St Andrews golf historian Roger McStravick tells Michael Alexander why he was moved to finally honour 19th century Open Champion Jamie Anderson with a gravestone.
Scotland may be the “home of golf”, yet that’s not stopping the sport from losing golf club members at a worrying rate. Michael Alexander reports.
It might miss the famous skyline of St Andrews - but Carnoustie links wins hands-down when it comes to the “phenomenon, disaster, brilliance and tragedy” of golf.
Can you identify the ‘little girl’ who presented golf legend Tom Watson with heather at 1975 Carnoustie Open?
With just over a month until the Open Championship returns to Carnoustie, thoughts inevitably return to some of the golfing folklore that surrounds the course.
American film producer to tell story of ‘forgotten’ 19th century St Andrews golf legend Jamie Anderson
The American producer of the recently released movie Tommy’s Honour which told the story of legendary St Andrews golfer Tommy Morris has welcomed news that another 19th century golfing legend – and contemporary of Morris – is finally getting recognition.
St Andrews headstone will finally mark the last resting place of three times Open Champion Jamie Anderson
He was the 19th century professional golfer from St Andrews who won the Open Championship three times yet died destitute in the Thornton Poorhouse before being buried in an unmarked St Andrews grave.
‘The story of golf in Carnoustie is ‘much more exciting’ than St Andrews,’ says footballer turned author of new book
Former Hearts striker turned landscape photographer Donald Ford tells Michael Alexander how his new book marking the 175th anniversary of Carnoustie Golf Club captures a “remarkable” history that in many ways eclipses St Andrews.