Robert MacIntyre may be a rookie on the top tours and in his first Open but he knows the proper protocol and wasn’t afraid to call out American Kyle Stanley at Royal Portrush.
Russell Knox had his worst possible day on Tuesday and left Royal Portrush bereft that he’d lost his swing just two days before the Open Championship.
The two holes that “helped” Connor Syme most at Royal Portrush are gone, but there’s plenty of memories of the course to tap into as he looks forward to his second Open experience.
Drumoig’s Connor Syme and last year’s Silver Medal winner Sam Locke are going back to the Open Championship after filling two of the three places available in Final Qualifying yesterday at Fairmont St Andrews.
Richie Ramsay kept coming back to the tournament director’s office at the Betfred British Masters, just to put his mind at rest.
Richie Ramsay is pondering a world without European Tour golf, just as it seems there’s a coterie of new Scots coming on board to join him.
Scotland’s Marc Warren played himself on, off and back on to the European Tour all in the space of a crazy hour at Lumine in Spain as he came through the European Tour’s torturous Qualifying School Final with his playing rights intact.
Okay, it wasn’t the worst European Tour season ever for Scotland in the end. But we got too close for comfort.
We’ll miss her when she’s gone. No, correct that, we’re probably going to miss her while she’s still there.
Great Britain ended the first day of the European Team Championships with a 90 per cent success rate, which in any other discipline in Glasgow 2018 would be cause for celebratory cartwheels.