Fergus Bisset

Contributing Editor

Scotland's North East provides an embarrassment of riches

Situated in the south of the Principality are three fine courses offering a fascinating mix of old and new

Flamboyant kitsch plus fine links golf in England's holiday capital

England's second city and its surrounds are famous for Ryder Cups and great course designs

Wild and majestic links are perfectly offset by serene parkland tracks in this beautiful county

England – Kent

The Garden of England is home to a variety of great courses. Here we focus on two fine seaside classics and a tough 'inland links'

Although Padstow is now best recognised as a seaside holiday town in Cornwall, it's been a settlement of some importance through a history stretching back 2,500 years.

Soak up the history, and enjoy parkland and links golf at this gem in the North East

More than a game: Fitness drive

Tiger Woods keeps himself in perfect physical condition. Fergus is attempting to take a leaf out of the great man's book.

More than a game: Fuzzy logic

Fergus looks for inspiration from a failed betting strategy prior to the first Alliance outing of 2008. Yes, that's right: failed betting strategy.

More than a game: A couple of great bashes

It's been a memorable week for Fergus. He's been to the infamous Golf Monthly Christmas party and he's played one of the best golf shots of his life.

More than a game: Bah, humbug

If Ebeneezer Scrooge had played golf he'd have had even more ammunition in his crusade against Christmas.

More than a game: The lone ranger

All by himself, he doesn't want to be, all by himself. Unfortunately Fergus's regular playing partners are away this week.