http://www.rydercup.com/usa/rss en Ryder Cup points update: James Hahn makes huge leap with Quail Hollow win http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-update-james-hahn-makes-huge-leap-quail-hollow-win With his victory in the 2016 Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow on Sunday, James Hahn soared in the latest Ryder Cup USA standings. Before the week began, Hahn was No. 87 on the points list, but after he cleaned up his winning par putt in a playoff victory over Roberto Castro, he climbed 69... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 09 May 2016 15:16:19 +0000 tauclair 25369 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Corporate hospitality sales nearly complete for 2016 Ryder Cup http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/corporate-hospitality-sales-nearly-complete-2016-ryder-cup CHASKA, Minn. (May 9, 2016) -- The PGA of America is urging golf fans interested in hospitality packages for the 2016 Ryder Cup to move quickly if they want to take part in golf’s largest international event. As the excitement builds for the 2016 Ryder Cup, hospitality options available... 2016 Pre-event Thu, 05 May 2016 16:29:59 +0000 john.holmes 25367 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Tiger Woods and his chances to make Ryder Cup team http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/tiger-woods-and-his-chances-make-ryder-cup-team With reports again swirling about Tiger Woods (do they ever stop?) and his return to competitive golf, questions naturally arise when it comes to his 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup team status. Woods, a 14-time major winner, hasn't teed it up since the Wyndham Championship last August. Plagued by back... 2016 Pre-event Tue, 03 May 2016 19:24:51 +0000 tauclair 25365 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points update: Brian Stuard moves into top 25 after Zurich Classic victory http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-update-brian-stuard-moves-top-25-after-zurich-classic-victory By John Holmes, PGA.com Brian Stuard earned his first PGA Tour victory in a playoff at the Zurich Classic on Monday, and jumped from 144th all the way up into to 22nd place in the latest U.S. Ryder Cup points standings.  Meanwhile, Charley Hoffman – the Valero Texas Open winner a week... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 02 May 2016 23:43:53 +0000 john.holmes 25363 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Hazeltine Natonal springs back into a busy Ryder Cup season of action after 'textbook' winter slumber http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/hazeltine-natonal-springs-back-busy-ryder-cup-season-action-after-textbook-winter-slumber Winters in the upper Midwest are unpredictable at best, so officials at Hazeltine National Golf Club crossed their fingers back in the fall and hoped for the best. And that's exactly what they got. With the worst of the weather behind him, Hazeltine National Course Superintendent Chris... 2016 Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:38:40 +0000 mark.aumann 25361 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points update: Valero winner Charley Hoffman moves from 22nd to 12th http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-update-valero-winner-charley-hoffman-moves-22nd-12th With his victory at the Valero Texas Open, Charley Hoffman moved up 10 positions in this week's U.S. Ryder Cup points standings. Hoffman went from 22nd to 12th by virtue of his one-shot victory in San Antonio. By finishing one shot behind Hoffman over the weekend, Reed slipped past J.B. Holmes... 2016 Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:23:33 +0000 mark.aumann 25359 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points update: Bill Haas moves into top 10 http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-update-bill-haas-moves-top-10 It was a not too surprising quiet week in the U.S. Ryder Cup points race at the RBC Heritage, as many of the players high in the standings took a week off after the pressure cooker that is the Masters. Just one player in the top 12 improved his positon from a week ago. That was Bill Haas. Haas... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 18 Apr 2016 19:26:18 +0000 tauclair 25357 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Bryson DeChambeau not yet eligible for U.S. Ryder Cup points http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/bryson-dechambeau-not-yet-eligible-us-ryder-cup-points In his first start as a professional, Bryson DeChambeau had a week to remember in Hilton Head at the RBC Heritage. Thanks to Sunday's final-round 68, DeChambeau, the 2015 U.S. Amateur and NCAA National Champion -- playing on a sponsor exemption -- finished in a tie for fourth. Why then,... