Fergus has been left home alone this weekend and, frankly, he's watched way too much television.
When considering a golf course a writer should remain objective no matter how badly he plays. Fergus tests the theory.
There are three Scots still battling at Carnoustie but the likelihood of a home winner is decreasing by the minute.
The Scottish contingent is seriously depleted as the third round action gets underway. The list of Scots who made the halfway cut is somewhat surprising.
After one and a bit rounds of the 136th Open Championship the home players are experiencing mixed fortunes and there’s been a surprisingly good performance from a former champion.
The 16th is the longest par three on the Open rota. The hole sees very few birdies and an awful lot of bogeys. At 248 yards it can be as…
The 16th is the longest par 3 on the Open rota. At 248 yards it can require a driver when the wind’s against. The hole sees very few birdies and…
The tournament kicks off and some Scots are among the early starters.
Colin Montgomerie is upbeat about his chances for the week.
It's been hard work but there's finally been a siting of Monty. And a few other home players to boot.
Find out how Monty, Lawrie and the other Scottish warriors are dealing with predicatbly poor weather on Monday morning.
Unseasonal weather has affected everybody this summer. People's homes have been flooded, businesses ruined and the golf.....
Fergus' wife has barely seen him for the last week. The only way she can keep up with his movements is by reading this blog.
Top professionals thrive on pressure while the average amateur crumbles. Fergus used to dream of being a professional but only in a very amateur way.
Getting yourself into a winning position is pointless if you don't cross the finishing line first.
Fergus' primary ambition is to reduce his handicap. The problem is: the lower it goes the harder it is to play to.
It's pouring with rain and the course is absolutely soaked. But did it really have to close?
Understanding the views of eminent philosophers is difficult. Relating their theories to golf is even harder.
Fergus has just returned from playing in the Masters but he hasn't taken the long road home from Augusta.
The latest chance for Fergus to reduce his handicap is the Tennent Cup, but he's struggling with poor health.