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NEWS: European Tour Overhauls Ryder Cup Qualifying View More
Golf - WGC-HSBC Champions Golf Tournament - Shanghai, China- 29/10/16 Russell Knox of Scotland in action. REUTERS/Aly Song

NEWS: European Tour Overhauls Ryder Cup Qualifying

  Following Europe’s Ryder Cup loss to the Americans at Hazeltine National last fall, the European Tour has decided to make some significant tweaks to how it will select players for the 2018 match. Perhaps the most prominent move is giving European captain Thomas Bjørn another wild-card selection, a move…

Alex Norén’s Comeback Tale View More
After a long break due to injury, Alex Noren climbed out of obscurity to become one of Europe's top-ranked golfers.

Alex Norén’s Comeback Tale

It’s not a stretch to say that Alex Norén is the hottest golfer on the planet right now, though his tear across Europe has taken place somewhat under the radar. The 34-year-old Swede’s victory at last week’s British Masters was his third of the season, following successes at the Aberdeen…

OWGR Snapshot: Matsuyama Soaring View More
Hideki Matsuyama climbed to No. 13 in this week's OWGR.

OWGR Snapshot: Matsuyama Soaring

In this week’s Official World Golf Ranking: There were notable jumps for last week’s tournament winners, Hideki Matsuyama (JAPAN), Alex Norén (SWE) and Brendan Steele (US). After winning the Japan Open, Matsuyama moved up five spots to No. 13 (a position he last held in April), and got to within…

OWGR Snapshot: Knox into Top 20 View More
Russell Knox won his second PGA Tour event and climbed to his highest world ranking.

OWGR Snapshot: Knox into Top 20

In this week’s Official World Golf Ranking: After winning the Travelers Championship for his second PGA Tour victory of the 2015-16 season, 31-year-old Russell Knox (SCOT) jumped eight spots to No. 18 and the best ranking of his career. The top movers in the Top 50 were No. 31 Justin…