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Fitzpatrick hopes for better start, more action at Ryder Cup

Sep. 23, 2021 20:10 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Matt Fitzpatrick's Ryder Cup debut wasn't great. He lost. Europe lost. And he never really felt like he played any real golf. After making his first team for the 2016 matches at Hazeltine, then missing Europe's win in Paris...

Travel limits leave Europe without many fans at Ryder Cup

Sep. 23, 2021 20:00 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The sea of red that fills the galleries every time the United States hosts the Ryder Cup will have fewer European blue dots than usual this year. Pandemic-related travel restrictions are giving the U.S. a far bigger edge in fan support than the...

The Americans prepare for the 'big one' at home Ryder Cup

Sep. 23, 2021 19:52 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The Americans are running out of excuses in the Ryder Cup. They bring another loaded team to Whistling Straits, 11 of them among the top 16 players in the world. Not only is it a home game, the travel restrictions because of COVID-19 make this...

Tom Felton of 'Harry Potter' fame collapses at Ryder Cup

Sep. 23, 2021 19:29 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — British actor Tom Felton, known for his portrayal of Draco Malfoy in the “Harry Potter” movies, collapsed while playing a celebrity golf exhibition Thursday at the Ryder Cup. Ryder Cup organizers said only that Felton experienced “a medical...

Topsy-turvy '21 gives Rahm perspective at Ryder Cup

Sep. 23, 2021 19:10 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — In many ways, Jon Rahm's biggest steps forward in 2021, to say nothing of his setbacks, came off the golf course. That adds a sense of perspective to anything that happens on it — even in the Ryder Cup, where the once-tempestuous Spaniard now...

The Latest: Thomas-Spieth to open against new Spanish Armada

Sep. 23, 2021 18:22 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the Ryder Cup, the golf showdown between the United States and Europe (all times CDT): ___ 5:20 p.m. The Ryder Cup will kick off Friday morning with Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas taking on...

Column: Not exactly a united US team at Ryder Cup

Sep. 23, 2021 18:13 PM EDT

SHEYBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The video put out by the U.S. Ryder Cup media staff tried to say one thing. The body language from Brooks Koepka told a different story. Yes, he’s teammates for the week with Bryson DeChambeau and 10 other guys, charged with regaining the Ryder...

Ryder Cup media back US team by narrower margin than bettors

Sep. 23, 2021 14:21 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — A decidedly unscientific poll of 20 journalists at this week’s Ryder Cup — 10 from each side of the Atlantic Ocean — agree with the betting public that the U.S. team will wrest back the gold trophy at Whistling Straits. But the margin — 11-9 in favor of the...

Sport's biggest secret: Names in the envelopes at Ryder Cup

Sep. 23, 2021 12:53 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Steve Stricker and Padraig Harrington still haven't faced the toughest part of being Ryder Cup captains, a decision they can only hope never gets revealed. Whose name goes in the envelope? It might be the biggest secret in...

Dye's Whistling Straits gives Ryder Cup a seaside links feel

Sep. 23, 2021 03:32 AM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The late, great Pete Dye had a ready reply whenever critics screamed one of his course designs was over the top. “Golfers,” Dye scoffed, “would play Mount Everest if somebody put a flag on top.” So when the world’s...