Europe captain Padraig Harrington has dropped Rory McIlroy from Saturday’s morning foursome matches after the first two-loss day of the four-time Major winner’s Ryder Cup career.
Thousands of singing and chanting spectators created an electric atmosphere at the first tee to start the 43rd Ryder Cup on a cool Friday morning at Whistling Straits.
Ryder Cup newcomer Viktor Hovland has waxed enthusiastic on the possibility of partnering with Rory McIlroy, but European captain Padraig Harrington – like US counterpart Steve Stricker – is keeping his precise pairing plans close to his chest. You may also like
A year’s delay has only made the United States hungrier to reclaim the Ryder Cup, but captain Steve Stricker knows even a star-studded American side will have to battle to wrest the coveted trophy from Europe at Whistling Straits next week. You may also like
Olympic champion Xander Schauffele and three-time Major winner Jordan Spieth were named in the US Ryder Cup team, but there was no place for Patrick Reed as captain Steve Stricker completed his lineup on Wednesday. You may also like
Europe, fuelled by rookies Matilda Castren and Leona Maguire, beat the United States 15-13 to retain the Solheim Cup on Monday. You may also like
Jim Furyk will take the helm of Team USA at the 2018 Ryder Cup in France, where they’ll look to retain the trophy and win on European soil for the first time in 25 years. ‘It’s no secret it’s been my favorite event for my entire career,’ he told pgatour.com. Incredibly honored to be the 2018 @RyderCupUSA Captain. Really looking… Read more →
Thomas Bjorn was named as captain for Team Europe at the 2018 Ryder Cup, golf’s biggest match play showdown. The Dane was vice-captain at Hazeltine earlier this year (his fourth time in the role) and has played on three successful Ryder Cup teams. Wow. Truly honoured to be 2018 @RyderCupEurope captain. I cant wait for next 20+ months. Today is the… Read more →
Team USA produced some magic on Saturday afternoon at the Ryder Cup, led by the fiery Patrick Reed, to win the Saturday four-balls three to one, for a three-point lead going into Sunday. “Wearing the red, white, and blue just fuels me.” – @PReedGolf #GoUSA pic.twitter.com/WXby7OJ5a7 — Ryder Cup USA (@RyderCupUSA) October 1, 2016 The Europeans moved within a point… Read more →
The Ryder Cup is an emotional rollercoaster that few people have ridden as many times as Darren Clarke. This year he’s in the driver’s seat as captain of Team Europe, but his easy-going demeanour will be one of the visitors’ greatest assets. His inclusive approach at Hazeltine National Golf Club began with a team dinner for all, which was a… Read more →