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Daily Archives: July 13, 2018

The Hickory Challenge

Scotland is known as the Home of Golf, and ahead of this week’s Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open, the fifth Rolex Series event of the year, we tested the European Tour’s finest with a throwback challenge. Armed with a range of 19th-century hickory clubs and gutty balls – the former as old as Gullane Golf Club itself –  the likes of ...

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Scottish Open: Connor Syme shoots second-round 62 to set new Gullane course record

Connor Syme’s exceptional second round took him to seven under par overall at Gullane Connor Syme is “ecstatic” to have carded a course-record 62 at Gullane, even though he may only hold the honour for a few hours. Calm conditions mean the bulk of the Scottish Open field are shooting low figures, and Syme’s second-round eight under par could yet ...

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Carner (79) not impressed with shooting her age

They turned back the clock to some of the golden eras in women’s golf Thursday at Chicago Golf Club. First up at the inaugural U.S. Senior Women’s Open, Hall of Famer JoAnne Carner made her peers proud. The 79-year-old striped the first tee shot to open the event. For fans who saw her win as “Big Mama” in the ‘60s, ...

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