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Americans can count on turnover for the Ryder Cup team

Sep. 27, 2022 14:46 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Before the Presidents Cup party could even get started, the Americans couldn't escape questions about what comes next. The Ryder Cup is one year away in Rome, and while the Americans demolished an aging European team at Whistling Straits last year, they have...

McIlroy returns to St. Andrews for Dunhill; LPGA in Texas

Sep. 27, 2022 10:54 AM EDT

EUROPEAN TOUR ALFRED DUNHILL LINKS CHAMPIONSHIP Site: St. Andrews, Scotland. Courses: St. Andrews (Yardage: 7,318. Par: 72); Carnoustie GL (Yardage: 7,394. Par: 72); Kingsbarns GL (Yardage: 7,227. Par: 72). Prize money: $5 million....

Fiery Horschel thrives in first Presidents Cup match for US

Sep. 23, 2022 20:17 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Billy Horschel raced over to Max Homa on the 18th green and chest-bumped his playing partner after Homa’s birdie putt gave the United States a 1-up victory over the International team at the Presidents Cup and a commanding 8-2 lead after the second day of play. ...

US goes for 9 in a row in Presidents Cup, seniors to Pebble

Sep. 20, 2022 09:17 AM EDT

PGA TOUR PRESIDENTS CUP Site: Charlotte, North Carolina. Course: Quail Hollow Club. Yardage: 7,047. Par: 71. Television: Thursday, 1-6 p.m. (Golf Channel); Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 7-8 a.m. (Golf Channel), 8...

Europe Ryder Cup captain Donald has a plan for beating US

Sep. 19, 2022 08:29 AM EDT

GUIDONIA MONTECELIO, Italy (AP) — Rory McIlroy likened it to landing in a “jungle” when his drives veered off line. Europe captain Luke Donald pointed to the thickness of the grass blades. U.S. Open champion Matt Fitzpatrick said the rough was simply “penal.” If there was...

MacIntyre makes a statement about his Ryder Cup intentions

Sep. 18, 2022 14:54 PM EDT

GUIDONIA MONTECELIO, Italy (AP) — Bob MacIntyre might have just played his way onto Europe’s Ryder Cup team. The Scottish lefty beat U.S. Open champion Matt Fitzpatrick on the first hole of a playoff to win the Italian Open on the Marco Simone course outside Rome that will host...

McIlroy shines at Italian Open on 2023 Ryder Cup course

Sep. 15, 2022 13:58 PM EDT

GUIDONIA MONTECELIO, Italy (AP) — Rory McIlroy’s first competitive round on next year’s Ryder Cup course was a success. The four-time major champion holed out an approach shot for an eagle en route to a 4-under 67 for a share of the clubhouse lead in the opening round of the...

McIlroy, Europeans address Ryder Cup status for LIV players

Sep. 14, 2022 11:24 AM EDT

GUIDONIA MONTECELIO, Italy (AP) — For Rory McIlroy, it’s a flat-out “no.” U.S. Open champion Matt Fitzpatrick is open to having LIV Golf players on Europe’s team at next year’s Ryder Cup, because, as he said, “I just want to make sure that we win.” ...

Armour at 46 makes it through injury to get PGA Tour card

Sep. 13, 2022 12:46 PM EDT

Ryan Armour is starting another PGA Tour season at the Fortinet Championship, a surprise on so many levels he doesn't know where to begin. Having already missed a month in the spring with a back injury, the 46-year-old Armour had to shut it down after the 3M Open in July because of a...

New PGA Tour season starts in California, LIV to Chicago

Sep. 13, 2022 09:47 AM EDT

PGA TOUR FORTINET CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Napa, California. Course: Silverado Resort & Spa (North). Yardage: 7,123. Par: 72. Prize money: $8 million. Winner's share: $1.44 million. Television: Thursday-Sunday, 6-9 p.m. (Golf...