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Golf: Lee Westwood, Matt Kuchar end tournament slumps

Lee Westwood was finally back in the winner's circle on Sunday and it was in a familiar setting, clinching his third title at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa by coming from behind to overhaul a three-shot deficit in the final round. Westwood denied Sergio Garcia a wire-to-wire victory...

  • From hat tips to golf ball exorcisms, this Ryder Cup had it all

    From hat tips to golf ball exorcisms, this Ryder Cup had it all

    From golf balls flung in anger to a most gracious tip of the cap, here are some moments that stood out from a dozen singles matches that gave Europe a 17½-10½ victory Sunday and returned the Ryder Cup to Europe: Guess you’re not using that ball again This event demands drama. So whether the misses...

  • Francesco Molinari goes 5-0 as Europe wins Ryder Cup

    Francesco Molinari goes 5-0 as Europe wins Ryder Cup

    The Ryder Cup is heading back to Europe. The home team secured the victory when Phil Mickelson knocked one in the water at the par-3 16th hole, conceding his match to Francesco Molinari right on the tee box. The home team has a 14-9 lead with three matches still on the course at Le Golf National....

  • Help on the way for Eisenhower Golf Course

    Help on the way for Eisenhower Golf Course

    When Anne Arundel County took ownership of Eisenhower Golf Course in Crownsville in July, Damian Cosby saw an opportunity. A PGA professional, Cosby is Chief of Maintenance and the Director of Golf for the county. Cosby had previously been the head pro at Eisenhower and knew quite well its good...

  • Europe finishes off dominant week to win back Ryder Cup

    Tiger Woods, U.S. looking for another historic comeback at the Ryder Cup

    SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France — Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas got things started on the final day of the Ryder Cup, with Europe holding a commanding lead and the United States hoping for another historic comeback.

  • Europe builds 10-6 lead in Ryder Cup behind 'Moliwood'

    Europe builds 10-6 lead in Ryder Cup behind 'Moliwood'

    Europe's latest Ryder Cup sensation is called "Moliwood," and what a show Francesco Molinari and Tommy Fleetwood produced at the Ryder Cup on Saturday. And now for the final act. Molinari and Fleetwood became the first European tandem to win all four matches, leading their team to the brink of...

  • Same ol' story: Tiger Woods takes another tumble at Ryder Cup

    Same ol' story: Tiger Woods takes another tumble at Ryder Cup

    SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France — Tiger Woods kept bending over in anguish, his shoulders sinking further and further, the energy ebbing as he made his way around Le Golf National for the second time Saturday. It was the body language of a tired, defeated golfer. Quite a contrast to the previous...

  • Tiger Woods back in U.S. Ryder Cup lineup Saturday after Europe surges to 5-3 Day 1 lead

    Tiger Woods back in U.S. Ryder Cup lineup Saturday after Europe surges to 5-3 Day 1 lead

    Three matches in the books, three red points on the board and Tiger Woods still on the golf course. This was exactly the start the Americans wanted in the Ryder Cup. And then Europe finished even better. Four hours later, the cheers at Le Golf National ramped up to a feverish pitch as Europe swept...

  • 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...

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