The first newspaper review declared it “doomed from the outset” – hardly the most auspicious start. Without glamour, escapism or ambitious plots, the show seemed to have little to recommend it. When shown the pilot episode, its general manager went as far as to say that he couldn’t find “a single redeeming quality”. Even the television executives who had commissioned an initial run of seven episodes feared it was “dreary”, and declared “nobody will understand the argot”.
A great idea was born by Robb Lucy when he and his father, a veteran of WWII and avid golfer visited the beaches of Normandy: to go and play the game they loved on these hallowed grounds. Robb promoted the idea of combining golf and history and with the right assistance and enthusiastic support of a great Alberta Golf Course, Glencoe Golf and Country Club – the dream is about to become reality in September 2018. A great opportunity awaits...
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