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2014 Ryder Cup – The Pivotal Match

Congratulations to the European Ryder Cup team for winning the 2014 Ryder Cup 16.5 to 11.5. As predicted, the Europeans were far too strong for the US in all areas of the match. As during other Ryder Cups, the last day of competition is always the most exciting. The singles matches are similar to a chess game where strategy and execution …

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Dominant Europe Retain The Ryder Cup

Team Europe made it three in a row as they defeated the USA 16 ½-11 ½ in the 40th Ryder Cup on Sunday afternoon. It was down to the rookie, Jamie Donaldson to win the trophy. His approach shot on the 15th was two feet from the hole with his opponent Keegan Bradley’s ball lay 20 feet away. “Pick it …

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Impressive Afternoon Hands Europe Ryder Cup Lead

Europe will head into the final day of the 40th Ryder Cup with a 10-6 lead over their American counterparts, after an impressive day at Gleneagles. It was again the foursomes format in which Europe shone, winning 3 matches and halving one. Europe’s record in the format for this edition of the competition reads seven points from a possible eight. It …

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Gleneagles Awaits Ryder Cup Kick-Off

Situated in the picturesque settings of the Scottish Highlands, the PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles is all set to host the 40th edition of one of sport’s illustrious competitions, the Ryder Cup. Team Europe will be hoping to reclaim a trophy they dramatically won in Medinah in 2012 after a sensational comeback from 10-6 down on Saturday to win 14 …

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2014 Ryder Cup – Let The Games Begin!

Ryder Cup fever is catching up on us, and there’s no better man to preview this year’s marquee competition than The Grateful Golfer. Gleneagles Hotel, Perthshire, Scotland, is steeped in golf history. In 1921, it played host to a United States delegation who travelled to Gleneagles to play against Britain’s best golfers. It was the first ever recorded international golf match and Britain won …

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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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Phil Mickelson Aiming for Grand Slam glory

If you like your golf tough, brutal and a little sadistic, the US Open is the tournament for you. The national championship of the United States Golf Association doesn’t aim to excite or thrill with birdie blitzes and daring attacking play, rather it plans for a more sober entertainment where the enjoyment is to be accrued from watching the most complete …

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Game Golf – Changing How We Play The Game

Eoin Cass takes a look at Game Golf, an innovative new product from Irish entrepreneur John McGuire. Golf has become a game of numbers, from the number you sign for on your scorecard at your local course, to the millions of dollars the pros contend for on tour. Where numbers and percentages are concerned, there is no grey area. Professional …

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