PARIS, Sept 25 Patrick Reed knows he will be typecast as the villain in the United States' bid to win the Ryder Cup on European soil for the first time in over two decades and on Tuesday told European golf fans: bring it on.
PARIS, Sept 25 Phil Mickelson on Tuesday dangled the mouth-watering prospect of a possible pairing with a resurgent Tiger Woods at this week's Ryder Cup.
PARIS, Sept 25 A new cuddly, feely Tiger Woods was on display for the media on Tuesday, but after professing his delight at making the team and thanking his captain for picking him, the mask eventually slipped to reveal a chilling reminder of Tiger Mark I.
PARIS, Sept 25 Jim Furyk has a "really good idea" of the pairings he will send out on the first day of the Ryder Cup, the United States captain said on Tuesday.
PARIS, Sept 25 In the 91-year history of the Ryder Cup, through decades of total American domination, the man with the highest percentage record is neither Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus nor 37-match Billy Casper. It is Europe's Ian Poulter.
PARIS, Sept 25 Tommy Fleetwood is probably the most laid-back man in golf and though he has heard all the advice about how the Ryder Cup can shred the nerves of the most stoic, he is determined to enjoy and embrace his first appearance.
Sept 24 Brooks Koepka, who won the PGA Championship and U.S. Open this year, was nominated for the PGA Tour Player of the Year award on Monday along with Justin Rose, Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas, Bryson DeChambeau and Francesco Molinari.
* Captains Furyk and Bjorn heap praise on both teams (Adds quotes, recasts)
PARIS, Sept 24 The spiralling interest in the Ryder Cup means the biennial golf showpiece hardly needs hyping up but the stunning return to form of Tiger Woods, culminating in his first tournament victory for five years on Sunday, has undoubtedly added some extra French frisson to the event starting in Paris on Friday.
PARIS, Sept 24 Ryder Cup captains Jim Furyk and Thomas Bjorn heaped praise on each other's teams on Monday ahead of this week's showdown between the United States and Europe.