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QUICK TAKE: Sunday’s Singles Matches Are Set View More
Webb Simpson (Regis Duvignau, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Sunday’s Singles Matches Are Set

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, FRANCE | The Ryder Cup math gets simple now. Twelve singles matches remain to be played on Sunday. To win the Ryder Cup, Europe needs to win 4½ more points. To keep the Cup, the U.S. needs to find at least 8 points in singles. “We want to get…

QUICK TAKE: European Dominance Makes U.S. Comeback More Difficult View More
Golf - 2018 Ryder Cup at Tommy Fleetwood (left) and Francesco Molinari (Photo credit: Carl Recine, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: European Dominance Makes U.S. Comeback More Difficult

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, FRANCE | Now what? Play the video of Ben Crenshaw waving his finger saying he has a funny feeling about things? Putt better – fast? Feed Tommy Fleetwood and Francesco Molinari some bad fish? It’s possible to start the Ryder Cup Sunday singles in a 10-6 hole and win…

QUICK TAKE: Sights And Sounds From Day 2 Of The Ryder Cup View More
Phil Mickelson and wife Amy Mickelson (Photo credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Sights And Sounds From Day 2 Of The Ryder Cup

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, FRANCE | Could Sunday be Phil Mickelson’s final Ryder Cup match? It’s easy to think so. He’s 48 years old and in line to be a future captain (think 2022 or 2024). Of more immediate concern is the fact that Mickelson is in search of his missing form. Mickelson…

QUICK TAKE: Road Record May Lead U.S. To Fear The Foursomes View More
Jordan Spieth (Photo credit: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Road Record May Lead U.S. To Fear The Foursomes

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, FRANCE | As if getting skunked in the foursomes sessions Friday afternoon and ceding command of this Ryder Cup to the Europeans weren’t bad enough, there’s a potentially more concerning thought for the United States team. They have to play foursomes again Saturday afternoon. If you’re looking for threads…

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…

NEWS: O’Connell Captures U.S. Mid-Amateur View More
Kevin O'Connell celebrates his U.S. Mid-Amateur victory (Photo: USGA)

NEWS: O’Connell Captures U.S. Mid-Amateur

In a match between two North Carolina residents looking for a national title within their home state, Kevin O’Connell of Cary, N.C., defeated Bret Boner of Charlotte, N.C., 4 and 3, in the 38th U.S. Mid-Amateur at Charlotte Country Club. O’Connell, a 30-year-old golf equipment representative who starred at the…