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Archived Since:June 20, 2011

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Rory McIlroy leads Team Europe, arrives at 2014 Ryder Cup as top superstar in golf

Tiger Woods is at home, so the top draw at the Ryder Cup plays for the European side. Rory McIlroy is No. 1 in the world again, but things are much different two years after the Medinah miracle. Rory McIlroy rolls into his second straight Ryder Cup as the No. Show More Summary

Weary Phil Mickelson leads American team into his 10th straight Ryder Cup

A tired, frustrated Mickelson calls his FedEx Cup playoff game a ‘crapshoot.’ After sneaking away in the middle of the night from his 2014 season-ending BMW Championship, the term likely applies to what Lefty will bring to the RyderShow More Summary

Phil Mickelson takes Ryder Cup shot at Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell lawsuit

The elder statesman on the U.S. Ryder Cup team pokes fun at a touchy subject for Team Europe, undoubtedly inciting one of those Ryder Cup controversies that we'll hear about for the rest of the week. Phil Mickelson just delivered the first bit of on-the-record trash talk at the Ryder Cup. Show More Summary

2014 Ryder Cup picks and predictions: Rory McIlroy leads Europe vs. underdog US team

SB Nation golf staffers discuss some of the themes of this year's Ryder Cup and make some predictions for the 40th edition of the game's best event. The Ryder Cup is the most unique, pressurized, and fun event in golf. The Americans head to Scotland as underdogs for the 2014 edition. Show More Summary

Nick Faldo's advice to U.S. Ryder Cup team: Wear kilts, flash the Euros

Nick Faldo believes the only chance Team USA has of upsetting the Europeans next week in the Ryder Cup is if captain Tom Watson and his boys don kilts and show Paul McGinley’s troops what they’re made of. Nick Faldo, along with the majority of the golfing world, gives the U.S. Show More Summary

No. 1 ranked Stacy Lewis horrendously tops golf shot at Evian Championship

Gahhhh, this is one of the worst shots you'll ever see from the No. 1 player in the world. There have been a lot of awful golf shots this year. We'e seen horrific shanks, slices, chunks, and whiffs. But we haven't had enough of the LPGA in the mix. Show More Summary

Rory McIlroy clarifies ‘compliment’ to Tiger Woods

Rory McIlroy really did not have to explain his comments about how Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson were getting older -- news flash: they are! -- and clarification of his original defense just muddies the waters. Rory McIlroy expressed...Show More Summary

Billy Horschel, Chris Kirk top Bubba Watson on early TOUR Championship leaderboard

The PGA Tour season finale is especially chalky after 18 holes at East Lake, where the top three in the standings are in an even better position to win the $10 million FedEx Cup. The opening round of the TOUR Championship is in the books...Show More Summary

Tiger Woods splits with swing coach Sean Foley

Tiger Woods has split with swing coach Sean Foley, saying on his website on Monday that his most recent injury-related break from the PGA Tour was "the right time to end our professional relationship." Woods thanked Foley "for his help as my coach and for his friendship. Show More Summary

The Barclays winner's payout is $1.44 million of $8 million purse

The Barclays $8 million in prize money is on the larger side for the PGA Tour season, but it's just the beginning of a month where $67 million will be won. The four-week FedEx Cup postseason is the richest stretch on the PGA Tour's schedule. Show More Summary

Defending FedEx Cup champion Henrik Stenson goes low, shoots up Barclays leaderboard

Henrik Stenson shoots a 7-under 64 at The Barclays to put himself in contention to defend his FedEx Cup title. Henrik Stenson seems to take this whole PGA Tour playoff thing seriously. The defending FedEx Cup champion got off to a lackadaisical...Show More Summary

Reviewing the viability of a PGA Tour playoff system 8 years into the FedEx Cup

The FedEx Cup will never have the appeal of the four majors, but eight years into the PGA Tour's postseason, a settled format is put to its biggest test yet during a Tiger-less time of transition in golf. When the FedEx Cup began in 2007, it was met with mixed reaction. Show More Summary

Ian Poulter ends Twitter boycott, tweaks Rory McIlroy’s suit choice for Man United match

Ian Poulter broke his Twitter silence to poke fun at Rory McIlroy for stealing his 3-piece suit. Ian Poulter must have gone into withdrawal after quitting Twitter for almost an entire week, but he could not resist returning to social...Show More Summary

Wondering what Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will chat about with Jimmy Fallon

Does golf need Woods? What does Phil really think about the chaotic finish to the PGA? So many topics for Tiger and Rory to discuss with Jimmy Fallon on Monday night. In the wake of Tiger Woods’ long-overdue decision to to bow out of contention for the U.S. Show More Summary

Tiger Woods will not play in the Ryder Cup

Tiger Woods was a longshot to make the United States Ryder Cup, but removed any doubt by withdrawing from consideration. For the first time since 2008, Tiger Woods will not participate in the Ryder Cup. Woods would have had to be a captain's...Show More Summary

As Tiger Woods flails, Rory McIlroy becomes golf's must-watch force

While people will always want to watch Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy -- tearing up another major championship with his long drives and darts into greens -- has become the sport's singular force. The contrast was most stark on the very first day of the tournament. Show More Summary

2014 PGA Championship prize money: Rory McIlroy takes home $1.8 million payout

Rory McIlroy's bank account just keeps growing and his win on Sunday at the PGA Championship gives him another very lucrative payout. Rory McIlroy is in the midst of one of the best stretches of golf you'll ever see with his latest victory coming at the PGA Championship. Show More Summary

Rory McIlroy in complete control, tops PGA Championship leaderboard by 2 shots

Rory McIlroy put on a show again Friday at Valhalla, closing with two birdies in his last three holes to set up a second straight major championship run on the weekend. It's not surprising, but that didn't make it any less impressive. Show More Summary

Tiger Woods belongs on Ryder Cup team, says ex-captain Davis Love III

The game-within-the-game during Tiger Woods’ heavily covered Wednesday practice round at Valhalla had much to do with garnering support for his bid for a berth on the U.S. Ryder Cup team. Tiger Woods, in the most chronicled practiceShow More Summary

Tiger Woods plays PGA practice round, pandemonium ensues

Where were you when Tiger Woods returned to golf at Valhalla on Wednesday after an injury-related WD from Firestone? Like many of us, probably glued to Golf Channel and Twitter as the needle-mover posted another ‘Hello world’ moment. Tiger...Show More Summary

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