Even for the best, golf is littered with headwrecking frustrations

In every sport, there’s a team, or a venue, or an event, or a player that proves to be someone’s nemesis. Sometimes it just gets in the player’s head but it proves to be a complete bogeyman… and golf is littered with them, says Kevin Markham

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The 10 best golf scenes in non-golf films

Golf has been a feature of many movies over the years, from Caddyshack to Tin Cup, but this beautiful game of ours is also ever-present as window-dressing in other films. Kevin Markham picks the 10 best movies where golf makes a brief but telling appearance.

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Bandon’s John ‘Blondie’ Carroll still calling the shots

It has been a while since John “Blondie” Carroll was lacing up his boots in a Cork Celtic dressing room. Yet his years in a team environment, as well as a long-serving national golf selector, have made him an ideal fit as the Golfing Union of Ireland’s new senior team captain.

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