The Old Course: Funny names, horrible places

funny names, horrible places

From The Principal’s Nose to Miss Grainger’s Bosoms, the Old Course has some interestingly named hazards, each with a story to tell. Jock Howard is your guide to 10 of the most fearsome.

1. Deacon Sime

This nasty pot, which catches long shots to the 16th, is named after a preacher who often played the Old Course. He declared at his death that his ashes be spread in the bunker because he’d spent so much time during his rounds in it, he might as well spend eternity in it as well.

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