The Official World Golf Rankings have many, many faults, but as a method of working out the labyrinthic machinations of the game at the elite level, they're probably the best we can hope for.
There’s just oo much going on in the world of golf for my distracted mind to focus on one specific subject so it’s time for one of the occasional columns of whimsical miscellany...
The rebel “Requisitionists” who voted down Scottish Golf’s proposed financial restructuring in March will have their own proposals tested at a special general meeting of the governing body early next month.
The goodwill and desire from all quarters to improve the fortunes of all aspects of golf in Scotland is so strong that any difficulties the sport faces are surmountable, believes Scottish Golf chief executive Andrew McKinlay.
Rebel associations that voted down proposals for a financial restructuring of Scottish Golf in March are attempting to force another meeting of the organisation to vote on a new plan.
Victor Veyret will be walking tall down the fairways of Le Golf National in the Ryder Cup in less than a month’s time, but his dream is to have it with club in hand in the future and he’s on the right track.
Euan Walker did much to justify his selection for the Scotland team for next week’s Eisenhower Trophy in Ireland but Euan McIntosh did as much to justify the feeling he should be going too on the first day at the Carrick Neill Scottish Open Championship.
Scottish Golf is in crisis, we’re told, and does our latest professional winner Russell Knox have the solution we’re all waiting for to end levels of underachievement across the board in the game we gave to the world?
Kinross’ Calum Hill will make his major championship debut in the 118th US Open next week after winning one of the sectional qualifying tournaments.
England’s Lily-May Humphreys surely confirmed her spot in the GB&I Curtis Cup team and kept Scots Shannon McWilliam and Chloe Goadby waiting with a surge to win the Helen Holm Scottish Women’s Strokeplay Championship at Royal Troon yesterday.