Scotland's two top-ranked amateurs, Walker Cup winners Grant Forrest and Ewen Ferguson, will play two events of the Challenge Tour next month.
The man who suffered the most epochal collapse in major championship history believes Jordan Spieth is an “extraordinary player” who will recover from his Masters disaster.
Some 6000 travelling Glasgow Warriors fans – more than double their total gate when they first came to Scotstoun Stadium – could be the inspiration for the club to produce a major upset in the European Championship Cup quarter-final against holders Saracens on Sunday.
Glasgow Warriors have pulled off a sizeable coup in attracting New Zealander Dave Rennie as the successor to Gregor Townsend as head coach from next year.
Sean Lamont will get a chance to add to his 104 caps at the age of 35 after being recalled to the Scotland squad to tour Japan next month.
The Glasgow Warriors’ next three games – starting with Saturday’s Guinness PRO12 home match against Cardiff Blues - “in a way define our season”, believes coach Mike Blair.
If Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke’s deputy Thomas Bjorn needed any further testimonials to Matt Fitzpatrick’s credentials to go to Hazeltine next month, he got plenty during yesterday’s Aberdeen Asset Management Paul Lawrie Matchplay.
Duncan Weir’s switch from Glasgow to Edinburgh will get a lot of the attention in the first 1872 Cup game of the year but for Lee Jones going the other way along the M8 has already been the move that resurrected his career.
Royal Troon is still unlikely to have women members until well after the Open this July, risking another media storm about the equality issue at golf's oldest championship.
The highlights you'll see forever of Scotland’s epic victory over Ireland on Saturday – only their second win ever on the opening weekend of the RBS 6 Nations – will predictably be Stuart Hogg sprinting for tries and that outrageous lineout move.