Friday June 5, 2020

Terrorising Torrance

Self-professed hacker Dermot Bolger recounts how he flirted with greatness on the fairways of golf’s native Scotland.

9th June, 2007

Self-professed hacker Dermot Bolger recounts how he flirted with greatness on the fairways of golf’s native Scotland.

His ball splits the fairway perfectly, avoiding lurking rough and bunkers left and right on the first hole of Craigielaw in East Lothian in Scotland. Sam Torrance turns and nods, ‘‘over to you’’. I close my eyes and try to remember being an 11-year-old boy in St Canice’s BNS in Finglas again....

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