Honestly, you inspire an entire generation and what do you get in return? Silence…
It’s simply not fair. Brooks Koepka has four major wins in three years, has gone 1-2-1-2 in the last four, and for this final major of the season, he’s got the biggest expert in Royal Portrush on his bag.
Justin Rose thinks winning both the big Opens would “be a lovely pair, no doubt” and he feels that the next major – of he can do it – will change him.
Paul Lawrie has a pretty simple target for his first Senior Open Championship this week – win the thing.
Danielle Kang won’t be hushing anyone up at the Solheim Cup, because she wants a hostile atmosphere and even the boos if they come.
Duncan Hodge has seen and coached Mark Bennett and Matt Scott at every level from when they were schoolboys right up to the Rugby World Cup, so he’s as enthused as anyone about seeing them back to their best form.
Scotland have “done the numbers” on their path to the quarter-finals after Japan’s shock victory over Ireland but won’t go chasing bonuses before games are won, vowed captain Stuart McInally.
Of all the home players at Royal Portrush this week, only one of them was actually born and brought up in the town, and if he hadn’t qualified for the event, he’d have had to go somewhere – anywhere - else.
Greig Laidlaw got as excited as his first cap when he heard his name read out as a starter for the opening game which will be “for sure” his last World Cup.
Rory McIlroy doesn’t feel like a human shield for the rest of the field this week at Royal Portrush – instead he feels the focus is spread across the field.