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How well do you know the Ryder Cup? Try this quiz: FRIDAY FOURSOMES 1. Where did the Ryder Cup get its name? a.) An English seed merchant b.) An American rental truck company c.) Bernard Darwin ___ 2. Who is the oldest player to be named captain of the Ryder Cup? a.) Arnold...
GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Facts and figures for the Ryder Cup: Event: 40th Ryder Cup matches. Date: Sept. 26-28. The course: The PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles Resort was designed by Jack Nicklaus and opened in 1993 as The Monarch's Course. It has been revamped and renamed...
GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Facts and figures for the Ryder Cup: Event: 40th Ryder Cup matches. Date: Sept. 26-28. The course: The PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles Resort was designed by Jack Nicklaus and opened in 1993 as The Monarch's Course. It has been revamped and renamed...
A capsule look at the European team in the 40th Ryder Cup, to be played Sept. 26-28 at Gleneagles, Scotland. Players listed in the order they made the team: RORY MCILROY Age: 25. Country: Northern Ireland. Ryder Cup appearances: 2. Ryder Cup record: 4-3-2. World ranking: 1...
A capsule look at the U.S. team in the 40th Ryder Cup, to be played Sept. 26-28 at Gleneagles, Scotland. Players listed in the order they made the team: BUBBA WATSON Age: 35. Ryder Cup appearances: 2. Ryder Cup record: 3-5-0. World ranking: 7. Majors: Masters (2012, 2014)...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is unveiling new public service announcements against campus sexual assault in a campaign being supported by the NCAA and several media companies with reach among college students. The White House says athletes will appear in the campaign...
INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — North Korea is making a statement on the international sports stage — a fashion statement. Standing tall in the land of K-pop and Gangnam style, the North's top athletes have been looking decidedly sharper than usual at the Asian Games hosted by rival...
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — In the brave new world of college football playoffs, a non-conference win over a ranked team — on the road, no less — could certainly pay dividends when December rolls around. In that respect, fifth-ranked Auburn made quite the statement with a 20-14 win...
An ACC showdown has an unlikely star, an SEC showdown has an enticing one-on-one matchup and East Carolina goes for two straight upsets. Here are some things to know about the fourth weekend of the college football season: WINSTON'S STAND-IN: Introducing Sean Maguire, starting...