Isle Of Barra Golf Club – Spectacular Scottish Setting, Rocky-Outcrop Fairways & Square Greens.

I recall visiting Killarney Golf & Fishing Club in Ireland and was shown a note left in the visitor’s book by the legendary Bob Hope. Hope wrote:  “Loved the golf course, coming back to find the fairways.” If there was a visitor’s book on hand at Isle of Barra Golf Club my message would be:  “Loved the  location but coming back to find the tees.” I will explain what I meant by that remark later in this feature piece on our visit to to the most westerly golf ...

Jamieson Takes To The Pilot’s Seat For A Two-Shot KLM Open Lead

Scott Jamieson jumped into the pilot’s seat to take a two-shot lead into the weekend rounds of the 100th anniversary KLM Open in Amsterdam Jamieson, 35 birdies three holes in succession early and then three of his closing five in a seven under par 65 to move to 11-under par on the International course. The Florida-based Scot has not tasted success since claiming his only European Tour title at the Nelson Mandela Championship in 2013, but then Jamieson has been in fine form this season. He has ...

Warren Celebrates 100th KLM Open With Lowest Score In Nine Months

Struggling Scot Marc Warren put aside a wretched season to record a lowest round in some nine months on day one of the 100th anniversary KLM Open in Amsterdam. Warren snatched seven birdies in a five-under 67 to be in a group of seven just a shot behind England’s Callum Shinkwin, who was runner-up in the 2017 Scottish Open at Dundonald Links. Warren’s score is his lowest since a similar 67 on day two of last December’s Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa. The 38-year old Glaswegian ...

USA Romp To Five-Point Royal Liverpool Walker Cup Triumph

  Report by Trevor Peake, Hoylake … US win eight of the ten singles to run away with the Walker Cup​. JOHN AUGENSTEIN claimed the winning point when he beat Great Britain and Ireland’s Thomas Plumb 4 & 3 to clinch the 47th Walker Cup for the United States of America over the Hoylake links at Royal Liverpool. USA won eight of the ten afternoon singles and the match 15 1/2 – 10 1/2 to retain the famous old trophy they regained at Los Angeles Country Club two years ago having ...

Rise In Riches For MENA Tour Members

Christmas will come early for members of the MENA Tour by Arena after rich rewards in the form of playing opportunities on various established Tours and tournaments were lined up for those performing well in the Autumn Schedule. The region’s only recognized golf tour, which offers Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) points for every tournament, will resume with the $100,000 Journey to Jordan-2 at the stunning Ayla Golf Club in Aqaba, Jordan, from September 29. While the overall professional Journey ...

England Duo Help Steer GB & I To Two Point Walker Cup Lead At Hoylake

Trevor Peake at Royal Liverpool … ENGLAND’S Alex Fitzpatrick and Conor Gough both claimed two points as Great Britain and Ireland took a 7-5 lead over the United States of America after the opening day of the 47th Walker Cup at the sun kissed Hoylake links of Royal Liverpool.​ Fitzpatrick won his morning foursomes with Conor Purcell while Gough won with Harry Hall then they both won their singles in the afternoon.​ Brandon Wu got two points for USA winning his foursomes with Alex ...

MacIntyre Not About To Be Intimidated In Chasing Maiden Tour Win In Germany.

Oban lefty Bob MacIntyre is confident of regrouping and drive away with a maiden Tour victory at the Porsche European Open in Hamburg. MacIntyre, 23 headed into the ‘moving day’ third round leading by four shots but the rookie Scot went from a Tour career low of 65 on Friday to post a horror two-over par 74 and find himself tied with local hero Bern Ritthammer (70) on nine-under par. MacIntyre dropped shots at the second, third and 10th holes before a run of seven straight pars that had him tied ...