Latest Ryder Cup News

Rory McIlroy part of 3-way tie for lead in the Bahamas

Dec. 02, 2021 18:10 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Rory McIlroy has gone from tears at the Ryder Cup to some of his best golf of the year, and right now his only complaint is the calendar. “I wish it was the end of March,” McIlroy said Thursday after a 6-under 66 to share the lead with Daniel...

Morikawa wins in Dubai, 1st American to be No 1 in Europe

Nov. 21, 2021 08:52 AM EST

British Open champion, Ryder Cup winner and now the first American to finish a season as the European Tour’s No. 1 player. It’s been quite the year for Collin Morikawa. The 24-year-old Californian demonstrated patience after a slow start and then...

Scheffler steady at the end to build 1-shot lead in Houston

Nov. 13, 2021 19:03 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A key figure in the U.S. victory at the Ryder Cup, now Scottie Scheffler goes after a trophy of his own in the Houston Open. Scheffler pitched in from 55 feet for birdie on the 14th hole, holed a 10-foot birdie on the next hole and avoided mistakes down...

Still 5 months away, Harry Higgs has the Masters on his mind

Nov. 09, 2021 11:15 AM EST

When it comes to playing in the Masters, all Harry Higgs knows is waiting. The first part took place at Kiawah Island in May, when Higgs holed a 6-foot par putt to cap off a bogey-free 70 in the final round of the PGA Championship. And then he had to wait to see if that...

Bellerive in St. Louis County to host Presidents Cup in 2030

Nov. 03, 2021 13:43 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Another significant golf event is coming to Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis County, though it's still nine years away. Officials said at a news conference on Wednesday that Bellerive will be the site of the 2030 Presidents Cup, a biennial tournament...

Strong field as PGA Tour goes from seaside course to another

Nov. 02, 2021 09:56 AM EDT

PGA TOUR WORLD WIDE TECHNOLOGY CHAMPIONSHIP AT MAYAKOBA Site: Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Course: El Camaleon GC at Mayakoba. Yardage: 7,017. Par: 71. Prize money: $7.2 million. Winner's share: $1.296 million. ...

CJ Cup in Vegas perhaps a last chance for Johnson to get win

Oct. 13, 2021 16:53 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dustin Johnson hasn't played much golf since becoming the first American in more than 40 years to win all five of his matches in the Ryder Cup. He still remembers the basics. “You try to keep it in the grass and not the desert,” he said Wednesday as...

Column: Cantlay taking plenty of time to soak up 5 big weeks

Oct. 12, 2021 09:51 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Patrick Cantlay had that magic wand of a putter in his hands on the 16th green at Whistling Straits without having to use it. Shane Lowry conceded the match, Cantlay handed the club to his caddie and before long he was celebrating a Ryder Cup victory. ...

Mickelson rides hot stretch to 2-shot lead on Champions Tour

Oct. 09, 2021 18:03 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Phil Mickelson needed only three holes to go from lagging behind to seizing control with an eagle-birdie-birdie stretch that carried him to a 5-under 67 and a two-shot lead Saturday in the Constellation Furyk & Friends Invitational. Making...

Phil Mickelson, Matt Gogel share Furyk & Friends lead

Oct. 08, 2021 18:25 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Phil Mickelson shot a 6-under 66 on Friday for a share of the first-round lead with Matt Gogel in the PGA Tour Champions' Constellation Furyk & Friends Invitational. Trying to win for the third time in four career starts on the 50-and-over...