Golf: Albatross lifts Knox within one shot of early Valspar lead

(Reuters) – An albatross from 275 yards helped vault Russell Knox within one stroke of the clubhouse lead during the first round at the Valspar Championship in Palm Harbor, Florida on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Mar 16, 2019; Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, USA; Russell Knox putts on the 2nd green during the third round of THE PLAYERS Championship golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass – Stadium Course. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports After a 300-yard drive, Knox used a three-wood for his rare feat at the par-five 11th hole at Innisbrook…

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Modernist ruin is an ‘albatross around our neck’ says church

Image copyright Alaisdair Smith / NVA Image caption The seminary was used as a backdrop for a sound and light show called Hinterland by NVA in March 2016 An A-listed modernist building has been described as an “albatross around our neck” by the Roman Catholic Church, who said they could not even give it away. St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross, near Dumbarton, was built in 1966 as a training college for priests. It was once described as a “modernist masterpiece” but closed in the 1970s and lay empty until a…

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