US Open. Vousden.

Now that the dust has settled on a excellent US Open, time to ponder a few winners and losers from the week They flattered to deceive Rickie Fowler His opening 66 saw him atop the leaderboard for most of the opening day but first round leaders rarely go on to win and his subsequent efforts… read more →

Martin’s USPGA Autopsy

Thought for the Day Don’t raise your voice, improve your argument Random thoughts from the US PGA Championship It was nonsense for the bookmakers to have Tiger Woods as joint favourite going into the US PGA Championship. He hadn’t played in the month since winning the Masters, had been unwell the week prior to the… read more →

The Masters. 2019. Tiger. Martin Vousden

Thought for the Day If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission Of all the dramatic and uplifting stories in sports, none can eclipse that of the ageing, past-his-prime champion getting up from the metaphorical canvas and landing a knockout blow. To see the over-the-hill serial winner rouse himself for one last shot… read more →

Good manners cost nothing…

Thought for the Day Knowledge is being aware of what you can do. Wisdom is knowing when not to do it Not all pro golfers are nice guys Many years ago I worked for a publishing company that also produced a football magazine and on one golf assignment the only photographer available was a man… read more →

Rules is Rules. Vousden is Vousden

Thought for the Day No one can make you feel inferior without your consent Pro golfers on Tours around the world really are a bunch of whining ninnies. Right now, with barely four weeks gone of 2019, they’ve got themselves all wound up about the new rules Typically, they haven’t given them the chance to… read more →

Martin Vousden. New Rules…

Thought for the Day I had the blues because I had no shoes upon the street, until I met a man who had no feet. Ancient Persian saying Despite early bleatings from tour pros – who seem ever willing to find something to complain about – the new, simplified rules will be a major factor… read more →