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Eddie Pepperell wins British Masters to likely set up debut at Augusta

Eddie Pepperell won his second European Tour title with a two-shot victory at the British Masters on Sunday and likely secured the even bigger prize of a place in next year's Masters at Augusta National. The Englishman shot an even-par 72 and held off Sweden's Alexander Bjork (71) as the pair went...

  • Koepka shaken after bloodying fan's head with tee shot

    Koepka shaken after bloodying fan's head with tee shot

    Brooks Koepka found no reason to be intimidated by playing in the Ryder Cup because golf isn't a contact sport. But it became one under the worst circumstances. And it shook him up. Koepka's wild tee shot on the par-4 sixth hole struck a woman in the gallery and bloodied her head. He said he checked...

  • Ryder Cup ready to start with pressure on for everyone

    Ryder Cup ready to start with pressure on for everyone

    Jim Furyk has spent four days watching his team play loose and confident, two key ingredients he hopes will allow the Americans to end 25 years without winning the Ryder Cup away from home. He can only hope that is what he sees when the shots at Le Golf National really count. “What would make me...

  • European Ryder Cup team says it's unified amid Brexit tension

    European Ryder Cup team says it's unified amid Brexit tension

    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 USA looks to plant flag on European soil for first time at Ryder Cup since 1993

    Team USA looks to plant flag on European soil for first time at Ryder Cup since 1993

    SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France — The American team at the Ryder Cup is one of the strongest ever. It features nine players who have combined to win 31 major championships, nearly half of those by Tiger Woods, who signaled his return last week by winning the Tour Championship. It has Dustin Johnson,...

  • Ryder Cup can be one more facet of Tiger Woods' revival tour

    Ryder Cup can be one more facet of Tiger Woods' revival tour

    When the gallery at East Lake Golf Club spilled onto the 18th fairway Sunday afternoon, it became difficult to find Tiger Woods in its midst. Golf is such a solitary pursuit — so often just the hole, the ball, the club and the player — that even its most triumphant occasions are normally celebrated...

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