It may be an unrealistic notion, but it would be refreshing if we can get through the next two weeks of professional golf tournaments without talking about the politics and business of the game and focus instead on what should matter: The golf itself.
Would the late Walt Disney dared to have dreamed about the state of professional golf? Photo: Hulton Archive via Getty Images
Walt Disney said, “If you can dream it, you can do it.”
That’s a nice thought anyway.
On Thursday, the Genesis Scottish Open begins at the Renaissance Club, a modern-day addition to a collection of classic links that run along the A198 in Scotland, connecting Gullane, Muirfield and North Berwick, among others.
It’s at Renaissance (it’s pronounced Ren-AY-sance in the U.K.) that 14 of the top 15 players in the current world ranking will tee it up in the first tournament co-sanctioned by the PGA Tour and the DP World Tour.
Once the final putt falls Sunday afternoon, the 150th Open Championship at the Old Course goes on the clock, bringing what may f...
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