Posts tagged with: "2014 Ryder Cup"

Phil Stirs Things Up With Joking Jab

Of course he knew what was coming. Phil Mickelson is playing in his 10th Ryder Cup so he understood full well the brouhaha he would create when he took center stage at Gleneagles and needled the European team. The Fleet Street press had been itching for a fight all week,…

Will McGinley Pair Rory And G-Mac?

AUCHTERARDER, SCOTLAND | Things are relatively quiet here but there are three days still left before the start of the Ryder Cup. Captain and players from each team are spending time alternating between being coy and saying practically nothing at all. What could Tom Watson or Paul McGinley say today…

Making The Case For The Yanks

Prepare to be overwhelmed by hype. So much so that by the time the Ryder Cup matches begin Friday in Scotland the paralysis by analysis will be positively stultifying. Prepare to be convinced that the American side has no chance against the Europeans, who have dominated the Ryder Cup in…

With Spotlight On Scotland, Here Comes Ryder Cup

It has been an enormous week in Scotland. And another one is on the way. It began with the announcement that members of the Royal and Ancient had voted overwhelmingly – 85 percent in favor – to accept female members, ending centuries of male-only membership. It may have been decades…

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Mickelson WDs in Denver

Phil Mickelson’s decision to withdraw from the BMW Championship before the third round brought a premature end to his first winless PGA Tour season since 2003. Mickelson was tied for 63rd after two rounds at Cherry Hills and had virtually no chance of advancing to the Tour Championship next week…

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Watson Goes With Bradley, Mahan And Simpson

When U.S. Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson made his three captain’s picks for the team he will take to Gleneagles later this month, he went with two old reliables – form and experience. Those factors led Watson to add Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson to the team, filling…