Ryder Cup

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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Casey, left off European Ryder team, will be half a world away from Wales
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
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After tough playoff run, McIlroy glad to come home to prepare for Wales
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
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With one week to go until Ryder Cup, McDowell aims to stay in the zone
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
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Woods will be in 'fighting mood' at Ryder Cup, says wary Harrington
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
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Transcript of Corey Pavin's Sept. 17 Ryder Cup teleconference
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
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Pavin discusses Woods, rookies and more in final pre-Ryder teleconference
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
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Westwood pleased at how good leg feels after first round in six weeks
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
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