Entries by Mathilda

Spieth, Day top Olympic rankings as Rio approaches

The calendar officially reads 2016, which means a new Olympic year has begun. Not just any Olympic year, of course, but one that will usher in the return of golf to the Olympics for the first time since 1904. The fields of 60 men and 60 women will be finalized after the Open Championship in […]

Tiger Woods proud of Aussie golfer Jason Day after winning first major title

Australian professional golfer Jason Day has grabbed his first PGA Championship title in a record-breaking win against Jordan Spieth last Sunday. Day finally broke through to win a Major after shortcomings in this year’s previous tournaments, but the Aussie’s recent victory may just be the beginning of his journey in winning further Majors, and fellow PGA […]

The Handicap May Finally Go Global

Say you meet a 12-handicap golfer from Australia on the first tee at St. Andrews in Scotland. If your U.S. handicap index also happens to be 12, you might suggest a friendly little money game, with no strokes given. Bad move. That’s because Golf Australia, the sport’s governing body there, doesn’t calculate handicaps the way […]

Bring ‘Little Tommy Morris’ to the world!

Little Tommy Morris is THE children’s book of the year for anyone who loves the great game of golf and would like their children to love it too. Written by acclaimed St Andrews golf historian Roger McStravick and illustrated by St Andrews artist, Maria Amelia Randall, this gorgeous story charts the meteoric rise of golf’s first ‘rock star’ prodigy, […]