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 18 Apr 2016 18:45:07 +0000 tauclair 25355 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa European Ryder Cup points update: Soren Kjeldsen now ninth http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/european-ryder-cup-points-update-soren-kjeldsen-now-ninth Another top finish by Soren Kjeldsen at the Open de Espana, coupled with his top-10 finish at the Masters, has vaulted the Dane into eighth place on the European Points List and ninth on the World Points List, edging Thomas Pieters for the final guaranteed spot on the European Team for this... 2016 Mon, 18 Apr 2016 14:41:35 +0000 mark.aumann 25353 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III Q&A: A memorable Masters moment http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/us-ryder-cup-captain-davis-love-iii-qa-memorable-masters-moment U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III had a week to remember in his first Masters start since 2011. On Sunday, Love even collected some Masters crystal thanks to his hole-in-one on the par-3 16th hole -- the second of three aces there in the final round. We caught up with Love, who is in Hilton... 2016 Pre-event Thu, 14 Apr 2016 15:11:38 +0000 tauclair 25351 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Top U.S. golfers will play Hazeltine this summer to prep for Ryder Cup http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/top-us-golfers-will-play-hazeltine-summer-prep-ryder-cup By Jace Frederick St. Paul Pioneer Press Most of America's top golfers will likely come through Minnesota for a round or two at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska this summer. When? That's still a relative unknown. U.S. captain Davis Love III said it would be beneficial for... 2016 Pre-event Thu, 14 Apr 2016 14:22:21 +0000 tauclair 25349 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III wants to put together a balanced team http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-captain-davis-love-iii-wants-put-together-balanced-team By Jason Gonzalez, Minneapolis Star Tribune U.S. Captain Davis Love III started paying closer attention to the Ryder Cup point standings this week. The U.S. and European teams took the first significant step to identifying their 12-man rosters after last weekend's Masters, the first of four... 2016 Pre-event Thu, 14 Apr 2016 03:29:49 +0000 john.holmes 25347 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Transcript of Davis Love III Ryder Cup news conference on April 13, 2016 http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/transcript-davis-love-iii-ryder-cup-news-conference-april-13-2016 JULIUS MASON:  Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, very pleased to welcome the birthday boy and five-time RBC Heritage champion, Davis Love III, who is playing for the 28th time here, last time in won in 2003.  Talk about returning to Harbour Town. DAVIS LOVE III:  Well, always... 2016 Pre-event Wed, 13 Apr 2016 20:15:29 +0000 john.holmes 25345 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa A post-Masters look at potential U.S. and European Ryder Cup teams http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/post-masters-look-potential-us-and-european-ryder-cup-teams With 2016 Masters in the books, it’s a good time to take a look at how both Ryder Cup teams are shaping up. The Masters starts the serious point accumulation – double points are awarded for majors and go a long way to shaping the makeup of each team prior to the 2016 Ryder Cup at... 2016 Pre-event Wed, 13 Apr 2016 14:39:21 +0000 tauclair 25339 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Clarke has spring in step to start Ryder Cup trophy tour http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/clarke-has-spring-step-start-ryder-cup-trophy-tour PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) -- Darren Clarke launched the Ryder Cup trophy tour from Royal Portrush Golf Club in his native Northern Ireland on Tuesday, and the European captain had a spring in his step. No wonder, considering the performance of the continent's players at the Masters last... 2016 Pre-event Tue, 12 Apr 2016 18:01:49 +0000 tauclair 25333 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup: Captains Challenge offers chance to play aside past Captains http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-captains-challenge-offers-chance-play-aside-past-captains On Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016 -- two days before the start of the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National in Chaska, Minn. -- fans have the opportunity to participate a unique golf experience.  Minneapolis Golf Club will host the "Captains Challenge." With proceeds benefitting PGA Reach and... 2016 Pre-event Tue, 12 Apr 2016 14:42:41 +0000 tauclair 25335 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Tom Lehman readies for role as Ryder Cup Vice Captain http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/tom-lehman-readies-role-ryder-cup-vice-captain By Jace Frederick, St. Paul Pioneer Press It was the most nervous Tom Lehman has ever been. He stood on the first tee in the first group -- a foursome with Lehman and Corey Pavin taking on Europeans Nick Faldo and Colin Montgomerie -- of the 1995 Ryder Cup at Oak Hill Country Club in Pittsford,... 