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.
For the traditional Swilcan Bridge trophy pictures the organisers missed a trick by not getting Victor Perez to sit on a bucket.
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.
It’s been fun. Great fun. Actually, among the best fun you can have in sport. But it might well be over.
Legendary St Andrews caddie’s links with Arnold Palmer and Tony Lema celebrated by golf shop during Senior Open
Legendary St Andrews born and bred golf caddie James “Tip” Anderson, who helped American stars Arnold Palmer and Tony Lema to win three Open Championships between them, is being remembered by one of the town’s golf shops during the staging of the Senior Open this week.
The path to Europe’s handsome 17 ½-10 ½ Ryder Cup victory was set when the team were at their lowest ebb – 3-0 down on the opening morning, believes captain Thomas Bjorn.
Nothing could live up to the hype of the 2018 Masters. But that didn’t stop everyone trying.
The fascination with this 147th Open could be that no-one seems quite clear on how Carnoustie will play, and we’re going to see some vastly different approaches.
Drumoig’s Connor Syme and last year’s Silver Medal winner Sam Locke are going back to the Open Championship after filling two of the three places available in Final Qualifying yesterday at Fairmont St Andrews.