- PGA PRO'S MAJOR AMBITION FOR SOLHEIM CUP STAR
One of Europe's leading coaches is targeting major success for Solheim Cup star Melissa Reid. Dave Ridley, who has helped develop the 24-year-old's career, watched on proudly as she played her part in Europe's dramatic triumph against the United States at Killeen Castle, Ireland.
- CHAMPAGNE TONY
With the Open just played and the PGA to finish this weekend, the win of Darren Clarke invoked a spirit of a 'man of the people' but there have been other Open Champion's who were people that the watching public took to their hearts - as did the media.
- PGA ACCOLADE FOR GOLF STALWART
Four-time Ryder Cup player and renowned course architect Dave Thomas has been honoured with a special PGA award.
- Golf on the Edge 2
Play a round of golf with a golfing author where you don't consider their game and what they have written about. If they write about courses (general stuff) they often have rounded mid handicap golfing games and the way they relax into the most familiar love of just playing the game is all too obvious.
- The story behind the triumph
Steve Webster wins the inaugural Portuguese Masters on Sunday 21st October 2007 - For Terry Webster it was a wonderful week to remember after the sadness and stress of losing his wife Val to cancer last May. It was the week in October when his 32-year-old son Steve won the Portugal Masters at Victoria Clube de Golfe in such convincing style, his second success in his 11 years on the European Tour.
- ESPN CLASSIC HONOURS THE SENSATIONAL SPANIARD SEVE BALLESTEROS
Following the sad announcement this week from Seve Ballesteros that he will be retiring from golf, ESPN Classic is proud to announce it has scheduled a special documentary exploring the impact this wonderful player had on the sport throughout his career. The Champions Story: Seve Ballesteros will be shown on ESPN Classic (Sky Channel 442) on Thursday, 19th July at midnight, Saturday, 21st July at 10am, and Tuesday 24th July at 7pm.
- LEGENDS OF THE GAME
I doubt if any of the readers of this article will have heard of Titanic Thompson, but in the days when professional golfers did not earn massive amounts of money, the opportunist used his wits to survive. Some of them were gamblers of one form or another, from the earliest days they made challenge matches and then had large side bets. American Titanic, born in Little Rock in 1893 as Alvin C Thompson, was probably one of the most famous gamblers, he was a legend of the fairways from the twenties will into the fifties. He toured the country making bets and issuing challenges to whoever would take them.