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Europe In Command In Saturday’s Third Ryder Cup Sesson

Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia laid the foundations for a dominant start by Europe to Saturday’s Ryder Cup morning fourballs as the hosts sought to increase their 5-3 overnight advantage against the United States. McIlroy, who struggled mightily in Friday’s fourballs, looked far more like the four-time major champion as he reeled off four birdies on the front nine alongside …

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The Best Pictures From Day One Of The Ryder Cup

The first day of The Ryder Cup has now finished and from it came several exciting moments, memorable wins and talking points. From Team USA’s strong start to Team Europe’s late fight-back, here are some of the pictures that best summarize a fantastic start to this year’s Ryder Cup in Paris. _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ …

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US Power Into 3-1 Lead In Ryder Cup After Opening Morning Session

The United States made a strong start to the Ryder Cup at Le Golf National on Friday as Jim Furyk’s men claimed a 3-1 lead. Wins for Brooks Koepka with Tony Finau and Dustin Johnson alongside Rickie Fowler raised hopes of a repeat of the 2016 first-morning whitewash for the holders. After Friday morning four-ball … ?? 3?? 1#RyderCup pic.twitter.com/X20qJQLTeF …

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Worrying Scenes As Errant Koepka Drive Injures Ryder Cup Fan

American Brooks Koepka left a spectator bloodied during the opening session of the Ryder Cup on Friday after an errant tee shot struck her in the face. The three-time major champion, playing in the first match of the competition, sent his drive on the short par-four sixth hole flying into the galleries. The ball hit a woman in the face, …

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Watch: McIlroy Leads European Thunder Clap Ahead Of Ryder Cup Tee Off

France’s Le Golf National erupted with huge roars as Rory McIlroy and Ian Poulter led renditions of the Viking thunder clap ahead of the Ryder Cup. Fans packed out the imposing 6,900-capacity grandstand wrapped around the first tee as hundreds more swarmed to the grassy banks encircling the tee box well ahead of the 0610 GMT start. Scores were left watching …

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Breaking: Ryder Cup Fourball Pairings Announced

The pairings have been announced for this year’s 42nd Ryder Cup in Paris. Today’s opening ceremony saw us finally learn how things would look when the tournament gets underway on Friday. The US will travel across the pond to Europe as they attempt to win their first trophy abroad in 25 years – with their last coming in Belfry in …

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Tiger Ready For First-Tee Tension & Big Crowds At Ryder Cup

Tiger Woods expects some nervous excitement when he steps on the first tee at the Ryder Cup before 7,000 screaming spectators at Le Golf National. The 14-time major champion snapped a five-year win drought last weekend to cap a successful comeback season from spinal fusion surgery and will be the star attraction when the biennial team showdown tees off Friday morning. …

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Brooks Koepka Named PGA Of America’s Player Of The Year

Brooks Koepka, whose outstanding 2018 campaign included two major titles was named the PGA OF America’s Player of the Year on Wednesday as Dustin Johnson picked up the Vardon Trophy for lowest scoring average. Koepka, who overcame a serious wrist injury prior to the season, won his second straight US Open title in June then won the PGA Championship in …

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Rested Spieth Hopes Ryder Cup Heroics Can Spark 2019 Revival

Three-time major winner Jordan Spieth sees this week’s Ryder Cup as a way to jump-start his 2019 campaign after a struggling season in which he failed to reach last week’s Tour Championship. The 25-year-old American hasn’t won since capturing last year’s British Open title, his best showing this year a third-place effort at the Masters. But 10th-ranked Spieth, also the 2015 …

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Excited McIlroy Learning From Past Ryder Cup Mistakes

Rory McIlroy will adopt a calmer tone for this week’s Ryder Cup than his emotional high-energy style from 2016 as he wants no repeat of an energy fade. McIlroy will try to help Europe reclaim the trophy starting Friday at Le Golf National after a 17-11 loss to the Americans two years ago at Hazeltine in the biennial golf matches. ___ …

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Wildcard Sergio Garcia: “I’ve Proved Myself Over And Over”

Sergio Garcia insists that he has proved his Ryder Cup qualities “over and over”, after being handed a wildcard pick by European captain Thomas Bjorn. The Spaniard has won 22.5 points in the biennial matches since making his debut as a teenager in 1999, but struggled for form this year and has slipped from inside the world’s top 10 to …

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2018 Ryder Cup: All You Need To Know About Team USA

Jim Furyk travels to Paris on Friday with a Ryder Cup team that has been called the USA’s strongest to-date. The Americans snapped a three-event losing streak last time out at Hazeltine, and arrive in France as favourites. Here are the 12 players who will defend the Ryder Cup for the United States, and try to win on European soil …

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‘Captain America’ Reed Relishes Ryder Cup Villain’s Role

Patrick Reed looked at the first tee’s huge 7,000-seat grandstand at Le Golf National and laughed, pondering the hecklers he will face when his American squad face Europe starting Friday in the Ryder Cup. “Why only 7? Couldn’t you get more?” Reed joked. “When I first saw that on the first tee, I looked up and felt like I kept …

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Ryder Cup: Team Europe Pays Tribute To Spain’s Barquin

Europe’s Ryder Cup team will wear yellow ribbons this week to honour Spanish golfer Celia Barquin, a 22-year-old college champion who was stabbed to death last week in America, captain Thomas Bjorn said Tuesday. Upon each ribbon was written in red the name of Barquin, who died in Ames, Iowa, where she was named Iowa State University female athlete of …

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‘Pep’ Talk From Guardiola Inspiring Europe’s Tommy Fleetwood

Ryder Cup rookie Tommy Fleetwood will hope a message of motivation from Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola can spur him on to success for Team Europe. Fleetwood, introduced to Guardiola through a mutual friend, was on a Cheshire golf course with the City boss in April when his side were crowned Premier League champions following Manchester United’s defeat by West …

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Ian Poulter Relishing Role Of Target Man For Team USA

Ian Poulter said he relishes the prospect of the Americans targeting him at the Ryder Cup as they attempt to end a 25-year wait for a victory on European soil at France’s Le Golf National.  Poulter returns for his sixth Ryder Cup appearance after serving as a vice-captain for the 2016 defeat at Hazeltine following his plunge down the world …

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