Scottish Golf News – The Herald

  • Open woe for Tiger Woods as David Duval sags to 91
    on July 19, 2019 at 9:20 am

    It wasn’t a great day for some of the men who have conquered before in this ultimate links test. […]

  • The Open: Nightmare for Rory McIlroy as JB Holmes clicks with a 66
    on July 19, 2019 at 12:10 am

    Well, that was quite the day. The zealous masses had stampeded through the entry gates here at Royal Portrush in the kind of rampaging scenes you would see on an Attenborough documentary about the migration of wildebeest on the Serengeti as Northern Ireland sent its golfing heroes on their way in the 148th Open Championship. […]

  • Robert MacIntyre puts Oban on the map with Open push
    on July 19, 2019 at 12:04 am

    Whatever happens in his career, Robert MacIntyre can always say that at about 10am on Thursday July 18, 2019 he led The Open Championship. On the biggest stage in golf, the 22-year-old lefty was going global. […]

  • Robert MacIntyre among the early leaders after 68 at The Open
    on July 18, 2019 at 2:19 pm

    There’s nothing to this Open Championship malarkey. While Rory McIlroy was enduring a calamitous eight on the first hole at Royal Portrush and former champion David Duval racked up a disastrous 13 on the seventh, Oban’s Robert MacIntyre serenely plodded his way into the upper echelons of the leaderboard after a thrilling start to his debut in golf’s greatest major. […]

  • The Open: Royal Portrush ready to bare its teeth
    on July 18, 2019 at 7:12 am

    IT’S that time of the golfing year when all and sundry have a go at predicting the unpredictable. And they tend to get it spectacularly wrong. Experts, analysts, pundits, commentators, bookmakers, doyens, past players, current players, swing gurus, soothsayers, religious zealots, . . . even the golf writers have a go. […]

  • Missing The Open would have been unbearable for Graeme McDowell
    on July 18, 2019 at 7:10 am

    An Open Championship at Royal Portrush without Graeme McDowell playing in it would be like a night in the Harbour Bar without any Guinness. […]

  • Low key Open build up suits Robert MacIntyre to a tee
    on July 18, 2019 at 7:10 am

    Let’s face it, The Open is big. […]

  • Listen: Nick Rodger and Matt Cooper preview the Open
    on July 17, 2019 at 11:23 am

    ON this week's episode of the Herald and Times Sport podcast, Nick Rodger checks in from Portrush to preview the Open. […]

  • No Tiger Woods pairing but Russell Knox looking to make mark at Open
    on July 17, 2019 at 9:03 am

    Given all the hoopla, the ­remorseless scrutiny and the general commotion that surrounds Tiger Woods and the golfing circus he generates, actually being put out in a group with him on the first day of […]

  • Koepka and his caddie look to share the ultimate win
    on July 17, 2019 at 8:11 am

    Given his recent record in the major championships, the Open’s official engraver may be tempted to start gently chiselling the name Brooks Koepka on to the Claret Jug right now. […]