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Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

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

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014

Europe has used a template to beat US

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - Paul McGinley is not trying to reinvent the wheel at the Ryder Cup. He just wants to keep Europe rolling.
By Doug Ferguson

McIlroy, McDowell aren't a good fit now

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - The relationship between Graeme McDowell and Rory McIlroy has changed off the course and in the Ryder Cup.
By Doug Ferguson

Losing deciding match in Ryder Cup is hard to shake

Losing is lonely in the Ryder Cup. Americans know that all too well.
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014

Local junior golfers to compete at Pebble Beach

Local junior golfers Sarah Harrison and Michael Stallings were chosen to compete in the Champions Tour's Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach.
By David Lee

McIlroy-McDowell partnership might not be in the cards this week

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - European captain Paul McGinley is having second thoughts about a Rory McIlroy-Graeme McDowell partnership in the Ryder Cup.
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014

Fathauer captures crown, PGA card

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Derek Fathauer won the season-ending Tour Championship on Sunday to top the four-event Web.Com Tour Finals money list and earn a full PGA Tour exemption.

US Women's Disc Golf Championships finish on a high note

APPLING - The U.S. Women's Disc Golf Championship brought in 98 competitors from 21 States, all vying for a chance to tackle the rigors of both the "Steady" Ed Memorial and the Jim Warner Memorial ...
By Royal Shepherd

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

Fathauer leads Tour finale

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Derek Fathauer shot 3-under-par 67 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Zac Blair in the season-ending Tour Championship.

Michaux: 'Other' vote was big, too

After 260 years of rules explicitly barring females, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of Scotland did the right thing.
By Scott Michaux

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