I’d been avoiding the ‘Dinosaurs at Coolum’ story for a while now as I just wasn’t sure whether it was a hoax. Now I’m sure it isn’t, it’s hard to avoid for the sheer lunacy of it.
“If the field had as much depth as the entries in a year 7 poetry competition, it was still a tournament Scott had to find his best to win. On Saturday, he had to cling on while Poulter put on a clinic. On Sunday, he had to conquer any lingering self-doubts.”
“I feel I’m at the point where I’m probably closer to the end of my career then the start,” said Ogilvy.
“There’s some stuff I want to achieve that I haven’t done yet and I don’t want to be looking back in five or six years thinking ‘what if?’.
“Ask yourself how many horse races stop the nation. Then ask how many times we go for a spin around Mt Panorama each year.
The answer is one.
Not coincidentally, that’s the number of golf tournaments we ALL know from Britain each year.
It’s the number of times Australia is glued to a tennis tournament.
It’s how many grand finals we have of our favourite footy competition.”
“It was the first time he’d faced the media since doctors discovered Acute Myeloid Leukaemia had returned for the second time. It wasn’t to tell us he’s out of the woods, he’s far from it, more to explain the living hell his life had become since early March.
For those not up to speed with Jarrod’s plight, he’s lived through an 8-month nightmare, which included countless sessions of chemotherapy, a Double Cord Transplant and more days in hospital than most of us will endure in our lifetime.”