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  • 4 hours, 24 minutes ago

    Azinger open to Ryder Cup captaincy return

    Phil Mickelson could get his wish after Paul Azinger said on Monday he was open to a second spell as US Ryder Cup captain.

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  • 42 minutes from now

    Westwood joins calls for Captain Clarke

    Lee Westwood has added his voice to those backing Darren Clarke to be Europe's next Ryder Cup captain.

  • 18 hours, 55 minutes ago

    McIlroy: I'm not a ‘king-maker’

    World number one Rory McIlroy insists he is not the new Ryder Cup king-maker, but appreciates that his voice was heard.

  • 21 hours, 12 minutes ago

    McGinley revels in Ryder Cup win

    European captain Paul McGinley has revealed the United States claimed at least one victory over his side at Gleneagles – albeit in the wrong sport.

  • Phil Mickelson and Tom Watson on the course
    23 hours, 28 minutes ago

    Mickelson remarks come under fire

    Phil Mickelson has been strongly criticised for openly questioning the captaincy of Tom Watson, just two hours after the United States lost the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

  • 23 hours, 57 minutes ago

    McIlroy jokily apologises for ‘premature’ celebration

    Rory McIlroy has apologised to American Zach Johnson for popping the champagne corks a little too soon yesterday.

  • 1 day, 1 hour, 12 minutes ago

    European Ryder Cup golfer admits he's 'still drunk' on live TV this morning

    Jamie Donaldson told a Sky news reporter that he and his teammates had “a heavy one” after his winning shot won the competition for Europe

  • 1 day, 5 hours, 43 minutes ago

    Mickelson: We had no game plan

    A defeated and dejected United States Ryder Cup team head back across the Atlantic today dealing with recrimination and regret in equal measure.

  • 1 day, 18 hours, 38 minutes ago

    Donaldson: McGinley 'a sensational' Ryder Cup captain

    World number one Rory McIlroy led by example as Europe won the 40th Ryder Cup after being given an early scare at Gleneagles.

  • 1 day, 20 hours, 33 minutes ago

    Majestic McIlroy leaves good friend Fowler in his wake

    World number one Rory McIlroy lived up to his reputation by delivering Europe's first point of Sunday's singles with a 5&4 victory over good friend Rickie Fowler.

  • 2 days, 37 minutes ago

    How Europe won the Ryder Cup

    Live updates from the final day of the Ryder Cup.

  • 2 days, 14 hours, 33 minutes ago

    Rory and G-Mac expect Europe to view Medinah and Brookline comebacks

    Rory McIlroy and his European teammates are bracing themselves for the mother all warnings against complacency from captain Paul McGinley ahead of tomorrow's pivotal Ryder Cup singles matches.

  • 2 days, 17 hours, 45 minutes ago

    Europe leave US needing a miracle at Gleneagles

    The United States will need their own version of the ’Miracle at Medinah’ at Gleneagles after another brilliant foursomes performance gave Europe a 10-6 lead heading into the final day of the 40th Ryder Cup.

  • 2 days, 20 hours, 29 minutes ago

    Poulter coy on point promise

    Ian Poulter refused to reveal whether he would be making any promises to European captain Paul McGinley on the decisive final day of the Ryder Cup.

  • 3 days, 3 hours, 35 minutes ago

    Ryder Cup Live

    Updates from Day 2 of the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

  • 3 days, 15 hours, 8 minutes ago

    Wicklow women celebrate famous All Ireland victory 110 years in the making

    The women of Wicklow golf club are this evening celebrating an All Ireland victory that has eluded them for 110 years.

  •  A Rory McIlroy fan during the foursomes matches today. Picture: PA
    3 days, 17 hours, 10 minutes ago

    Europe draw level in Ryder Cup

    Europe got back on level terms with victory in the first foursomes match on the opening day of the 40th Ryder Cup at Gleneagles on Friday.

  • 3 days, 19 hours, 37 minutes ago

    Poulter hoping to bounce back

    Europe’s Ryder Cup talisman Ian Poulter insisted he would shrug off a first defeat in eight matches but would have to wait a while to get the loss out of his system.

  • 3 days, 20 hours, 50 minutes ago

    United States snatch lead

    The United States snatched a late lead from the morning fourballs at the Ryder Cup but more significant was the psychological advantage they gained from it.

  • 4 days, 4 hours, 7 minutes ago

    Ryder Cup live

    Updates from day one of the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

  • 4 days, 4 hours, 39 minutes ago

    A Ryder Cup round-up to get you in the mood

    With less than an a half hour to go before the first four-balls tee off in Ryder Cup 2014 we gathered together some of the best of the build-up.

