It’s not too dramatic to state the European Tour’s announcement yesterday is the most significant move against slow play in modern golf.
Scots Euan Walker and Sandy Scott have been named in the Great Britain and Ireland team to play the USA in the 47th Walker Cup at Royal Liverpool in Hoylake next month.
The European Tour will penalise golfers strokes for more than one breach of their slow play regulations in a new move to get tough in one of the premier issues in the sport.
We've known in golf that times like this were coming, but that doesn't make it any easier to take.
Regular readers (both of you) will know I rarely miss the chance to point out when I’ve been proved right about something.
Suzann Pettersen had three words for those who think Catriona Matthew has made a gamble in selecting her for the European Solheim Cup team next month – “Bring it on”.
Tommy’s Honour: Charity golfers play St Andrews and three other courses in one day to help inspire youngsters
A charity which uses the legacy of 19th century Scottish golfing pioneers Old Tom Morris, Young Tom Morris and Willie Park to educate, empower and inspire children has thanked the custodians of four iconic golf courses for hosting a challenge which saw all the courses played on the same day.
The Koreans who dominate the LPGA and the world of women’s golf are pretty much unflappable in any conditions and Mi Jung Hur proved it conquering the Scottish weather and terrain on her way to the Aberdeen Standard Management Scottish Open title at a sodden Renaissance yesterday.
The Dame looked like she’d been standing under a shower for four hours, and as her umbrella gave up the ghost early on yesterday, that wasn’t far wrong.
Pushchairs, storytelling and baby change areas are not often things you would associate with a world-class golf tournament, but they are very much part of The Solheim Cup.