Henrik Stenson arrives with the Claret Jug in a futuristic looking Mercedes-Benz

Defending Open champion Henrik Stenson got a futuristic ride to Royal Birkdale to return the Claret Jug.

Each year The Open champion receives a replica of The Claret Jug to take away with him, only to have to return it the following year. The 2016 Open winner Henrik Stenson returned with the Claret Jug in fine style with a ride in the futuristic-looking Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion research car.

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Golf and football trick shot goes wrong due to equipment failure: video

These guys specialise in football related trick videos. But for this one they combined some slick foot skills and with a golf drive off a very elevated tee.

Everything was going according to plan until an equipment failure left everyone in stitches.

When golf trick shots go horribly wrong 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/b05NjWQbk5

— Tubes (@TubesSoccerAM) June 21, 2017

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Tips for links golf (in 360˚) with Paul McGinley: video

Use the wind as your friend when you’re playing links golf.

Ahead of last week’s Irish Open, Paul McGinley offered a few tips on playing on playing shots on links golf courses.

And while I’d guess most of us might need a few more details, and plenty of practice to play these shots as easily as McGinley does, this is worth a watch just for the very cool 360 degree vision it offers.

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Jon Rahm wins Irish Open amid rules controversy

Spain’s Jon Rahm romped to a six-stroke victory at the Irish Open at Portstewart yesterday but it wasn’t without controversy.

Jon Rahm seems to have come from nowhere. After turning professional just a year ago, Rahm now has two professional victories and a string of great finishes that has seen him rocket up inside the top-10 of the world golf rankings.

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