The 10-man European team romped to an 18.5-11.5 victory to come within one win of America’s lead in the series.
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
Europe won four of the five morning matches at Formby Golf Club and hold the lead over the Americans after the first day of the Palmer Cup.
Britain's decision to leave the European Union has the European Tour unsure of what business implications will follow.
Alistair Tait says European Tour chief Keith Pelley needs to be more open about plans for rebuilding his tour to stop losing top talent to the PGA Tour.
The European team fields many players with links experience heading into this week's Palmer Cup.
Golf’s chance of making a long-term run in the Olympics has been dealt another serious blow by Rory McIlroy’s decision to withdraw from the Rio Games.
Scott Gregory, a 21-year-old from England, took advantage of some good breaks to defeat Robert MacIntyre Saturday at Royal Porthcawl.
Robert MacIntyre could become first left-hander to win the British Amateur Championship.
Adrian Meronk, looking to become the first Polish golfer to win the British Amateur, advanced to the quarterfinals at Royal Porthcawl.
A year after losing in the final match of the British Amateur, Grant Forrest is still alive in match play at Royal Porthcawl.
The latest, straight
to your Inbox.
Subscribe to Golfweek’s newsletters to receive news and exclusive content
Get one year
for less than
the price of