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Ryder Cup captains back postponement

Ryder Cup captains back postponement

Padraig Harrington and Steve Stricker have welcomed the event's postponement for 12 months. 9 Jul 2020
Stricker: Ryder Cup a yawn without fans

Stricker: Ryder Cup a yawn without fans

Holding the Ryder Cup later this year without fans due to the COVID-19 pandemic would almost make the event a "yawner", US captain Steve Stricker has said. 4 Jun 2020
Harrington accidently names Ryder Cup vice-captain

Harrington accidently names Ryder Cup vice-captain

Europe captain Padraig Harrington has let slip former World No.1 Luke Donald is one of his vice-captains at this year's Ryder Cup during a live broadcast on Tuesday. 6 May 2020
Morri: The Euro Tour needs a fan-free Ryder Cup

Morri: The Euro Tour needs a fan-free Ryder Cup

Professional golf without fans is nothing unusual. At almost every tournament on every Tour every week, the first few groups each day have little more than family and friends tagging along. If anybody at all. 4 May 2020
Ryder Cup might go ahead without fans

Ryder Cup might go ahead without fans

Staging this year's Ryder Cup without fans is not in the event's best interests but it might have to proceed that way due to the COVID-19 crisis, according to Team Europe captain Padraig Harrington. 30 Apr 2020
10 of golf’s best: Twitter accounts

10 of golf’s best: Twitter accounts

The coronavirus pandemic has effectively forced golf’s professional circuits into hibernation. But the game’s analysts, players and impressionists continue to utilise other platforms to entertain members of the golfing world – one of which includes Twitter. Here are 10 of the best golf accounts in the Twittersphere. 14 Apr 2020
Harrington: Shorten passage to Ryder Cup

Harrington: Shorten passage to Ryder Cup

Padraig Harrington says it would be better to stage the Ryder Cup on schedule this September with a shortened qualification period than postpone the biennial showpiece. 2 Apr 2020
Karlsson named vice-captain for Ryder Cup

Karlsson named vice-captain for Ryder Cup

Europe captain Padraig Harrington has named Sweden's Robert Karlsson as his first vice-captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup, which will be held at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin. 19 Sep 2019
Ireland’s Adare Manor to host 2026 Ryder Cup

Ireland’s Adare Manor to host 2026 Ryder Cup

Irish golf is set for an extended spell in the golfing spotlight following Shane Lowry’s Open Championship victory, with the announcement of Adare Manor as host venue for the 2026 Ryder Cup. 26 Jul 2019
Aussie rookie living it up at The Open

Aussie rookie living it up at The Open

Jokes with Tiger Woods, rounds with Justin Thomas and Padraig Harrington and now a dream Open Championship start for starry-eyed young gun Jake McLeod. 18 Jul 2019
Local Harrington seizes lead at Irish Open

Local Harrington seizes lead at Irish Open

Padraig Harrington has shot a superb seven-under 63 for his lowest opening round on the European Tour in 18 years to take a one-shot lead on the first day of the Irish Open. 5 Jul 2019
Europe rejigs captain's picks for Ryder Cup

Europe rejigs captain's picks for Ryder Cup

The European team is reducing the number of captain's picks from four to three for next year's Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits. 9 May 2019
Woods confirmed for new PGA Tour event in Japan

Woods confirmed for new PGA Tour event in Japan

Masters champion Tiger Woods plans to compete in Japan for the first time in 13 years. 26 Apr 2019
Matt Wallace: The not so quiet achiever

Matt Wallace: The not so quiet achiever

Englishman Matt Wallace won three European Tour titles in 2018 but was still controversially overlooked for a spot in the Ryder Cup. His push for a place in the 2020 team has already begun. 22 Mar 2019
Stricker named 2020 US Ryder Cup captain

Stricker named 2020 US Ryder Cup captain

Steve Stricker will captain the United States at the 2020 Ryder Cup with an emphasis on keeping an open line of communication with players, the former World No.2 said after his appointment yesterday. 21 Feb 2019
Harrington named European Ryder Cup captain

Harrington named European Ryder Cup captain

Ireland's Padraig Harrington has been named Europe's captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup, less than four months after helping the team to a crushing victory over the United States in Paris. 9 Jan 2019
Exclusive: Bjørn Again

Exclusive: Bjørn Again

Thomas Bjørn committed all of his energy and focus to capturing the Ryder Cup at Le Golf National during his near two-year tenure as Europe’s captain. Now, with that mission accomplished, the Dane is back to thinking about his own game and future for the first time in a long while, as we found out from the man himself. 8 Nov 2018
Exclusive: Against all odds

Exclusive: Against all odds

Open Champion Francesco Molinari says even he is surprised by the success of his most recent season but believes he can ride this wave of form into 2019 and beyond. 5 Nov 2018
Dunne holds early lead over Rose in Turkey

Dunne holds early lead over Rose in Turkey

Irishman Paul Dunne carved out a one-shot lead after carding a bogey-free 64 on the first day of the Turkish Airlines Open. 2 Nov 2018
Harrington backs event in Saudi Arabia

Harrington backs event in Saudi Arabia

Padraig Harrington hopes staging a European Tour event in Saudi Arabia can be a "positive force" after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi focused attention on the country's regime. 31 Oct 2018
Pavan claims Czech Masters

Pavan claims Czech Masters

Andrea Pavan has won his maiden European Tour title at the Czech Masters, closing with a five-under 67 to seal a two-shot win over three-time major champion Padraig Harrington. 27 Aug 2018