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    • The Sound of Silence*

      The Sound of Silence*

      A recent social media poll asked the question, “Is the worst thing to happen to golf people listening to music on the course?” The result was close, too close. Where do you stand on music on the golf course?

      Bidding war is a bad look for golf

      Bidding war is a bad look for golf

      Talk lately has been far from cheap. It’s all about money, lots of it. When will enough be enough? Well, if your name’s Gates, Bezos or Buffett, then the answer is never. If it’s Mickelson, DeChambeau or Johnson, we’re about to find out

      No wonder Rory is off his game

      No wonder Rory is off his game

      The Chairman of the Player Advisory Council has had a lot to swallow off the course of late, not least a $40 million bonus pool that has been the talk of the PGA Tour for all the wrong reasons

      Apples never fall far from trees

      Apples never fall far from trees

      Gary Player made headlines for all the wrong reasons last week when his son Wayne hijacked Lee Elder’s ceremony of overdue recognition at The Masters. But was it the act of evil the media has portrayed it to be, or just a sad part of the Player DNA?

      A proud day for Japan

      A proud day for Japan

      Hideki Matsuyama has been tipped to light the Olympic torch this summer in Tokyo. Whether that happens or not, no doubt he’s lit a fire under the fairway ambitions of an already golf mad nation of Japan

      Eamonn Darcy did not have a loop

      Eamonn Darcy did not have a loop

      ‘Eamonn hardly looped at all. His idiosyncrasy was no more than his right elbow ‘popping out’ as he gathered full power to apply a ferocious blow in the hitting area; the result of playing the game almost entirely with his right hand and arm’

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