Category: Ryder Cup

Monty Warns Ryder Cup Stars

Colin Montgomerie warned every European golfer based in the United States, including Rory McIlroy who is planning to make the US his base for the next season, that they risk not making it to the Ryder Cup. The warning was given by Montgomerie Wednesday, a week before the start of the qualifying race in Switzerland. [...]

Golf-Established course sends 2018 Ryder Cup to France

Spain’s bid to host the 2018 Ryder Cup may have gathered momentum with the death of Seve Ballesteros but this was overcome by France. Le Golf National in Versailles won the right to host the Cup, making France the second European country to host the Cup after it was hosted in 1997 by Spain. The [...]

Tiger needs help says ex-Ryder Cup skipper

Former 2008 Ryder Cup captain Paul Azinger said Tiger Woods needs help so he would be able to deal with his growing problem. Ever since his personal problems in 2009, Woods has not won any tournament and have been faced with swing changes and injury problems. He joined the Players Championship but limped sadly out [...]

Colin Montgomerie shows interest in a Ryder Cup captain reprise

Colin Montgomerie might have had a change of mind about leading the European Ryder Cup team in 2014. Montgomerie, who led Europe to victory in Wales last October versus the United States, said he was no longer interested in doing the job, but indicated he would be prepared to do just that in the next [...]

Ryder Cup: US Team Graciously Accepts Defeat

For the first time since its beginning in 1983 the Ryder Cup went to a fourth day, after which the Americans suffered an excruciating 14 ½-13 ½ loss. U.S. captain Corey Pavin and his team graciously accepted defeat and refused to blame neither the bad weather nor the “boisterous” Celtic Manor supported for the defeat. [...]

Ryder Cup May Not Return To The UK Until 2026.

The Ryder Cup – the pinnacle of the European tour – could not be returning to the UK for more than a decade with strong bids coming from continental Europe for the 2018 and 2022 competitions. With the cup less than two days away Celtic Manor is getting ready to win it back from USA. [...]

Ryder Cup: US Team will donate 2.6 Million to charities

The United States Ryder Cup Team through its captain, Corey Pavin, pledged to play in behalf of U.S. charitable organizations, including students across the country studying in various educational institutions in the upcoming tournament this week in Europe for the 38th Ryder Cup tournament. The designated charities which will receive a donation of $2.6 million [...]

Ryder Cup : US Team wearing the most bizarre outfits!

A bit of flare at the Ryder Cup as the US team show off bizarre outfits The U.S. Ryder Cup team did not impress the fashion police as they arrived at Cardiff airport yesterday dressed in outfits resembling something out of a 1970s sitcom. The dress-code was intended to give the impression of university professors, [...]

Win or lose, US Ryder Cup stars could be paying to take part

Playing in the Ryder Cup is something that golfers in Europe and the USA dream of doing, so much so that some individuals will choose to fly great distances in short amounts of time just to boost any slim chance they may have of qualifying for their respective nation’s team. However, whilst the prestige stakes [...]

Ryder Cup: the US team is the underdog

Next month’s Ryder Cup will see the US team as the underdog. US captain Corey Pavin readily accepts this fact, while preparing to fight to win the trophy on European soil for the first time since 1993. Despite the Americans ending a run of three successive defeats when beating Europe Luoisville, Kentucky in 2008, Pavin [...]

McGinley : Harrington should not be at Celtic Manor

McGinley : Harrington should not be at Celtic Manor

Whilst Paul McGinley is a man who is very good friends with Padraig Harrington, and undoubtedly was one of the key factors that ensured the Irishman controversially received a wildcard pick that granted him a place on the European Ryder Cup team for the 2010 renewal, he recently let slip the key reason why Padraig [...]

The Ryder Cup Goes Green. Environmental Impact Reduced.

The Ryder Cup Goes Green. Environmental Impact Reduced.

With only two weeks to go before the European Ryder Cup team seeks to claim back the Ryder Cup from the United States, final preparations are under way to ensure the event delivers both sporting drama and environmental performance. The focus of the organisers has been to deliver a world class sporting event, whilst protecting [...]

