Danny Willett believes his experience of some US fans at Hazeltine proved that his brother Pete’s infamous article was “in fact correct”.
An enhanced Scottish PGA Championship will celebrate its centenary edition this October with a new sponsor in M&H Logistics marking the start of a stronger Tartan Tour, says PGA Scotland secretary Shona Malcolm.
Padraig Harrington may have used up his entire quota of lucky Irishness in one round, but the last Open champion at Royal Birkdale seems to be warming up well ahead of his return there next week.
It’s been 18 years and Paul Lawrie has played the 18th at Carnoustie countless times since the finest moment of his career, but never quite the same way he did this week.
There will be no “retaliation” in Paris for the heckling and occasional abuse the European team suffered at Hazeltine when the Ryder Cup returns to this side of the Atlantic in 2018, said Rory McIlroy.
Connor Syme completed the best European Tour debut by a Scots professional golfer in nearly 35 years and Marc Warren took a huge step to salvaging a difficult season in the Portugal Masters at Vilamoura.
Jack McDonald remains the only home standard bearing within hailing distance of the lead at the SSE Scottish Hydro Challenge despite a combination that one would assume would be perfectly alien to visitors and at least bearable to Scots.
Danny Willett didn’t even roll his eyes at the questioner; he stared him straight in the eye.
Darren Clarke’s missteps on a Saturday that saw momentum swing to Europe and then away again were largely blotted out by the furore over the conduct of the more boorish elements in the Hazeltine galleries.
Paul Dunne had no hangover – either real or in terms of his play – as he bounced from Close House up to St Andrews and stayed in pole position to share the lead on the first day of the Alfred Dunhill Championship.