Rory McIlroy, who went from perennial and chronic underachiever to unquestionably the world’s No 1 golfer again in the space of one Sunday afternoon, is a definite victim of the game’s crazy shamans.
Band of brothers: Meet the traumatised former soldiers aiming to bag new careers as caddies in St Andrews
Michael Alexander meets ex-servicemen who are overcoming the trauma of war on a unique caddie school course at the Home of Golf St Andrews
Golf’s contentious rules overhaul “hasn’t gone as smoothly as I would have liked” but in the end will be recognised as being good for the game, says R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers.
Brexit and uncertainty over the state of the Irish border after the UK leaves the European Union is the “number one concern” of the R&A with the Open returning to Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland this July.
Carnoustie could attract and handle a total crowd of 200,000 in future Open Championships, believes R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers, giving a clear indication that the Angus course remains firmly in their plans.
Trying to use peer pressure among fellow golf professionals to end slow play doesn’t work – and Paul Lawrie has lost friends as a result.
Golfers are been urged to take up half-an-hour of yoga a week if they want to significantly improve their swing.
Well, that has to be the quickest-ever return on record for T2G’s annual Useless Stab in the Dark column.
The Scottish PGA Championship, the oldest professional-only golf event in the game, will return to Dundee’s Downfield course for the first time in 22 years in September.
Maybe it’s because it was Superbowl week, or the 6 Nations starting up, But golf seemed as if it desperately wanted to get noticed last week.