Sir Nick Faldo’s plan for St Andrews this week is simple – try to enjoy the Senior Open, and get the precise measurements for the short eleventh.
No-one on the US team has more experience of Le Golf National or European golf than Brooks Koepka, and he’s got some scores to settle this week.
They still just don’t get it. Not even after the repeated humiliations of 25 years.
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.
An independent study of the economic impact of the last Open Championship in Scotland, at Troon in 2016, revealed that there had been a direct spend of £23 million in the Ayrshire area and £110 million in the country as a whole as a result of hosting the championship.
Colin Montgomerie needed some refreshment and comfort, it seemed, for his frustrations between his round and the Q&A with Andy Nicol in the Senior Open tented village just after he walked off the course.
We’ve all been beguiled by it - for many it’s what first drew us to the game of golf.
It’s been fun. Great fun. Actually, among the best fun you can have in sport. But it might well be over.
We’ll miss her when she’s gone. No, correct that, we’re probably going to miss her while she’s still there.
Greig Hutcheon thinks he might have a future in this maddening game after all as he held on for his third M&H Logisitics Scottish PGA Championship title ahead of both O’Hara brothers at Gleneagles yesterday.