  • 4 days, 5 hours, 7 minutes ago

    McGinley: I go out with no fear

    European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley admits he will worry about making the right decisions over the next three days but is confident his experience will mean he gets more right than wrong.

  • Justin Rose, Ian Poulter, Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell during the Ryder Cup opening ceremony. Picture: INPHO
    4 days, 16 hours, 27 minutes ago

    Rory handed early shot at Mickelson

    Rory McIlroy has the chance to let his golf do the talking against Phil Mickelson in the opening session of the Ryder Cup, in a match US captain Tom Watson predicted should be a “barn-burner”.

  • 4 days, 18 hours, 43 minutes ago

    Rory: Golf is my girlfriend for now

    Rory McIlroy said he is concentrating on his career instead of his love life as he and Graeme McDowell joked about money in a BBC interview.

  • 4 days, 18 hours, 50 minutes ago

    McIlroy to face Mickelson in the pick of the morning’s four-balls

    Paul McGinley and Tom Watson have announced their pairings for tomorrow morning's four-balls in Day 1 at the Ryder Cup 2014.

  • 4 days, 23 hours, 5 minutes ago

    Mickelson jibe 'just a bit of banter'

    Europe's Ryder Cup team have laughed off Phil Mickelson's attempt to wind them up on the eve of the event.

  • 5 days, 36 minutes ago

    Our Ryder Cup team is made up entirely of golfers from movies

    Tin Cup’s in there, obviously – and Happy Gilmore. But who else makes the cut?

  • 5 days, 3 hours, 46 minutes ago

    Practice session hints at Europe's Ryder Cup pairings

    European captain Paul McGinley looked to have settled on a number of his pairings on the final day of practice for the 40th Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

  • 5 days, 4 hours ago

    Mickelson: We're still the underdogs

    Ryder Cup veteran Phil Mickelson insists the United States remain underdogs at Gleneagles despite making fun of the speculation about disharmony in the European team.

  • 5 days, 20 hours, 24 minutes ago

    Mickelson has a pop at McIlroy and McDowells' legal issues

    The Ryder Cup tournament may not start until Friday morning, but the mind games between the two teams were kicked off by Phil Mickelson at a press conference this afternoon.

  • 5 days, 20 hours, 53 minutes ago

    Rory ready to start swinging with new club

    Rory McIlroy witnessed at close quarters the damaging effect a change of equipment can have before a Ryder Cup, but has allayed fears that he was about to do the same at Gleneagles.

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    6 days, 34 minutes ago

    Alex Ferguson joins Europe’s Ryder Cup players for a team talk

    Rory McIlroy admitted he was in a trance listening to former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson address the European Ryder Cup team on Tuesday evening.

  • 6 days, 5 hours ago

    Clarke: I'd love to be Ryder Cup captain

    Darren Clarke admits he would love to be Europe’s Ryder Cup captain.

  • 6 days, 21 hours, 1 minute ago

    McGinley promises he's playing it straight in course set-up

    European captain Paul McGinley insists he has not “tricked up” the Ryder Cup course at Gleneagles, but admitted Mother Nature had played an unexpected role.

  • 7 days, 17 hours, 9 minutes ago

    Rory raring to go: McGinley

    European captain Paul McGinley insists Rory McIlroy will be fresh and raring to go when the 40th Ryder Cup gets under way at Gleneagles on Friday, but hinted that Graeme McDowell may not be alongside him when it does.

  • 7 days, 20 hours, 19 minutes ago

    Cup means more than money to Rory

    Rory McIlroy’s last competitive outing saw him battling for a £7m payday in the Tour Championship, but the world number one is equally fired up by the thought of playing for team glory at the Ryder Cup.

  • Victor Dubuisson (left) and Graeme McDowell.
    8 days, 4 hours, 58 minutes ago

    Torrance: Ryder rookies will shine

    European vice-captain Sam Torrance has backed his side’s rookies to thrive under the pressure of the Ryder Cup and make the most of the “huge” advantage of playing at home.

  • Joost Luiten (Picture: PA)
    8 days, 17 hours, 43 minutes ago

    Luiten wins Welsh Open, Lowry shares second

    Holland’s Joost Luiten recovered from a poor start and overcame a nervous finish to claim his fourth European Tour title in the ISPS Handa Wales Open at Celtic Manor.

  • 8 days, 22 hours, 9 minutes ago

    McIlroy raring to go at Gleneagles

    Rory McIlroy says winning the Ryder Cup would be “the icing on the cake” of an incredible year for him.

  • 10 days, 14 hours, 44 minutes ago

    McIlroy and McDowell in joint interview ahead of Ryder Cup

    Golf fans worried about the possibility of a rift between Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell will be delighted to see them sitting down together for a TV interview.

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