Stories tagged: Ryder Cup
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2017, 9:26 P.M.
Captain Jim Furyk tweaks Ryder Cup points system
Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk is tweaking the U.S. points system to put more value on winning PGA Tour events than high finishes in the majors. Furyk also said Wednesday …
SUNDAY, OCT. 2, 2016, 8:26 P.M.
Task completed as Americans win back Ryder Cup
Phil Mickelson led the American Ryder cup team behind the scenes. Patrick Reed powered them with his passion on the golf course. And it was Ryan Moore, the final captain’s …
SATURDAY, OCT. 1, 2016, 9:58 P.M.
Americans take 3-point lead at Ryder Cup
The Americans are making all the right moves in this Ryder Cup.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 30, 2016, 12:01 P.M.
Americans sweep Europe to start Ryder Cup
The Americans played Friday morning as if maybe they are the best team ever assembled.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 30, 2016, 11:09 A.M.
Ryder Cup – The Latest: Europe finally puts a point on the board
The Latest on the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine in Chaska, Minnesota.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 29, 2016, 7:09 P.M.
Americans need short memory in the Ryder Cup
CHASKA, Minn. – The American Ryder Cup team could use what might be Dustin Johnson’s greatest asset in golf. Not his power off the tee. His short memory. “Or no …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 27, 2016, 6:45 P.M.
Europeans motivated by Davis Love’s comments
Davis Love III said he was only trying to illustrate why his U.S. team should play with more swagger in the Ryder Cup. His comments wound up providing plenty of …
SUNDAY, AUG. 28, 2016, 6:38 P.M.
Fowler plays his way off US Ryder Cup team
Rickie Fowler lost the lead, the tournament and a guaranteed spot on the Ryder Cup team.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 30, 2015
U.S. Ryder Cup team could be without Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson
CHASKA, Minn. – The PGA of America has altered its approach to the Ryder Cup with the tournament returning to the U.S. in 2016 at Hazeltine National Golf Club in …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 22, 2015
International golf matchups have produced some classic dustups
U.S. captain Juli Inkster didn’t want to see tattoos and red, white and blue face paint on her players at the Solheim Cup. She wanted them to view the competition …
TUESDAY, FEB. 17, 2015
U.S. expected to select Davis Love III as Ryder Cup captain again
LOS ANGELES – Davis Love III is getting another shot as U.S. captain in the Ryder Cup. Two people familiar with the decision told the Associated Press on Monday night …
SUNDAY, OCT. 5, 2014
Tom Watson takes responsibility for Ryder Cup loss
Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson says he’s to blame for his lack of communication with his players in a U.S. loss at the Ryder Cup. Watson also said Saturday he …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 1, 2014
Doug Ferguson: A flawed Ryder Cup system for Americans
GLENEAGLES, Scotland – Paul Azinger is not ruling out a return as Captain America in the Ryder Cup. But that’s not what America needs.
MONDAY, SEPT. 29, 2014
Europe collects another Ryder Cup
GLENEAGLES, Scotland – The tone was set by Rory McIlroy, the best player in the world. The winning shot came from Jamie Donaldson, a Ryder Cup rookie. Europe added another …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 28, 2014
Europe leads 10-6 after 2 days of Ryder Cup
GLENEAGLES, Scotland – It’s 10-6 going into the final day of the Ryder Cup – again. This time, Europe’s in the lead and it’s the United States needing a stunning …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 28, 2014
Grip on Sports: Ageless Vin Scully brings you back
Tuesday: Are there certain things that take you back to childhood? Certain odors or tastes or sights that transport you from this day to one years and years ago? I …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 27, 2014
Europe leads 5-3 after Day 1 of Ryder Cup
GLENEAGLES, Scotland – The start of this Ryder Cup was a lot like how the last one ended. European blue filled the scoreboard Friday afternoon at Gleneagles with strong finishes …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 26, 2014
Baptism by fire for all 3 US Ryder Cup rookies
GLENEAGLES, Scotland – The U.S. rookies are being thrown straight into the mix at the Ryder Cup. American captain Tom Watson is sending out all three of his rookies for …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 25, 2014
Phil Mickelson pokes fun at Rory McIlroy lawsuit
Phil Mickelson couldn’t resist a playful shot at the lawsuit involving Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell. Mickelson is playing in his 10th Ryder Cup, so he’s not afraid of a …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 24, 2014
Thomas Bjorn returns to Ryder Cup as a player
GLENEAGLES, Scotland – Thomas Bjorn has been a strong presence for Europe in the Ryder Cup, part of five winning teams. So it was not unusual to see him at …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 23, 2014
McGinley ponders pairing
GLENEAGLES, Scotland – European captain Paul McGinley is having second thoughts about a Rory McIlroy-Graeme McDowell partnership in the Ryder Cup. Attribute that to an ordinary record, not an acrimonious …
THURSDAY, AUG. 14, 2014
Tiger Woods pulls out of U.S. Ryder Cup consideration
Tiger Woods has removed himself from consideration for a U.S. Ryder Cup captain’s pick because of back problems. Woods posted a statement on his website Wednesday, saying: “I’ve been told …
FRIDAY, AUG. 1, 2014
Dustin Johnson takes leave of absence from golf
Dustin Johnson is taking a leave of absence from golf. In a statement Thursday, the 30-year-old Johnson said the break is “necessary to improve my mental health, physical well-being and …
MONDAY, JULY 21, 2014
Tiger Woods says Tom Watson should pick him for Ryder Cup
HOYLAKE, England – Even after his worst 72-hole finish in a major, Tiger Woods says he would pick himself for the Ryder Cup team. His first major of the year, …
MONDAY, DEC. 17, 2012
Captain Watson fired up
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Tom Watson waited patiently for a phone call from The PGA of America, and it finally came last year. Watson had guided the United States’ Ryder …
MONDAY, OCT. 1, 2012
Europe buries U.S. on final day to retain Cup
MEDINAH, Ill. – Jose Maria Olazabal squeezed his eyes shut as they filled with tears, overjoyed that the Ryder Cup still belongs to Europe. His players wore the image of …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 30, 2012
Americans take solid lead into final day of Ryder Cup
MEDINAH, Ill. – Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley helped stake the Americans to their biggest lead in the Ryder Cup in more than 30 years. Ian Poulter, eyes bulging and …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 29, 2012
Big days from Bradley, Bubba give U.S. 5-3 lead
MEDINAH, Ill. – Keegan Bradley made Friday at the Ryder Cup feel like the best day of his life, and it wasn’t too shabby for the rest of the Americans. …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 27, 2012
Ryder Cup rookie Snedeker can’t wait to start
Brandt Snedeker is one of the most polite people on the PGA Tour, and he’s a dead ringer for Opie Taylor with his fresh-faced, youthful looks. Don’t let that fool …
TUESDAY, AUG. 28, 2012
Ryder Cup picks
European Ryder Cup captain Jose Maria Olazabal named England’s Ian Poulter and Belgium’s Nicolas Colsaerts as his two wild-card picks on Monday. Poulter will be competing in his fourth Ryder …