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Graeme MacDowell's 2010

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It just gets better and better for Graeme MacDowell as he has been awarded the MBE in the Queen's New Years Honours List. He started 2010 with a World Ranking (WR) of 50 and ends it with WR 6, throw in four tournament wins along the way, including the US Open victory at Pebble Beach, and the defining moment for European golf this year when GMac sinks the 'winning' putt at the Ryder Cup.


The awards have came thick and fast over these last four weeks of December, here are the ones that I could find...

MBE Queen's New Year Honours List European Golfer of the Year  alongside Martin Kaymer European Tour Player of the Year Golf Writers Association of America Professional of the Year Irish Golf Writers Person of the Year RTE Irish Televsion

Thank you for a great year Graeme and all the best for more accolades and tournaments during 2011, cheers!

2011 Old Course Tee Times

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Good news for those golfers wishing to play a round over the venerable Old Course during 2011 as the St. Andrews Links Trust have recently announced that they will be accepting applications for "Late Availability Tee Times" on Wednesday the 5th Januaryat 10.00 GMT.

 The 1st tee, Old Course
There are tee times available for the Old Course during the high season of April, May, June, July and August. A maximum of eight golfers and a minimum of two are allowed on each application.
The green on the17th Road hole.
Further information and the official St. Andrews Links Trust application can be found using the following link: http://www.standrews.org.uk/Playing-golf-in-St-Andrews/How-to-book/Advance-Reservations.aspx
1st tee, 18th green and R&A Clubhouse Old Course St. Andrews
Good luck with your application and we look forward to seeing you on the 1st tee of the Old Course during 2011.