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Column: Not time to celebrate Ryder Cup win just yet

Sep. 25, 2021 21:30 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Their day was done and, as the afternoon matches teed off, Justin Thomas and Daniel Berger were playing to the crowd. They tossed a few beers to the thousands packed into the stands around the first tee at Whistling Straits, then drew cheers from everyone in red,...

'The Postman' Poulter delivers, annoys come Ryder Cup time

Sep. 22, 2021 16:12 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Ian Poulter is a very good player who is writing the closing chapters of a very good career — 17 worldwide victories, $27 million in earnings and no major titles but enough top-30 and top-10 finishes to never be overlooked. When he swaps out his...

Americans champs at pingpong table, not so much Ryder Cup

Sep. 22, 2021 09:43 AM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau was so excited about making the last Ryder Cup team that he went out and bought a new pingpong paddle to bring with him to France. Patrick Reed celebrated the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup win in Minnesota by playing table tennis with actor Bill Murray. ...

RYDER CUP '21: A capsule look at the American team

Sep. 17, 2021 11:24 AM EDT

A capsule look at the U.S. team for the Ryder Cup matches on Sept. 24-26 at Whistling Straits in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Listed in order of how they qualified for the team: COLLIN MORIKAWA Age: 24. World ranking: 3. ...

6 rookies on Ryder Cup team; Berger, Scheffler in, Reed out

Sep. 08, 2021 14:23 PM EDT

The only experience that matters to Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker is how the youngest U.S. team in history prepares for Whistling Straits in a bid to win back that shiny gold chalice. Equipped with the most captain's picks in Ryder Cup history, Stricker added four more...

Catriona Matthew ready to give someone else a try at Solheim

Sep. 07, 2021 11:11 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Catriona Matthew of Scotland made her Solheim Cup debut in 1998 at Muirfield Village. She is leaving after 23 years with quite a legacy. Matthew had a career mark of 18-11-8 in her nine appearances as a player, in which she had 14 partners in team...

Henley shoots lowest round in 2 years to lead Wyndham

Aug. 12, 2021 21:37 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Russell Henley shot an 8-under 62, his lowest round in more than two years, to take the lead Thursday in the suspended first round of the Wyndham Championship. Henley birdied three of his final four holes for a two-stroke lead over Sung Kang, Ted...

Last chance for Fowler, others to make PGA Tour playoffs

Aug. 11, 2021 16:39 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Rickie Fowler gets a final chance to keep his season going at the Wyndham Championship this week. And he's not the only big name on the PGA Tour hoping to end up on the right side of golf's playoff standings. The top 125 players in the FedEx Cup...

Column: Good start in Rio, Olympic golf hits stride in Tokyo

Aug. 10, 2021 15:53 PM EDT

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Her heart rate hit its peak only when Nelly Korda stood on the Olympic podium, not when she had a putter in her hand with a gold medal hanging on every shot. Six days earlier, the father of Xander Schauffele was the essence of calm as he shared his...

Emiliano Grillo leads Barracuda at smoky Tahoe Mountain Club

Aug. 06, 2021 22:16 PM EDT

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Emiliano Grillo had an early eagle in a 17-point round in smoky conditions Friday to take the second-round lead in the Barracuda Championship, the only PGA Tour event that uses the modified Stableford scoring system. Players receive eight points...