Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Be like the flower, turn your faces to the sun.
Kahlil Gibran

The other evening after work I met Nick at his golf club to play nine holes. I wasn't feeling well but "the fresh air well make you feel better" tactic was used so I joined him. It really was a lovely evening, sunny and cool, and I walked most of the course while Nick played. I hit a few balls but was mostly distracted by the beautiful gardens.

I haven't been out on the course for more than a month so now all the beautiful flowers were blooming everywhere. Nick told me they have an employee that handles the flowers, not including the entire landscaping and maintenance crew, but a seperate position that does just the flowers.

In front of the golf shop

At the tee of the 15th hole (you can see Nick teeing off in red)

Close up of planting in front of the 15th hole
All the gardening goodies near the cart barn - they wouldn't notice a missing Begonia or two, right?

...and the cutest golf pro I know!

9 comments:

Perfectly Pleasant said...

What pretty flowers! I need the "flower person" to come tend my plants -- I have a black thumb.

Princess Freckles said...

Very nice! I don't play (though I wish I did), but i do love going to my grandparents club to enjoy the beautiful flowers and perfectly manicured lawn!

My Husband's Watching TV... said...

Beautiful course! Sounds like a great night out with the hub!

Whitney said...

Super pretty!

Dreams2009 said...

Oh I love beautiful landscapes. In Toronto the flowers and trees are just beginning to bloom. Can't wait till they are fully bloomed nothing like Sun and Flowers to make our day!

pinkpolkadotaa said...

I miss being able to play golf with my hubby this Spring. It's so nice to be out there in the fresh grass and flowers.

Lipstick said...

Wow! What pretty flowers!

Angie said...

I still think Augusta has to be the most gorgeous course out there. Except maybe some in Cali.
Gorgeous.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful course, but the best thing there is your Nick!

 
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