Eamonn Darcy did not have a loop

Eamonn Darcy did not have a loop

All of the recent talk about Matthew Wolff and Jimmy Bruen’s ‘loopy golf swings’ caused somebody to get in touch and ask me what I thought of Eamonn Darcy’s golf swing? Eamonn hardly looped at all. His idiosyncrasy was no more than his right elbow ‘popping out’ as he...
Ban green reading books

Ban green reading books

The World Match Play final between Billy Horschel and Scottie Scheffler was more like an ordnance survey exam than a game of golf. It will be a huge relief to watch golf being played at Augusta this coming week without being overwhelmed by an urge to throw something...
R&A unhappy – still missing golf on BBC

R&A unhappy – still missing golf on BBC

Like many enthusiasts for watching golf on TV, I was disappointed when the BBC lost out to BSkyB in the bidding War to broadcast future Open Championships in 2015. Watching golf on the Beeb had such a nice change of pace to it. The Open, without Peter Alliss, didn’t...
Match-Play Penance

Match-Play Penance

After a wonderful run of terrific golf watching on TV since the Concession Tournament in Bradenton, Florida won by Collin Morikawa, the last day of the Dell World Match Play in Austin, Texas was about as painful as a slow death. I gave up on it long before the finish...