VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Turkey has withdrawn its bid to stage the Ryder Cup in 2022, leaving five countries in the running ahead of inspection visits by competition officials starting this week.
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
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
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
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
Paul Casey, the only player among the top 10 in the world who won't be at the Ryder Cup, will be about as far away from Celtic Manor that week of the matches. He's going on a bike ride in British Columbia. "We're going to Whistler," Casey said Tuesday. "I've been up there before.
21 Sep 2010 - 7:34pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy’s latest stint in America took its toll on him, he says, and he needed to get back to Europe. The 21-year-old Northern Irish star makes his Ryder Cup debut at Celtic Manor next week and, having finished third in the last two majors, is seen as a key man in Colin Montgomerie's plans.
21 Sep 2010 - 2:33pm - 0 Comments
Graeme McDowell will put the finishing touches to his Ryder Cup preparations this week after making an encouraging return to action last week. McDowell returned from a month off with a solid performance in the European Tour’s Austrian Open, where he finished in a share of third place.
20 Sep 2010 - 6:22pm - 0 Comments
Padraig Harrington is refusing to underestimate Tiger Woods heading into next month’s Ryder Cup, insisting that the American retains an “intimidation factor” despite his lack of success this year. The No.
17 Sep 2010 - 3:50pm - 0 Comments
JULIUS MASON (Senior Director of Public Relations and Media Relations for The PGA of America): Good morning, everybody, from Los Angeles.
17 Sep 2010 - 3:26pm - 0 Comments
Defending the Ryder Cup on foreign soil is something the United States hasn’t successfully accomplished since 1993, when current U.S. Captain Corey Pavin contributed three points to a winning effort at the Belfry. In just two weeks, Oct. 1-3, the U.S.
17 Sep 2010 - 3:07pm - 0 Comments
Two weeks before the Ryder Cup, Lee Westwood has come through his first 18-hole fitness test with flying colors -- not just physically, but also how he played. "Never have I been so excited about a Jaguar corporate day," joked the world No.
16 Sep 2010 - 2:24pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods is not guaranteed to play in the maximum five matches against Europe in next month’s Ryder Cup. The top-ranked Woods, chosen as one of U.S.
12 Sep 2010 - 1:58pm - 6 Comments
On Tuesday, Sept. 7, U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Corey Pavin unveiled his four Captain's picks to complete the 2010 Team. On Wednesday, Sept. 8, Pavin and his wife Lisa unveiled what the team of 12 would be wearing during their week at The Celtic Manor Resort in Wales from Sept. 27–Oct.
10 Sep 2010 - 4:19pm - 0 Comments
Charley Hoffman says he has no hard feelings toward Corey Pavin about missing out on the Ryder Cup the day after the performance of his life. "No disappointment," insisted the 33-year-old, who took the second of the FedExCup playoff events by five shots with a closing 62 on Monday and then learne
8 Sep 2010 - 1:01pm - 0 Comments
Colin Montgomerie is "delighted" that Tiger Woods will be on the American side defending the Ryder Cup at Celtic Manor in Wales on Oct.
8 Sep 2010 - 11:03am - 0 Comments
There are those who wondered how Colin Montgomerie could leave the ninth-best player in the world in Paul Casey out of his Ryder Cup team. And others who believed Justin Rose should be at Celtic Manor teeing off on Oct.
30 Aug 2010 - 3:50pm - 0 Comments
Europe's six Ryder Cup rookies can all expect to play at least one match before the singles at Celtic Manor. Half of Captain Colin Montgomerie's side has never played in the Ryder Cup before, and that is the rookies Europe has paraded since there were seven in Boston in 1999. On that occasion,
30 Aug 2010 - 3:40pm - 0 Comments
Ian Poulter feels "gutted" for Justin Rose and Paul Casey, but wants the focus now to be on those who will be at the Ryder Cup rather than those who will not. Rose and Casey were the two members of the 'FedEx Four' whose decisions not to return to Europe for the final qualifying event last week p
30 Aug 2010 - 3:33pm - 0 Comments
Paul Casey had not checked his cell phone after his final round at The Barclays to see if he had made the Ryder Cup team for Europe. He didn't have to.
29 Aug 2010 - 3:33pm - 2 Comments
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