Barely had the dust settled on Europe’s victory at the Ryder Cup before an avalanche of memorabilia from the event flooded on to the market.
Monday’s excitement at Gleneagles was all about the 12-months-to-go milestone for the Ryder Cup.
It may not mean a thing after the first ball is struck in anger in 24 hours but the phoney war at the Ryder Cup would appear to belong to Europe and Paul McGinley.
Lifting the Ryder Cup on Sunday might have been an emotional moment, but Paul McGinley got the same exact feeling sitting on the sofa at his home in Dublin on Monday night.
Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley insists he is ready to be ruthless when required as he looks to lead Europe to an eighth victory in the last 10 contests at Gleneagles next year.
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.
For almost a century, the Caird Hall has been Dundee's leading concert venue.
The European and US Ryder Cup captains will be put in the hot seat as part of an exclusive event to be held in Perth.
Jose Maria Olazabal and Sam Torrance will lead the respective teams in the Seve Trophy in France this October.
Stephen Gallacher doesn’t know where he found the surge that convinced Paul McGinley to make him a Ryder Cup player, but he still hasn’t come down from the thrill of learning his dream of a lifetime will come true.