The top European Tour players have made a habit of skipping out on the Tour's flagship event in recent years.
Graduated from the University of Guelph with a Masters degree in English after completing his BA at the University of Waterloo. Previously worked for Today’s Golfer and Golf Monthly magazines in the UK. Has written for every major British newspaper, including The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Times, The Independent and The Observer. Has worked at Golfweek since 1994 covering the European Tour and British amateur golf. Has passed the R&A Rules exam. Has penned six books on golf, including a collection of short stories entitled Broken Fairways. Belongs to a unique golf club that plays 72 holes in one day every April, walking and carrying their clubs. A member of Woburn Golf Club where he mostly plays with his dog Izzy. Oh, and Tait would rather walk than ride in a cart any day.
Stories by Alistair Tait
Russell Knox made a defiant Ryder Cup statement that will give European captain Darren Clarke much to think about.
After struggling for much of the past two years, Westwood scored a second-place finish at the Masters and T-10 at the Irish Open.
Byeong Hun An decimated the field last year with a runaway, six-shot win for his first European Tour victory.
Danny Willett is prepared to follow Rory McIlroy’s lead and pull out of the Olympic Games if he feels the Zika virus could threaten future family plans.
The Northern Irishman wins the home event for the first time, earning his 13th European Tour win in the process.
Inclement weather halted play for several hours Saturday at the Irish Open, but when play was called for the day, Rory McIlroy had taken a three-shot lead.
Danny Willett and Marc Warren share the 36-hole lead at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open while Rory McIlroy is a shot back at the K Club.
Danny Willett shot 7-under 65 Thursday at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open while Rory McIlroy is two shots back after 18 holes.
Muirfield club members have voted notto allow female members, and the decision has cost the club its place in the British Open rota.
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