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The first veterans to attend the Caddie School for Soldier get to work on The Duke's Course

St Andrews hosting first ‘Caddie School for Soldiers’

Swapping war zones for the sanctuary of a golf course may not appear to be a seamless switch, but it’s giving a new lease of life to six battle-hardened veterans currently taking part in the ground-breaking ‘Caddie School for Soldiers’ in Fife.

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David Law makes his way to the presentation ceremony after winning the ISPS Handa Vic Open at 13th Beach Golf Club in Australia. Picture: Michael Dodge/Getty Images

Martin Dempster: Winning has become nice habit for David Law

Even David Law himself admitted he didn’t quite see it coming. Not just yet anyway. The Aberdonian had missed the cut in more than half of his previous 17 European Tour starts across nine seasons and his best finish was joint-26th. In short, he was still learning his trade at the top level.

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David Law of Scotland kisses his winners trophy following his triumph in the  ISPS Handa Vic Open. Picture: Getty.

David Law lands maiden European Tour win in style in Vic Open

Talk about winning in style. Signing off with the day’s best score – a six-under-par 66 – to land a maiden European Tour victory in the ISPS Handa Vic Open was impressive enough. But to do so after calling a penalty on yourself in the middle of the round then finishing with a brilliant eagle understandably earned David Law massive admiration from the golfing world as the Aberdonian savoured his sweet success in Australia.

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