Tag: Carnoustie

Oct 10

St. Andrews Not What She Used to Be?

Ross Fisher Breaks the Course Record at Old Course of St. Andrews I’ve always dreamed of going back to that country course in Washington State that seemed so long when I was a kid. When I was in my prime, I knew that if I could go back, I would murder that piece of acreage, …

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Aug 02

LPGA British Open – Kingsbarns

Scottish Open was Only first Part of LPGA Scottish Fantasy – Now Comes the Open at Kingsbarns Last week, I went on and on about the beauties of Scotland and its great links courses, as the LPGA played one of its events there. It wasn’t a major, but one of my favorites, simply based on …

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Apr 19

Van der Velde Returns

Returns to Scene of Epic Collapse So many years have gone by since that painful scene at Carnoustie in 1999. The idea of a Frenchman winning the Open, which is to say, the British Open, must have been off-putting to a few Brits, but they had to admit that Jean Van der Velde had played …

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