Having been to this event over 10 years ago as a marshal and thoroughly enjoyed it, and as the event was held at Royal Lytham & St Annes Gold Course which is not far I decided to go again and had a great day out in lovely weather.
If you have never been to watch a golf tournament before then I would highly recommend the women’s events. The players are brilliant and the crowds not quite as busy as for the men’s event.
In fact whether you like golf or not, you will still have a great day out, particularly if the weather is nice as it was today.
I used to play golf a lot when I was younger. I must have been around 14 or 15 and I used to go to this course at Highfield nearly every weekend. Having not played a proper round for a few years I headed back to Highfield on a sunny June afternoon for another go.
The course a lot smaller than I remember it, but I guess that was because, back then I was a lot smaller than I am now! We (I played with my father) at the first and both hit really good first shots nice a straight. I would love to say to the golf got better from there but, for me at least it was not particularly impressive.