Sir Nick Faldo’s plan for St Andrews this week is simple – try to enjoy the Senior Open, and get the precise measurements for the short eleventh.
Buoyed by the news that the women injured by his errant shot on Thursday had been discharged from hospital and was actually back watching golf yesterday, Tyrrell Hatton is in poised for a special bit of history at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.
Legendary St Andrews caddie’s links with Arnold Palmer and Tony Lema celebrated by golf shop during Senior Open
Legendary St Andrews born and bred golf caddie James “Tip” Anderson, who helped American stars Arnold Palmer and Tony Lema to win three Open Championships between them, is being remembered by one of the town’s golf shops during the staging of the Senior Open this week.
Andrew Thomson’s thoughts as he hit a ball from perfect position on the fourth fairway at Rosemount during the quarter-final of the Scottish Amateur Championship were simple enough.
Dunhill Links: No US infighting, says Brooks Koepka, but US Open champion’s “messed up” after Paris incident
Brooks Koepka mused at what it would be like if “one of my best friends” Dustin Johnson and he did actually come to blows - “15, rounds, rough and rowdy” - but denied that any such thing had happened either prior or in the aftermath of the Ryder Cup.
Never being one to avoid tempting fate, Colin Montgomerie is perfectly plain about what his goal for this current season is.
Film star turned director and presenter Jason Connery hopes that a new television series pilot he is co-presenting will make “golfing widows” realise there’s more to St Andrews than just golf.
Bernhard Langer believes he can claim a record fourth Senior Open title at St Andrews this July because he’s a better player at 60 than he was when he had to give best to Severiano Ballesteros on the Old Course 34 years ago.
This time last year Tiger Woods was considering the possibility that he’d never return to the Open Championship, far less being actively considered for a fourth Claret Jug.