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Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

Williams retiring, won't rule out return to Tiger

Caddie Steve Williams says he plans to retire but will consider offers of part-time work next year and would team up with former boss Tiger Woods, if asked.

McIlroy named PGA Tour's top player

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - One incredible month of golf was enough for Rory McIlroy to be voted PGA Tour Player of the Year.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

European captain made sure duo bonded

Because the European Tour is so vested in the Ryder Cup, captain Paul McGinley was given control over the tee times for the opening rounds at tournaments.

Michaux: Ryder Cup is hard to beat for intensity

Even in another U.S. defeat, the Ryder Cup never fails to deliver.
By Scott Michaux

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

Mickelson saves best shot at Ryder Cup for Watson

Phil Mickelson knew this Ryder Cup was a lost cause before it was over. That's what led him to say in a television interview, "We had a great formula in '08 and I don't know why we strayed from ...
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014

Mickelson unhappy with Watson's decisions as captain

U.S. captain Tom Watson suffered a pair of defeats Sunday in the Ryder Cup - first from the Europeans, and then from Phil Mickelson.
By Doug Ferguson

Augusta's Knox wins Atlanta Match Play

Augusta's Lee Knox won the Atlanta Amateur Match Play Championship on Sunday with a 2 and 1 victory over Doug Stiles of Athens, Ga.

Europe keeps Ryder Cup

Europe added another layer to its Ryder Cup dominance on Sunday by leaving no doubt who had the best team, if not the best players. Behind two early comebacks that showed its resolve, Europe ...
By Doug Ferguson

Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

Ryder Cup singles has some rematches

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - The singles today include a couple of rematches.
By Doug Ferguson

Mickelson sits out Saturday

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - Phil Mickelson wasn't a player on Saturday at the Ryder Cup. He was a cheerleader.
By Doug Ferguson

Poulter awakens from slumber

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - Ian Poulter arrived at the Ryder Cup as the beating heart of the European team and the man the Americans wanted to take down. For nearly two rounds at Gleneagles, he ...
By Steve Douglas

Europe extends lead on US

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - Just like at Medinah, the final match in the Ryder Cup on Saturday gave Europe another big boost of momentum going into the last round.
By Doug Ferguson

Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

Europe has lead after Day 1 of Ryder Cup

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - The start of this Ryder Cup was a lot like how the last one ended.
By Doug Ferguson

Reed, Spieth wins in Ryder Cup debut

Former Augusta State All-American Patrick Reed and Jordan Spieth made an auspicious debut Friday in the Ryder Cup by running off five birdies in a six-hole stretch for a 5-and-4 victory in fourballs.
By Doug Ferguson

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

McIlroy, Garcia get their wish to play together

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia began their lobbying to Europe captain Paul McGinley at the end of May to play together in the Ryder Cup. It took a few months for McGinley to ...
By Steve Douglas

Michaux: Reed gets taste of Ryder Cup pressure early

Welcome to the Ryder Cup, Patrick Reed. For your opening act, go try to cut the heart out of the European team.
By Scott Michaux

Ryder Cup pairings announced

Pairings for the opening session of fourballs matches Friday at the Ryder Cup have been announced.

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

Watson is focused on bringing the cup back

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - U.S. captain Tom Watson approaches the Ryder Cup matches with a singular focus.
By Doug Ferguson

Mickelson wants to improve his Ryder Cup record

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - Phil Mickelson is certainly proud to be playing in his U.S. record 10th consecutive Ryder Cup. He'd just rather not be reminded about those other records he holds in golf's ...
By Stephen Wilson

'Wounded Warriors' inspire U.S. Ryder Cup team

U.S. Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson invited two "Wounded Warriors" to speak to his team Tuesday night, inspiring his team.
By Doug Ferguson

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