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  • 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 …


  • 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 …


  • 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 …


  • 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 …


  • 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.


  • 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 …


  • 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 …


  • 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 …


  • 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 …


  • 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 …


  • 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 …


  • 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 …


  • 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 …


  • 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 …


  • 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 …


  • 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, …


  • 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 …


  • 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 …


  • 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 …


  • 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. …


  • 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 …


  • 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 …


  • Watney comes through

    Nick Watney salvaged a dismal season Sunday at The Barclays in Farmingdale, N.Y., with a victory that could not have come at a better time. Watney turned a two-shot deficit …


  • Davis Love III ponders captain’s picks for Ryder Cup

    Davis Love III is already thinking about Sept. 3. That’s the night before he will announce his four captain’s picks for the U.S. Ryder Cup team. It’s also the night …


  • Europe wins Ryder Cup

    NEWPORT, Wales – Hunter Mahan kept searching for the words. All he could muster were tears. From the ecstasy of Valhalla to the despondency of Celtic Manor, Mahan was the …


  • Europe takes back Ryder Cup

    Europe reclaimed the Ryder Cup, winning a thriller that went down to the final singles match Monday.


  • Golf notes: Europe storms ahead

    Bolstered by the sight of blue on every leaderboard, the Europeans won five matches and halved the last one when Francesco Molinari knocked in a 3-foot birdie putt on Sunday, …


  • U.S. leads at Cup but trails all matches on hold

    NEWPORT, Wales – Europe had its blue numbers all over the scoreboard Saturday evening as throaty cheers rang out from every corner of Celtic Manor. All the Americans had in …


  • U.S. rallies at rain-drenched Ryder

    Workers scurried around the greens with squeegees, furiously pushing the water away before every putt. Players sloshed down soaked fairways, desperately searching for a spot to hit from that was …


  • U.S. captain slips up at Ryder Cup ceremony

    NEWPORT, Wales – Good thing for the Americans the Ryder Cup ultimately comes down to golf shots, not style points. U.S. captain Corey Pavin, his voice unsteady at the opening …

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