Okay, it wasn’t the worst European Tour season ever for Scotland in the end. But we got too close for comfort.
Bradley Neil’s attempt to reboot his game and rookie European Tour season survived a traumatic moment at Gullane but left him in decent position after the first round.
Bradley Neil and Connor Syme got off to a flying start in this week’s European Tour event in Austria.
Bradley Neil at least put a gloss on a tough weekend by finally getting the two birdies everyone thinks they should get off Wentworth’s final two holes, but it only added up to a second 74 and four shots gone over the last two rounds in his BMW PGA Championship debut.
Bradley Neil wobbled ever so slightly and spent a little time admiring the Wentworth foliage at the end, but the 22-year-old came through his big test with a place comfortably in the final two days at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.
Bradley Neil announced himself to BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth with something of a fanfare, but it “quietened down a bit for me” after that, he admitted.
Bradley Neil grew up with golf in the family and yesterday the European Tour pro backed a new programme in his home county that will give free golf to under-18s who bring their family along.
Champion golfer Bradley Neil has scored the top title at a prestigious local awards ceremony.
Bradley Neil celebrated his 22nd birthday only last week but when he sees Jon Rahm tearing up the world of golf he feels impatient to get back to major championship golf.
Bradley Neil will make his first start since securing his European Tour card at this week’s UBS Hong Kong Open.