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Yanks' opening 6-2 lead at Ryder Cup could've been bigger

Sep. 25, 2021 02:59 AM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Americans hit three unforgettable shots on the opening day of the Ryder Cup and two went for naught. Turns out they didn’t need them. Captain Steve Stricker's young squad patiently built the biggest U.S. opening-day lead since 1975, pummeling...

Europe takes a tumble, faces historic deficit at Ryder Cup

Sep. 25, 2021 02:15 AM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Shane Lowry tried to navigate his way down one of the hundreds of steep, slick hills that make Whistling Straits a menace for golfers with or without a club in their hands. He slid down the embankment and skittered hard onto his backside. Nobody...

Young U.S. team puts Europe in its biggest hole at Ryder Cup

Sep. 24, 2021 21:58 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The Americans haven't opened with a lead this large in the Ryder Cup since Jack Nicklaus and Lee Trevino were playing, and before Tiger Woods was even born. That didn't seem to be big enough to satisfy U.S. captain Steve Stricker. ...

Three tied for lead after 1st round of LPGA's Arkansas event

Sep. 24, 2021 21:43 PM EDT

ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — A Lim Kim, Katherine Kirk and Eun-HI Ji each shot 8-under 63 Friday for a one-shot lead over Sarah Burnham after the first round of the Walmart Northwest Arkansas Championship. Five others — Nasa Hataoka, Lindsey Weaver, Pajaree Anannarukarn, Aditi...

Ryder Cup Pairings

Sep. 24, 2021 21:40 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Whistling Straits Sheboygan, Wisconsin Yardage: 7,387; Par: 71 Saturday (all times Central) Foursomes 7:05 a.m.: Brooks Koepka and Daniel Berger vs. Jon Rahm and...

A look at Day 1 of the Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits

Sep. 24, 2021 21:39 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — A brief look at the Ryder Cup matches Friday at Whistling Straits (all times EDT): SCORE: United States 6, Europe 2. FOURSOMES: United States 3, Europe 1. FOURBALLS: United States 3, Europe 1. ...

DeChambeau provides plenty of power on Ryder Cup's first day

Sep. 24, 2021 21:29 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau provided must-see TV in his first Ryder Cup match of the weekend, showcasing the power and go-for-broke style that mark him as one of the game's most dynamic players. The one thing he couldn’t deliver is his first career Ryder...

Tiger Woods' text helps inspire U.S. team in Ryder Cup

Sep. 24, 2021 21:28 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Tiger Woods isn’t at Whistling Straits, but several U.S. players say he helped inspire them to a big lead in the first day of the Ryder Cup. Woods sent a group text through captain Steve Stricker to American players, saying he was behind them in...

Capsules from 1st day of the Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits

Sep. 24, 2021 20:31 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — A capsule look at Friday's matches in the Ryder Cup: FOURSOMES Jon Rahm and Sergio Garcia, Europe, def. Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth, 3 and 1. The Americans took an early lead when Thomas made a 6-foot...

Column: How to win a Ryder Cup? Have the best players

Sep. 24, 2021 20:06 PM EDT

SHEYBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Ever since the Europeans started winning Ryder Cups in bunches, various brain trusts from the American side have tried to figure out ways to turn the tables. They’ve made pods, studied pairings like they were complicated algorithms, and added...