When the Tour is over

After two decades on the European Tour, golfer Peter Lawrie has had to come to terms with taking up a day job

18th December, 2016
A Tour pro until recently, Peter Lawrie is now director of golf at Luttrellstown Castle Picture: Fergal Phillips

He prefers to think of it as closing a chapter as opposed to finishing the book. In his mind, he didn’t retire or quit or walk away, he simply turned a page and began a new stage of his life. Some 20 years as a professional golfer all packaged neatly into one chapter; over 400 tournaments, a win at the 2008 Spanish Open, a place at the 2005 Open and US Open in 2012, as...

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