England’s Eddie Pepperell has defended his decision to contest this week’s Saudi International.
Reports from the USA had it that Turner Broadcasting Systems, who bankrolled the hyped “The Match” between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson needed 500,000 pay-per-view subscribers to break even.
The British Masters, won in typically native weather by the admirable Eddie Pepperell at beautiful Walton Heath at the weekend, is a microcosm of the present state of the European Tour.
It was like winning the World Cup but being disappointed for not scoring a hat-trick. Brandon Stone swept relentlessly and in record fashion to the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open title, but maybe his final missed putt is the one that’ll be most remembered.
Plans for a rubber roof to protect one of the world’s most iconic hotels from damage by stray golf balls are now in full swing.
Fresh from their round on Carnoustie Links, Dave Farrell of Californian rock band Linkin Park and pro golf partner Eddie Pepperell spoke to The Courier.