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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 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: After Cold-Shoulder Ruse, Woods Takes Center Stage In Paris View More
After playing a practice round together, Patrick Reed and Tiger Woods are viewed as potential partners at the Ryder Cup. (Photo Credit: REUTERS/Charles Platiau)

QUICK TAKE: After Cold-Shoulder Ruse, Woods Takes Center Stage In Paris

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, FRANCE – When Tiger Woods finally had a moment to exhale Sunday evening after his sport-stopping victory in the Tour Championship, he walked into a meeting room at an Atlanta hotel to meet his Ryder Cup teammates before they hopped on the charter to Paris. Whatever kind of reception…

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: Scores Of Eyeballs Trained On A Comeback Nearing Completion View More
Tiger Woods plays his shot from the sixth tee during the third round of the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club. (Photo credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Scores Of Eyeballs Trained On A Comeback Nearing Completion

ATLANTA, GEORGIA | Very few things can make Southerners turn away from college football. Saturdays down South start with a dawn tailgate and end with barbecue ribs, deviled eggs and whatever Pac-12 game leads SEC fans to say “bless their hearts.” In between, no fewer than four games are watched,…

QUICK TAKE: Tiger-Inspired Throngs Hark Back To Two Decades Past View More
Tiger Woods (Photo credit: Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Tiger-Inspired Throngs Hark Back To Two Decades Past

ATLANTA, GEORGIA | Biggest crowd ever is just a guess, but it’s a good one. I’ve been attending the Tour Championship since the 1980s and covering it at East Lake Golf Club since the first iteration back in 1998 when Hal Sutton stuffed a 4-wood into the 18th to win….