Ryder Cup

  Team USA Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson announced on Tuesday that Raymond Floyd will serve as a vice-captain for his team at the 2014 Ryder Cup in Gleneagles, Scotland, this Septembe
Love selected as captain of U.S. team facing Europe in 2012 Ryder Cup
Davis Love III, a veteran of six Ryder Cup Teams, the winner of the 1997 PGA Championship and son of one of America's teaching legends, has been selected by The Professional Golfers' Association of America to captain the 2012 U.S. Ryder Cup Team.
20 Jan 2011 - 11:19am - 0 Comments
Olazabal named captain of Europe's 2012 Ryder Cup team at Medinah
Jose Maria Olazabal will captain Europe’s Ryder Cup team when it defends the trophy against the United States at Medinah in 2012.
17 Jan 2011 - 7:01pm - 0 Comments
To-do list regarding next Ryder Cups piling up for victorious Europeans
The current plan is for the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland to be held slightly earlier in the year than was the 2010 Ryder Cup, but Thomas Bjorn would love to see it played in August rather than September whenever Europe hosts the event. "It's only here once every four years and I think
30 Nov 2010 - 5:24pm - 0 Comments
Prominent soccer coach Mourinho to help Portugal bid for 2018 Ryder Cup
Real Madrid Coach Jose Mourinho has agreed to become the ambassador for Portugal's bid to host the Ryder Cup in 2018 -- even though Portugal is in competition with Madrid for the event. "I always play to win and I know everyone connected to the 2018 Portuguese Ryder Cup bid is exactly the same,"
22 Nov 2010 - 2:56pm - 0 Comments
Montgomerie wants Europe to adjust its Ryder Cup selection process
Colin Montgomerie plans to recommend that Europe’s Ryder Cup selection process be changed for the 2012 event after having to leave Paul Casey and Justin Rose off his team. Montgomerie captained Europe to victory over the United States at Celtic Manor in Wales earlier this month.
11 Oct 2010 - 7:03pm - 0 Comments
Monty left victory party to his players, slept well for first time in two weeks
Colin Montgomerie woke up a beaten man on Tuesday -- by his alarm clock. For the first time since he arrived in Newport 12 days earlier, Europe's Ryder Cup captain was devoid of the stress, strain and pressure that accompanies trying to win golf's biggest team prize. "It was the first night I
5 Oct 2010 - 6:09pm - 0 Comments
Ryder Cup for the ages can make or break careers, even of non-players
This was the sort of Ryder Cup that can define a career. There’s Graeme McDowell, coming off his first major championship just four months earlier in the U.S. Open, feeling the sort of gut-wrenching pressure he’s never known before -- not even at Pebble Beach.
5 Oct 2010 - 5:25pm - 0 Comments
Mickelson salvages pride with singles win, but still hurting over outcome
Phil Mickelson salvaged some pride on Monday with his first win in the Ryder Cup, a 4 and 3 pounding of Sweden’s Peter Hanson in singles. The world’s second-ranked player finished the team portion of the matches 0-3.
5 Oct 2010 - 5:02pm - 0 Comments
Furyk says FedExCup playoffs didn't impair U.S. team's performance
Handed a convenient alibi, Jim Furyk handed it right back. Earlier in the week, the teams debated whether playing in the FedExCup would help or hurt a player. Some thought it would help them stay sharp, others that it would result in fatigue. Nine members of the U.S.
5 Oct 2010 - 4:57pm - 2 Comments
Ryder Cup fans prove they're world- class, in enthusiasm and creativity
The Ryder Cup might take a back seat to the Olympics and World Cup in terms of global popularity. But when it comes to serenading the players, the fans in Wales were the equal of any. Supplementing the “Ole! Ole!
5 Oct 2010 - 4:51pm - 1 Comments
Olazabal wants to captain Europe in 2012 Ryder Cup, would be popular
Jose Maria Olazabal wants to replace Colin Montgomerie as Europe Ryder Cup captain -- provided he is healthy enough to take on the role. The Spanish player, who took part in seven Ryder Cups before becoming vice-captain for the last two, appears to be the unanimous choice among Europe’s leading p
5 Oct 2010 - 12:58pm - 0 Comments
Rookies Watson and Overton soak up their first Ryder Cup experience
Forgive Bubba Watson and Jeff Overton if they come into the 38th Ryder Cup at The Celtic Manor Resort a little starry-eyed. Watson and Overton -- along with Matt Kuchar, Rickie Fowler and Dustin Johnson -- make up the five rookies on the U.S. Ryder Cup team.
29 Sep 2010 - 6:59pm - 0 Comments
Team that finds fairways on unusual Twenty Ten Course will likely prevail
The old adage about ‘horses for courses’ gets thrown out a lot in golf, but never so much as in a Ryder Cup. This year is no different.
29 Sep 2010 - 6:54pm - 0 Comments
Team USA makes good use of bad weather by practicing in rain
Gray skies and heavy rain greeted the U.S. and European Ryder Cup teams at the Celtic Manor Resort on Wednesday morning for the second day of practice rounds. U.S.
29 Sep 2010 - 6:50pm - 0 Comments
Real American hero delivers message of teamwork and dedication to Team USA
Ryder Cup captains bringing in inspirational speakers is nothing new. Tom Kite had President George H.W. Bush speak to the U.S. Team at Valderrama, a speech Scott Hoch recalled as “one of the highlights of the week.” Ben Crenshaw asked then-Texas Gov. George W.
29 Sep 2010 - 6:41pm - 0 Comments
Real American hero delivers message of teamwork and dedication to Team USA
Ryder Cup captains bringing in inspirational speakers is nothing new. Tom Kite had President George H.W. Bush speak to the U.S. Team at Valderrama, a speech Scott Hoch recalled as “one of the highlights of the week.” Ben Crenshaw asked then-Texas Gov. George W.
29 Sep 2010 - 6:41pm - 0 Comments
Amy Mickelson plans to attend Ryder Cup, U.S. Captain Pavin reveals
U.S. Captain Corey Pavin says the wife of Phil Mickelson is planning to make the trip to the Ryder Cup. Amy Mickelson has only been to the golf course one time since she was diagnosed with breast cancer in May 2009.
22 Sep 2010 - 6:53pm - 6 Comments
Montgomerie unveils his Day 1 pairs, but just to his Ryder Cup players
European Captain Colin Montgomerie already has told his players who their partners will be in the opening series of matches next week against the United States in the Ryder Cup. Montgomerie would not reveal his pairings for the fourballs and foursomes, but said Wednesday that he will use all 12 m
22 Sep 2010 - 5:35pm - 1 Comments
Thanks to video game, Watson only U.S. player familiar with Ryder venue
This is one Ryder Cup in which none of the Americans have played the Celtic Manor Resort course, except for Bubba Watson -- from thousands of miles away. Watson has lost track how many times he has played the Twenty Ten Course on a video game.
21 Sep 2010 - 9:48pm - 2 Comments