From Tommy Fleetwood's victory lap to Ian Poulter's wardrobe change, Team Europe heartily celebrated its victory against Team USA at the Ryder Cup.
After residing in American possession for two years, the Ryder Cup trophy returns to the European side
The U.S. spent a lot of time coming up with a formula that worked so well two years ago at Hazeltine. So why scrap it this time around in France?
Every time the Ryder Cup is held outside the U.S., the Americans fold. It's been 25 years since Team USA has had a road win, and it looks like it's headed toward 27.
Watch highlights from Friday at the 2018 Ryder Cup, where Europe bounced back in afternoon Foursomes to take a 5-3 overall lead.
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The U.S. team had control in the morning, but Europe swept the afternoon session to take a 5-3 lead into Day 2 at the Ryder Cup.
Tiger Woods returns to the Ryder Cup for the first time in six years with a first-day pairing with one of America's best in the competition of late, Patrick Reed. They will take on Open champion Francesco Molinari of Italy and England's Tommy Fleetwood in the final match of the fourball (best ball) session. "It's going to be fun for both of us,'' Woods said of his pairing with Reed. "We've been looking forward to teaming up and doing something like this together. We finally have our opportunity to go against two great competitors. One is the Open champion, and Tommy's obviously played extremely well and consistently all year.''
Tiger Woods is a long shot to move into the top eight in the next two events and guarantee himself a spot on the U.S. team. But here's why he's pretty much a lock.
Rory McIlroy admitted he had pre-meditated his boisterous celebration after spearheading an European revival on Friday afternoon, in order to show the pro-United States Ryder Cup crowd he would not be fazed by its “hostile” behavior.
No one had more to lose Friday at the 41st Ryder Cup than Phil Mickelson. Yet with a win in his only match, he provided a hopeful start for Team USA.
Team USA got off to a strong start Friday at the 41st Ryder Cup at Hazeltine, sweeping Team Europe in the morning foursomes 4-0. But before the session even began, the fans helped set the tone at the first tee, as more than 51,000 fans were crammed onto the course for the first day of matches.
After being swept by the Americans in the Friday morning foursomes, Rory McIlroy and Team Europe took three of four points in afternoon four-balls at the 41st Ryder Cup.
The Ryder Cup all but requires you muster a healthy amount of scorn for the opposition, an acrimony that does not exist at any other golf tournament. It is what makes the event so special, so intense, so exhilarating. There was yelling and screaming and cheering and booing from the time the sun came up Friday morning until Rory McIlroy holed that eagle putt on the 16th green and bowed to the crowd, his emotions at a fever pitch.
Phil Mickelson decided to set the record straight about that ill-fated pairing with Tiger Woods for two matches during the 2004 Ryder Cup at Oakland Hills.
Wednesday was a day for apologies, as Phil Mickelson issued a mea culpa for blaming Hal Sutton for his and Tiger Woods’ epic fail in the ’04 Ryder Cup and Danny Willett was forced to atone for his brother’s boorish comments about Americans.
Rory McIlroy hopes his thrilling FedEx Cup triumph helps give Europe momentum as they attempt to win an unprecedented fourth successive Ryder Cup. The Northern Irishman beat Ryan Moore and Kevin Chappell in a play-off at the Tour Championship to earn £8.8m, as he also won the end-of-season FedEx Cup.
With Team USA seeking revenge following three consecutive victories by Team Europe, the best golfers from the United States and Europe do battle in the 2016 RYDER CUP, live on TSN from Sept. 30 – Oct 2.
t has been draining because of my character,” Darren Clarke says as he prepares to captain Europe’s Ryder Cup team in a vociferous sporting competition they have dominated recently. The United States are desperate to end a miserable run after losing six of the past seven events and, on home turf this week, at Hazeltine in Minneapolis, the US are favourites against a team in which Clarke has picked six rookies.
It’s the final day of the 2015-16 PGA Tour Season, but there’s more than just the $10 million FedExCup prize on the line. After the Tour Championship finishes up later Sunday in Atlanta, U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III will hand out the final ticket to the Twin Cities for the American roster.