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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thousands of golf enthusiasts will pack into “fan zones” in city centres across Scotland as the Ryder Cup 2014 opens in Perthshire.
A new study is to be carried out to calculate the economic value of golf's Scottish Open.
A top banker has been chosen as the new chief executive of the R&A.
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.