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2014 Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson: We’re Tired of Getting Our Butts Beat

Friday, December 21st, 2012

For many avid American golf fans, the sting of the 2012 Ryder Cup hasn't worn off, and probably won't until 2014. It sounds like the same can be said for the American players, who have now lost seven of the last nine competitions to the Europeans. The U.S. has chosen ...

Ian Poulter, Europeans Pull Off Shocking Comeback in the Ryder Cup

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

When the United States led Europe 10-4 at one point on Saturday during the Ryder Cup, a victory for the Americans seemed all but over. Even when it was 10-6 at the end of the day, it was going to take some real drama for the European team to have ...

Davis Love III Sets His Captain’s Picks as U.S. Team Prepares for Ryder Cup

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Davis Love III feels like he could have picked any one of about eight golfers as his captain's picks for the upcoming Ryder Cup, and that's why he believes the United States has fielded one of its strongest teams ever. In the end, Love III picked Jim Furyk, Dustin Johnson, ...

Davis Love III: I Was A Good Week of Putting Away From Contending With Rory McIlroy at the U.S. Open

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Davis Love III is still a few years away from deciding whether his best option is to continue playing on the PGA Tour or head to the Champions Tour. If he continues playing like he has recently, the PGA Tour will seem like a no-brainer. Love III has been in contention ...

Davis Love III on the Ryder Cup: “If we played one country at a time we would kick everybody’s butt, but when you put 5 or 6 countries against the U.S. then it becomes a fair fight.”

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

All of the Ryder Cup banter surrounding who Corey Pavin was going to select with his four captain’s picks has come and gone with him making an obvious choice and a surprising one.  The obvious selection was adding Tiger Woods with his seventy-one victories and fourteen majors, but the “head ...

Dustin Johnson Didn’t Lose Sleep Over PGA Gaffe

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

The average golfer might have broken a few clubs, launched into a tirade, and/or demolished the bunker. And they probably would've been playing in a weekend scramble. But when a goofy bunker wound up stealing Dustin Johnson's chance to win the PGA Championship on Sunday, he simply took the high ...

Paul Azinger on Tiger’s Ryder Cup chances: “I think if he continues to play poorly the decision would come very easily.”

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

With less than two months before the start of the 2010 Ryder Cup, the time is approaching for both the U.S. and Europe teams to announce the rosters for this year’s tournament.  Leading up to the ’08 Ryder Cup, the U.S. had only won three times in 25 years, which ...

Kenny Perry Speaks Out About Giving the Masters Away

Monday, April 27th, 2009

Kenny Perry doesn't have a bad life at all. Dude's got a great looking wife, he plays professional golf for a living and, well, actually that's probably enough. Oh yeah. He's rich. But that's because he plays golf for a living. In other words, it's tough to feel that bad ...

Corey Pavin Named Ryder Cup Captain

Saturday, December 13th, 2008

There were rumors for a short while that Paul Azinger might be named captain of the U.S. Ryder Cup team again in 2010 after helping guide the United States past Europe this past September. He declined which opened the door for former U.S. Open Champion Corey Pavin to be named ...