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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: Reed Prepared For Ryder Cup Villain Role View More
Patrick Reed hits a practice shot on Tuesday at Le Golf National. (Photo: Paul Childs, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Reed Prepared For Ryder Cup Villain Role

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, FRANCE | Captain America wears a black hat. Perhaps not literally – that’s not how the U.S. Ryder Cup team outfits are scripted – but Patrick Reed knows who he is and how he is when it comes to playing in the matches that begin Friday at Le Golf…

NEWS: PGA Taps Congressional For ’36 Ryder Cup View More
Congressional now has a PGA Championship and Ryder Cup on the schedule. (Photo: Geoff Burke, Reuters)

NEWS: PGA Taps Congressional For ’36 Ryder Cup

Imagine the Ryder Cup matches being played in Washington, D.C.  You’ll have to wait nearly two decades but it will happen in 2036 when Congressional Country Club will host the matches, the PGA of America announced Tuesday. Congressional, a longtime host of USGA events, will also host the 2031 PGA…

QUICK TAKE: Furyk Sizes Up Better Of Two Good Choices View More
Xander Schauffele (Photo credit: Eric Sucar-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Furyk Sizes Up Better Of Two Good Choices

NEWTOWN SQUARE, PENNSYLVANIA | It’s a simple question: Would Xander Schauffele winning the BMW Championship this weekend at Aronimink Golf Club be enough to earn him the final spot on the U.S. Ryder Cup team? Or has Tony Finau already done enough to feel comfortable captain Jim Furyk will call…

QUICK TAKE: Bjorn Opts For Experience With Ryder Cup Picks View More
Ian Poulter (left) and Sergio Garcia garnered two of the four captain's picks for the European Ryder Cup team. (Photo Credit: Action Images / Paul Childs Livepic)

QUICK TAKE: Bjorn Opts For Experience With Ryder Cup Picks

European Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn chose experience over form in filling out the four remaining spots on his team Wednesday, adding Henrik Stenson, Paul Casey, Ian Poulter and Sergio Garcia to a lineup that already included five rookies among the automatic qualifiers. Three players Bjorn chose – Casey, Poulter…

QUICK TAKE: Fowler Returns To BMW After Partially Torn Oblique View More
Rickie Fowler hopes for a strong return from injury as the Tour Championship and Ryder Cup loom. (Photo: Jeff Curry, USA Today Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Fowler Returns To BMW After Partially Torn Oblique

NEWTOWN SQUARE, PENNSYLVANIA | Rickie Fowler appreciated the text he received last week from U.S. Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk, reiterating something he heard Davis Love III say. “He said, ‘No one has ever said they came back from an injury too late,’ ” Fowler said Tuesday at Aronimink Golf…