2016 Tue, 12 Apr 2016 13:00:00 +0000 mark.aumann 25341 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Souhan: Davis Love III offers post-Masters assessment http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/souhan-davis-love-iii-offers-post-masters-assessment Even after watching his team get trounced on Sunday at Medina in 2012, Davis Love has enthusiastically embraced his encore as the U.S. Ryder Cup captain. He spoke this week at the Masters about team-building and familiarizing his players with Hazeltine National this summer, as Ryder Cup Chairman... 2016 Pre-event Tue, 12 Apr 2016 12:52:48 +0000 tauclair 25337 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points update: Jordan Spieth pads significant lead; J.B. Holmes climbs into top 10 http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-update-jordan-spieth-pads-significant-lead-jb-holmes-climbs-top-10 With last week's playing of the Masters worth double Ryder Cup points for U.S. players, it was a great opportunity for some to make a big leap. J.B. Holmes and Daniel Berger took advantage. Holmes tied for fourth at Augusta National -- his first career top-10 in a major -- and climbed from No.... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 11 Apr 2016 15:11:58 +0000 tauclair 25331 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points update: Dustin Johnson swaps places with Bubba Watson after Shell Houston Open http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-update-dustin-johnson-swaps-places-bubba-watson-after-shell-houston-open There were minor swaps to the top of this week's Ryder Cup points standings as the top 14 maintained their positions, but that wasn't the case for the winner of the Shell Houston Open. With his victory at the Golf Club of Houston -- his first on the PGA Tour -- Jim Herman jumped from 88th... 2016 Mon, 04 Apr 2016 15:44:35 +0000 mark.aumann 25329 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III Q&A: Headed back to the Masters http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/us-ryder-cup-captain-davis-love-iii-qa-headed-back-masters Thanks to the 21st victory of his PGA Tour career last August at the Wyndham Championship, 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III will be making a trip to the Masters next week for the first time since 2011. Born one day after his dad competed in the final round of the 1964 Masters, the... 2016 Pre-event Tue, 29 Mar 2016 12:52:32 +0000 tauclair 25327 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa European Ryder Cup points update: Rafael Cabrera-Bello vaults into contention http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/european-ryder-cup-points-update-rafael-cabrera-bello-vaults-contention With his third-place finish in the WGC-Dell Match Play Championship, Rafael Cabrera-Bello vaulted into one of the nine qualifying slots for Ryder Cup Europe as it prepares for its Ryder Cup defense in Chaska, Minn., later this fall. Cabrera-Bello moved to seventh place on the European Points List... 2016 Mon, 28 Mar 2016 17:42:16 +0000 mark.aumann 25325 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points update: Brandt Snedeker back in top 5 after Match Play http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-update-brandt-snedeker-back-top-5-after-match-play With no American players making it beyond the quarterfinals at last week's WGC-Dell Match Play Championship in Austin, Texas, there wasn't a whole lot of movement in the latest U.S. Ryder Cup Team standings. Brandt Snedeker, eliminated in the Round of 16 by eventual champion and new world... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 28 Mar 2016 16:47:47 +0000 tauclair 25323 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Baron Philippe de Rothschild SA and Robert Trent Jones, Jr., unveil Mouton Cadet Ryder Cup Special Cuvee http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/baron-philippe-de-rothschild-sa-and-robert-trent-jones-jr-unveil-mouton-cadet-ryder-cup-special NEW YORK, N.Y., March 23, 2016 – To celebrate Mouton Cadet – @MoutonCadetUS – as the Official Wine of the 2016 Ryder Cup, Baron Philippe de Rothschild SA has partnered with wine lover and legendary golf course architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. to design this year's Ryder Cup... 2016 Pre-event Wed, 23 Mar 2016 23:57:21 +0000 john.holmes 25321 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Myrtle Beach professor selected to work on Ryder Cup agronomy staff http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/myrtle-beach-professor-selected-work-ryder-cup-agronomy-staff By Alan Blondin, The Sun News MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Horry-Georgetown Technical College Golf & Turf Management Program professor Charles Granger will be putting his lessons into practice the week of Sept. 26-Oct. 2 when he works the 41st Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska,... 2016 Tue, 22 Mar 2016 11:31:47 +0000 mark.aumann 25319 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points update: Zach Johnson up to fourth after Arnold Palmer Invitational http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-update-zach-johnson-fourth-after-arnold-palmer-invitational By John Holmes, PGA.com Zach Johnson's impressive 68-68 scores on the weekend propelled him to a fifth-place finish at the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Sunday – and helped him move into fourth place in this week's U.S. Ryder Cup points list. Johnson had arrived at Bay Hill in... