The first golf major of the year is just days away.
Justin Rose will arrive at Augusta National as the world number one and transformed from simply dreaming of a green jacket to firmly believing he can win the Masters.
Golf hasn’t traditionally been renowned for innovating and moving with the times but that seems to be changing.
It’s hard to argue with Brooks Koepka accusing Sergio Garcia of acting like a child in Saudi Arabia.
Maybe it’s because it was Superbowl week, or the 6 Nations starting up, But golf seemed as if it desperately wanted to get noticed last week.
Okay, it wasn’t the worst European Tour season ever for Scotland in the end. But we got too close for comfort.
The path to Europe’s handsome 17 ½-10 ½ Ryder Cup victory was set when the team were at their lowest ebb – 3-0 down on the opening morning, believes captain Thomas Bjorn.
Francesco Molinari completed his perfect summer by clinching the point that most mattered, but like all the Europeans, he was all about the team that won the cup in Paris.
Thomas Bjorn’s Team Europe didn’t turn the screw so much as drive it into the heart of American hopes with another dominant session on the second morning of the Ryder Cup in Paris.
Ian Poulter was in the stands at the first tee as his team-mates started the first session with him on the bench, but after enjoying the fan atmosphere he was in the thick of it in the afternoon comeback.