VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Christy O'Connor Sr., the Irish golfer who played on 10 Ryder Cup teams and was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame, died Saturday. He was 91. The European Tour confirmed his death.
The news that Tom Watson had been named captain of the 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup team was huge, especially on social media -- in fact, during Watson's press conference, #TomWatson and #RyderCup ranked second and third among Twitter's worldwide trending topics.
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Note: Soon after he was named as U.S. Captain for the 2014 Ryder Cup team on Thursday, Tom Watson sat for a one-on-one talk with T.J. Auclair of PGA.com. Here is their conversation:
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NEW YORK – Weary of two decades of defeat in Europe, the Americans are breaking from precedent with a captain uniquely suited for the 2014 Ryder Cup in Scotland.
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LA QUINTA, Calif. -- Ian Poulter struggled with jet lag going from Dubai to California, and he was on his own last week, giving him plenty of time to kill.
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ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Martin Kaymer has arrived in Scotland as Ryder Cup hero -- and fully aware of how close he was to being "the biggest idiot."
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GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- Paul Lawrie has ambitions to captain Europe in the Ryder Cup one day -- but he is focused on retaining a playing role when the trophy is defended in his home country in 2014.
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MEDINAH, Ill. -- The PGA Tour supplied the best tonic possible Tuesday to cure the Americans of a Ryder Cup hangover.
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MEDINAH, Ill. -- Now that the Ryder Cup is over, Luke Donald sets out to complete his European Tour schedule.
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LONDON -- Describing the role as "torture" at times, victorious Ryder Cup Captain Jose Maria Olazabal ruled out the possibility of staying on for the 2014 competition at Gleneagles, Scotland.
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LONDON -- The whole of Europe's successful Ryder Cup team knew exactly what retaining the trophy would mean to Captain Jose Maria Olazabal, said Nocolas Colsaerts.
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MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) -- The Ryder Cup didn't end with the closing ceremony at Medinah.
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For so many years, the Ryder Cup didn't need a cast of stars to become the biggest spectacle in golf.
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Magnificent Moments, an officially sanctioned charitable fundraising campaign for the 39th Ryder Cup, announced on Friday, September 21, 2012 that five of the premier golf balls from the campaign's "Tartan Art on the Avenue" public art exhibit will be auctioned to benefit Ronald
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The Ryder Cup is the biggest event in golf, and one of the biggest ways the Chicago area is marking the occasion is by displaying a collection of gigantic golf balls.
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ATLANTA -- Jose Maria Olazabal will "carry the torch" of Seve Ballesteros when he captains Europe in the Ryder Cup against the United States, according to Bernard Gallacher.
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ATLANTA -- Rory McIlroy is No. 1 in the world, and Jim Fury says that makes him a marked man at the Ryder Cup.
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ATLANTA -- Lee Westwood is open to the possibility of partnering Rory McIlroy at the Ryder Cup, dispelling talk of a feud between two of Europe's key players.
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