The Koreans who dominate the LPGA and the world of women’s golf are pretty much unflappable in any conditions and Mi Jung Hur proved it conquering the Scottish weather and terrain on her way to the Aberdeen Standard Management Scottish Open title at a sodden Renaissance yesterday.
Top Scot hasn’t counted for that much on the European tour in recent seasons.
Thomas Bjorn is going on the “tried and tested” evidence of the past in giving Sergio Garcia a wildcard for the Ryder Cup in Paris later this month.
Austria’s Bernd Weisberger finally ended the scoring frenzy at the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open as the clock ticked towards 9 pm by denying France’s Benjamin Hebert a Bastille Day triumph in a three-hole play-off at The Renaissance Club.
Every year we pore over the results of golf’s biggest team competitions for clues to the perfect way to win. And it seems every year the trends change.
"It just doesn’t feel right" appears to be the most significant argument one hears about golf’s new, quick-hit, four-month “high-season”.
Scotland’s Marc Warren played himself on, off and back on to the European Tour all in the space of a crazy hour at Lumine in Spain as he came through the European Tour’s torturous Qualifying School Final with his playing rights intact.
We’ve all been beguiled by it - for many it’s what first drew us to the game of golf.
Justin Rose invoked a little bit of Mary Berry when trying to explain where he sees an already illustrious – and largely fulfilled – career going from here on in.
Those of you who don’t like a little constructive criticism - and I know there’s some out there - look away now. It’s time for my annual report of Scottish professional golf.