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The Masters Golf – in November, how strange but great!

The 12th Hole at Augusta National Golf Course in Georgia

It has been a great weekend of golf for those like us that can’t play due to Lockdown but who love the game of Golf.

Dustin Johnston was the clear winner and he played great golf to be the Masters Champion.

Lots of others did extremely well and the UK contingent led by Rory Mclroy did well too.

So as usual here are a few watercolours of the beautiful course at Augusta in Georgia.

Alas there were no azaleas on show in November but maybe the ones in these watercolours will brighten your day.

If you are golfer,  happy golfing when you can!. If not I hope you will enjoy these anyway.

Stay safe and well

Brian

Red Birch, the 16th hole.

Sketch of the 12th Hole

The Bridge and the Covered bridge over Rae’s Creek at Augusta

Another painting of the 12th Hole

Well done Danny Willett, Master’s Champion!

Augusta The 12th Hole

                                   The 12th Hole at Augusta National Golf Course

Hi Everybody

Some time ago I posted about “Places that I would like to visit”. The first one was of Lake Bled, Bellagio and New Zealand and my thanks to those who enjoyed seeing the paintings and the post.

This is the second in this occasional series of watercolours of places that I do hope to visit one day.

This post is about The Master Golf Championship at Augusta in Georgia in the USA, and the far North West of Scotland.

Being a keen golfers for many years I have watched the Masters Golf each year and that yearning to visit returns each year. It isn’t just for the golf ,the course looks both amazing and very beautiful at this time of year with flowers and Azaleas in full bloom.

From a photo, taken of the TV screen, I  painted the watercolour above, a few years ago, which I hope you will like.

Maybe one day I will visit but until then just watching and painting has to be enough!

By next Sunday we will know who is this year’s Winner and Augusta National will disappear from our screens for another year but the memory of the course will remain. Good luck to all the golfers who are playing this magnificent course.

The second pair of paintings were gifts to some friends who love to spend time in the far North West of Scotland, near Durness and Cape Wrath. Painted from photos they try to capture the beautiful coastline at Balnakiel Bay and Sandwood Bay. The coastline of Britain is spectacular and these two parts of Scotland are more places that I would like one day to get to.

Balnakeil, Durness(Sleight)

                                         Balnakiel Bay near Durness in Scotland

Sandwood Bay(Sleight)

                            Sandwood Bay on the North West coast of Scotland

I’ll just add them to my bucket list!

Happy painting, Travelling and Golfing!

Brian

 

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