“Renton’s knowledge, insight, wit and wonderfully distinctive voice made him an immensely popular figure in golf and sport in general,” said R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers.
This week the Round Table discusses the PGA Tour / European Tour alliance; whether we should expect pro golfers to take a stand on world events; and the Shot of the Year.
The landmark agreement will see golf’s two major Tours explore all facets of collaboration, including collaborating on global media rights in certain territories.
The first tournament in the ‘UK Swing’ is the Betfred British Masters hosted by Lee Westwood, which will be played from Wednesday July 22 to Saturday July 25.
This week the panel discusses Lexi Thompson’s crucial missed putt; alternate formats for the European Tour; and Brandel Chamblee’s comments about Tiger.
The latest version has teams from England, France and South Africa trying to get into the Guinness Book of World Records.
Rose birdied three of his last four holes to secure the win.
This week the panel discusses whether sports are the right venue to protest social injustice; looks at a new EuroTour event called the Belgian Shootout; and weighs in on the Presidents Cup.
This week the panel looks at Jon Rahm’s rules infraction at the Irish Open, charges of cheating against players who look like they’re still using an anchored stroke; and former caddie Jim (Bones) Mackay’s debut as an announcer for NBC.