Turnberry View Purchase Hits a Snag

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Our campaign to buy and restore Scotland’s Ailsa Craig got off to a brilliant start with a thousand-dollar pledge from the American lawyer and football coach, John Mullen. I was confident that an even bigger endowment would be coming from the R&A after I received an enthusiastic bordering on chauvinistic email from David Hill, the R&A’s recently-retired championships director. But now Hill seems to be experiencing buyer’s remorse. He writes:

As much as I would love 1.) to be retired and, 2.) be the former director of championships for the R&A, [my] comment was not from THAT David Hill. I don’t want you to get an earful from the distinguished Mr. Hill on your next journey across the pond …. I’m just your average American 12 handicapper of Scottish heritage that has a passion for golf and happens to write a golf diary blog, 1beardedgolfer.

Anybody who…

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3 thoughts on “Turnberry View Purchase Hits a Snag

      • Thanks, Jon! I’m glad you like blog. Feel free to chime anytime. And I will definitely give Mike your best. I couldn’t be more pleased with what he’s been able to do with my golf swing. Will I see you at the Pike Scramble next month?

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