Had to skip our Wednesday round on the St. Andrews Jubilee Course.
There was some serious business on our schedule.
Went in search of the two great men of St. Andrews, two giants. Two great champions who happened to be father and son.
That would be Old Tom Morris and Young Tommy, icons of The Open Championship.
Their resting place is next to each other, somewhere in the St. Andrews Ancient Cathedral Cemetery.
Headed past St. Andrews University, where Will met Kate. It was visitors day for prospective student who were being ushered about by guides in long robes, looking like something out of the Harry Potter novels.
As I pushed on, I could see the Cathedral ruins up ahead, impressive, ominous, old!
Upon entering the sacred grounds, hundreds and hundred of old, moss-covered headstones marked resting places for some of St. Andrews prominent citizens.
The search took a half hour then suddenly, there was the beautiful white monument with young Tommy depicted on it. It was commissioned by his parents. A few feet away was the simple stone for his father and mother.
What a remarkable, hallowed place.
The walk back was immediately filled with thoughts of that surreal place.
Tom and Tommy, father and son, resting together, forever.