In April 2012, following the erection of a wind turbine on an industrial site in the north of Aberdeen adjacent to a golf course, Donald Trump was quoted as saying :
“Royal Aberdeen is a wonderful course – one of the jewels of world golf- and it has been destroyed overnight. I don’t know what is going on in Scotland. The whole course is destroyed now. It’s finished.“
Thus spake the omnipotent Trumpie so it must be true then 😉
Strange that on the 19th September 2012, the BBC carried the following story :
“Scottish Open to moves (sic) to Royal Aberdeen in 2014“ in which after the announcement that the 2014 Scottish Open will be held at Royal Aberdeen, the president of the European Golf Tour, George o’Grady, is quoted as saying :
“I had the privilege of watching the 2005 Senior Open and the Walker Cup in 2011 at Royal Aberdeen, a classic and challenging links course, which will continue in the tradition of great Scottish Open venues.“
Something for the weekend?
On Sunday, 21st October 2012 at 10pm, BBC2 will screen Anthony Baxter’s multi award winning documentary You’ve Been Trumped to an audience of millions. Last year I posted about the Aberdeen première of this monumental film, so now I’ll just quote some words of wisdom from the BBC’s Mark Kermode :