The boy’s been taken out of Oban, but can Oban be taken out of the boy? It seems unlikely as Robert MacIntyre appears to be unfazed even by his exalted company in the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open this week.
Justin Thomas has been looking for ways to get match-ready for next week’s Open Championship, and he figured his method of coming to the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open beats Tiger Woods’ solution.
Honestly, you inspire an entire generation and what do you get in return? Silence…
Russell Knox had his worst possible day on Tuesday and left Royal Portrush bereft that he’d lost his swing just two days before the Open Championship.
Rory McIlroy doesn’t feel like a human shield for the rest of the field this week at Royal Portrush – instead he feels the focus is spread across the field.
Rory McIlroy is the “anti-Koepka” in style, and believes a relaxed and carefree “smell the roses” approach at Royal Portrush will suit him far better than a fierce focus.
Matt Wallace isn’t exactly impatient, but the new English threat is putting everything in place to take the next step.
Royal Portrush wanted glory and Rory, it got just rain and pain. But the opening day of the 148th Open did provide a foundation for what could be a championship worthy of the setting on its return to Northern Ireland.
Edoardo Molinari will be in either of two picturesque if very different seaside ports next week – Portrush or Portofino.
Of all the home players at Royal Portrush this week, only one of them was actually born and brought up in the town, and if he hadn’t qualified for the event, he’d have had to go somewhere – anywhere - else.