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NEW YORK (AP) — A top European Tour official waited patiently as Russell Knox wrapped up his duties from winning a World Golf Championship. He wanted to introduce himself to Knox and share details on how to become a tour member. Ten months later, Knox had reason to feel like an...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jordan Spieth never missed so many putts and felt so excited leaving a golf tournament. "I hit the ball so good," Spieth said as he signed autographs at Bethpage Black. "I was Tiger Woods in 2000." He signed another autograph, looked back and grinned. "OK, I was...
Lee Westwood, Martin Kaymer and Thomas Pieters will fill out the European team as Darren Clarke's captain's picks for the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine next month. Clarke announced his choices at the European Tour headquarters at Wentworth on Tuesday, and he went for a mixture of...
Lee Westwood, Martin Kaymer and Thomas Pieters will fill out the European team as Darren Clarke's captain's picks for the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine from Sept. 30-Oct. 2. Clarke announced his choices at the European Tour headquarters at Wentworth on Tuesday. Westwood and Kaymer,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III has four weeks to find four players to fill out his U.S. team, and there won't be a lack of information. And to hear him Monday morning, there won't be a lack of players. "Anybody in the top 100 has to be our radar because a guy...
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Patrick Reed occupied the eighth and final spot in the Ryder Cup standings going into the final qualifying event, which brought him the attention no one wants. He was the guy on the bubble, and most of the chatter was negative. Even more aggravating to...
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Patrick Reed picked up two victories in one day. He won The Barclays to assure himself a clear shot at the $10 million bonus in the FedEx Cup, and he easily secured a spot on his second straight U.S. Ryder Cup team. Rickie Fowler, with a surprising...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — On a day of firsts for Olympic golf, Marcus Fraser of Australia had the one that mattered — the first-round lead. Fraser ran off four straight birdies before the wind arrived and kept right on going until he had an 8-under 63, giving him a three-shot lead...
Russell Knox packed a surprising amount of power when he won the Travelers Championship. Not with any shot off the tee. With the cap off his head . "Until I actually saw a clip on Sky Sports, I didn't even realize I threw it as hard as I did," Knox said. The Travelers...