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Some Mixed Fortunes For The Irish At The Open Championship

The Open at Carnoustie has seen some of the top players in the world flourish, while offering a few surprises. Zach Johnson, Tommy Fleetwood and Jordan Spieth are at the business end of proceedings, but Dustin Johnson, Hideki Matsuyama and Branden Grace won’t be here for the weekend. The Irish contingent are also facing mixed results at the difficult links …

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Watch: Rickie Fowler Is Right In Contention At The Scottish Open

One of the enduring questions in golf concerns when Rickie Fowler will finally win a Major championship. Eight top five finishes in those big tournaments, including a best finish of sole second at this year’s Masters have teased both the fans and Fowler himself. The American’s chances at Carnoustie next week look pretty good though, judging by his showing in …

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Why USA’s ‘Best Ever’ Ryder Cup Team Will Probably Be Second Best, Again

CHASKA, MN - SEPTEMBER 26: Captain Davis Love III of Team USA speaks during a press conference prior to the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club on September 26, 2016 in Chaska, Minnesota. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Captain Davis Love’s last pick is (finally) in and his “best ever golf team” is complete to take on a Team Europe lineup labeled “the worst team they’ve had in years”. Home advantage and vastly superior average world rankings over a Poulter-less European team may suggest a Minnesota mauling for Darren Clarke’s side… I wouldn’t bet on it. Ryder Cup week …

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Davis Love III Reveals His First Captain’s Picks For Ryder Cup

CHASKA, MN - SEPTEMBER 12: Davis Love III, US Ryder Cup Captain speaks at the Ryder Cup Team USA Captain's Picks Press Conference on September 12, 2016 at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

US Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III has revealed the first three of his four captain’s picks for this year’s Ryder Cup against Team Europe at Hazeltine. According to USA Today, Love III has added Rickie Fowler (ranked 9th in the world), Matt Kuchar (ranked 17th) and JB Holmes (ranked 21st) to an already formidable lineup for this month’s showdown with …

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Darren Clarke’s European Ryder Cup Team Finalised

Europe’s team for the 2016 Ryder Cup is now complete. But do they stand a chance against the American Dream Team at Hazeltine? Europe team captain Darren Clarke has a real battle on his hands if Europe are to retain the Ryder Cup when they face Davis Love III and his US dream team at Hazeltine in September. With five rookies …

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Captains of The 2016 Ryder Cup

Let Ryder Cup fever commence.   Congratulations to Darren Clarke and Davis Love III on being selected as team captains in the 2016 Ryder Cup. Each of these selectees has a rich history with the Ryder Cup and each brings a unique style of leadership to their respective teams. Never to sit back and let things unfold, the European Ryder …

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Rory McIlroy – The Fruits of Family Labour

Sunday’s historic win at the Open Championship signalled the return of Rory McIlroy to golf’s grandest stage, writes Brian Darcy. When Gerry McIlroy shifted through the annals of golfing glory in his own seasoned days with an iron, he could have scarcely imagined his “wee Rory” would turn out quite the dapper with his own set of clubs. From an …

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