Hello. Welcome to The Slam, NCG’s look back on the golfing week.

There is a video this week – hurrah! – so you can watch that above. (Sorry about my voice, caught one of those colds all the kids are going on about.)

It’s a cracker, with Rory McIlroy taking on the Ryder Cup and the Tiger-Phil showdown, as well as another high-profile player-caddie split at the worst possible time, and why Woods was right to turn down a monster appearance fee on the European Tour.

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