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 21 Mar 2016 15:57:48 +0000 john.holmes 25317 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points update: Patrick Reed eighth, Bill Haas ninth after Valspar Championship http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-update-patrick-reed-eighth-bill-haas-ninth-after-valspar-championship Thanks to their finishes at the Valspar Championship, Patrick Reed and Bill Haas made big gains in this week's U.S. Ryder Cup standings. While the top seven positions stayed the same, Reed moved from ninth to eighth -- putting himself in a position to earn one of the eight qualifying... 2016 Mon, 14 Mar 2016 15:06:29 +0000 mark.aumann 25313 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Tiger Woods calls Jack Nicklaus' Ryder Cup dinner "a great idea" http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/tiger-woods-calls-jack-nicklaus-ryder-cup-dinner-great-idea By John Holmes, PGA.com Two weeks ago, you may remember, Jack Nicklaus had a bunch of U.S. Ryder Cup hopefuls and officials over to his South Florida house for a dinner and bonding session. Tiger Woods was among the attendees and, in a blog entry he posted on his website today, he was full of... 2016 Pre-event Fri, 11 Mar 2016 22:35:49 +0000 john.holmes 25311 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points update: Mickelson moves to sixth, closes ground on Fowler, Snedeker http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-update-mickelson-moves-sixth-closes-ground-fowler-snedeker There were some major positional shuffles in this week's U.S. Ryder Cup standings after strong finishes in the WGC-Cadillac Championship by Bubba Watson and Phil Mickelson. Watson jumped from sixth to second, thanks to a runner-up finish at Doral. Mickelson, who finished fifth, moved up one... 2016 Mon, 07 Mar 2016 14:50:10 +0000 mark.aumann 25309 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points update: Rickie Fowler moves back into fourth spot http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-update-rickie-fowler-moves-back-fourth-spot While the same players occupied the top 12 spots in this week's U.S. Ryder Cup standings, the Honda Classic provided one big change. Rickie Fowler leapfrogged Zach Johnson and Bubba Watson with his tie for sixth at PGA National, moving from sixth to fourth. Otherwise, it's still Jordan... 2016 Mon, 29 Feb 2016 15:57:13 +0000 mark.aumann 25307 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Jack Nicklaus hosts exclusive Ryder Cup dinner http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/jack-nicklaus-hosts-exclusive-ryder-cup-dinner U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III wasn't kidding when he said his goal was to start team building early this year. On Thursday evening at the North Palm Beach, Fla., home of Jack and Barbara Nicklaus, Love and 22 potential U.S. Ryder Cup players gathered for a dinner. "Jack and... 2016 Pre-event Fri, 26 Feb 2016 02:23:50 +0000 tauclair 25305 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points update: Bubba Watson leaps into the top five with Northern Trust Open win http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-update-bubba-watson-leaps-top-five-northern-trust-open-win Bubba Watson's victory at the Northern Trust Open allowed him to make a major move in this week's U.S. Ryder Cup standings. Watson went from 13th to fifth with his second victory at Riviera in the past three seasons. By virtue of his strong finish in L.A., Dustin Johnson swapped places... 2016 Mon, 22 Feb 2016 16:09:41 +0000 mark.aumann 25303 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points update: Vaughn Taylor rockets into top 12 after win at Pebble Beach http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-update-vaughn-taylor-rockets-top-12-after-win-pebble-beach By John Holmes  Vaughn Taylor's out-of-the-blue victory over Phil Mickelson at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on Sunday put Taylor smack in the middle of the Ryder Cup mix – he zoomed from 128th place all the way up into 12th place in the latest standings.  Taylor, in fact,... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 15 Feb 2016 19:13:50 +0000 john.holmes 25301 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points update: Rickie Fowler remains No. 5 after runner-up finish in Phoenix http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-update-rickie-fowler-remains-no-5-after-runner-finish-phoenix While Rickie Fowler's runner-up finish in the Waste Management Phoenix Open allowed him to pick up some oh-so-important U.S. Ryder Cup points, it didn't shift his position at all in the latest standings. Fowler maintained his No. 5 spot and the only movement that happened in all of the top... