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English-Sensei Forced To Practice Golf During Lesson

English-Sensei Forced To Practice Golf During Lesson

I happened to mention to Mrs Wada that I was off to England in February and would be staying at Barnham Broom Golf and Country Club. Now, I never said anything about playing any golf, I merely said that I would be staying there. But Mrs Wada, who happens to be both and a keen golfer and the Big White Chief of the Takanosu (“Hawk’s Nest”) Golf Club near Hiroshima, immediately picked up her phone and rang her golf instructor-wallah…

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Mid-August: A Duffer’s Preparation at Mitaki Golf Centre

Mid-August: A Duffer’s Preparation at Mitaki Golf Centre

I have learnt to love the Mulligan rule in golf. It has enabled me to claim that my golf is getting better. By batting from the yellow tee with a liberal application of “the Mulligan”, I have been able to whittle my score down to a personal best of 138 over 18 holes. It should also be noted that some diligent pre-match practice was indulged in by Jaime and myself at Mitaki Golf Centre. Mitaki Golf Centre looks down upon…

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Tuesday 28th March: A Game for All Seasons in One Day

Tuesday 28th March: A Game for All Seasons in One Day

The 7:45 train train from Itsukaichi to Hiroshima arrives at Itsukaichi at about 7:35. It comes from Hiroshima so everybody gets off which means that it is dead easy to get a seat – ideal if you are lugging a set of golf clubs during the morning rush hour… I was on my way to meet Jaime at Hiroshima and head off to Yoshina with him to play golf at the Misawa Setouchi Golf Resort. Unfortunately, the Miyoshi-bound train was…

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