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.
It’s got so bad it’s expected now. The only question is, how exactly will the USGA muck up the US Open this year?
Euan McIntosh’s explanation of his preparation for winning the Scottish Amateur Championship at 49 sounded like the opening line to a lament – maybe “Old Golfer’s Blues”.
Russell Knox feels he’ll always be an outsider when it comes to the European Ryder Cup enclave, but he plans to make the team on merit next time.
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.
You’re never too old for first tee nerves.
He didn’t even have to think about it.
Robert MacIntyre may be a rookie on the top tours and in his first Open but he knows the proper protocol and wasn’t afraid to call out American Kyle Stanley at Royal Portrush.
Robert MacIntyre has had to turn down a PGA Tour debut because of logisitics but the young Scot is happier at home in Oban as he celebrated cracking the €1 million barrier for his brief European Tour career.
If anything, the little wobble Brooks Koepka endured in his procession to the PGA Championship title is going to make him all the more formidable.