Dumbarnie Links Celebrates Opening With Exciting ‘Local Club’ Offer.

It has to be the best Scottish golf lottery in recent times. Dumbarnie Links, and the UKs newest golf course, celebrated a return to golf in Scotland by officially opening the club located along the shores of the Firth of Forth near Leven in Fife. The course was all set to open on May 16th but due to the Scottish ‘lockdown’ the Clive Clark designed layout was forced to delay their opening to last Friday (29th May). The stunning links gem won immediate praise from all those within the golfing ...

Pelley Admits McIroy’s Ryder Cup Comments ‘Not Unhelpful’.

When it comes to sport at its uppermost level it is quite clear World No. 1 Rory McIlroy and European Tour CEO Keith Pelley respect each other’s views. The four-time Major-winning McIlroy has been outspoken this year’s Ryder Cup should not go ahead given the on-going COVID-19 uncertainty of the September 25th commencing encounter at Whistling Straits. McIlroy had sent Pelley into damage-control a few years back with his comments at a DP World Tour Championship he was considering not regaining ...

Legendary Golf Journalist Hits Dumbarnie Links Ceremonial Tee Shot.

It seemed very appropriate long-time Associaton of Golf Writers (AGW) member and local resident Malcolm Campbell should have been afforded the honour of teeing-up earlier today (FRD) with hitting the ceremonial tee-shot at Dumbarnie Links in Scotland. Dumbarnie Links is located just a short drive from Malcolm’s Upper Largo residence in Fife and just over 10-miles from St. Andrews. The newest golf course in the UK was set to open on May 16th but the continuing ‘lockdown’ measures in Scotland ...

MacIntyre Facing Emotional Return To Golf – Teeing-Up With Covid-19 Survivor.

It will be an emotional moment for Scotland’s top-ranked Robert MacIntyre when he tees-up tomorrow (FRD) morning at his belovev Glencruitten Golf Club in Oban. Not only has it been near nine-weeks since golf was last played in Scotland but joining MacIntyre will be the COVID-19 survivor James Scott. Scott, 63, and as reported by Bunkered  magazine, will hit the first tee shot after spending 38 days fighting for his life in both Oban’s Lorn & Islands Hospital and in Glasgow’s ...

Irish Open ‘Absolutely Critical’ Says Tour CEO With Three To Four Options For Return Date

European Tour CEO Keith Pelley insisted that while the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open does not appear on the revamped 2020 schedule the hosting of the event is ‘absolutely critical’ in the Tour getting back to some normality. Pelley confirmed plans, and as anticipated by www.goflbytourmiss.com  for the resumption of the 2020 season with the launch of a new six-week ‘UK Swing’ as well as the confirmation of new dates for four Rolex Series events. The six ‘full field’ events ...

Alfred Dunhill Links Unique As Only Event On Rescheduled European Tour Not To Move

The October 1st to 4th hosting of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship will be unique on this year’s European Tour schedule. Since the Tour went into ‘lockdown’ mode following the March 8th ending to the Qatar Masters there was still 34 Tour sanctioned events to be played. With the Tour now to restart on July 22nd with the Lee Westwood hosting of the Betfred British Masters will mean just 24 events to be hosted over the 20-odd weeks up to and including the now December rescheduled ...

European Tour Confirms July 22nd Return With Six UK ‘No Spectator’ Events In Succession.

As revealed by www.golfbytourmiss.com the European Tour has confirmed plans for the resumption of the 2020 season with the launch of a new six-week ‘UK Swing’ as well as the confirmation of new dates for four Rolex Series events. The six ‘full field’ events off 144 players and with each offering Euro 1m in prize-money and being ‘no spectator’ will mark the first of 24 events from the third week of July through until 13th December. The Tour indicated there will be no media ...