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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…

What Watson Will Do And What He Won't Do

Back when the late, great Roger Ebert was the best movie reviewer in the business (and the best pure “writer” among those critics) he would prepare us for the Oscars with two lists: Ebert would predict the winners he believed the academy would honor. And he would tell us who…

Golf Takes The Plunge For ALS

The ice brigade continues as the ALS ice bucket challenge replaces Dufnering as the game’s most contagious social media phenomenon. Most recently, Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods, who were together in New York to appear on The Tonight Show and to promote a new Nike product launch, accepted what has…

Tiger Pulls Out Of Ryder Consideration

Tiger Woods took himself out of consideration for the U.S. Ryder Cup team Wednesday when he announced on his website that doctors have advised him not to play competitively until December. “I’ve been told by my doctors and trainer that my back muscles need to be rehabilitated and healed. They’ve…

Tom Watson's Monday Ryder Cup Update

Phil Mickelson is in on points, Tiger Woods, bad back and all, is still in the Ryder Cup conversation and captain Tom Watson is breathing a little easier now that nine members of his U.S. squad have been determined in advance of next month’s matches against Europe at Gleneagles in…

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Watson Using Own Criteria For Captain's Picks

Having played his final round in the PGA Championship, 64-year old Tom Watson now turns his full attention to his injury-dinged U.S. Ryder Cup team and determining which three players he will add to the nine who will automatically qualify Sunday evening when play ends at Valhalla. Watson is looking…