Nick Rodger

Golf Correspondent

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A son of the Muckle Toon of Langholm, with a penchant for classic rock and honest howffs, a decade of reporting on the Royal & Ancient game has kept me on the straight and narrow despite my own wild attempts at this often infuriating pursuit.

Article Archive

  • 26 Jan 2015

    Blushing buddies ace John McGinn reckons St Mirren's player should be embarrassed by their woeful home form after yet another reversal in their own backyard.

  • 26 Jan 2015

    Glasgow golfer Marc Warren has admitted that the start of Thursday's Dubai Desert Classic can't come soon enough for him after he posted a second place finish in the Qatar Masters over the weekend.

  • 02 Dec 2014

    SAINTS sinner Jim Goodwin has admitted that his career will be over if he steps out of line one more time.

  • 29 Nov 2014

    JOHN McGINN reckons it's time St Mirren's struggling stars started doing their talking on the pitch after taking part in a series of clear-the-air chats off it.

  • 28 Nov 2014

    TOMMY CRAIG last night insisted he is still living the dream as St Mirren manager despite his side's nightmare start to the season.

  • 26 Nov 2014

    Paisley golfer Alastair Forsyth is going back to his roots in a bid to plot a return to the European Tour.

  • 28 Oct 2014

    RANGERS legend Davie Wilson famously hit Falkirk for six back in 1962 as the rampaging Ibrox outfit demolished the Bairns 7-1 at Brockville.

  • 24 Sep 2014

    Sir Alex Ferguson has been unveiled as Team Europe's 13th man ahead of this week's Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

  • 24 Sep 2014

    TEN years ago Scot Stephen Gallacher edged out Graeme McDowell in a play-off to win the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at St Andrews.

  • 23 Sep 2014

    GOLF coach Alan McCloskey reckons that Stephen Gallacher's Ryder Cup debut at Gleneagles can help him flourish in his forties.

  • 22 Sep 2014

    Colin Montgomerie reckons Ian Poulter's "street fighting" mentality will help the Englishman deal with the pressure of being Europe's Ryder Cup talisman.

  • 04 Sep 2014

    FORMER Open champion Paul Lawrie was delivered a Ryder Cup snub last night after being overlooked for a vice-captaincy role in Paul McGinley's European team for this month's clash at Gleneagles.

  • 03 Sep 2014

    European skipper Paul McGinley reckons Glasgow golf ace Marc Warren can take inspiration from Stephen Gallacher and become a future Ryder Cup player.

  • 27 Aug 2014

    Lanark golfer Pamela Pretswell is taking inspiration from an old pals' act as she looks to make her mark on the Ladies European Tour.

  • 27 Aug 2014

    Rory McKenzie struck with 20 minutes left as Kilmarnock edged out local rivals Ayr 1-0 at a raucous Rugby Park last night.

  • 19 Aug 2014

    LANARKSHIRE swing king Alan McCloskey reckons a quick fix is set to reap long-term rewards for Marc Warren after the Glasgow ace claimed his first European Tour win in seven years at the weekend.

  • 01 Aug 2014

    Newly-crowned Open champion Rory McIlroy had to settle for an opening 69 on his return to action in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio last night.

  • 31 Jul 2014

    Glasgow golfer Fraser Davren emerged as the top dog in round two of the Scottish Amateur Championship - after fearing he was barking up the wrong tree at Downfield.

  • 30 Jul 2014

    Glasgow golfer Barry Hume enjoyed a lucky 13 as he returned to his happy hunting ground of Downfield and stormed through the first round of the Fairstone Scottish Amateur Championship.

  • 17 Jul 2014

    Open Championship rookie Paul McKechnie is being tipped for the top by the Lanarkshire coach who has a host of European Tour players under his wing.


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