2016's worst composite golfer

2016’s worst composite golfer Statistics are playing an increasingly important role in the world of top-tier professional golf, with some players even employing the services of data analysts to identify…

Old head

Irish golf suffered badly after the 2008 financial collapse. But, as Kevin Markham discovers, its courses are coming out of the recession sharper than ever

golf Leicester City XI

As tributes started to pour in following Leicester City’s unfathomable confirmation as Premier League champions, we started to think about golfing equivalents. Many people have argued that Leicester’s triumph is…

When it's in the hazard tantalisingly close to the edge, some will just take a drop, while others will be sorely tempted! When to play it from the water...

john jacobs coach

There is a certain, dare I say it, unenviable responsibility that comes with writing about John Jacobs. This is because any feature with or about the great man needs to…

President Eisenhower and Augusta National starts in 1948, five years before he became president

In April 1948 Eisenhower, who had been Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in World War II, and his wife Mamie, came for a fortnight’s holiday to Augusta National. This…

Paul Dunne

On July 20, 2015, a 22-year-old amateur called Paul Dunne was the last player to tee off in the final round of the Open Championship. Playing alongside the 2010 winner,…