Jeff Ritter, Peter Bukowski and Alan Shipnuck debate which players Davis Love III is most likely to choose to fill out Team USA's final four Ryder Cup roster spots.U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III has a daunting job ahead of him: filling the four spots on his squad reserved for wildcard picks. Each day in the run-up to Sept. 12, when Love will announce three of his picks (he won't name his final pick until Sept. 26, the Monday after the Tour Championship), a GOLF.com staffer will make the case for a player who deserves the nod, beginning with long bomber J.B. Holmes. The Barclays has come and gone, and J.B. Holmes didn't quite do enough, his 41st-place finish left him 10th on the final Ryder Cup points list, between the flashier Bubba Watson (No. 9) and Rickie Fowler (11).
The battle of the brands has begun, and only Tiger Woods can stop it. According to Woods's longtime friend Notah Begay, a bevy of golf equipment manufacturers have flooded the 14-time major winner's Jupiter, Florida home with their products, all of them vying to fill the void left by Nike's exit from the golf equipment business.
NEW YORK (AP) — Olympic gymnastics star Gabby Douglas was hospitalized Sunday night, forcing her to miss a scheduled appearance with her U.S. teammates at the MTV Video Music Awards. “Gabby is back in the hospital tonight being treated for a seriously infected past mouth injury. She continues to have deep swelling and adverse reactions to medications,” publicist Lesley Burbridge said in an email to The Associated Press. Earlier Sunday, 20-year-old Douglas posted on social media that she was out of the hospital. Douglas had been scheduled to present an award alongside teammates Simone Biles, Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian and Aly Raisman at Madison Square Garden.
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