Turnberry owner Donald Trump says his course will provide the "greatest canvas" for the Open, if the R&A want to use it.
Spain's Antonio Hortal stole the Madeira Islands Open lead from compatriot Nacho Elvira with a nine under par first round.
Paul Lawrie won his opening match as the event which bears his name enjoyed a successful European Tour debut.
All the results, the latest draw and schedule from the Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Matchplay at Murcar Links GC.
World number two Lydia Ko shrugged off a 3:30am alarm call to card an opening 66 in the Ricoh Women's British Open.
World number one Rory McIlroy has confirmed that he will miss next week's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.
David John reckons host Paul Lawrie can enjoy a good run in his Match Play event this week in Aberdeen.
Ben Coley previews the Quicken Loans National where defending champion Justin Rose is expected to be difficult to beat.
Our David John makes John Parry his headline selection for this week's rescheduled Madeira Islands Open.
Former world number one Tiger Woods insists his game is close to turning the corner.