Westwood’s fitness fight for the Ryder Cup

Westwood’s fitness fight for the Ryder Cup

With the Ryder Cup just over two weeks away now, European fans are being left to bite their fingernails in worry as their top golfer continues his bid to overcome the injury that has prevented him from taking part in recent tournaments. With Lee Westwood widely perceived as a crucial player for the European team, [...]

Pavin Makes his Ryder Cup Selection

Corey Pavin has decided on his Ryder Cup captains pick, the American has chose Tiger Woods and Rickie Fowler. Tiger Woods will be at Celtic Manor in October representing the American team after missing out on automatic selection with a string of poor performances. He will be looking to add to his illustrious career victories [...]

Jeff Overton makes the grade

Jeff Overton has become the first player to make the US Ryder Cup team despite never earning a victory on the US tour and will now join teammates like Phil Mickelson and Jim Furyk at Celtic Manor on October 1st. Those who regularly place a Ryder Cup Bet note that he recently earned himself a [...]

Fisher hoping to reel in success for team Europe

Having previously never earned his right to take part in the Ryder Cup, Ross Fisher will be hoping that the mixed form he showed at Gleneagles is something that doesn’t carry over to Celtic Mannor. With Fisher having his place on Colin Montgomerie’s team confirmed after his challengers failed to perform at the Czech Open, [...]

Pavin Praises Johnson

Pavin Praises Johnson

The manner in which Dustin Johnson took on board the two shot penalty that ruined his chances in the US PGA Championship at Whistling Straits – a decision that was somewhat controversial – has impressed American Ryder Cup captain Corey Pavin. Johnson was penalised for grounding his club in the sand at what officials deemed [...]

Dyson and McGowan chasing places

Dyson and McGowan chasing places

The efforts of Simon Dyson and Ross McGowan to secure Ryder Cup places could not be in greater contrast to that of Padraig Harrington and Paul Casey. While all four are among the candidates for team places, the latter pair have opted to remain in America and chase the big money – which does not [...]

Kaymer puts Europe in the driving seat

Kaymer puts Europe in the driving seat

A year on from a go-kart injury that left him out of action for two months, German golfer Martin Kaymer has given European hopes a huge boost by winning the US PGA Championship with just six weeks to go before golf’s most high-profile event gets underway. As well as Kaymer breaking his duck by winning [...]

Montys Major Headache

Colin Montgomerie’s problems with Ryder Cup selection continue apace as he looks at the options for the three wildcard entries he has to hand out. With US PGA championship winner Martin Kaymer announcing he is not going to play at the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles next week – the final match that counts towards [...]

Ryder Cup Selection Concerns

The race for Ryder Cup placings has taken on a more interesting aspect with three major European players failing to make the cut. The win by Martin Kaymer at the US PGA Championship has seen Padraig Harrington, Luke Donald and Justin Rose all take a step back in the world rankings, meaning none have automatic [...]

Tiger Woods Wild Card Hopes

Tiger Woods Wild Card Hopes

Tiger Woods’ 28th place finish in the US PGA Championship at Whistling Straits last week may well have been an improvement on recent form, but it was far from enough to secure him a place on the US Ryder Cup team. Captain Corey Pavin faces a task similar to that affecting Colin Montgomerie – the [...]

Tiger Woods in Ryder Cup Team

Tiger Woods in Ryder Cup Team

Tiger Woods failed to grab an automatic Ryder Cup spot this weekend. The world number one needed to finish in the top 15 to creep back into the top 8. He currently finds himself in 12 place and will be hoping for a wildcard pick. However when Corey Pavin was asked about the Americans chances [...]

Tough Decisions For Colin

Tough Decisions For Colin

Martin Kaymer has pulled out of next week’s Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles. His victory at the USPGA Championship has secured his Ryder Cup debut at Celtic Manor. There are now only two more events counting towards the Ryder Cup points total and skipper Colin Montgomerie is likely to have some tough decisions to make [...]