Tag Archives: Elliot Saltman

Feb
9
2011

Saltman: Man of controversy!

While you’re all probably aware of the Elliot Saltman case, which is still ongoing, and my views on the issue, it’s worth returning to it for a few minutes, if only to watch Sky Sports News’ SPECIAL REPORT(!) on the subject: Rough Justice (see what they did there?).

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Jan
22
2011
By Conor Nagle under European PGA Tour

*sigh* back to the range, then...

The debate surrounding Padraig Harrington’s disqualification from the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship has, unsurprisingly, grown some legs since Friday morning’s awkward press conference, with most of the sport’s corps of journos coming to the conclusion that now is the time for change! But change what, exactly? No one’s entirely sure by the looks of things.

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Jan
20
2011
By Conor Nagle under European PGA Tour

Elliott Saltman: pondering appeal

The Guardian has an interesting follow-up to yesterday’s story on Elliot Saltman, the European Tour pro found guilty of cheating at a tournament in Russia last year. Apparently, there are fears in certain quarters that the composition of the disciplinary panel (a committee of eight European Tour executives and several ‘senior’ players, Thomas Bjorn and Colin Montgomerie among them) has left its decision open to legal challenge.

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