Exclusive … Laird Says The More Scots On The PGA Tour The Better

Martin Laird reckons Bob MacIntyre’s presence full-time on the PGA Tour  is a huge lift for Scottish men’s pro golf. Laird, 41, has been used to having Scottish company competing on the Tour for well over a decade thanks to fellow countryman Russell Knox. However, the double-Tour winning Knox lost full Tour status last year and it was only last week at the Puerto Rico Open the Inverness-born played a first Tour since the end of last year. In fact, there were three Scots last week teeing-up ...

Syme Returns Home For Six-Week Break Pleased With His African Triple Treat

Connor Syme arrives home to his beloved Scotland for a well-earned six-week break pleased after after a third best run of results in his DP World Tour career. Syme, 28, made it four rounds in the 60s in sharing sixth place at the close of the lightning-affected Jonsson Worldwear Open at Joburg. The Scot posted six birdies in a five-under 67 for a 20-under-par and just minutes before play was halted on the Glendower host course. Syme headed straight to the airport after doing everything the past three ...

Greens Staff ‘Hopping’ Mad After Kangaroos Run Riot On Melbourne Course

Greens staff were ‘hopping’ mad after the sight of a large number of kangaroos stole the tee and run riot down the fairways at the Heritage Golf & Country Club outside Melbourne in Australia. Melbourne is well-known for its famed ‘Sandbelt’ courses and while the sight of kangaroos on ‘down under’ golf courses is not uncommon, as this Aussie-born golf journalist can testify, including the sight of two kanagoos standing toe-to-toe punching each other while ...

EXCLUSIVE .. MacIntyre Tames Puerto Rico Heat To Make It Three From Three Weekenders.

EXCLUSIVE …. Top-ranked Scot MacIntyre battled the hot windy conditions in a comfortable round of 67 to be assured of playing all four rounds in his maidan appearance in the Puerto Rico Open. MacIntye is the highest world-ranked in the field at World No. 68 and was five-under through 11 holes but finished a little short-changed in playing the last eight holes at just one under, with three birdies and one less bogey in his score of 67. It handed him a top-20 position as the afternoon half of ...

Syme Again Banging Loudly On A First Victory Door As Laird’s Puerto Rico Push Halted By Storms

Scotland’s affable Connor Syme is back banging on a hopeful first Tour victory door grabbing five birdies in a four-under 68 on the opening day of Jonsson Workwear Open at Edenvale in the north-east suburbs of Joburg. Syme, 28, birdied three of his opening six holes and then two of his closing three to be inside the top-20 and four adrift of the leading duo of Spaniard Ivan Cantero and South African Keenan Davidse. Two back of the lead is South African Robin ‘Tiger’ Williams, and named ...

Securing An Old Course Tee Time- Those Nights Waiting With Pillow & Blanket Are Over

The long nights of packing a pillow and blanket and then heading off in darkness looking to find a place to bed down for the night close to the opening tee of the Old Course at St. Andrews and then waking hoping to get to play the course some time the next day, will soon be a thing of the past. The Links Trust that adminster the handing out of tee-times to visitors have moved into the 21st Century by announcing a computerised tee-time draw to play the famed Old Course will be introduced from next ...

Weir Declares It’s A Shame Being Advised LIV Golfers Not Eligible For His International Presidents Cup Side.

International Presidents Cup captain Mike Weir says it’s a shame in being advised by the PGA Tour that LIV Golfers will not be eligible to qualify for the event later this year at the Royal Montreal in Canada. Unlike the PGA of America that runs the US side of the Ryder Cup that last year allowed Brooks Koepka to pull on the USA team colours, the Presidents Cup held every other year is administered by the PGA Tour. However, in a surprising move that goes against continuing moves to rebuild ...