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The Ryder Cup Is Coming Back To Ireland (Report)

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Ireland is to host golf’s most prestigious tournament, the Ryder Cup, in 2026. A deal between the European Tour and the Irish Government was completed just over a week ago and Adare Manor is expected to be named as the host venue later today. News of the decision to let the newly revamped course host one of the biggest events …

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Pundit Arena’s Top Five Team Sporting Comebacks

There’s no way we could compile a list of the greatest individual sporting comebacks and not apply it to team sports. Again, the team here at Pundit Arena HQ sat down to discuss the greatest sporting comebacks by teams. By no means are some of these comebacks as emotional and harrowing as some of the individual achievements of men like …

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Padraig Harrington Named European Captain For 2020 Ryder Cup

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Padraig Harrington has officially been announced as Europe’s captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup which will be held in Whistling Straits, Wisconsin. The three-time major winner was the clear favourite to take over from Thomas Bjorn and lead Europe into enemy territory as they attempt to defend the title they won in Paris last year. The Dubliner has appeared at …

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Woods Blames Fatigue For Ryder Cup Flop

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Tiger Woods on Wednesday blamed his dismal Ryder Cup form on tiredness, citing a lack of physical preparation after a demanding comeback from injury. Woods lost all four of his Ryder Cup matches in Paris last month as the United States were crushed 17.5 to 10.5 by a rampant Europe. The 14-time major winner had forced his way back into …

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Harrington In Line For Ryder Cup Captaincy As Westwood Withdraws

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Lee Westwood has ruled himself out of the running to be Europe’s next Ryder Cup captain, leaving Padraig Harrington as the overwhelming favourite. Westwood had previously expressed a desire to captain Europe at Whistling Straits in 2020, but told the Daily Telegraph he would “wait until Rome” hosts the biennial contest in 2022 to make his bid for the role. …

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Justin Thomas Rejects Patrick Reed’s Claim In Ryder Cup Row

Former world number one Justin Thomas gave his backing to Jim Furyk on Wednesday after the USA Ryder Cup captain was accused over his pairings in their heavy defeat to Europe. Thomas supported Furyk’s assertion that the pairings were decided well in advance, after Masters champion Patrick Reed said he was “blindsided” by being grouped with Tiger Woods rather than …

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Ryder Cup Heroes Atop The Leaderboard At Dunhill Links

There’s no sign of a post-Ryder Cup hangover for some of Team Europe’s stars at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. Tyrrell Hatton has won this prestigious event for the last two years running, but after the triumph at Le Golf National last week, he could be forgiven for taking it handy in Scotland. But the Englishman holds a one shot …

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Ryder Cup Blog: Europe Played Like A Team, USA Simply Did Not

Tadhg Harrington reflects on the weekend’s Ryder Cup action as Team Europe defeated Team US 17 1/2 to 10 1/2 at Le Golf National, Paris. _____ That “enfant terrible” of the chess world, Bobby Fischer, put it best when he was quoted as saying, “I like the moment when I break a man’s ego.” Patrick Reed would find the irony …

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Graeme McDowell: Ryder Cup Winners Left Egos At Door

Graeme McDowell at the Ryder Cup 2018 in France

Ryder Cup vice-captain Graeme McDowell believes the key to Europe’s success against the United States was that the players treated each other as equals and left their “egos at the door”. Masters champion Patrick Reed criticised the leadership of the US team following their 17.5 to 10.5 defeat in France at the weekend. In comments reported by the New York …

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Report: Koepka & Johnson Almost Came To Blows Following US Defeat

US team-mates Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka reportedly almost came to blows while visiting their opponent’s team room after Europe’s 17 1/2-to-10 1/2 Ryder Cup victory on Sunday evening. According to multiple reports, including those on the Telegraph and the Golf Channel, the pair had to be physically separated as they came close to an altercation. The Golf Channel also report …

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Reed Sensationally Blames Spieth & Furyk For US Ryder Cup Defeat

Patrick Reed has said that US Captain Jim Furyk’s decision not to pair him with Jordan Spieth was behind the defeat to Team Europe at the 2018 Ryder Cup. Reed admitted egos were a problem for the American team as he blamed Jordan Spieth for the end of their successful Ryder Cup partnership, before going on to describe US captain Jim Furyk’s …

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