The Scottish PGA Championship, the oldest professional-only golf event in the game, will return to Dundee’s Downfield course for the first time in 22 years in September.
Murrayfield’s succession of sell-outs for Scotland games has become a huge influence on the team as they face maybe their toughest examination there in a year against Ireland on Saturday.
Ireland will have an “aftershock” after being bullied against England and remain an enormous challenge for Scotland, believes prop Allan Dell.
Maybe it’s because it was Superbowl week, or the 6 Nations starting up, But golf seemed as if it desperately wanted to get noticed last week.
Scotland are set to be without first-choice tight-head WP Nel for Saturday’s 6 Nations meeting with champions Ireland in yet another injury blow but should see several experienced men returning to duty.
Gary Graham laughed off his dalliance with England last year as “a bit of silliness” and now believes “I’m where I’m supposed to be”.
Stuart Hogg edged closer to Scotland’s all-time try-scoring record but got referee Luke Pearce to admit he’d unfairly denied the Lions full-back a record breaker.
There’s always an “aye, but” with Scotland.
Scotland 33 Italy 20: Blair Kinghorn’s hat-trick leads Scots to comfortable and controlled 6 Nations win
Blair Kinghorn scored Scotland’s first 6 Nations hat-trick for 30 years as they comfortably breat Italy to win their opening game of the championship for only the third time.
Under the posts and 12 points down in Rome, John Barclay and Greig Laidlaw took a grip of Scotland in a proper Ides of March crisis against Italy.