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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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Justin Rose Surrenders No.1 Spot Despite FedEx Cup Win

Justin Rose may have scooped the FedEx Cup trophy with a fourth-place finish at the Tour Championship on Sunday but it was not enough to prevent him from surrendering the coveted top spot in the world rankings. The 2016 Olympic champion will be replaced as world number one by Dustin Johnson when the new rankings are released on Monday. Johnson …

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

Thomas Bjorn’s Europe head into the Ryder Cup against the United States in Paris next week with five rookies and five major champions as they bid to regain the trophy after the 2016 defeat at Hazeltine. Team Europe are the underdogs this week at Le Golf National, as they host a USA side that pummelled them 17-11 last time around. …

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Vintage Woods Takes Three-Shot Lead At Tour Championship

Tiger Woods is one round away from ending his five-year victory drought after storming into a three-shot lead on day three of the Tour Championship here Saturday. Woods, 42 looked in a class of his own as he carded a five-under-par 65 to leave himself on 12 under for the tournament at Atlanta’s East Lake Golf Club. After an opening …

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Lowry Falls Behind As Herbert Claims Two-Shot Lead In Portugal

Australian Lucas Herbert will take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Portugal Masters after firing a seven-under-par 64 on Saturday, as Sergio Garcia showed signs of form ahead of the Ryder Cup. Herbert, who is ranked 158 in the world, rolled in eight birdies in Vilamoura to reach 19-under for the tournament. The 22-year-old is playing on …

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McIlroy Hoping To Provide Spark For Europe In Ryder Cup Showdown

Four-time major champion Rory McIlroy’s most important drive leading to the Ryder Cup might have come in a car instead of with a golf club. The 29-year-old Northern Irishman made a prank phone call to European captain Thomas Bjorn while driving with teammates Ian Poulter, Henrik Stenson and Tommy Fleetwood in what became a laugh-filled social media post. Whether its …

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GUI Select Brazill And Gleeson To Play Nassau Invitational

The Golfing Union of Ireland has selected Robert Brazill (Naas) and Alex Gleeson (Castle) to compete at the Nassau Invitational in New York from 5-7 October. West of Ireland champion Brazill will link up with Gleeson, the player he beat in the final of the West, for the trip to the States. Gleeson won the Bridgestone Order of Merit in 2018 and …

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The FedEx Cup Has Undergone A Drastic Revamp

The FedEx Cup has been the de facto Order of Merit tournament for the PGA Tour for over a decade. Aside from some initial teething problems that needed to be solved, the competition has largely remained the same since its inception in 2007. Players earn FedEx Cup points throughout the season (major championships count double), and the top 125 players …

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Spanish Golfer Found Dead At US Course, Man Charged With Murder

Police have charged a man with the premeditated murder of a Spanish golfer, Celia Barquin Arozamena, who investigators say was assaulted and killed on a golf course in the US state of Iowa. The 22-year-old’s body was discovered Monday by police officers who responded to a report of a “suspicious” unattended golf bag at the Coldwater Golf Links in Ames, …

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Tiger’s Ryder Cup Return To Cap Amazing Comeback Season

Playing in the Ryder Cup will be the culmination of an amazing comeback season for Tiger Woods, one the 14-time major champion feared might never happen after back surgery. The 42-year-old American has shown flashes of the form that made him golf’s dominant player in younger days in his first campaign after spinal fusion surgery, a last-gasp operation to try …

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