The Official World Golf Rankings have many, many faults, but as a method of working out the labyrinthic machinations of the game at the elite level, they're probably the best we can hope for.
Tommy Wright has accumulated a long list of successful signings for St Johnstone – but current captain Joe Shaughnessy will be near the top of it.
Juan Pablo Socino thought his days as Puma were gone, but if he keeps playing a major role for Edinburgh he can plot a way back into his national side.
Jim Furyk’s concession to the Europeans was strangely familiar to many that were at the last, infamous press conference for a losing USA Ryder Cup team four years ago at Gleneagles…but Phil Mickelson was strictly on-message this time.
Scotland should save £2 billion a year by downgrading its military when the country becomes independent, says a former SNP spokesman.
Short of taking on the Brexit negotiations – and he’s not free for that – there seems to be nothing that Paul McGinley isn’t doing at the moment.
The hunt is on for a missing international cap won by the late Alan Gilzean.
Football might not be coming home but the English are invading golf’s home and leaving their St George cross flags all over the furniture.