Donald Trump has lost tens of millions on Scottish golf courses, accounts depict

Records for resorts in Aberdeenshire and Ayrshire conflict with FEC filings in the US and uncover he has avoided paying UK corporation tax on the two courses Donald Trump has lost virtually 26 m ($ 31.8 m) constructing his golfing empire in Scotland, his company accounts depict a sum that means the Republican presidential nominee […]

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Jordan Spieth’ free and relaxed’ before grand slam bid at PGA Championship

Jordan Spieth would become the youngest player to complete golfs grand slam if he wins the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow If words and demeanour are anything to go by, the only hot Jordan Spieth will feel at the PGA Championship will come from the brutal Charlotte humidity. Whatever else may burden Spieth at Quail […]

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‘These are the white stairs’: the enduring insults of golfing while black

Last weekend police were called after a group of black female golfers were accused of slow play. Regrettably, the incident came as little surprise You don’t need to wait too long to be reminded how slow golf has been to evolve in America. The latest incident went last weekend after police were called on a […]

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R& A between rock and a hard place over Trump and Turnberry Open | Ewan Murray

The Republican presidential candidates recent commentaries do not sit well with golfs attempts to be more inclusive but a answer may not be straightforward Even months of shadowing his predecessor, Peter Dawson, cannot have prepared Martin Slumbers for the blizzard that engulfed him upon taking office as the chief executive of the R& A. Sympathy […]

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From Bobby Jones to Jordan Spieth: The evolution of the golf grand slam

Should he win this week’s PGA Championship, Jordan Spieth will become the youngest player to complete golf’s career grand slam. Of every golfer to ever play the game, merely Jack Nicklaus has won three different majors at such an early stage in his career. Merely Tiger Woods has completed the set before his 25 th […]

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R& A between boulder and a hard place over Trump and Turnberry Open | Ewan Murray

The Republican presidential candidates recent remarks do not sit well with golfs attempts to be more inclusive but a solution may not be straightforward Even months of shadowing his predecessor, Peter Dawson, cannot have prepared Martin Slumbers for the storm that engulfed him upon taking office as the chief executive of the R& A. Sympathy […]

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Australian golfing great Peter Thomson succumbs aged 88

( CNN) Australian golfing legend Peter Thomson has died aged 88 following a battle with Parkinson’s disease. Thomson won five British Open titles in the 1950 s and 1960 s and is the only player since the turn of the 20 th century to win golf’s oldest major championship three times in a row. He […]

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