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Swing if you're winning

Although something of a golfing traditionalist, Astragal did doff his cap recently at the passing of architect and ‘urban golf’ pioneer Jez Feakes. It is surely a fitting tribute to Feakes that the sport he pioneered, which uses a leather ball to minimise damage and ‘holes’ such as mains water valves, is all the rage in east London. But friends of Jezza have organised a more mainstream memorial, mounting a blue plaque on the Hackney block where Feakes lived. ‘You wouldn’t ...

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