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:04:52 +0000 mark.aumann 25295 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points update: Brandt Snedeker jumps to No. 3 http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-update-brandt-snedeker-jumps-no-3 In what many are regarding as arguably one of the best rounds of golf ever played, Brandt Snedeker fired a 3-under 69 at incredibly challenging Torrey Pines on Sunday. Due to vicious weather, Snedeker would have to wait around until Monday afternoon to see if anyone would match his 72-hole mark of... 2016 Pre-event Tue, 02 Feb 2016 20:33:02 +0000 tauclair 25293 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa 2016 Ryder Cup random selection process for individual tickets complete http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/2016-ryder-cup-random-selection-process-individual-tickets-complete By PGA of America CHASKA, Minn. (January 27, 2016) -- The PGA of America announced today that the random selection process for individuals interested in purchasing tickets for the 2016 Ryder Cup is now complete. All remaining tickets available for purchase are part of hospitality packages, premium... 2016 Pre-event Wed, 27 Jan 2016 16:55:33 +0000 tauclair 25291 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points update: Jason Dufner, Phil Mickelson crack top-8 in latest U.S. standings http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-update-jason-dufner-phil-mickelson-crack-top-8-latest-us-standings Two Ryder Cup veterans -- both major winners -- cracked the top-8 in this week's U.S. team standings based on their respective performances in the CareerBuilder Challenge. With his first victory since capturing the 2013 PGA Championship at Oak Hill, Jason Dufner rocketed in the standings from... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:03:39 +0000 tauclair 25289 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup coverage will rival that of Super Bowl http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-coverage-will-rival-super-bowl By Sid Hartman Star Tribune While sports fans in Minnesota are looking forward to events such as the Super Bowl in 2018 and the Final Four in 2019, perhaps the biggest event of all is right around the corner. The Ryder Cup will be at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska from Sept. 27 to Oct.... 2016 Pre-event Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:43:52 +0000 dvanderkooy 25287 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points update: Brandt Snedeker breaks into top five after Sony Open http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-update-brandt-snedeker-breaks-top-five-after-sony-open By John Holmes, PGA.com  No doubt Brandt Snedeker wasn't pleased to lose the Sony Open in a playoff on Sunday. However, the good play he showed in forcing the sudden-death showdown – and his subsequent second-place finish – vaulted him up into the top five of the current U.S.... 2016 Pre-event Tue, 19 Jan 2016 17:15:53 +0000 john.holmes 25285 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III Q&A: 2016 focus all on points race http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/us-ryder-cup-captain-davis-love-iii-qa-2016-focus-all-points-race Davis Love III can’t wait for the Ryder Cup to get here. The 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain knows now that the calendar has flipped, these next several months are going to zoom by and, before you know it, 12 of the best players from the U.S. and 12 of the best from Europe will be on the first... 2016 Pre-event Thu, 14 Jan 2016 13:30:02 +0000 tauclair 25283 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points update: Patrick Reed moves to top 5 after Hyundai TOC http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-update-patrick-reed-moves-top-5-after-hyundai-toc The race for the eight qualifying spots on the U.S. Ryder Cup team via points got under way in earnest at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions. From now until the Barclays, Ryder Cup points will be awarded at regular PGA Tour events. Jordan Spieth's eight-stroke victory at Kapalua did nothing... 2016 Mon, 11 Jan 2016 15:14:16 +0000 mark.aumann 25281 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Chaska eagerly counting down to its time in Ryder Cup spotlight http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/chaska-eagerly-counting-down-its-time-ryder-cup-spotlight By Beatrice Dupuy, Minneapolis Star Tribune MINNEAPOLIS – Chaska will be in a world spotlight next fall when it hosts the 2016 Ryder Cup, the prestigious men's biennial golf championship, which is expected to draw 300,000 visitors to the city of 24,000. The southwest metro suburb... 2016 Pre-event Sun, 20 Dec 2015 08:57:47 +0000 john.holmes 25279 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Transcript of Davis Love III news conference on November 18, 2015 http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/transcript-davis-love-iii-news-conference-november-18-2015 Davis Love III Press Conference THE MODERATOR: I would like to thank you for joining is for this Ryder Cup news conference. I would also like to thank our 2016 United States Ryder Cup captain, Davis Love, III for finding some time in his very busy, hectic schedule this week to spend some... 2016 Pre-event Wed, 18 Nov 2015 21:53:37 +0000 john.holmes 25275 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Tiger Woods, Jim Furyk, Steve Stricker named Ryder Cup vice captains http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/tiger-woods-jim-furyk-steve-stricker-named-ryder-cup-vice-captains