Sauble Dunes

Sauble Dunes

Sauble Dunes Bar & Grill – photo courtesy Sauble Dunes

We went to Sauble Dunes Bar & Grill around 10:30 a.m. (to have a coffee and get Internet access) and realized they had their Sunday buffet happening!  We got seats facing the tv so we could watch the golf and we had a really great Sunday brunch!  The lasagna was impressive and eggs, ham, three-bean-salad, croissants, coffee and fresh fruit pretty well made our day.  Oh, and yes, we did have dessert!  I had chocolate cake and Ruth had banana bread – and cinnamon bread! Delicious!

We were standing up to leave when Canadian and Saskatchewan PGA Tour player Graham DeLaet was making a shot so we stopped to watch. On Saturday, he was already in good position to win the Travelers Championship at the TCP River Highlands in Cromwell, CT and were hoping that he’d be taking home the Sunday win. So, as we stopped to watch, there were two young men sitting at the bar watching, too. One of those fellows asked if we had bought our glasses at the same time (they are very similar) and Ruth said that we didn’t even know each other when we purchased our glasses!  He said they were very sharp and mottled! And so the conversation began!

I asked him where he was from and he said just north of Sauble Beach, at Pike Bay.  I told him I was from Saskatchewan and a Saskatchewan Roughrider fan and to which he replied, “You fans are something else!”  I said that’s true, Rider fans are nothing short of rabid.”

We shook hands and he told me his name was Josh and he said he would call me “Mo” (which is my nickname anyways). Then I introduced him to Ruth, and he introduced us to his friend, Ian, who was busy eating chicken wings the size of drumsticks! Soon we were all talking. It seemed to me that Josh has Frank Sinatra-blue eyes – just like Old Blue Eyes himself – and I told him so!  He said he was going to call himself Josh Frank from now on!  I said that Ian had sexy brown eyes and our waitress said I hit the nail on the head – I was so right about their eyes!  Josh said it is so much fun to strike up a conversation with strangers and we couldn’t agree more!  Both guys put my blog on their iPhones and said I had two more followings for sure!

As you probably know, DeLaet didn’t win the championship – it was American Bubba Watson who won in a playoff against Englishman Paul Casey for the win. It was very exciting golf, and for a while it looked like any of the leaders, including Brian Harman, might take the Sunday lead. Anyways, well played, Graham DeLaet, who took home 4th place.

Maureen and Ruth

The Bobsy Twins!

We are back home at the cottage, and have put the heat on.  Sunday was a bit chilly.  Hopefully, it will warm up for tomorrow as we are headed to Cobble Beach for our practice round of golf before the Tournament on Canada Day. Whoohoo! I just know it’s going to be great!

And, BTW, here’s a picture of our “Bobsy Twin” tops that we bought while shopping in Southampton! They’re funky, and oh so nice!

Read more