VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Turkey has withdrawn its bid to stage the Ryder Cup in 2022, leaving five countries in the running ahead of inspection visits by competition officials starting this week.
The venue for the 2018 Ryder Cup – with contenders in France, Germany, Portugal, Spain and the Netherlands -- will be announced on May 17, European Ryder up officials have announced.
9 Feb 2011 - 11:54am - 0 Comments
New European Ryder Cup Captain Jose Maria Olazabal has been given what he wanted for next year's defense of the trophy in Chicago -- only two wild cards and a change to the qualifying system.
8 Feb 2011 - 12:31pm - 0 Comments
Ryder Cup Europe and The PGA of America today announced the launch of a new official logo for the Ryder Cup, which will unify the brand and strengthen the alliance between the two organizing bodies of the world’s most famous team golf competition.
27 Jan 2011 - 6:07pm - 0 Comments
On a cold and frosty morning just outside Chicago, The PGA of America officially announced on Thursday that 1997 PGA Champion Davis Love III will lead the U.S. team as captain for the 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club.
20 Jan 2011 - 7:20pm - 0 Comments
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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