Taba’s Stories

About her travels, golf, art, life in Ireland and cows

Haste Ye Back – The Ayrshire Coast

Haste Ye Back – The Ayrshire Coast

The Ayrshire Coast No sooner did we disembark from the Stena Line ferry, we came to the first little hamlet. A minute later we saw the familiar sign: Haste Ye Back. No doubt about it — we’re in...

Haste Ye Back – The St Andrews Experience

Haste Ye Back – The St Andrews Experience

The St Andrews Experience It’s always exhilarating to pull into the Auld Grey Toon and see the hallowed ground of the Old Course spread out with quiet dignity on your left. We had a set agenda that...

Ship Ahoy

Ship Ahoy

GHS goes to the GCSAA Show! The Invitation When I saw a GHS ad for A History of Greenkeeping; Golf’s Cause and Effect, I called the author, Mel Lucas, and bought his book. That’s when I learned of...

Hear the Heartbeat

Hear the Heartbeat

Intro Shortly after I got back from Ireland last summer I discovered an event at Troon Country Club called the Hawk Talk was scheduled for November 18th. I signed up for it right away. I was hoping...

You Can Call Me Alice

You Can Call Me Alice

Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh - a place full of wonder! I should have been named Alice like the girl from Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. No kidding. The day Mary Bernacki took...

Golf Heritage Society Experience

Golf Heritage Society Experience

GHS Outing at Latrobe Country Club — Arnold Palmer Country The first time I went to Europe I was eighteen years old. I came back to the U.S. six months later and was a different person. When I went...