Competitors from across the world have walked on to the ancient opening tee of Panmure golf course in Angus for the 2016 World Hickory Open.
Fresh from their round on Carnoustie Links, Dave Farrell of Californian rock band Linkin Park and pro golf partner Eddie Pepperell spoke to The Courier.
A golf legend will return to the Angus scene of his first links experience ahead of a prestigious tournament this week.
Unsung heroes of the Old Course – ‘He was banging and banging trying to straighten the scissors. You couldn’t make it up!’
There’s a distinctly autumnal nip in the air when I arrive at the St Andrews Links Trust’s Jubilee Sheds around a half mile out the West Sands road at the agreed rendezvous time of 5.45am.
When Renee Powell became the first woman golfer to receive an honorary degree from St Andrews University in 2008, she was accompanied on the trip by her late father Bill and by a party that included Brian Whitcomb, then president of the PGA of America.
Sir Steve Redgrave is no stranger to big sporting pressures.
The famous links course at Carnoustie is to be strengthened as an Open venue thanks to the legacy of a businessman from the home of US golf’s “green jacket”.
Montrose Golf Links has been included in a stellar line-up of courses for the PGA EuroPro Tour’s 2015 season.
Golf fans will have another chance to hail some of Europe’s Ryder Cup stars at this week’s Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.
Two new holes, created at a cost of £500,000, have been opened at the Buddon Links golf course in Carnoustie.