Visitors to St Andrews who look as if they are studying their yardages in the graveyard could well be embroiled in one of the town’s Treasure Trail adventures. There are three on offer, with the first, a Murder Mystery, which begins with a suitably alarming scene-setter.
“Fans of the famous mystery writer, Paige Turner, have been dealt a devastating blow…. Days ago, in advance of a book signing in St Andrews, a local newspaper received an anonymous letter accusing Paige of plagiarism. This tale took a dark turn this morning, with police announcing that poor Paige was found collapsed in a bunker, much like the victim in her latest book…”
It sounds intriguing, especially with the poor woman having met with what was patently a worse fate than Tommy Nakajima, the 23-year-old Japanese golfer who was leading the 1978 Open until he putted into the Road Hole bunker in his third round. He ended up with a nine, a number with which he has always been associated ahead of his highly creditable share of 17th place.
Tommy Nakajima during th...
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