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NEWS: A Quick Breakdown Of Saturday Morning Matchups View More
Captain Thomas Bjorn of Europe (right) and captain Jim Furyk of the U.S. (Photo credit: Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

NEWS: A Quick Breakdown Of Saturday Morning Matchups

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, FRANCE | The Ryder Cup resumes Saturday morning with another round of four-ball matches. Here’s a quick look at the matchups: Rory McIlroy-Sergio García (EUR) vs. Brooks Koepka-Tony Finau (U.S.): Thomas Bjørn puts McIlroy with another emotional leader in García, much like he did Friday afternoon when he paired…

QUICK TAKE: Sights And Sounds From Day 1 At Le Golf National View More
Tommy Fleetwood (Photo credit: Paul Childs, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Sights And Sounds From Day 1 At Le Golf National

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, FRANCE | One whipsaw day into the Ryder Cup, a few observations worth considering: Did Tommy Fleetwood single-handedly change the direction of this Ryder Cup? It felt that way. The European team was in danger of losing every four-ball match Friday morning until Fleetwood made long birdie putts at…

QUICK TAKE: Finau’s Answered Prayer On 16 Leads To Morning Triumph View More
Tony Finau and Brooks Koepka (Photo credit: Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Finau’s Answered Prayer On 16 Leads To Morning Triumph

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, FRANCE | Tony Finau stood on the par-3 16th tee at Le Golf National late Friday morning begging his 8-iron shot to stay in the air. The wind blowing in a cold front was bouncing off the water and coming straight at the elevated tee where Finau and partner…

QUICK TAKE: Course Figures To Influence This Ryder Cup More Than Most View More
Phil Mickelson tees off during a Ryder Cup practice round. (Photo Credit: REUTERS/Paul Childs)

QUICK TAKE: Course Figures To Influence This Ryder Cup More Than Most

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, FRANCE | Perhaps more than in any other major event in golf, the course itself at the Ryder Cup tends to take on a secondary role. At the Masters, it’s about Augusta National as much as it’s about the players, at least until Sunday. It’s always about the course…

QUICK TAKE: Mammoth Grandstand Will Add To Ryder Cup’s First Tee Lore View More
The massive grandstands at Le Golf National will add even more pressure on the first tee, (Photo Credit: REUTERS/Charles Platiau)

QUICK TAKE: Mammoth Grandstand Will Add To Ryder Cup’s First Tee Lore

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, FRANCE |  Around 10 a.m. Wednesday, the Beatles’ Come Together was thumping through the sound system while several hundred fans sat in the 6,900-seat grandstand that towers over the first tee at Le Golf National like a castle wall. Moments later, when Jon Rahm walked across a bridge from…

NEWS: Englishman Fisher Shoots European Tour’s First 59 View More
Oliver Fisher

NEWS: Englishman Fisher Shoots European Tour’s First 59

Oliver Fisher shot a bogey-free, 12-under-par 59 Friday in the second round of the Portugal Masters, becoming the first player to shoot that magic number on the European Tour. He made 10 birdies and an eagle on the 7,191-yard Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course. Since the European Tour formed in…