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QUICK TAKE: Furyk Doubles Down With Friday Four-Ball Pairings View More
Jon Rahm and Justin Rose will lead off for Europe in Friday morning's four-ball session. (Photo credit: REUTERS/Paul Childs)

QUICK TAKE: Furyk Doubles Down With Friday Four-Ball Pairings

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, FRANCE | In making his pairings for Friday morning’s opening session of the Ryder Cup, U.S. captain Jim Furyk considered the advantage of keeping the successful Jordan Spieth-Patrick Reed pairing together versus the potential payoff of putting them with different partners. Furyk opted to double down and split his…

QUICK TAKE: Golf’s Version Of Christmas Eve Is Finally Here View More
Justin Thomas, Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth enjoy some laughs during their Ryder Cup practice round. (Photo Credit: REUTERS/Regis Duvignau)

QUICK TAKE: Golf’s Version Of Christmas Eve Is Finally Here

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, FRANCE | Let’s take a moment here, before the first official Olé, Olé, Olé is sung, before the first Ryder Cup point is won and while the croissants are still fresh to appreciate where we are. It’s Paris (which the dinner receipts in my expense account will heartily verify)….

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: After Cold-Shoulder Ruse, Woods Takes Center Stage In Paris View More
After playing a practice round together, Patrick Reed and Tiger Woods are viewed as potential partners at the Ryder Cup. (Photo Credit: REUTERS/Charles Platiau)

QUICK TAKE: After Cold-Shoulder Ruse, Woods Takes Center Stage In Paris

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, FRANCE – When Tiger Woods finally had a moment to exhale Sunday evening after his sport-stopping victory in the Tour Championship, he walked into a meeting room at an Atlanta hotel to meet his Ryder Cup teammates before they hopped on the charter to Paris. Whatever kind of reception…

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…

QUICK TAKE: With Paris On His Mind, Rory Opens Strongly At East Lake View More
Rory McIlroy opened with a 3-under 67 in the first round at the Tour Championship. (Photo Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: With Paris On His Mind, Rory Opens Strongly At East Lake

ATLANTA | Having just finished off a sweaty 3-under-par 67 Thursday in the opening round of the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club, Rory McIlroy said he hadn’t given much thought to what winning the PGA Tour’s grand finale would mean to his season. But there is no doubt…