You can pick your friends, but not your family. Team Europe are desperately distancing themselves from an incendiary article penned by Danny Willett’s brother which described American golf fans as “cretins”.
Edinburgh are down the bare bones with their prop crisis and will get no more help from European Club Rugby as they face Stade Francais twice in successive weeks for a last eight place in the European Challenge Cup.
Arnold Palmer won his last major 52 years ago. If the eulogies for him on his death at 87 puzzle you, that bare statistic isn’t going to help.
Phil Mickelson was contrite, properly publicly apologetic at last for his “dumb mistake” at the US Open, and enthusing about Carnoustie and the Ryder Cup.
Records. Dontcha just love ‘em? What do you mean it’s just us journalists?
On a glorious day at Wentworth with temperatures in the 80s, only a Scot would complain about the weather. But Scott Jamieson’s point was a wider one that the perfect conditions for the first day of the BMW PGA Championship.
The most exciting thing about Zander Fagerson is that no-one knows how good he’s going to be, says Scotland forwards coach Jonathan Humphreys.
Three weeks is a small enough sample to be about as accurate as political pollsters these days, but it seems things are taking shape in BT National League One with the old order being overturned.
Gareth Wright sees a changing of the guard coming at the M&H Logistics Scottish Professional Championship, but’s he’s not quite ready to give up the national title quite yet.
Finn Russell will make his return to competitive action for the first time since May while Gregor Townsend shuffles his Glasgow Warriors team for the top of the table clash with Cardiff Blues tonight.