It's probably a sign of the reverence in which two grandees of European golf, Sam Torrance and Jose Maria Olazabal, are held that their appointment as captains for the next Seve Trophy has pretty much been accepted without challenge.
Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has put back the announcement of his wild cards for next year’s contest at Gleneagles by 24 hours due to a clash with a FedEx Cup event in the United States.
Thousands of independence supporters marched through the streets of Scotland’s largest city.
Four men with 56 Ryder Cup points between them – that’s the quality of roster from which Thomas Bjorn can now pick his back-up team for Paris.
Paul McGinley has vowed not to cash in on his stint as Ryder Cup captain by writing a book detailing what goes on behind the scenes at Gleneagles.
In two weeks’ time it’s the Ryder Cup “year-to-go” celebrations.
Darren Clarke knows the Ryder Cup game alright, so I guess his Sunday night reaction while enjoying his break in the Bahamas was a knowing smile and a nod rather than a sigh and rolling of the eyes.
Colin Montgomerie has expressed his delight at Stephen Gallacher’s inclusion in Europe’s Ryder Cup team and has backed Paul McGinley’s men to retain their title.
It sounded like a decent day out at the lavish Queenwood Golf Club in Surrey on Monday; three good European Tour men on the course, lunch, chewing the fat and then a nice dinner.
Justin Rose underline yesterday what a force he also is now in golf.