The Barom­e­ter

The big­gest win­ners and losers in the world of golf this month.

Golf World (UK) - - The Spin -

Arnold Palmer The first Arnold Palmer In­vi­ta­tional since his death sees only 10 of the world’s top 25 turn up. What thanks for the man who made it pos­si­ble? One Rules Of­fi­cial Tak­ing tar­get golf to a new level, one un­for­tu­nate of­fi­cial feels the thud of David Horsey’s tee shot bounce off him as he carts down the fair­way in the Hero In­dian Open. Did he not cry fore? Trump Na­tional GC The president’s LA course is van­dalised by en­vi­ron­men­tal­ists. Onto one green they scrawled, in dirty, dis­fig­ur­ing let­ters, ‘NO MORE TIGERS. NO MORE WOODS’. Clever. Equal­ity While it was ex­cel­lent news that Muir­field fi­nally voted to ad­mit fe­male mem­bers, it was still de­press­ing to learn that 19.8% of the mem­ber­ship still voted no. Come on, chaps.

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