R&A chief slams golf coverage of BBC
  R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers has slammed the golf coverage of rights partner BBC as “tired and outdated”.  Slumbers, in his second year in charge of golf’s governing body, made his damning comments despite the BBC still showing four days of highlights from Royal Birkdale last week, having relinquished... Read more
Some viewers disgusted by fans who “booe…
  The beauty of major tournaments is that you get two sides of the draw. You get your golf fans who can name the last 24 Open champions, and you get those who are just checking in for the first time in about 24 months. I fell into that trap where tennis... Read more
Willett: “I’m f****** miles away” from a…
  Danny Willett admits he is still struggling to recover from back pain as his on-course struggles continue.  Willett, the 2016 Masters champion, has steadily fallen from ninth in the world to a current 43rd in the rankings, much to do with missing the cut or withdrawing from six... Read more
Quite possibly the greatest impersonatio…
  We’ve seen some cracking impersonations of golf professionals before, but few rival this one. Quite literally. Steven Connolly, who goes by the Twitter name @NotReallyGMac, is as his name suggests, a Graeme McDowell impersonator. And a fine one at that.  In his latest video, McDowell adds a line of lingerie... Read more
Bones: “Greller gave most critical yarda…
  The 13th hole looked likely to be an unlucky one for Jordan Spieth as he contemplated his drop some 120 yards right of the fairway on the practice range during Sunday’s final round of The Open.  But while a moment of magic from Spieth clawed a bogey out... Read more
Jason Day tells GolfMagic: “At the end o…
  Jason Day might not be firing on all cylinders right now, but he knows it’s just a matter of time before he does. Speaking exclusively to GolfMagic Editor Andy Roberts at Nike Town London just hours after returning from the Open Championship in a tie for 27th, a frustrated... Read more
Rory McIlroy tells GolfMagic: “The Open …
  Rory McIlroy sat down to chat to GolfMagic Editor Andy Roberts at Nike Town London just hours after returning from a tie for fourth at the Open Championship. McIlroy, 28, had endured a wretched run of form prior to Royal Birkdale missing three of his last four cuts,... Read more
Spieth explains why he said “go get that…
  Jordan Spieth did many extraordinary things at the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale last week, one of which included demanding his caddie to go and pick his ball out the cup when sending it home for an eagle at 15.  Were Spieth and caddie Michael Greller simply... Read more
Jordan Spieth’s caddie notes from Open f…
  Jordan Spieth’s caddie Michael Greller has revealed his Open Championship final round caddie notes to the European Tour, and they are a sight to behold, especially where the now famous par-4 13th hole is concerned. A hole that will never quite be remembered the same following Spieth’s drop into... Read more
Nicklaus: Spieth’s Open drop was an “unb…
Jack Nicklaus was so impressed with Jordan Spieth’s Open Championship triumph that he took to Twitter just hours after the victory speech to share more than 350 complimentary words about it all. Spieth’s gutsy three-stroke win at Royal Birkdale pulled him level with Nicklaus as the only other player to... Read more