R& A between stone 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 all-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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Picking an Open winner becomes ever harder in era without a hierarchy | Andy Bull

In a golfing epoch with no dominant figure but an abundance of talented competitors, mental strength and adaptability to the conditions could be key at Royal Birkdale The rain came late to Royal Birkdale, hours after the weathermen reckoned it would. They said the blizzard that swept across the south on Tuesday night would arrive […]

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R& A between stone 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 all-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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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 all-inclusive but a solution 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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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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Jordan Spieth sets standard at Open to share lead after first round

Jordan Spieth shot a five-under 65 at Royal Birkdale to share the first-round result with his fellow Americans Brooks Koepka and Matt Kuchar Jordan Spieth waited 467 days for this. The truth is, so had the rest of us. There have been few more painful episodes in athletic including for spectators who retain even an […]

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