McIlroy again unreliable in Ryder Cup singles

Golf 09/30/18, 11:50

Rory McIlroy stared at his ball buried deep in the French sand and held out his arms. His body language said: What am I meant to with that?The finish line, in the shape of the 18th green at Le Golf National, was just up ahead, so close he could see ...

Update: All 12 matches out in Ryder Cup singles

Golf 09/30/18, 08:28

The Latest on the Ryder Cup at Le Golf National (all times local):2:20 p.m.All 12 singles matches are out on the course, and the Europeans have made the solid start they needed as they look to bring back the Ryder Cup.Europe is up in six of the matches, the United ...

US looking for another historic comeback at the Ryder Cup

Golf 09/30/18, 06:39

Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas got things started on the final day of the Ryder Cup, with Europe holding a commanding lead and the United States hoping for another historic comeback.Europe went into Sunday's singles with a 10-6 edge, needing only 4 1/2 points from the 12 matches to reclaim ...

Mickelson gets another day off at Ryder Cup in Europe

Golf 09/29/18, 16:01

Phil Mickelson is used to being a spectator when the Ryder Cup comes to Europe.In a repeat of four years ago, Mickelson didn't play at all Saturday at Le Golf National, reduced to a role of cheerleader and occasional coach while the rest of the team got on the course ...

Same ol’ story: Tiger takes another tumble at Ryder Cup

Golf 09/29/18, 15:02

Tiger Woods kept bending over in anguish, his shoulders sinking further and further, the energy ebbing as he made his way around Le Golf National for the second time Saturday.It was the body language of a tired, defeated golfer.Quite a contrast to the previous weekend, when he triumphantly strutted down ...

‘Vamos!’: Garcia firing up Europe at Ryder Cup

Golf 09/29/18, 14:50

Sergio Garcia and Phil Mickelson were handed captain's picks for the Ryder Cup as much for their value in the team room as out on the course.Only one of the veterans is delivering on both fronts at Le Golf National.Garcia has burst out of a slump in form and come ...

Ryder Cup capsules

Europe 09/29/18, 13:30

Capsules from Saturday's matches at the Ryder Cup:FOURBALLSRory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia, Europe, def. Brooks Koepka and Tony Finau, United States, 2 and 1.Koepka and Finau trailed the entire way for the second straight fourballs session, only this time they didn't recover. McIlroy got up-and-down from a bunker on the ...

Column: Ryder Cup’s ‘Captain America’ loses his superpowers

Golf 09/29/18, 12:26

Forget Captain America. Because, as wits on social media were quick to point out, Patrick Reed spent so much time in the water on Day 2 of the Ryder Cup that a better nickname for him would be Aquaman.The lesson brutally delivered to the Masters champion by Le Golf National's ...

Update: Fourballs matches underway on Day 2 at Ryder Cup

Golf 09/29/18, 03:29

The Latest on the Ryder Cup at Le Golf National (all times local):9:15 a.m.All four matches are underway in the fourballs on a chilly morning at Le Golf National, and Europe's star pairing of Tommy Fleetwood and Francesco Molinari have made another strong start.Fleetwood holed a 20-foot birdie putt at ...

Americans try to regroup as Europe has 5-3 lead in Ryder Cup

Sports 09/29/18, 01:37

Europe has a 5-3 advantage going into the second day of the Ryder Cup, a lead that feels even bigger with the momentum from its first sweep of a session since 1989.U.S. captain Jim Furyk is not ready to panic.US team captain Jim Furyk, center, Jordan Spieth of the US, ...

Koepka shaken after bloodying fan’s head with tee shot

Golf 09/28/18, 16:20

Brooks Koepka found no reason to be intimidated by playing in the Ryder Cup because golf isn't a contact sport.But it became one under the worst circumstances. And it shook him up.Koepka's wild tee shot on the par-4 sixth hole struck a woman in the gallery and bloodied her head. ...

Column: US falls apart at Ryder Cup, but still time to rally

Golf 09/28/18, 15:50

Jim Furyk surveyed the waning moments of his marvelous team taking the worst beatdown in France since Marie Antoinette recommended everyone stick to cake.He somehow forced a weak smile.Maybe it was the only way to keep from crying.Maybe he was trying to suppress the doomed feeling that sweeps over so ...

McIlroy and Poulter, a one-two punch for Europe at Ryder Cup

Golf 09/28/18, 14:46

He'd had a rough morning, the only player to start Day 1 of the Ryder Cup without making birdie.The afternoon for Rory McIlroy at Le Golf National wasn't proving that much better. He found a bunker on No. 2, missed a sinkable putt on No. 3, then another on No. ...

As good as it gets: Fleetwood is rocking in Ryder Cup debut

Golf 09/28/18, 14:15

Tommy Fleetwood has the long, flowing hair of a rock star, and he was treated like one as he strode through the massed ranks of spectators at the back of the 14th green on a day he'll never forget at the Ryder Cup.Like a cyclist pushing his way through boisterous ...

Tony Finau catches a big break, wins Ryder Cup debut

Golf 09/28/18, 11:38

Tony Finau took the scenic route around Le Golf National.Down to the edge of the water at the first hole.Up and over a fence at the seventh.Right into the water at the 15th.Tony Finau is congratulated by his wife Alayna Galea'i-Finau after winning his fourball match with his teammate Brooks ...

Ryder Cup 1st tee: A spectacle like no other in sports

Golf 09/28/18, 03:18

They booooooo-ed the Americans. They chanted the names of their European heroes. Once again, this time on a warm French morning, the vast Ryder Cup crowds that massed to witness the first shots provided a spectacle unlike any other in sports.General view of the 1st hole as players start their ...

Update: Europe jumps out to quick lead at Ryder Cup

Golf 09/28/18, 03:01

The Latest on the Ryder Cup at Le Golf National (all times local):8:40 a.m.Ryder Cup rookie Tony Finau got the honor of hitting the first shot at Le Golf National.Europe's Justin Rose, left, and Jon Rahm react after teeing off during their fourball match against Brooks Koepka of the US ...

After all the hype, Ryder Cup gets started in France

Golf 09/28/18, 01:29

Thousands of fans are filling up the massive grandstand behind the first tee at the Ryder Cup in the dark, anticipating the start of matches between two of the strongest teams ever assembled for the matches.The stadium-like grandstand at Le Golf National holds nearly 7,000 people, and thousands more are ...

Tiger Effect creating excitement for Ryder Cup and next year

Golf 09/27/18, 20:07

Tiger Woods wasn't the only one celebrating after he won the Tour Championship. Golf announcers and network executives are excited about the momentum Wood's comeback season can generate for ratings.All three of the sport's major U.S. broadcasters have reasons to look forward to the next nine months.CBS' Jim Nantz saw ...

Bjorn says ‘Europe united’ at Ryder Cup amid Brexit tensions

Golf 09/27/18, 13:44

Amid tensions caused by Britain's looming departure from the European Union, the captain of Europe's Ryder Cup team said Thursday his players were an example of how the continent "stands as one."Thomas Bjorn, a Dane who lives in London, used his speech at the opening ceremony of golf's biggest team ...

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