In an exclusive interview, a double amputee Vietnam War veteran, who was this week inducted into the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame, tells MICHAEL ALEXANDER how special golfing trips to St Andrews have the potential to save wounded soldiers’ lives.
Anyone hoping to bag a last-minute deal for accommodation during this year’s Open will need deep pockets and a willingness to travel.
A mixture of golfing pros and TV stars will stalk three courses in St Andrews, Carnoustie and Kingsbarns from Thursday to Sunday in pursuit of the Alfred Dunhill Championship pot.
UPDATE: COMPETITION NOW CLOSED
St Andrews Links Trust is taking over the management of all commercial Old Course tee times.
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.
The excitement of the Open has been captured on canvas.
The winner of the Open Championship will earn more than a million pounds for the first time ever when he lifts the coveted Claret Jug at St Andrews on Sunday.
The first female principal of St Andrews University has broken her silence on the Royal and Ancient Golf Club’s all-male membership policy and accused club members of taunting her.
He is the former American football legend still idolised by thousands of Italian-Americans for helping their team, the Pittsburgh Steelers, win four Super Bowls between 1975 and 1980.