On the face of it, Tiger Woods’ latest medical bulletin will encourage many who hope to see him return to full health and former glories.
The long wait for a home winner continued at the Helen Holm Scottish Women’s Strokeplay Championship ended at Royal Troon yesterday although some might be claiming Linn Grant as Scottish.
Catriona Matthew can see herself playing and being a vice-captain in the Solheim Cup this year but knows she will have to merit a place in the team if she wants the dual role.
Kingsbarns Golf Links will “easily” handle 10,000 fans a day when it becomes the first new major championship venue in Scotland for 40 years this summer.
John Paterson’s two final round eagles – and it was almost three – lifted the 17-year-old from St Andrews to the Scottish Boys Strokeplay title in a dramatic final round on the Monifieth Medal yesterday.
Iceland’s Ingvar Magnusson remains the surprise leader of the Scottish Boys Strokeplay at but the main Scottish challengers are gathering for an assault in today’s final 36 holes on the Monifieth Medal course.
Even someone as illustrious a figure in the game as Tom Watson had some difficulty when he tried Monifieth as his introduction to links golf, but Ingvar Magnusson had no such problems.
Sergio Garcia’s epochal win at Augusta on Sunday was heartwarming enough to raise a smile from those with the coldest of hearts.
There’s no question and should be no debate whatsoever now - Dustin Johnson is the best golfer on the planet.
If the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers' first attempt to admit women members ended in humiliation and recrimination, the second attempt was seamless.