravel some of the intricacies that cause the nature of golf and … Continue reading

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Sport Waits for No-one… except Stokes

I’m about to do something that feels a little wrong. Like my putting over the past week, it’s as though someone else has control of my hands. I’m going to write about cricket. But – and maybe it’s only a … Continue reading

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