Weather permitting you could say it's the perfect day to sneak in 18. The NCG team has their say

Play golf on Christmas Day? What an absurd thought! But it happens. Have you ever snuck out between opening presents and the Queen’s speech? Our Fourball team has their say…

Steve: If I could scale the locked fence at the club I would do this every year. It’s a perfect day for a quick nine holes. There’s no-one about, you’ve usually got some new gear to put to the test, and you can whizz round in about an hour. That’s exactly the time my other half is usually out of the house at the Christmas Park Run so everyone is a winner.

Dan: Well it depends what tier you are in, I suppo- oh, that’s not what you meant is it. This used to be a tradition when I was a kid. My dad and I would wander on to the golf course and play nine holes, with me usually trying out a new driver and one of those quite atrocious golf ball cleaner things from a well-meaning auntie attached to my bag. Nowadays it’s not really on the agenda but hopefully when the kids get a bit older then why not.

Hannah: 110%. I was literally scrolling our club website to book a tee time for Christmas Day when I was asked this question. Strangely enough only one tee time was booked up. (Now two.) Why not get out early for some fresh air before you end up in a food coma later?

Alex: I have done this a couple of times in the past – it’s the best day to play by a mile. Now though I’m not really sure I can be bothered. I’m generally sofa bound by about 10am…

So, do YOU play golf on Christmas Day? Let us know in the comments below or you can tweet us.

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