SPORTING LIFE – WITH LEE WESTWOOD

We catch up with golfing hero Lee Westwood to find out his luxe things in life...
LEE WESTWOOD

Lee’s luxe things in life…

Golfing great, Lee Westwood is set to host the British Masters this autumn at Close House. All eyes will be turned to the adopted local boy as he plans to win it on home turf.

Lee’s favourite fixtures >>

Cheltenham Races – a must-do annual fixture. He’s got a few horses – flat and jumps. 

Magic Weekend rugby league in Newcastle 

Rugby internationals – watching Scotland or England 

Nottingham Forest games – his team – and but of NUFC these days 

Couple of days at Ascot

Wimbledon on the second Monday, ‘always lovely great craic in the royal box: “everyone turns up prim and proper; by the end of the day, you can see everyone wanting to fall asleep!’, says Helen. 

Skiing – just started this year 

Lee’s top three courses >>

Augusta 

Pebble Beach 

Muirfield 

Luxe people >>

Family & close friends 

Luxe places >>

For a weekend > South of France 

A long holiday > Sydney

A treat > Florence 

Luxe relax >>

Best food > Pea & ham soup – liver, onions & chips 

Best wine > Sassicaia, Tuscan red 

Favourite restaurant > Scotts in Mayfair

Perfect weekend > Doing nothing – watching sport – relaxing

Best telly > Horseracing and rugby

Best book > Chimp Mind Management- Steve Peters

Best sounds > Champagne corks popping!

Luxe shop >>

Best shopping city > New York

Favourite shop > Flannels 

Luxe retail treat > A new pair of trainers or a new suit 

Best buy > Lululemon clothing for travelling 

Luxe party >>

A memorable night out > New York in City Winery – watching Prince do impromptu set lasting 2 1/2 hours 

Perfect party > Intimate with friends 

Best dress > A nice suit – local designer Duke Ata is creating my morning suit for Ascot

Dinner date > Chèvre D’Or in Eze, in the South of France  – but not the food from tasting menu as it’s huge! 


READ OUR FULL INTERVIEW WITH LEE WESTWOOD AHEAD OF THE BRITISH MASTERS HERE:

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