European number one Tommy Fleetwood may hold the course record at Carnoustie but he is under no illusions that the 63 he shot at last October’s Alfred Dunhill Links Championship was on a very different set-up to the challenge being posed at this week’s 147th Open.
One day after competitors in the 118th U.S. Open moaned that the setup of Shinnecock Hills Golf Club had crossed the line from tough to unfair, the U.S. Golf Association watered all the greens Saturday night and Sunday morning and reduced green speeds.
When Rory McIlroy blew the lead and his chance to win his first major title at the 2011 Masters, he was so heartbroken that he ended up sobbing into the phone to his mother, convinced he’d let his one chance to win a major slip through his hands.
A week after his Masters video caught the ear of Sergio Garcia, Mullingar impressionist Conor Moore has gone global; with everyone from the BBC to NBC’s Golf Channel interested in his talents. But a dyed-in-the-wool GAA man, and lively corner-forward, is not about to neglect the unholy trinity of Davy, Brolly, and Ger
In every sport, there’s a team, or a venue, or an event, or a player that proves to be someone’s nemesis. Sometimes it just gets in the player’s head but it proves to be a complete bogeyman… and golf is littered with them, says