Andrew Cotter

  • Andrew Cotter: "Bryson DeChambeau is the monster golf created"

    Written by Andrew Cotter on Monday, 8 March 2021

    Bryson DeChambeau distance drew headlines again as the US Open champion powered his way to his eighth PGA Tour victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. But, as our columnist Andrew Cotter muses here, golf must always be a game of skill over power. Tam Arte Quam Marte... I do like to start off with a bit of Latin – it creates an...

  • Andrew Cotter: "It was a privilege to work with Peter Alliss"

    Written by Andrew Cotter on Monday, 1 February 2021

    Today's Golfer columnist and BBC commentator Andrew reflects on his time working with the late, great Voice of Golf, Peter Alliss. "The thing is… if I died now it would really spoil the evening.” The delivery was as crisp and perfectly-timed as all of his lines...

  • Andrew Cotter: "I question the rationale behind golf courses being closed"

    Written by Andrew Cotter on Monday, 23 November 2020

    TG columnist and BBC commentator Andrew Cotter is struggling to understand why golf courses are closed during the latest coronavirus lockdown and believes a "tiresome perception" of the game is to blame. You catch me, dear reader, at a slightly low ebb. Yes, I realise, such is the way this year has gone, that I might have to readjust my mood-parameters,...

  • Andrew Cotter: "Golf offers relief from coronavirus"

    Written by Andrew Cotter on Monday, 2 November 2020

    As we head towards a second Covid-19 lockdown across England, TG columnist and BBC commentator Andrew Cotter explains why golf offers enormous relief and escape from Coronavirus. The champions dinner of hermetically-sealed takeaway food. The azaleas and magnolias lying dormant amidst light flurries of snow. And the sanitised Green Jacket being handed over by Tiger Woods – dangling it on a...