In a year that ‘selfie’ was added to the Oxford Dictionary and almost every golfer’s smartphone we have selected some of our favourite Scottish golf selfies.
At the same time ‘selfie’ integrated itself into the English vocabulary so did its partner in crime ‘photo bomb’. We loved this image shared on Twitter by @MM_prez of him at the Swilcan Bridge while playing the last at The Home of Golf. Successfully cropping in the iconic St Andrews backdrop, spot his mischievous caddy executing the best ‘photobomb’ ever attempted on the famous Swilcan Bridge.
The bold Wes Durham shocked the Scottish golfing Twitter community when he uploaded this selfie at the home of the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers Muirfield. The sheer audacity to selfie at one of the world’s most traditional golfing establishment is worth it’s entry alone. Wes does it eloquently with a smile on his face.
Another favourite from St Andrews is this selfie from the 18th green late at night taken by Bradley White. Believe it or not Bradley and his buddies Connor and Trevor weren’t returning home after a night drinking in St Andrews but in fact making their way to the Singles Queue at 2am. In a process where members of the public can queue to have their names added to single tee times on the Old Course, they were both determined and punctual placed first in line. The guys went on to be interviewed about playing golf on the Old Course as a single golfer in Episode 31 of the podcast.
As the sun sets on Gleneagles and the 2014 Ryder Cup Scotland and Europe were victorious. This selfie from the dapper looking Team Europe, tartan blazers and all prior to the closing ceremony encapsulated a great week of golf in the Scottish countryside.
The most stunning of Selfies took place at Trump International Scotland by the charismatic and popular Rickie Fowler. Pictured with his caddy Joe and manager Sam during the week of the Scottish Open at neighbouring Royal Aberdeen, this selfie from the 18th tee box is hard to beat. It will come as little consolation in a season where Rickie performed outstanding in all the majors that his Trump International selfie wins the inaugural accolade of Scottish Golf Selfie of the Year.
Here’s to many more in 2015.
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