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It was a pretty simple directive. You can pick ten things, said the boss, to banish from the game once and for all. A ‘Room 101’ for golf, so to speak. What are you picking?

wasn’t the most difficult assignment I’d ever been set. As much as I love golf, there are many, many things about it that infuriate me to the point of face-reddening, vein-popping exasperation. The only challenge I faced was whittling my list down to ten.

So, here goes…

Note: what follows
is by no means a comprehensive list. Think of it more as a start.

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Michael McEwan is the Deputy Editor of bunkered and has been part of the team since 2004. In that time, he has interviewed almost every major figure within the sport, from Jack Nicklaus, to Rory McIlroy, to Donald Trump. The host of the multi award-winning bunkered Podcast and a member of Balfron Golfing Society, Michael is the author of three books and is the 2023 PPA Scotland 'Writer of the Year' and 'Columnist of the Year'. Dislikes white belts, yellow balls and iron headcovers. Likes being drawn out of the media ballot to play Augusta National.

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