Earlier this summer Gullane Golf Club in East Lothian was hit with gale force winds caused by Storm Hector, causing a hospitality tent set up for the Scottish Open to be swept away by high winds. A similar act of destruction hit Scotland this week, this time at the Home of Golf.
It is a powerful statement to make in 2018 from a university founded in 1413, and it will echo far beyond the underworld of golf.
Tom Watson’s St. Andrews good-bye is all the more impressive given the fight his wife wages back home
For a few brief moments on Saturday morning, the truly impossible seemed possible. It wasn’t just that Tom Watson was leading the Senior British Open a little more than five weeks prior to his 69th birthday. It was the circumstances under which he had the lead.
He was a little less than convincing towards the end of his final round, but Miguel Angel Jimenez did just enough over the closing holes to hold off defending champion Bernhard Langer and claim the Senior British Open Championship at St. Andrews.
“It was tougher than I thought it would be,” Chamblee admitted of missing the cut at the Senior British Open.
The fabled 'Road Hole' at St Andrews is tough enough without outside interferences.
It was, not surprisingly, a time for looking back rather than forward. One day before the Senior British Open Championship...
Do you like golf? Duh. Do you like working outside? Maybe? Well, St. Andrews might just have the perfect job opening for you.
Rayhan Thomas will now reassess ahead of the 123rd staging of The Amateur Championship to be held at Royal Aberdeen and Murcar Links from June 18-23.
Rayhan Thomas has made an impressive - albeit topsy-turvy - start to his European summer campaign, firing himself into early contention at the prestigious St Andrews Trophy in Scotland.
Rayhan Thomas may have won a professional title as an amateur and be the joint holder of a world record for the most consecutive birdies (nine) in a pro event, but his latest honour might just top it all.