Vousden on streaks

Thought for the Day If you’re deciding on a lucky number, don’t go for 759 – it’s not likely to come up too often Hot Stuff With the exception of those deranged egotists who sprint across playing arenas naked, streaks in sport are not uncommon. An individual or team temporarily discovers the secrets of the… read more →

Vousden’s found something good with LIV

Thought for the Day I’m sorry. But if you were right, I would have agreed with you In Praise of LIV Golf – Really? I am not, by instinct, a natural enthusiast for LIV Golf. My resistance to its charms materialised quite early for a number of reasons. First, when it announced itself as: ‘Golf,… read more →

Exciting times? Not Really says Vousden

Thought for the Day It’s easy to identify people who can’t count to ten. They’re in front of you in the supermarket express lane Exciting times? Not Really Variety is the spice of life, or so it’s said. Which is (almost) another way of saying that change is inevitable, so why not embrace it? Unfortunately,… read more →

Vousden’s year, Part 2

Concluding our look back to a tumultuous 2013 Man You Love to Hate: Patrick Cantlay He plays slower than Carlota Ciganda, refused to wear a cap in the Ryder Cup but denies it was a protest at not being paid (which nobody believes) and isn’t much liked by Rory McIlroy or, it seems, a lot… read more →

Vousden’s year, Part 1

It has been an unusually turbulent year – so much so that our annual review has had to be lengthened – part two is next month. Hypocrite of The Year: Jon Rahm No need to list the many, many times he has pledged his loyalty to the PGA Tour and Ryder Cup, or itemise his… read more →

Vousden on the Babe

Thought for the Day Compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everybody believes he got the biggest piece What a Babe Lexi Thompson narrowly missed the cut at the Shriner’s Children’s Open last week. It served to remind me of the only woman golfer who has made it to… read more →