Justin Thomas feels that the top players won’t boycott the US Open but that they “don’t have to hold back anymore” if the championship gets out of hand again at Pebble Beach next month.
Thank goodness, the silly season (for as much as it ever stops in golf) is over. There’s some proper, competitive stuff to get our teeth into.
Matt Wallace isn’t exactly impatient, but the new English threat is putting everything in place to take the next step.
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.
Richie Ramsay doesn’t look much like Fred Flintstone, but “caveman golf” is the key to him being just one off the lead in the Betfred British Masters.
The rather unloved, sometimes even largely unnoticed PGA Championship has moved to May, and regular T2G readers will know we think this is an all-round good thing.
Scotland are set to be without first-choice tight-head WP Nel for Saturday’s 6 Nations meeting with champions Ireland in yet another injury blow but should see several experienced men returning to duty.
Richie Ramsay kept coming back to the tournament director’s office at the Betfred British Masters, just to put his mind at rest.
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
Scottish Golf has received six times the number of enquiries from golf clubs they expected about using the new technology systems they proposed at last December’s conference on the future of the game in Scotland.