• How Tiger Woods did the last time he coached himself

    One sentence in Tiger Woods' latest blog post, published Thursday, caught enough attention to merit worldwide headlines. "I may just do it on my own," wrote Woods concerning who might be his next swing coach. It wouldn't be the first time in Woods' career where the 14-time major winner has been…

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  • Five dream Ryder Cup scenarios

    The Ryder Cup is less than a week away and I don't know about you but at my house we have the face paint ready and the flags flying proudly. Here are the five scenarios I'm dying to see play out this year: Can you imagine if Fowler and McIlroy are pitted in the final group on Sunday and suddenly…

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  • Golf-From a small seed, a sporting feast has grown - the Ryder Cup

    By Martyn Herman ST ALBANS, England, Sept 19 (Reuters) - An imposing oil portrait of one Samuel Ryder adorns a wall in Verulam Golf Club's oak-panelled bar, just in front of a panoramic window overlooking the 18th hole named after him. It's a tranquil scene -- a world away from the maelstrom that…

  • Another chance for USA to turn tide in Ryder Cup

    Steve Stricker never felt more alone in front of so many people. All he could do was watch on the 18th green at Medinah two years ago when Martin Kaymer made the best 6-foot putt of his life that won the Ryder Cup for Europe. Stricker walked quietly over to his wife, captain Davis Love III and the…

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  • Ponte Vedra holds unique place in Ryder Cup history

    If you mention the name "Ponte Vedra," the normal response is usually "TPC Sawgrass" or "home of the PGA Tour." But what if the 1939 Ryder Cup hadn't been canceled? How might things have turned out differently for the area - and for the golf industry -- if the matches had taken place at Ponte Vedra…

  • Rory McIlroy ready to take on all U.S. comers at Ryder Cup

    World No. 1 Rory McIlroy knows he has a target on his back at next week's Ryder Cup. A two-time major winner this season, McIlroy is the de facto leader of the European side looking for a third consecutive win. “Whoever they want to send out against me, it’s no problem to me,” McIlroy said in an…

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  • Slimline Westwood just the tonic for Europe

    Whilst Lee Westwood will - metaphorically speaking - be one of the biggest characters in Europe's team room at next week's Ryder Cup, the Englishman will be sporting a new slimline physique when he steps onto the first tee for the ninth time in the biennial contest, writes's Paul…

  • One putt to rule them all

    Anyone who utters the words Ryder Cup and Paul McGinley in the same sentence will struggle not to cast their minds back to the final green at The Belfry some 12 years ago, the Irishman's arms aloft as he pogoed on one spot, waiting for his jubilant teammates to welcome him to their bosom. This…

  • Golf-India's Lahiri stays ahead in Malaysia

    Golf-India's Lahiri stays ahead in Malaysia KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri continued his flying form by firing a four-under-par 68 to maintain a two-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Asian Tour's Selangor Masters on Friday. The 27-year-old, who fired 10 birdies…

  • Zac Blair leads Tour Championship

    Zac Blair topped the Tour Championship leaderboard at 13 under Friday when second-round play was suspended because of darkness. Blair was 5 under with three holes left in the round that was delayed because of rain. ''It's a little difficult not knowing when you're going to have to stop and…

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    The Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St. Andrews, Scotland voted Thursday to allow women to join for the first time since it was founded more than 260 years ago.

  • Ryder Cup trivia quiz

    How well do you know the Ryder Cup? Try this quiz:FRIDAY FOURSOMES1. Where did the Ryder Cup get its name?a.) An English seed merchantb.) An American rental truck companyc.) Bernard Darwin___2. Who is the oldest player to be named captain of the Ryder

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  • Steve Stricker will hit a golf ball onto the Camp Randall field at halftime of a Badgers game

    This should be fun. So here's a goofy, yet totally awesome promotion. Wisconsin is running a contest that will have PGA Tour pro Steve Stricker (AKA the pride of Edgerton) launch a golf ball from atop the Camp Randall Stadium Section K videoboard

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  • Watson out to smash Europe Ryder Cup stranglehold

    Paul McGinley's Europe will start as hot favourites to retain the Ryder Cup against Tom Watson's United States at Gleneagles, Scotland next week. The last occasion came two years ago in Medinah outside of Chicago when Jose Maria Olazabal's men staged the greatest final day comeback in Ryder Cup…

  • Stacy Lewis, Mi Jung Hur share lead in Alabama

    Top-ranked Stacy Lewis birdied the last three holes and five of the final six Thursday for an 8-under 64 and a share of the lead with Mi Jung Hur in the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic. Lewis, the 2012 winner in the event that was dropped from the schedule last year after it lost its title sponsor, had…

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  • A former Ryder Cup golfer nearly drowned the other day

    A member of the 2006 Ryder Cup team, who didn't qualify for the 2014 team, went overboard in his boat while fishing the other day and nearly drowned. Rex Hoggard wrote about the wild story for Golf Channel, relating ow Taylor's boat capsized recently and left Taylor grasping for his life.…

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