FORMER US Open, Scottish Open and double French Open champion Graeme McDowell believes he's found out how to unlock the secrets of the little-known Chambers Bay course and venue for next week's US Open.
They are more used to sipping Raki in Turkey than gulping down a can of Belhaven but the Scottish Golf Union (SGU) is doing its bit to bolster exports of the East Lothian thrapple douser after announcing that the final of its highly successful Belhaven Best Scottish Club Handicap Championship will be heading to the Eurasian nation.
HEATHER MUNRO from Monifieth and Kilwinning's Connie Jaffrey (Troon Ladies) are Scotland's only two representatives among the 64 players who have come through the two-round stroke-play qualifying test and now go into the match-play stages this morning (Thurdsay).
DAVID LINGMERTH claimed his first PGA Tour title following a play-off victory over England's Justin Rose to win the Memorial Tournament in Ohio on Sunday while Tiger Woods suffered more problems and finished last.
FORMER Italian Open champion and present University of Stirling coach Dean Robertson was full of praise for Cormac Sharvin after the 22-year-old's impressive seven-under-par 65 on the opening day of the St.
TOM WATSON has admitted for the first time that he was hurt by the criticisms directed at him by several members of the US Ryder Cup team in the immediate aftermath of their defeat at Gleneagles last September.
The elbowing and jockeying for a place in the Great Britain & Ireland Walker Cup team for this September's match continues in the north of Scotland this weekend when the Carrick Neil Scottish Open Amateur Strokeplay Championship takes place over the Old Course at Lossiemouth.