Ryder Cup
José María Olazábal has been named as the European team’s fourth vice-captain for the Ryder Cup. It’s the fourth time that Olazábal will serve as assistant after 2008, ’10 and ’14 and he was captain for Europe’s famous comeback win at Medinah in 2012.
Rasmus and Nicolai Hojgaard are the first set of twins to play at the British Open. They are 22-year-old Danes.
Scottie Scheffler is the first American to mathematically clinch a spot on the Ryder Cup team. Brooks Koepka could be right behind him.
Padraig Harrington is not ruling out his chances of playing in another Ryder Cup. The 51-year-old Irishman feels emboldened after his 67-66 start in the Scottish Open that puts him in the mix going into the weekend.
Zach Johnson knew being Ryder Cup captain was going to mean some tough choices. The last six weeks have reminded him of that.
The Masters will be the most significant major of the year because it showed golf can still be civil amid the great divide caused by LIV Golf.
Zach Johnson cares mostly about group chemistry for his American team at the Ryder Cup. He wants camaraderie.
A morning pep talk from European Ryder Cup captain Luke Donald in the locker room. Then a trophy ceremony in the afternoon at the Marco Simone club outside Rome.
European Ryder Cup captain Luke Donald has appointed Nicolas Colsaerts as his third vice captain for next year’s event in Rome.
SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — Rasmus Højgaard and Thomas Detry shared the lead at the Nedbank Golf Challenge after a busy day on Saturday when some players had to finish their second rounds and then come straight back out to play the third round.
SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — Luke Donald and Ryan Fox shared the lead at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City when lightning and then rain interrupted the second round on Friday.
Dow Finsterwald has died at his home in Colorado. Finsterwald was the first player to win the PGA Championship in stroke play.
Whether Tiger Woods makes it to Italy or not for next year’s Ryder Cup, he’ll be an integral member of the U.S. team.
The biggest team event in golf is coming to Italy and the Ryder Cup’s organizing committee is concerned that the locals might miss the party.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Before the Presidents Cup party could even get started, the Americans couldn’t escape questions about what comes next.
It was hard not to think about Saudi-funded LIV Golf at the Presidents Cup. Not because the disruption cost the International team at least four players.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jordan Spieth capped off a perfect week at the Presidents Cup and the Americans made it nine straight victories against an International team depleted by defections to Saudi-funded LIV Golf.
SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — Rasmus Hojgaard holed a 72-foot birdie putt on the way to shooting a 9-under 62 at the French Open on Thursday, giving him a two-stroke lead at the European tour event.


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One major takeaway from the just-concluded Italian Open at the Marco Simone club outside Rome that will host next year’s Ryder Cup is that the course is being set up to reward accurate tee shots with narrow fairways surrounded by nasty rough and even higher grass beyond.
Bob MacIntyre might have just played his way onto Europe’s Ryder Cup team. The Scottish lefty beat U.S.
GUIDONIA MONTECELIO, Italy (AP) — Rory McIlroy and U.S. Open champion Matt Fitzpatrick are getting quite comfortable on next year’s Ryder Cup course.
Rory McIlroy’s first competitive round on next year’s Ryder Cup course was a success. The four-time major champion holed out an approach shot for an eagle en route to a 4-under 67 for a share of the clubhouse lead in the opening round of the Italian Open at the Marco Simone club outside Rome.
For Rory McIlroy, it’s a flat-out “no.” U.S. Open champion Matt Fitzpatrick is open to having LIV Golf players on Europe’s team at next year’s Ryder Cup because he says “I just want to make sure that we win.”
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Padraig Harrington bogeyed the final hole Saturday for a 5-under 66, leaving him just a stroke ahead of Steve Stricker and Bernhard Langer with a round lead in the Ascension Charity Classic.
Don’t expect Rory McIlroy to spend much time reminiscing with his former Ryder Cup teammates at Wentworth this week.
Billy Horschel finally gets to play golf for the Stars and Stripes as a pro. Horschel and Max Homa are among six captain’s picks by Davis Love III to fill out the U.S. team for the Presidents Cup.
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — A match-play event comprising of 10-man teams from Continental Europe and Britain and Ireland is being revived by the European tour to provide more experience of the format for Ryder Cups.
It sure doesn’t sound like Wentworth will be a place for PGA Tour players and LIV Golf players to visit over tea.
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Europe captain Luke Donald will have six picks for next year’s Ryder Cup in Italy.