… to Tobermory
Overdoing it (after LIFE by Dorothy Parker)
Oh golf’s one long round of pure pleasure and fun –
A feast of profound satisfaction.
I bet twenty quid I could outdrive my son,
Now I’m spending a fortnight in traction.
From Summoned by Balls – Christopher Matthew
… to Killin:
Gervaise strode off the seventeenth green
And cursed like Attila the hun –
‘Oh how could I have been three holes up
And lost by two and one?’
Gervaise was not a man for words
When he had lost his rag;
He threw his putter in a bush,
And then he grabbed his bag.
He marched across the clubhouse lawn –
‘It’s more than I can take!’
He hoisted up his bag of clubs
And threw them in the lake
Extract from Second Thoughts – Christopher Matthew – Summoned by Balls
For Gervaise, Killin is conveniently sited on the banks of the fast-flowing River Lochay:
… to Bishopshire and Strathtay
… to Selkirk and Innerleithen: