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Analysis: US has to win in Europe to turn tide in Ryder Cup

Sep. 27, 2021 09:54 AM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Europe had players who weren't even born the last time it was beaten this badly in the Ryder Cup by what was clearly a superior American team on Midwestern soil. This wasn't Sunday at Whistling Straits. This was five years ago...

Resounding US Ryder Cup win could be start of something big

Sep. 27, 2021 03:24 AM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The kids are more than alright. After America's youngest Ryder Cup team handed Europe its biggest beating ever, they're more than a little cocky, too. Two decades-and-counting worth of frustration poured out alongside plastic cups filled with...

Choi wins at Pebble Beach for 1st PGA Tour Champions victory

Sep. 27, 2021 03:05 AM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — K.J. Choi shot a closing 4-under 68 Sunday for a two-shot victory over Bernhard Langer and Alex Cejka at the PURE Insurance Championship at Pebble Beach for his first PGA Tour Champions win. The 51-year-old Choi reeled off four consecutive...

Americans win Ryder Cup in a rout, send Europe a message

Sep. 26, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Steve Stricker hoisted the Ryder Cup, gold and glorious, for all to see. Then, he quickly huddled his young American team together to make sure all 12 players had their hands on it. Nine of them had never touched the 17-inch trophy in a moment of...

DJ settles score at Whistling Straits, winning all 5 matches

Sep. 26, 2021 20:09 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Dustin Johnson was making the short stroll from the 10th green to the 11th tee at Whistling Straits when the galleries on either side of the narrow path began roaring: “MVP! MVP! MVP!” Eyes straight ahead, impassive as ever, Johnson deserved...

Column: Stricker shows US players how to win as a team

Sep. 26, 2021 19:38 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Of course he cried. The odds of Steve Stricker not having tears running down his face after leading the U.S. to a dominating Ryder Cup win were about as long as the chances of Europe roaring back on Sunday to beat the Americans. He cried before a...

Tears fall, putts don't: Europe overmatched at Ryder Cup

Sep. 26, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Rory McIlroy's face reddened and his eyes welled up with tears. It was hard not to see this coming. His most difficult week at the Ryder Cup — one of his most difficult weeks in golf — came to a merciful close Sunday. Finally, he won a match....

The Latest: US sets record with 19-9 romp at Ryder Cup

Sep. 26, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the final day of the Ryder Cup, the golf showdown between the United States and Europe (all times CDT): ___ 5:15 p.m. The United States wrapped up the Ryder Cup in record-setting fashion. ...

Youngest US team ever wins back Ryder Cup from Europe

Sep. 26, 2021 16:45 PM EDT
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Youngest US team ever wins back Ryder Cup from Europe.

Overmatched Euros 'need a couple miracles' to keep Ryder Cup

Sep. 26, 2021 04:00 AM EDT

He can’t clone Jon Rahm. He can’t make any last-minute substitutions. He can’t sneak up and cut the laces on the Americans’ golf shoes or super-glue the head covers to their drivers. All European captain Padraig Harrington can do at this point is post the lineup...