Rugby Meets Golf

Golf and Rugby, the two "new entries" in the next Olympic Games at Rio de Janeiro 2016 meet together in a wonderful place, the Virginia Golf Club. Read more!

This summer, there was in Appiano Gentile (near Como, in the North of Italy) a “twinning” between two timeless sports: rugby and golf. Both sports are new entries in the Olympic Games of Rio de Janeiro 2016, both are sports played by gentlemen.

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The Virginia Golf Club in Appiano Gentile has a field with short paths, some green for putting, and it is an ideal place for beginners.

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This is an amazing place of greenery and flowers to pass a Sunday in an oasis of peace, playing a great sport.

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I made many photos with a “normal” camera, my Praktica and with two Lomo camera, my Actionsampler and a Diana F+.

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The golf players are great gentlemen, they allowed me to take many photos that I donated to the club:

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Rugby Como is a young team, which has been around for a few years and plays in the third division of the Italian championship.

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All these photos were taken with my Diana F+ camera and a Lomography CN 100 film roll.

The Diana F+ is a new twist on the ‘60s classic cult camera. Famous for its dreamy and soft-focused images, the Diana F+ is now packed with extra features such as panorama and pinhole capabilities. Available in our Online Shop.

written by sirio174 on 2012-08-10 in #lifestyle #virginia-club #sporty-snaps #rugby-como #requested-post #rio-de-janeiro-2016 #golf #olimpics #como #rugby #appiano-gentile

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