The first Senior Open at St Andrews needed a quality winner, and the universally-admired Miguel Angel Jimenez obliged as he held off Bernhard Langer for the title on the Old Course.
Short of taking on the Brexit negotiations – and he’s not free for that – there seems to be nothing that Paul McGinley isn’t doing at the moment.
The likes of Bobby Locke, Fred Daly and Peter Alliss were competing when a young Sandy Lyle started out on his Open journey.
Bernhard Langer believes he can claim a record fourth Senior Open title at St Andrews this July because he’s a better player at 60 than he was when he had to give best to Severiano Ballesteros on the Old Course 34 years ago.
Woody Austin is best remembered for his President’s Cup pratfall in 2007, but he steered well clear of British golf’s most famous water hazard on his way to the lead of The Senior Open at Carnoustie yesterday.
Bernhard Langer’s having a career year at 58 and the last winner of the Senior Open at Carnoustie has absolutely no intentions of stopping.
Angus will roll out the red carpet for the women behind golf’s biggest stars when they tee up in Tayside.