Michael Alexander looks back on 35 consecutive years of Alfred Dunhill golf events in St Andrews.
A glance of the singles draw for Sunday’s play in the 42nd Ryder Cup makes one reasonably optimistic for the USA that they could overhaul Europe’s four point lead.
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.
He quite properly got a heroes’ welcome for a heroic effort when he came up the 18th as the clock ticked past 8pm. But there was to be no happy ending to the saga for Rory McIlroy at Royal Portrush.
An independent study of the economic impact of the last Open Championship in Scotland, at Troon in 2016, revealed that there had been a direct spend of £23 million in the Ayrshire area and £110 million in the country as a whole as a result of hosting the championship.
The British Masters, won in typically native weather by the admirable Eddie Pepperell at beautiful Walton Heath at the weekend, is a microcosm of the present state of the European Tour.
Michael Alexander meets the caddie manager and some of the caddies who work at St Andrews - the Home of Golf.
Russell Knox thinks that the new influx of Scottish talent on the major golf tours will lift the country – and put smiles on everyone’s faces.
Colin Montgomerie needed some refreshment and comfort, it seemed, for his frustrations between his round and the Q&A with Andy Nicol in the Senior Open tented village just after he walked off the course.
Carnoustie has a reputation for providing one of the toughest golfing challenges in the world.