Column: There’s a reason Match Play is only once a year

Sports 03/26/19, 17:45

Rory McIlroy loves match play because he believes it is the purest form of golf.Most would agree.He also prefers single elimination, which he referred to as "straight knockout." In simple terms, lose and go home.Rory McIlroy autographs for fans during a practice round at the Dell Match Play Championship golf ...

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 ...

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 ...

Update: Olesen enjoying the single life at Ryder Cup

Golf 09/27/18, 06:59

The Latest on the Ryder Cup at Le Golf National (all times local):12:35 p.m.Thorbjorn Olesen was the only European player without a date when the Ryder Cup teams met for dinner at the Palace of Versailles.So he was able to play the field.Europe's Thorbjorn Olesen plays a shot on the ...

‘Everyone loves Sergio’: Garcia proving worth at Ryder Cup

Golf 09/26/18, 05:53

As the missed cuts mounted, Sergio Garcia started to fear his status as a constant in Europe's Ryder Cup team was coming to an end.He was a major champion at long last. His Ryder Cup record — 22 1/2 points in eight appearances — spoke for itself. His gravitas in ...

Relaxed Bjorn proving a good fit as Ryder Cup captain

Soccer 09/21/18, 10:18

The captaincy of Europe's Ryder Cup team has taken Thomas Bjorn to places he never could have imagined.To the Elysee Palace for breakfast with the French president. To Val d'Isere to hit some golf balls from a mountain top. To the home of a delusional fan in southern England.He has ...

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