Scottish Teen Sensation Connor Graham Inspired By Tiger Woods

Scottish teen sensation Connor Graham continues to be inspired by Tiger Woods after finishing runner-up in the prestigious Lytham Trophy. Graham, 15, birdied six of his closing 27 holes and dropped just two shots in the 56th hosting of the event over the famed Open Championship venue. The young Scot was in the Lytham clubhouse tied for the lead before England’s John Gough birdied the 17th to win by a shot. Graham said: “Tiger’s always been my favourite golfer because of what’s done for ...

Drysdale Draws On Fond Catalunya Memories To Lead Scots In Spain

Scotland’s David Drysdale drew on fond host course memories to head the Tartan charge on day one of the Catalunya Championship at the famed PGA Resort facility at Girona in Spain. Drysdale grabbed four birdies in a three-under par 69 to be trailing three shots behind the leading trio of South Africans Darren Fichardt and Oliver Bekker, along with Dane Jeff Winther in posting scores of 66. Fichardt, with six birdies from the 10th to 17th, had been leading by two but came unstuck in doubling ...

Howie Insists He’s Primed To Unleash Rookie Season Fireworks

Tour rookie Craig Howie insists he’s ready to set off the fireworks as he seeks to celebrate making it seven pay cheques in as many events this rookie season with a hopeful victory in this week’s Catalunya Championship in Girona. Howie, 27, has not missed the weekend rounds since earning his 2022 DP World Tour card and with the Peebles golfer among eight Scots teeing-up on the Stadium course at PGA Catalunya to the north-east of Barcelona.  It’s the first time the course has hosted a Tour ...

Bob Mac Bags First PGA Tour Ace But No Car Or Bottle Of Zurich Bubbly

Scotland’s Robert MacIntyre was celebrating a maiden PGA Tour ace on day one of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. MacIntyre is teamed with fellow Scot Martin Laird in the unique format but was initially unaware his ball found the bottom of the cup as there was no crowd reaction from around the green at the par-3 14th hole on the TPC Louisiana course. MacIntyre is competing in the Stg 6.1m event on an invitation but disappointingly there was no gleaming new car or even a bottle of bubbly, ...

Spending Time On The Zurich Classic New Orleans Range Never Tasted So Good

Those contesting this week’s Zurich Classic of New Orleans are savouring the delights one of best ‘eating’ stops on the PGA Tour. The TPC Louisiana course is not only a great venue for making eagles and birdies but the players, caddies and officials get to savour some of the best seafood ever. Each year, and with thanks to the famed New Orleans French Quarter restaurant, Acme Oyster House, those present at the tournament get to enjoy boiled crayfish, scrumptious shrimp along with ...

Wilson Makes It Back-To-Back Wins With Battle Trophy Triumph At Crail

Matty Wilson has brilliantly claimed back-to-back victories this season in capturing the prestigious Battle Trophy at Crail Golfing Society in Fife. Wilson posted scores of 69, 70, 68 and a closing round 73 to win by an impressive seven shots in bright but very windy last day conditions on the Craighead Links course. The 22-year-old Leeds-born Wilson, now living in Forres, was two shots in front at the end of Friday’s opening 36-holes, and found himself leading by three after Sunday morning’s ...

Lowry’s Done Everything Since Royal Portrush But Again Win

When you look at Shane Lowry’s efforts ahead of this week’s RBC Heritage, he’s virtually done everything but win in the past 33 months and the 66 events he’s contested since his Royal Portrush triumph. A buoyed Lowry found his way the 220 odd kilometers south-east from a best Augusta National finish of T3rd to the Harbor Town course where he’s had two top-10s in four starts at Hilton Head in South Carolina. Lowry has been one of the more consistent players of late plying ...