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Ferguson plays below his handicap

The Diary is no golfer (more like a gofer) but was still impressed by Abacus director David Ferguson&#39s achievement last week at the Craigielaw Golf Club&#39s summer meeting.

Despite having been on a 14-hour bender (not involving many white wine spritzers, MM suspects), David won with rounds of 66 and 70. But even more impressive was the fact that the man he beat into second place was Aegon group finance director Otto Thoresen (67 and 74), who was no doubt left wondering how he lost to a Columbo lookalike with flammable breath.

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