It’s very early to tell for sure, but those enjoying the uncommonly blazing April sunshine at Royal Troon yesterday may have been early witnesses to a new phenomenon in golf.
The long wait for a home winner continued at the Helen Holm Scottish Women’s Strokeplay Championship ended at Royal Troon yesterday although some might be claiming Linn Grant as Scottish.
How much did golf need High Troon, or the Duel in the Dreich, the most compelling finish to an Open Championship one can recall?
Scotland’s newest addition to the weird and wonderful world of football mascots met a host of stars at the Open over the weekend.
Henrik Stenson felt that it was his time to win Sweden’s first major championship and the Open title he’d wanted since he started playing the game at 11.
The epic battle for the 145th Open was truly historic - two men playing at the very peak of their powers, so far ahead of the rest of the field it was if they were engaged in a different sport.
Henrik Stenson seized the advantage over Phil Mickelson in a memorable man-to-man duel to lead the 145th Open into the final day and leave the rest of the field floundering in their wake.
Golf’s not meant to be fair. It’s also meant to played outdoors.
The draw Phil Mickelson had feared worked in his favour.
The Big Four, they’re already being called, even though we’re not quite sure really how many are Big, or if they’re really Big enough, given they have just eight majors between them so far.