Euan McIntosh’s explanation of his preparation for winning the Scottish Amateur Championship at 49 sounded like the opening line to a lament – maybe “Old Golfer’s Blues”.
Golf is supposed (still) to be a pretty elitist sport, and golf in France is apparently more elitist than anywhere else.
You’re never too old for first tee nerves.
It’s been fun. Great fun. Actually, among the best fun you can have in sport. But it might well be over.
They still just don’t get it. Not even after the repeated humiliations of 25 years.
There’s nothing like a good old battle of the sexes, and golf simply hasn’t had anything like one…until today.
Europe rallied from a morning full of misfortune to record their first session whitewash since 1989 and end the first day of the 42nd Ryder Cup with all the momentum and a 5-3 lead.
Legendary St Andrews caddie’s links with Arnold Palmer and Tony Lema celebrated by golf shop during Senior Open
Legendary St Andrews born and bred golf caddie James “Tip” Anderson, who helped American stars Arnold Palmer and Tony Lema to win three Open Championships between them, is being remembered by one of the town’s golf shops during the staging of the Senior Open this week.
Thomas Bjorn’s Team Europe didn’t turn the screw so much as drive it into the heart of American hopes with another dominant session on the second morning of the Ryder Cup in Paris.
Andrew Thomson’s thoughts as he hit a ball from perfect position on the fourth fairway at Rosemount during the quarter-final of the Scottish Amateur Championship were simple enough.