Swedish rookie Ludvig Aberg caps rapid rise by getting captain's pick for Europe's Ryder Cup team
Ludvig Aberg’s rapid rise in just three months as a pro has been capped by getting selected as one of the European team's captain’s picks for the Ryder Cup against the United States outside Rome this month.
Europe Ryder Cup captain Donald has a plan for beating US
One major takeaway from the just-concluded Italian Open at the Marco Simone club outside Rome that will host next year’s Ryder Cup is that the course is being set up to reward accurate tee shots with narrow fairways surrounded by nasty rough and even higher grass beyond.
Maui Musings: 5 questions for a new year in golf
And no one is more concerned than Ryder Cup officials. THE RYDER CUPNo other golf tournament relies so much on noise than the Ryder Cup, which is why it was postponed from last September. Phil Mickelson has played in every Ryder Cup since 1995 — Morikawa wasn't even born then. Since the last Ryder Cup, Lefty has finished a combined 84 shots behind in the five majors he made the cut. McIlroy, Jason Day, Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas all have had moments of brilliance.
Mickelson and late-night range session key for DeChambeau
The first one was early in the week, when he played a practice round at Winged Foot with Phil Mickelson. NEW LIFEThe PGA Tour stop in the Dominican Republic should be a candidate for comeback tournament of the year. Neither the LPGA Tour nor the PGA Tour, or the majors they play, have had fans this year. The only spectators in the U.S. have been on the PGA Tour Champions in South Dakota. ... Sam Horsfield of England, who played his college golf at Florida, is playing the PGA Tour event in the Dominican Republic on a sponsor exemption.
Woods to host TV match at Missouri public course he designed
The Payne's Valley Cup will be played Sept. 22, the Tuesday after the U.S. Open, at Payne's Valley Golf Course at Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale, Missouri. It will feature elements of the Ryder Cup, with a mix of foursomes, fourballs and singles. Mostly, though, it's a chance to show off the first public course of TGR Design. "Paynes Valley is the first public golf course that I have designed. We look forward to showcasing this destination to the world through the Paynes Valley Cup, Morris said.
US team for Ryder Cup has 6 qualifiers, 6 captain's picks
The changes announced Wednesday, June 10, 2020, account for golf not being played for three months during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)U.S. captain Steve Stricker would pick half of his 12-man Ryder Cup team under a revised points system that accounts for golf not being played for three months during the COVID-19 pandemic. That leaves 12 events for Americans to earn Ryder Cup points for the Sept. 25-27 matches at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin, assuming the Ryder Cup is held this year. The PGA Tour canceled 11 events, nine that pertain to the Ryder Cup. The British Open was canceled, while the the U.S. Open has moved to the week before the Ryder Cup and the team already will have been set.
Ryder Cup: Adare Manor to host 2026 tournament
Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort in Limerick, Ireland, will host the 2026 Ryder Cup. (CNN) - Ireland's remarkable week of sporting success ratcheted up another level Thursday after the country was named as host nation of the 2026 Ryder Cup. In a week that Shane Lowry won the British Open at Portrush and Ireland's cricketers embarrassed England at Lord's, Adare Manor was chosen as the venue for one of golf's biggest showpiece events. According to a report compiled by researchers from Sheffield Hallam University's Sport Industry Research Center, the 2018 Ryder Cup brought in 235.7 million to the economy. The report found that economic activity in France as a result of the country hosting The 2018 Ryder Cup amounted to 235.7 million ($263 million).
Shane Lowry achieves Open dream, sets sights on Ryder Cup
He accomplished that in spectacular fashion Sunday with a momentous six-shot victory over England's Tommy Fleetwood to clinch his first major title at Royal Portrush. They roared him on in thunderous fashion and chanted his name in scenes reminiscent of the raucous atmosphere at the Ryder Cup. The 32-year-old described the experience of winning the Open as "surreal," saying he can't quite believe he is a major champion. "To do it here in Portrush is even more special, it is a dream come true," Lowry told CNN Sport in the Royal Portrush clubhouse during a whirlwind tour of media engagements. He won the Open at Royal Portrush in front of an excited and proud home crowd.