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.
Some time this week the weather forecasters will finally agree on what’s going to happen at the 144th Open Championship.
World No 1 Rory McIlroy is out of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open and probably the Open Championship itself next week after rupturing ankle ligaments in a football kickabout with friends at the weekend.
Jason Day survived a rollercoaster final round to complete a wire-to-wire victory in the Arnold Palmer Invitational and move above Rory McIlroy to second in the world rankings.
A cuddle from The King, what other inspiration could Paul Lawrie need to challenge for the lead in the 144th Open, 16 years on from when he won the Claret Jug?
Rory McIlroy’s inability to defend his Open title at St Andrews will be one of the greatest regrets of his career, according to former Ryder Cup captain Paul Azinger.
Just a year ago Byeong Hun An was winning a mere £1571 in the Scottish Hydro Challenge at Aviemore, but yesterday he decimated the field to win the European Tour’s flagship event and a whopping £600,000.
Sir Steve Redgrave is no stranger to big sporting pressures.
No-one has ever defended the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open, but Justin Rose aims to be the first and is in the right place going into what should be a testing weekend.
Overrated? Rickie Fowler’s grandstand finish in the gathering gloom at Gullane brought him another top title yesterday, securing the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open and giving the American a massive boost heading into the Open at St Andrews this week.