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.
Almost three-quarters of Scots believe Muirfield golf club's ban on women members is "damaging to Scotland's reputation", according to a new poll.
Muirfield has been removed from the Open rota after members of the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers (HCEG), which owns and runs the club, voted against admitting women members.
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.
Golf fans will not "miss any of the key action" at the Open, the BBC has said, despite complaints that its coverage was scheduled to begin hours after competitors teed off at St Andrews.
Heavy rain across Courier country has caused difficult driving conditions on the road and forced the suspension of play at the 144th Open Championship at St Andrews.
A new study is to be carried out to calculate the economic value of golf's Scottish Open.
Plans for a “radical” and “iconic” new visitor centre at the West Sands in St Andrews have again been rejected amid fears views from the Old Course would be damaged.
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.