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.
Russell Knox never thought he’d get the prize draw for the first two rounds he got at Carnoustie a year ago at Royal Portrush this year – he got Bernd Weisberger and Haotong Li in the end – but it hasn’t dulled any in his memory.
Russell Knox feels he’ll always be an outsider when it comes to the European Ryder Cup enclave, but he plans to make the team on merit next time.
Eddie Pepperell will be disappointed not to claim the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open title to add to a case of wine he won this week, despite only just returning from injury.
Tournament host Paul McGinley believes the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open has recovered well from the “body blow” of Rory McIlroy’s absence.
Those of you who don’t like a little constructive criticism - and I know there’s some out there - look away now. It’s time for my annual report of Scottish professional golf.
It’s been hard work working for the The Open’s social media operation but I’ve really enjoyed it.
Russell Knox has got the Tiger love out of his system.
You’re never too old for first tee nerves.
Russell Knox’s summer just keeps getting better and better.