Iain Carter

BBC golf correspondent

Analysis and opinion from our golf correspondent

About Iain

Iain has been the BBC's Golf Correspondent since 2003.... Read more about Iain Carter

Since then he has led commentary teams for 5 live at major championships and Ryder Cups. Accruing hundreds of thousands of airmiles each year, Iain travels the golfing globe to provide reports, blogs and tweets from all of the game's most important tournaments.

In his spare time Iain desperately tries to cling on to a single-figure handicap.

A sports journalist since the mid-1980s, he also commentates on rugby union and tennis.

Donald & Westwood making major gains

21 April 2014
Lee Westwood and Luke Donald

Some players find themselves inextricably linked as their careers develop. It may be through rivalry, partnership, friendship or circumstance.

All these scenarios apply in the cases of Lee Westwood and Luke Donald. The two Englishmen know what it is to be the best player on the planet, Ryder Cup partners and to battle the march of time in an as yet elusive quest for major glory.

Read full article, Luke Donald and Lee Westwood united in quest for major glory

Bubba's brilliance and a new golf superstar

14 April 2014

In the absence of the injured Tiger Woods, we were served a Masters strikingly abundant in talking points that include but go beyond its extraordinary champion.

This was an event we will remember for the guys who came second, for the astonishing power that brought a second Green Jacket for Bubba Watson, for amazing performances by the older generation and for some rather indifferent ones from those at the heart of the UK's golden era.

Read full article, Masters 2014: Watson, Spieth and Jimenez leave fantastic memories

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