Colin Montgomerie knows that “this is it now” for him, and as a result his resolve this week is redoubled.
Carnoustie Golf Links
Carnoustie 2018: so much to say, so little space. And as the sports editor said witheringly while assisting me at the Open last week, brevity is not one of my strongest suits...
Sam Locke has turned professional with immediate effect less than 24 hours after winning the Silver Medal at the Open Championship at Carnoustie.
Francesco Molinari tamed both the Tiger and the Beast that tormented him for years as he emerged from another incredible final day at Carnoustie as the champion golfer at the 147th Open.
Francesco Molinari paid tribute to the Italian who almost won the Open 23 years ago as the man who inspired him to lift the Claret Jug.
Day three of the 2018 Open was a thriller, with defending champion Jordan Spieth firing himself into the lead. The fourth and final day of the competition is set up to be memorable after Tiger Woods brought himself back into contention.
Hang on tight, this could be a wild one.
The press interview room at Carnoustie was like the galleries outside; shoulder-to-shoulder for two men, plenty of breathing space for the other. But although all three had an impressive morning in the rain, the “other” guy, Zach Johnson, came out on top.
Tantalisingly, like on Thursday, it felt that it was just there, waiting to happen…and it didn’t.
Rainy conditions in Carnoustie didn’t stop the crowds from showing up in their droves for the second day of The Open on Friday. Here’s our photographs from another great day of golf.