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Ultimate Ryder Cup

Thirty seven years ago, the Ryder Cup was in trouble of falling into a pit of irrelevancy. Team USA┬áhad won all but three of the biennial events against Great Britain since the inception back in 1927, and most of them by a wide margin. The addition of Irish players in 1953 helped a little bit […]

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2014 Ryder Cup: Player Match Play Records

It’s officially Ryder Cup week, and you should all be as pumped as Pepsi was above spinning that flag. I’ve got a lot of content planned for the next few days, and we’ll start here with the overall records of each player in both the Ryder Cup and other match play formats. For specific details […]

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How to improve the Ryder Cup

The Ryder Cup might be the best event in golf. For three days every two years, players and fans representing the United States and Europe show emotion that you rarely see in golf, and while most don’t get as crazy as Ian Poulter, there’s a vibe and atmosphere around the event that is pretty special. […]

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Watson goes with familiarity for Gleneagles

None of the six captain’s picks for the Ryder Cup are wrong, at least not yet. The six players selected by European and American captains Paul McGinley and Tom Watson, were for the most part, not surprises and none of them are bad players. What they are though, at least when it comes to Watson’s […]

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Forecasting the 2014 Ryder Cup: August 6th

We’re less than two months away from the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, and both the American and European teams are starting to take shape for captains Tom Watson and Paul McGinley. With the American point standings locked after this week’s PGA Championship, this will likely be my last Ryder Cup forecasting post, at least […]

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Bernhard Langer and the 2014 Ryder Cup

Lee Trevino, Larry Nelson, Raymond Floyd, Hale Irwin, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson and Bruce Lietzke all have a few things in common. They are all golfers. They are all American. They all played in the 1981 Ryder Cup.

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Forecasting the 2014 Ryder Cup: July 8th

About a month and a half ago, I took a look at the current state of the American and European Ryder Cup teams that will be playing at Gleneagles this September. It wasn’t looking good for the Americans last time, but I think it’s getting a little bit better, so I figured it was time […]

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Forecasting the 2014 Ryder Cup: May 21st

After the Masters, I think I look forward to the Ryder Cup more than any event in golf, and the good news is that we’re only four months away at this point from the 2014 version at Gleneagles. With that in mind, I’m going to periodically take a look at the standings and how things […]

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Lee Westwood ends drought in Malaysia

Lee Westwood won by seven shots this morning in Malaysia at the Maybank Malaysian Open. It’s his 40th career win as a professional, but his first since June of 2012 at the Nordea Masters, an extremely long time for a player of his record and ability. This one means a lot for Westwood, as the […]

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2014 Golf Wishes

When you look back at the 2013 calendar year, golf fans were pretty fortunate with what they saw. The return of Tiger Woods to the top of the world ranking, the best major year in at least a decade and the emergence of new stars that should keep the game in good hands for the […]

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