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Ryder Cup Update: Kaymer Grabs A Spot

Is it too early to talk Ryder Cup? Of course not. It’s never too early. The biggest Ryder Cup news to come out of the weekend is Martin Kaymer’s move into the ninth automatic qualifying spot for Europe with his win at the Players Championship on Sunday. Kaymer, you might…

Windblown Doral's Wild Round

Here’s some of what you need to know about the wind-wrecked second round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship on Friday at the new sharp-edged Doral: Phil Mickelson made three straight double bogeys. Tiger Woods hit three balls in the water. Bubba Watson laid up on a par-3. Luke Donald shot 82….

Early Upsets Stoke Format Change Talks

By sundown Wednesday, Zach Johnson, Dustin Johnson, Steve Stricker, Lee Westwood, Ian Poulter, Luke Donald and Keegan Bradley had been bumped out of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. Nothing unusual about that. In fact, only nine of 32 lower seeds won their matches on Wednesday, scuttling the notion of mayhem…

Ko, Donald Seek To Be Like Phil

With his Open Championship victory last summer at Muirfield, Phil Mickelson elevated his already lofty status in the game. Two developments this week further underscore Lefty’s singular sway in the sport. On Monday, Callaway Golf confirmed one of golf’s worst-kept secrets by announcing an endorsement deal with teen phenom Lydia…

A Royal Honor for Donald

Long recognized in golfing circles, Luke Donald has now been acknowledged by royalty. The Englishman visited Buckingham Palace Friday, where he was awarded the MBE (Most Excellent Order of the British Empire). The MBE honors civilians and service personnel for public service and other distinctions. In his professional career, Donald…