Czech Masters Albatross Golf Resort Prague August 29 – 31
This is the fourth year of this ‘new’ tournament in a country where golf is barely even a minority sport – ice hockey rules! Mind you in the three days there we touched 30 degrees every day, not exactly ice hockey weather …
As with the general trend of greater openings at the smaller events [playing for the smallest purse of the season, £1 million], this week proved the same … We had a turnout of seven at the Wednesday lunchtime bible study and it was good to have a member of the event logistics staff with us. I also met up with a caddie 1 – to – 1. Overall I counted back on 8 long chats with a range of; players, caddies, coaches, physio’s and officials. I vote we do away with the increase in £7 million tournaments and have seven at £1 million instead ….
We had a SA player amongst us this week and he was in his element as we looked at the church in Laodicea, although that wasn’t enough for him who was prepared to go through the entire seven … We restrained him! Well, nearly ..
As an encouragement for those of you who have taken on people to pray for over the years, I had long conversations this week with a player, a coach and a physio. Then, on the 30 minute coach journey back and forward from the course I had a great long chat with another player.
I’ve put a request in the Tour’s suggestion box that the new Rolex series with eight £7 million prize funds be reverted to 56 £1 million purses, I’m not holding my breath…
‘Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him, and he with me.’ Revelation 3:20
Next Event; KLM Dutch Open
Ken Revie, Logos Golf Ministries Chaplain to the European Tour. Catch Ken by email on firstname.lastname@example.org