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Ryder Cup

Apr 7th, 2021 Article

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Jul 9th, 2020 Article

Should the Ryder Cup have been postponed?

Padraig Harrington summed it up well a while back when he said the players "might have to take one for the team". The problem is it became clear that many of the players were not prepared to 'take one' as he put it and the lack of an adoring crowd became the deciding factor.

Apr 28th, 2020 Article

European Tour needs the Ryder Cup played

Players such as Rory McIlroy may believe that a Ryder Cup without fans is not a Ryder Cup and so should be postponed but the truth is Europe cannot afford to postpone the event if the knock-on effect is the pushing back of the 2022 match.

Apr 23rd, 2020 Article

European Tour facing financial ruin?

As the Coronavirus crisis rumbles on golf tours facing an uncertain future. Every week that passes means that both the PGA Tour and European Tour are losing millions in TV and sponsorship revenues. The Americans have a plan for survival but their European counterparts face the perfect storm of challenges that threaten the existence of the European Tour itself.

Mar 19th, 2020 Article

Ryder Cup still on

Europe's Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington has scotched the stories of this September's event being moved back a year to 2021 saying that the reports were "made-up stuff". Social media had been awash with suggestions that the match which is due to take place from 25th to 27th September at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin was to be a further casualty of Coronavirus.

Oct 6th, 2019 Article

The Ryder Cup Goes to Italy, che bello!

The 2022 Ryder Cup at Marco Simone Golf and Country Club, in Italy, will take place from 30th September to the 2nd October 2022.  It will be the first time The Ryder Cup has been played in Italy, with the country following England, Scotland, Spain, Ireland, Wales and France as European nations to host the biennial contest between Europe and the United States.

Sep 18th, 2019 Article

Ryder Cup countdown begins

European Captain Padraig Harrington has named Robert Karlsson as his first vice captain for The 2020 Ryder Cup against the United States at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin next September. Karlsson twice played in the Ryder Cup, in the victorious 2006 team that crushed the USA at the K Club and on the losing side two years later at Valhalla.

Sep 10th, 2019 Article

Brian Barnes RIP

The golfing world has lost one of it’s greatest ever characters. Brian Barnes sadly passed away at the age of 74 on Monday after a brief fight with cancer. A larger than life character Barnes will always be remembered as the man who beat Jack Nicklaus twice in one day at Laurel Canyon in 1975 Ryder Cup. The Ryder Cup featured two singles sessions in those days.

Jul 24th, 2019 Article

Ireland to host Ryder Cup in 2026

Well it’s been a pretty exciting week for golf on the island of Ireland. First, Shane Lowry’s spectacular win at the 148th Open in Northern Ireland and then the magnificent Adare Manor in County Limerick has been announced as host of The Ryder Cup 2026.  Not too shabby!

Jun 9th, 2019 Article

Gmac qualifies for The Open

It was a great day for Northern Ireland at the final day of Canadian Open from Hamilton Golf and Country Club. Rory McIlroy shot an incredible nine under 61 to take the title by 7 shots and Graeme McDowell finished in the top ten and qualified for The Open.

Feb 19th, 2019 Article

How experimenting with new formats

The $9 million one-on-one golf event, contested between Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods over Thanksgiving Weekend in Las Vegas, was criticized from some quarters for being a vulgar spectacle.

Jan 19th, 2019 Article

Olazábal Honoured by PGAs of Europe

Ryder Cup legend and two-time Masters Champion José María Olazábal has become the latest recipient of the PGAs of Europe Lifetime Achievement Award.