Former World No 1 Rory McIlroy will return to the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in October before taking a break to allow nagging injuries to heal.
You can pick your friends, but not your family. Team Europe are desperately distancing themselves from an incendiary article penned by Danny Willett’s brother which described American golf fans as “cretins”.
I suppose you’ve got to admire a man for sticking to his word.
David Drysdale has had some Dunhill adventures down the years, but the ever-consistent Scot comes in this year more relaxed about his prospects than most visits.
Arnold Palmer won his last major 52 years ago. If the eulogies for him on his death at 87 puzzle you, that bare statistic isn’t going to help.
Those Lions enthusiasts who let their devotion get the better of them will no doubt treasure the admittedly wonderful try their team scored in the first test as they clutch at the few straws available.
Dougie Fife wouldn’t swap a cold Saturday night in Edinburgh in April for the sunshine of the Gold Coast as an indication of how he’s restarted his career.
If you are to believe Eddie Jones, Scotland is in a frenzy of expectant confidence ahead of today’s Calcutta Cup game, our only possible weakness being mental fatigue from all the mind games we’ve been playing all week.
We’ll miss her when she’s gone. No, correct that, we’re probably going to miss her while she’s still there.
Dougie Fife is back in the Edinburgh side for a league game for the first time in a year but Edinburgh head south for their Guinness PRO14 season opener at Cardiff without a clutch of their top stars.