PGA Tour News

Americans Lose Big in Ryder Cup

Their skill - and the Americans' inability - in the foursomes format paid dividends in the long run for the Europeans. They entered Sunday's singles with a 10-6 lead after getting seven points in the alternate-shot matches on Friday and Saturday afternoons, then won five matches to roll to a 16 to 11 victory at Gleneagles Hotel in Scotland.

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Second-Guessing in Full Swing after USA Loses another Cup

by Jay Flemma

It's one thing to lose when you're expected to get beat. It's another thing altogether to go out with a whimper instead of a bang.

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McGinley Defends Watson

Victorious European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley isn't pleased with the criticism being levelled at his American counterpart, Tom Watson.

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McIlroy Honored Again; Hadley Named Rookie of the Year

As expected, Rory McIlroy was named the PGA Tour's Player of the Year for 2013-14. Two weeks ago the 25-year-old Northern Irishman received the PGA of America's POY award and Vardon Trophy for the season's low scoring average. The PGA Tour honor was the result of a vote by McIlroy's fellow players.

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Cook Wins Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach

John Cook closed with a 3-under 69 to win the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach. The $1.9 million, 54-hole tournament teed off Friday on California's Monterey Peninsula.

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USA Out-Coached, Out-Dressed & Outplayed

by Marino Parascenzo

One would think the next guy invited to captain the U.S. Ryder Cup team would have the good sense to turn down the honor. Or else accept on condition that he remains anonymous and that he be permitted to go about his duties with a bag over his head.

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Recap of Leadership Lessons at U.S. Ryder Cup

by Nancy Berkley

I can't believe it happened again. Just as Davis Love III, the 2012 Ryder Cup captain, did not understand the difference between a corporate committee and a team, Tom Watson didn't either.

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The Eagles of Gleneagles - U.S. Could Steal Ryder Cup

by Jay Flemma

There is one indisputable truth about U.S. national sports teams: the more underrated and hungry they are the better they play.

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Humana Challenge to Search for New Sponsor after 2015

The PGA Tour announced that 2015 will mark Humana's final year as title sponsor of the Humana Challenge. A search for a new sponsor already has begun and the Tour, in consultation with Desert Classic Charities and the Clinton Foundation, is currently in active discussions with a number of prospects to become title sponsor in 2016. The future of the tournament is secure and the PGA Tour is confident a sponsor will be found to replace Humana.

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McIlroy's Foundation to Host 2015 Irish Open

Rory McIlroy's charitable group, the Rory Foundation, will serve as the host of the European Tour's Irish Open in 2015. The foundation will sponsor next year's event, which will be held at Royal County Down in his native country of Northern Ireland.Rory McIlroy's charitable group, the Rory Foundation, will serve as the host of the European Tour's Irish Open in 2015. The foundation will sponsor next year's event, which will be held at Royal County Down in his native country of Northern Ireland.

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