Posts Tagged Ryder Cup

McIlroy backing Clarke for next European captain

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Rory McIlroy is backing Darren Clarke as the next Ryder Cup captain for Europe.

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McIlroy ready to get back to work

Europe’s Rory McIlroy celebrates winning his match against Rickie Fowler of the US on the 14th hole during the singles match on the final day of the Ryder Cup golf tournament, at Gleneagles, Scotland, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Rory McIlroy was photographed wearing only a mini-kilt and a red wig in the European team room after the Ryder Cup.

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McGinley had control of European Tour tee times

Europe’s Graeme McDowell, left, walks onto the 17th green with Victor Dubuisson during a practice round ahead of the Ryder Cup golf tournament at Gleneagles, Scotland, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Eight years ago as the Ryder Cup qualifying was ending, 10 of the top 20 players in the U.S. standings were either in the same group or in a group with captain Tom Lehman. It looked as if it was rigged, though the PGA Tour promised it was done by computer and merely a coincidence.

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McGinley ends career on a winning note

Europe team captain Paul McGinley, right, and Jamie Donaldson attend a press conference after Europe won the 2014 Ryder Cup golf tournament at Gleneagles, Scotland, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Paul McGinley is ready to call it a career in the Ryder Cup, and it ended on a perfect note.

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Donaldson hits ‘shot of my life’ to win Ryder Cup

Europe's Jamie Donaldson holds up the Welsh national flag to celebrate his singles match to win the 2014 Ryder Cup golf tournament at Gleneagles, Scotland, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — The decisive match. The shot of his life. Jamie Donaldson will never forget his Ryder Cup debut.

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