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St Andrews Caddies Charity Walk June 2015

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My Caddie pal, David Coyne, and I have been raising money for 18 months, with many other caddies from St Andrews, to purchase a powered mobility wheelchair to be presented to a local recipient at next months Open Championship here at the Old Course St Andrews.


The Old Course at St Andrews closed on Saturday 20th June for final preparation for the Open beginning on 16th July.


We have taken this opportunity of Caddie inactivity to embark on a walk across Scotland, west to east, following the Great Glen Way which links Fort William to Inverness in the stunningly beautiful Highlands of Scotland.


The walk will be over 5 days and the first section leaves Inverness and follows the Caledonian Canal to our first overnight stop in a Bed & Breakfast, called Dalcomera run by the delightful Heather and husband Nick, in the wee village of Gairlochy. A total of 12 miles covered on the first leg.


On our return from our evening meal we visited the truly atmospheric Commando Memorial at Spean Brid…