The  clubhouse on the Old Course at St Andrews in Fife, Scotland, home of the Royal and Ancient.

These things are never done quietly. The sound of a wall falling down or a barrier being broken or of a seismic shift in doctrine has a knock-o(...)

Ernie Els makes a remarkable save from a bunker on the 13th green during the final round of his British Open win at Muirfield in 2002. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images.

Every so often, as the rota winds its way from one famed links to another, The Open – i.e. the British Open to those who prefer a geographical distinc(...)