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Mickelson’s jibe at Watson draws flak

Mickelson’s jibe at Watson draws flak

GLENEAGLES (SCOTLAND) — Phil Mickelson’s scathing criticism of United States Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson sparked a firestorm of reaction on Sunday, with former European...

Europe retain Ryder Cup

Europe retain Ryder Cup

GLENEAGLES — Captain Paul McGinley described each of his players as “a colossus” after holders Europe won the Ryder Cup for the eighth time in 10 editions yesterday.

Mickelson, Keegan match-up stuns Europe

Mickelson, Keegan match-up stuns Europe

GLENEAGLES (SCOTLAND) — Phil Mickelson became the first American to play in 10 Ryder Cups yesterday and duly marked the occasion with a trademark flourish on the final hole to...

Gloves are off with Mickelson’s jibe

Gloves are off with Mickelson’s jibe

GLENEAGLES — For three days, the captains took turns talking about the 40th Ryder Cup as if they were preparing high tea for diplomats.

US team fatigued from too much golf: Watson

US team fatigued from too much golf: Watson

GLENEAGLES — Captain Tom Watson believes the United States team are often drained by having to play too much competitive golf in the lead-up to a Ryder Cup match.

Gallery: Woo benefits from reality check

Woo benefits from reality check

SINGAPORE — Sitting at the Singapore Island Country Club recently, golfer Jonathan Woo bore none of the airs of qualifying and playing in not one, but both of the United States’...

Rio Olympic golf row flares again

Rio Olympic golf row flares again

RIO DE JANEIRO — Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic golf course faces an uncertain future after a court proposed that the under-construction layout should be modified to meet...

Poulter, Westwood and Gallacher picked

Poulter, Westwood and Gallacher picked

LONDON — Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher were named yesterday as Europe’s wildcard picks for this month’s Ryder Cup against the United States by captain Paul...

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