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”.
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.
Danny Willett believes his experience of some US fans at Hazeltine proved that his brother Pete’s infamous article was “in fact correct”.
Edinburgh are down the bare bones with their prop crisis and will get no more help from European Club Rugby as they face Stade Francais twice in successive weeks for a last eight place in the European Challenge Cup.
Tim Visser has seen Scotland break three of their most nagging losing streaks in a year and sees no reason why the biggest of all shouldn’t go the same way in a fortnight.
Scotland finished the Vern Cotter era and the 2017 RBS 6 Nations with an emphatic bonus point victory over Italy as sunshine opened up at last at BT Murrayfield.
On a glorious day at Wentworth with temperatures in the 80s, only a Scot would complain about the weather. But Scott Jamieson’s point was a wider one that the perfect conditions for the first day of the BMW PGA Championship.
Jon Welsh last played for Scotland in the most pivotal moment in the team’s history, but he plans to be part of another more positive one at the Principality Stadium tomorrow.
Three weeks is a small enough sample to be about as accurate as political pollsters these days, but it seems things are taking shape in BT National League One with the old order being overturned.
The 26 swing thoughts of Rory McIlroy or Jordan Spieth’s careful and thoughtful consideration of every blow? It’s all a waste of time and we should play “caveman golf”.