Scottish Golf News – The Herald

  • Joy of six as Kelly eases to third Scottish PGA Championship win
    on October 19, 2017 at 8:30 pm

    IN the end, it was the kind of procession that could have been accompanied by bunting, a royal wave and the commissioning of some commemorative dish cloots but Chris Kelly was still relieved to get over the finishing line as he won the M&H Logistics Scottish PGA Championship for a third time at Gleneagles. […]

  • Chris Kelly leads by five heading into final round of Scottish PGA Championship
    on October 18, 2017 at 8:00 pm

    YOU can’t beat a good dollop of Caledonian confidence. “I’m astounded by my position but it may all come crashing down,” said Chris Kelly with the kind of pessimism that would make Private Frazer of Dad’s Army look like a shimmering beacon of cheery positivity. […]

  • Duncan Stewart seeks Spanish salvation as Robert MacIntyre wins in Kuwait
    on October 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm

    IT’S that time of the year again when players at the wrong end of the European Tour’s money list march through the swinging doors of the last chance saloon and have a final fling of the dice, writes Nick Rodger. […]

  • Scottish Golf in disarray as chief executive Blane Dodds quits
    on October 18, 2017 at 6:00 am

    DISARRAY, disgruntlement, directionless? Scottish Golf doesn’t have its problems to seek. No sooner had a memo arrived yesterday confirming that the amateur governing body’s chief executive, Blane Dodds, had resigned after 16 months in the job, another press release dropped almost simultaneously from Tennis Scotland trumpeting the news that he had taken up a similar post with them. […]

  • Chris Kelly soars into lead in Scottish PGA Championship at Gleneagles
    on October 17, 2017 at 9:30 pm

    IT wasn’t quite an exhibit from the British Golf Museum but Chris Kelly dug into the archives and unearthed a vintage performance which thrust him into the lead after the delayed opening round of the M&H Logistics Scottish PGA Championship at Gleneagles. […]

  • Blane Dodds quits as chief executive of Scottish Golf
    on October 17, 2017 at 1:56 pm

    Scottish Golf, the amateur governing body, is seeking a third chief executive in 18 months after Blane Dodds resigned from his post today. […]

  • Nick Rodger: Teasers and trailers as Tiger Tale goes on
    on October 17, 2017 at 6:00 am

    DESPITE the whiz-bang championing of those switched on, plugged in techno-zealots, I’ve never been particularly keen on internet banking, no matter how much those fresh-faced tellers in the local branch gleefully gush on about its convenience and its flexibility and its ability to make their jobs easier by preventing old -ashioned goons like me shuffling up to the counter to deposit a poke of wizened fivers and a purse full of Saxon sceats. […]

  • Colin Montgomerie conquers again on Champions Tour
    on October 16, 2017 at 9:43 am

    Colin Montgomerie claimed his second Champions Tour win in just five weeks after a bogey-free final round at the SAS Championship. […]

  • In-form Marc Warren secures another top 10 as Tyrell Hatton wins Italian Open
    on October 15, 2017 at 7:22 pm

    Marc Warren started the week by welcoming his second child into the family and ended it with his third-top 10 in his last four events on the European […]

  • Nick Rodger: An Old Course 61 is the talk of the Auld Grey Toun
    on October 10, 2017 at 4:10 am

    THERE are various ways to communicate. Here at The Herald, for instance, this correspondent’s ropey reversing of the editorial pool car into its designated parking bay is orchestrated by an elaborate maritime flag semaphore. Either that, or the frantic flapping glimpsed in the wing mirror is just the sports editor furiously brandishing my P45 again as I return from another week at the golfing coalface. […]