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.
Even on a rare day of sunshine and reasonably clear skies, the Sword of Damocles that is the summer weather of 2019 was held precariously over the opening day of the Aberdeen Standards Ladies Scottish Open.
New mum Pamela Pretswell Asher knuckles down after nightmare start to her return to competitive golf
Contemplating a second shot out of a bunker at her first competitive hole of golf for 20 months, Pamela Pretswell Asher was thinking “maybe I should just pick up….”
Carly Booth is, somewhat amazingly, still only 27, but seems to have been searching for her own golfing Holy Grail for much longer.
Strip back everything to nothing but the golf, which has been the most entertaining and exciting major championship of 2019?