Forcing Never Works

Forcing Never Works

For the second time in two months, Rory McIlroy suffered a heart-breaking disaster when it seemed to all the world that he was about to record an overdue victory. By carving an ill-chosen, three-wood approach into the water at the 72nd hole, he missed the chance to...
First year of WHS has not gone well

First year of WHS has not gone well

It’s an understatement to say that the first year of the new World Handicap Scheme (WHS) in Ireland is being widely perceived as a major disappointment. Results in club domestic competitions published in the provincial press and commented upon on social media would...
Fairer access for All Professional Golfers

Fairer access for All Professional Golfers

In in his day, Peter Alliss used to say that one had to be a world-beater just to make a comfortable living playing tournament golf. He painted a less than rosy picture of a few skinny money trees scattered about that one might raid from time to time. There’s no doubt...