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Ryder Cup: Practice Day Two

Ryder Cup: Practice Day Two

It was team picture day for Team USA at Whistling Straits, while the Europeans tried to win over the partisan crowd. Here are the best images from Wednesday at the 43rd Ryder Cup. 23 Sep 2021
Europe’s cheesy strategy to win over Ryder Cup crowd

Europe’s cheesy strategy to win over Ryder Cup crowd

Europe's golfers have launched a charm offensive ahead of the 43rd Ryder Cup, adopting the team colours of the Green Bay Packers and throwing "cheesehead" souvenirs into the crowd. 23 Sep 2021
Postman Poults out to deliver in Ryder Cup

Postman Poults out to deliver in Ryder Cup

Ian Poulter admits it will take "extra special" golf to retain the Ryder Cup in front of a hostile U.S. crowd. 23 Sep 2021
Ryder Cup: Practice Day One

Ryder Cup: Practice Day One

The first official day of practice is in the books at Whistling Straits for Team Europe, while Steve Stricker's Americans once again took to the Pete Dye design in preparation for Friday's start. Here are the best images from Tuesday on the ground. 22 Sep 2021
History lesson for Europe's Ryder Cup team

History lesson for Europe's Ryder Cup team

European captain Padraig Harrington has made it clear on the first night together at the Ryder Cup that his players have a place in history, one by one. 22 Sep 2021
The Preview: 43rd Ryder Cup

The Preview: 43rd Ryder Cup

After an extended wait due to Covid-19, the Ryder Cup returns this week. The best men from Europe and the United States doing battle at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin. 21 Sep 2021
Ryder Cup captains unwilling to tip hands

Ryder Cup captains unwilling to tip hands

The Ryder Cup does not begin until Friday but the gamesmanship was well under way at Whistling Straits on Monday as European captain Padraig Harrington and his U.S. counterpart Steve Stricker put their poker faces on, refusing to tip their hands. 21 Sep 2021
Huggan: Europe’s Ryder Cup imbalance

Huggan: Europe’s Ryder Cup imbalance

It’s only been “Europe” since 1979, of course. Before that, hapless bands of professional stragglers drawn from only Great Britain and Ireland made biennial attempts to take on the might of the United States of America in the Ryder Cup. 21 Sep 2021
Harrington welcomes Stenson into the fold

Harrington welcomes Stenson into the fold

Henrik Stenson will still have a role for Europe at the Ryder Cup despite failing to get into the team. 16 Sep 2021
Rose on the outer as Harrington makes Cup picks

Rose on the outer as Harrington makes Cup picks

Team Europe skipper Padraig Harrington has turned to two Ryder Cup stalwarts as he named Sergio Garcia and Ian Poulter along with Shane Lowry as his three picks for this month's battle against the United States – but Justin Rose missed out. 13 Sep 2021
Horschel wins BMW PGA as Scott fades

Horschel wins BMW PGA as Scott fades

Billy Horschel has become only the second American, after the great Arnold Palmer, to win the European Tour's flagship event, the BMW PGA Championship, following a dramatic final round at Wentworth. 13 Sep 2021
Wentworth to determine final European Ryder Cup team

Wentworth to determine final European Ryder Cup team

European captain Padraig Harrington is braced for some "fuss and drama" as his Ryder Cup side is finalised at the European Tour's BMW PGA Championship this week. 8 Sep 2021
The Preview: BMW PGA Championship

The Preview: BMW PGA Championship

THE European Tour’s flagship event – the BMW PGA Championship – returns to its Wentworth Club headquarters, with a host of big names ready to tee up. Here is all you need to know, including the Aussies teeing it up and TV times. 7 Sep 2021
No Ryder Cup heroics repeat for Molinari

No Ryder Cup heroics repeat for Molinari

The man who contributed the most to Europe's team in the 2018 Ryder Cup triumph will almost certainly be missing from this month's competition at Whistling Straits, Wisconsin. 6 Sep 2021
Min Woo vaults to share of the lead in Italy

Min Woo vaults to share of the lead in Italy

Emerging star Min Woo Lee has taken a share of the lead after the opening round of the DS Automobiles Italian Open in Rome. 3 Sep 2021
The Preview: D+D Real Czech Masters

The Preview: D+D Real Czech Masters

The European Tour heads out of the United Kingdom for the first time since June, and the picturesque Albatross Resort near Prague for the sixth-staging of the D+D Real Czech Masters. Here is all you need to know, including the Aussies teeing it up and TV times. 17 Aug 2021
Koepka reveals more on Bryson beef ahead of The Open

Koepka reveals more on Bryson beef ahead of The Open

COVID-19 protocols may mean Open press conferences are limited to 15 minutes, but no one could complain of feeling short changed by Brooks Koepka. 14 Jul 2021
Herbert takes centre stage at Irish Open

Herbert takes centre stage at Irish Open

Australia's Lucas Herbert carded a superb first-round 64 to snatch the lead at the Irish Open and upstage some of the biggest names in the game. 2 Jul 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #43 – Padraig Harrington

The Thing About Golf Podcast #43 – Padraig Harrington

Three majors and a Ryder Cup captaincy might be the highlights of a stellar career but as John Huggan puts it in the introduction, the most impressive thing about Padraig Harrington is that he’s basically a good bloke. 31 May 2021
Diet and brain training help Mickelson

Diet and brain training help Mickelson

Phil Mickelson is not the first middle-aged person to change his diet and engage in brain training in a quest to feel and perform better, but he is the first to win a major golf championship after turning 50. 25 May 2021
Players herald tough, but fair, PGA opening round

Players herald tough, but fair, PGA opening round

The opening round of the 103rd PGA Championship was a tough but fair challenge, with 16 players in the field of 155 breaking par. Here’s what some players said, in assessing the course and their game, after the first round. 21 May 2021