Ryder Cup

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland lines up a putt during the second round of the European Masters golf tournament in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. (Alexandra Wey/Keystone via AP)
September 10, 2019 - 12:51 pm
Seventeen days after Rory McIlroy cashed in by winning the FedEx Cup, a new season begins at The Greenbrier. That's nothing new. A year ago, there were only 10 open days between the final putt in the Tour Championship (Tiger Woods) and the first shot of the next season (Nick Taylor). It was an even...
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Brooks Koepka walks to the 10th tee during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament, Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 19, 2019 - 7:00 pm
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship on Sunday (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Brooks Koepka held off a late charge from Dustin Johnson to win the PGA Championship for the second straight year. Koepka took a seven-stroke lead into the final round at Bethpage Black and held on...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, holds the trophy after winning The Players Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
March 17, 2019 - 7:52 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — His best swing was followed by his biggest drive, both setting up birdies, and from there Rory McIlroy knew how to finish. Suddenly staked to a one-shot lead, McIlroy had a 125-yard walk along the water to the 17th hole to face an island that never looks smaller than...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, tees off on the ninth hole during the second round of The Players Championship golf tournament Friday, March 15, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 15, 2019 - 8:01 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy finished eagle-birdie-par down the famed closing stretch at the TPC Sawgrass for a 7-under 65 to tie Tommy Fleetwood for the lead going into the weekend at The Players Championship. Fleetwood rode a birdie-eagle-birdie start to a 67 on Friday and was the...
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Green Bay Packers' Mason Crosby, left, presents a Packers jersey to Steve Stricker, after Stricker was introduced as the captain of the 2020 Ryder Cup team in Milwaukee, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. (Michael Sears//Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)
February 20, 2019 - 3:32 pm
Steve Stricker paid his dues to become a Ryder Cup captain, and it had nothing to do with winning a major. He didn't make his first team until he was 41 in the 2008 matches at Valhalla, a rare U.S. victory, and played in two more. He spent the next six years in the back room as an assistant captain...
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland speaks at a press conference two days ahead of the DP World Tour Championship golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Nov.13, 2018. McIlroy said on Tuesday that he intends to play only two full-field European Tour events in the first half of 2019 because of changes in the tournament schedule. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
November 13, 2018 - 6:02 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rory McIlroy is set to give up European Tour membership in 2019 to focus on the U.S. PGA Tour. Just for the year, for now. McIlroy said on Tuesday at the World Tour Championship he intends to play only two full-field European Tour events in the first half of 2019...
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November 11, 2018 - 5:22 pm
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Matt Kuchar had gone four years, six months and three weeks since his last PGA Tour victory. The last few holes Sunday at the Mayakoba Golf Classic must have felt just as long. Kuchar started the final round with a four-shot lead and made only two bogeys in the first...
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Phil Mickelson watches his shot from the fairway to the 18th green of the Silverado Resort North Course during the first round of the Safeway Open PGA golf tournament Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in Napa, Calif. Mickelson shot a 7-under-par 65. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
October 04, 2018 - 9:46 pm
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson had six straight birdies and shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to pull within two strokes of leader Sepp Straka in the PGA Tour's season-opening Safeway Open. Coming off a winless performance in the U.S. Ryder Cup loss to Europe, the 48-year-old Mickelson birdied Nos...
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October 02, 2018 - 2:45 pm
Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra has never been through a training camp like this. Spoelstra's rule for training camp has usually been that there's a strict players-only policy at team events. He even has preferred getting out of Miami for camp, just so the team can be around each other without...
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FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 file photo Brooks Koepka of the US offers a golf glove to a spectator he injured when his ball hit her on the 6th hole during his fourball match on the opening day of the 42nd Ryder Cup at Le Golf National in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, outside Paris, France. Ryder Cup organizers say they are alarmed by the news that a spectator hit by a Brooks Koepka's tee shot at the Ryder Cup says she has lost sight in her right eye. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File
October 02, 2018 - 9:17 am
PARIS (AP) — Ryder Cup organizers say they will support "for as long as necessary" the spectator who was hit by a tee shot and has reportedly lost sight in her right eye. The injured spectator, who has been identified as 49-year-old Corine Remande in French press, was hospitalized after being hit...
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