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CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Momentum means everything at the Ryder Cup. Shot to shot, match to match, even era to era, it's swung back and forth between the United States and Europe, sometimes at a glacial pace and occasionally with head-turning speed. This time, it's the visitors who...
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — With stakes at the Ryder Cup so high, the players are under plenty of pressure. Danny Willett's focus faltered a bit Wednesday during practice at Hazeltine National Golf Club. This wasn't a case of rookie nerves, though. This was because, well, his brother...
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Two days before the Ryder Cup, Phil Mickelson went back 12 years to drive home a point that the Americans are prepared to play their best golf. And along the way, he disparaged yet another former captain. This time, his target was Hal Sutton. Mickelson was...
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The first awkward moment for Tiger Woods at the Ryder Cup came when he lined up to get into the U.S. team picture. Oops, sorry Tiger, only players are allowed. The second awkward moment came when he walked through a tunnel in the grandstands onto the No. 1...
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — With half of the roster filled with Ryder Cup rookies, the value of the European veterans in golf's biennial international grudge match has only increased. Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson are just the type of tandem for the team to turn to. "We hit the ball a...
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the Ryder Cup (all times local): Noon Europe's Justin Rose says he "wasn't bothered one bit" that records showing he received a therapeutic-use exemption were published online by hackers seeking to embarrass some Olympic athletes. "All the...
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Phil Mickelson criticized another past Ryder Cup captain Wednesday in explaining why he thinks this American team will be prepared to play its best. Mickelson was the catalyst for change in 2014 when he publicly questioned Tom Watson's heavy-handed role —...
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Ryan Moore had just placed second in the Tour Championship, capping a strong weekend in Atlanta with a narrow playoff loss to Rory McIlroy , when he began to load up his gear in the parking lot about 45 minutes later, a flight home to Las Vegas with his...
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The first question Rickie Fowler was asked at the Ryder Cup was as good an indication as any of how his year has gone. "Can you talk a little about facial hair in golf and your view of it?" Fowler is one of golf's "it" boys, part of young generation of tour...