Ryder Cup

VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Two-time Ryder Cup player David Howell completes the five-man panel that will select the European team's captain for the 2016 competition at Hazeltine.
Molinari secures a Ryder Cup spot as injury forces McGowan to quit
Francesco Molinari of Italy has been guaranteed a place on Europe's Ryder Cup team following Ross McGowan's withdrawal from the Johnnie Walker Championship because of an injury during Thursday’s first round.
26 Aug 2010 - 3:48pm - 0 Comments
Choosing three Ryder Cup wild cards is 'impossible' task, says Montgomerie
Ryder Cup skipper Colin Montgomerie has described this year's European team as the most competitive he can remember.
24 Aug 2010 - 3:43pm - 0 Comments
European Tour presses UK leaders on tax law that could hamper Ryder Cup
European Tour officials are in talks with the British government to change tax rules that potentially could deter leading golfers from playing in the Ryder Cup in October. "These tax rules are discouraging leading sportsmen and sportswomen from competition in Britain," Mitchell Platts, the tour's
10 Aug 2010 - 1:39pm - 0 Comments
Woods to talk to Pavin as U.S. Ryder Cup points race nears its end
Tiger Woods is scheduled to meet U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Corey Pavin at the PGA Championship this week with his golf game now appearing to resemble what has happened to his private life this past year -- a total shambles.
9 Aug 2010 - 9:49pm - 0 Comments
Montgomerie pondering Langer as a captain's pick for Ryder Cup team
European Captain Colin Montgomerie is considering handing a Ryder Cup wild card to Bernhard Langer, even though the German is now on the Champions Tour. The 53-year-old Langer played the last of his 10 Ryder Cups at The Belfry in 2002. In the last three weeks, however, he has won both the Seni
8 Aug 2010 - 7:19pm - 0 Comments
Westwood sets sights on becoming Europe's Ryder Cup captain in future
Lee Westwood is looking forward to working under his seventh different Ryder Cup captain in a few weeks, as he dreams of being handed the honor himself one day. Colin Montgomerie will be at the helm as Europe looks to wrest the trophy back from the USA in October at Celtic Manor, and Europe's top
26 Jul 2010 - 5:40pm - 0 Comments
Kim still targeting Ryder Cup berth, though thumb not ready for action
Anthony Kim is focused on qualifying for the U.S.
26 Jul 2010 - 5:17pm - 1 Comments
Olazabal backed as future Ryder Cup captain by Montgomerie and Clarke
Colin Montgomerie and Darren Clarke both believe Jose Maria Olazabal will still become Europe’s Ryder Cup captain -- probably for the 2012 match in Chicago. Montgomerie originally wanted Olazabal as one of his assistants for Celtic Manor in October, but turned to Clarke last week after deciding t
26 Jul 2010 - 5:07pm - 0 Comments
Pavin: I'll talk to Tiger about Ryder Cup at PGA Championship
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24 Jul 2010 - 11:32pm - 2 Comments
Clarke, McGinley and Bjorn named Europe's Ryder Cup vice-captains
Europe Ryder Cup Captain Colin Montgomerie selected Darren Clarke, Thomas Bjorn and Paul McGinley as his vice captains on Tuesday, saying they had the qualities to help the team regain the trophy from the United States.
20 Jul 2010 - 11:35am - 0 Comments
Montgomerie reveling in strength of Europe team as Ryder Cup approaches
Colin Montgomerie made an apology -- for something he knows he will have to do at the end of August. Europe's Ryder Cup captain is already preparing himself for the calls he will be making to some star players telling them they are not on his team. "I don't think any captain has had this dilem
12 Jul 2010 - 6:50pm - 0 Comments
Secret to Azinger's success was breaking his big group into small ones
ATLANTA (AP) -- Just as Captain Paul Azinger promised, the Americans partied into the morning hours after winning the Ryder Cup. Egged on by his teammates, Boo Weekley told the story of the time he was a teenager in the Florida Panhandle and paid $5 on 10-to-1 odds that he could land a punch agai
22 Jun 2010 - 8:53pm - 0 Comments