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Tee time viewing: Behind the scenes of pilot TV show The Golf Explorers with Sir Sean Connery’s son Jason
Michael Alexander goes behind the scenes of The Golf Explorers - a ‘hip lifestyle’ US-led travel show being filmed in the St Andrews area.
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Scotland may be the “home of golf”, yet that’s not stopping the sport from losing golf club members at a worrying rate. Michael Alexander reports.
Unruly crowds made headlines at the 2016 Ryder Cup, but there’s no prospect of similar scenes at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship this weekend, the event’s St Andrews-based chief marshal tells Michael Alexander.
Sports giant Nike are to stop making golf clubs, bags and balls after concluding the game has “slumped”. But whilst the game may have hit patches of rough, it’s far from bunkered, discovers Michael Alexander.
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Turnberry could be out of the reckoning for the Open Championship, at least while Donald Trump remains owner of the Ayrshire resort, as the R&A and other golf bodies start to move away from the outspoken presidential hopeful.
The news that Renee Powell was among the first seven women to be nominated for membership of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club is being celebrated by representatives of New Links, a St Andrews-based charity with years of experience in working with the inspirational American.
The first 14 women members of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews include the Princess Royal, Dame Laura Davies and Annika Sorenstam but also seven “ordinary” members from around the world.