Latest Ryder Cup News

Webb Simpson looks to atone for missing 3 favorite events

Jan. 12, 2022 12:20 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Webb Simpson has been on the PGA Tour long enough and won enough to not be in a hurry. He was no less eager to fly to the middle of the Pacific for one week at the Sony Open. “I realized that when I got off the plane in Phoenix. I'm not even halfway there,” said...

Report: Steve Stricker recovering from heart inflammation

Jan. 06, 2022 20:34 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker is recovering from a health scare that featured a soaring white blood cell count and inflammation around his heart, which hospitalized him for two weeks and caused him to lose 25 pounds. “I’m lucky,” Stricker told...

Kapalua means time for Rahm and Cantlay to get back to work

Jan. 05, 2022 17:58 PM EST

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — The sweeping views of the Pacific beyond the lush landscape of Kapalua put the soul at ease and can make the first PGA Tour event of the year feel like part work, part vacation. Patrick Cantlay and Jon Rahm have had enough of the latter. Rahm,...

Column: New year starts with a familiar question about Woods

Jan. 04, 2022 11:58 AM EST

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — The largest winners-only field ever assembled at Kapalua can make it seem as though getting to paradise isn't as difficult as it used to be. Try telling that to Dustin Johnson, who will not be starting a new year on Maui for only the second time since he...

Column: Reviewing the year based on every club in the bag

Dec. 08, 2021 09:59 AM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The value of one shot was a place in history, another was worth $15 million in the bank. One drive introduced a young Scotsman on the world stage, one fairway metal helped to make a young American a major champion. All were shots that shaped the year in golf....

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...