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Article Posted: 6th October 2014
What a week in St. Andrews at the Alfred Dunhill Links. It doesn't get much better either on or off the course.
Tommy Fleetwood once again demonstrated just how seriously good a player he is becoming by finishing alongside Rory McIlroy in runner up position behind Oliver Wilson.
Tommy is no doubt benefitting from having the vastly experienced Wobbly on the bag and I expect the pair to march into the winner's enclosure again very soon.
It was a great pleasure to have the company of world No.1 Rory at the ADL. What other sport could you watch the best player in the world for free for three days?
Rory did not receive an appearance fee and his participation I am sure was a fantastic tribute to what Dunhill chief Johann Rupert has done for golf and a thank you for the invitation Rory received to play in his tournament that got him his card in the first place.
A great week was had by all although I'll skip talking about my contribution to the team cause. Let's just say I thoroughly enjoyed playing with top 10 finisher Louis Oosthuizen all week and in the company of Martin Kaymer, Charl Schwartzel and Ryan Palmer.
Another good week was enjoyed by Matt Fitzpatrick on the course at least with another top 10 on the Challenge Tour. Off the course wasn't quite as good as he returned to his rental car in Rome to find his clubs, cases and valuables missing.... » More