PGA of America SEA ISLAND, Ga. -- United States Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III today announced that Jim Furyk, Steve Stricker and Tiger Woods would serve as three of his five Vice Captains for the 2016 Ryder Cup, which will take place September 27-October 2 at Hazeltine National Golf Club in... 2016 Pre-event Wed, 18 Nov 2015 16:13:55 +0000 mark.aumann 25269 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points, updated November 9, 2015 http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-updated-november-9-2015 For the first time since the PGA Championship in August, U.S. Ryder Cup team points were available last week in the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions event in China. It was also the last time players had the opportunity to accrue points for the U.S. squad this calendar year. Points will... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 09 Nov 2015 16:49:01 +0000 tauclair 25265 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa How the 2015 Presidents Cup could help the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup team http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/how-2015-presidents-cup-could-help-2016-us-ryder-cup-team The Presidents Cup and the Ryder Cup are two very different events. For starters, the U.S. has seen plenty of success over the years in the Presidents Cup and very little recently in the Ryder Cup... and usually with the same crop of players. So what gives? Well, that's what U.S. Ryder Cup... 2016 Pre-event Wed, 07 Oct 2015 15:12:42 +0000 tauclair 25263 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Mouton Cadet expands partnership as Official Wine for the 2016 Ryder Cup http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/mouton-cadet-expands-partnership-official-wine-2016-ryder-cup HAZELTINE, Minn. – Baron Philippe de Rothschild SA and the PGA of America are pleased to announce Mouton Cadet as the official wine for the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota. This collaboration unites the legendary Mouton Cadet, founded in 1930 just three... 2016 Wed, 30 Sep 2015 13:02:35 +0000 mark.aumann 25257 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup captains promise gentlemanly competition http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-captains-promise-gentlemanly-competition By Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune CHASKA, Minn. -- With the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska still almost a year away, neither U.S. captain Davis Love III nor European counterpart Darren Clarke pretend they can see the future of what might be. But they promise golf fans this: There... 2016 Wed, 30 Sep 2015 12:53:41 +0000 mark.aumann 25255 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Year-To-Go Q&A with U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/year-go-qa-us-ryder-cup-captain-davis-love-iii CHASKA, Minn. -- During a hectic couple of days in Minneapolis for the 2016 Ryder Cup Year-To-Go Celebration, we were able to track down U.S. Captain Davis Love III for some Q&A. Love – U.S. Captain for the second time in three Ryder Cups – believes he is as prepared as ever for... 2016 Pre-event Tue, 29 Sep 2015 23:48:38 +0000 tauclair 25253 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Transcript: 2016 Ryder Cup Year to Go Captains News Conference http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/transcript-2016-ryder-cup-year-go-captains-news-conference JULIUS MASON: The drama begins in just 367 days and right now it's time to welcome our Ryder Cup Captains. First the 2011 champion golfer of the year, has won 14 times on the European Tour and three more times stateside on the PGA TOUR. He is from Portrush, Northern Ireland and is making his... 2016 Tue, 29 Sep 2015 15:27:40 +0000 mark.aumann 25249 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Captains Davis Love III and Darren Clarke begin countdown to Ryder Cup http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/captains-davis-love-iii-and-darren-clarke-begin-countdown-ryder-cup MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The battle for the Ryder Cup began Monday with a friendly exchange between rival captains in a Minneapolis skyscraper a half-hour away from the suburban course where the 17-inch trophy will be awarded this time next year.  European Captain Darren Clarke and U.S.... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 28 Sep 2015 19:39:06 +0000 john.holmes 25245 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Watch live coverage of 2016 Ryder Cup Year to Go celebration http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/watch-live-coverage-2016-ryder-cup-year-go-celebration By John Holmes, PGA.com RyderCup.com will feature live coverage of a special news conference featuring United States Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III and European Captain Darren Clarke on Tuesday, Sept. 29. Held at Hazeltine National Golf Club, the news conference is part of the celebration to... 2016 Sun, 27 Sep 2015 20:16:23 +0000 mark.aumann 25235 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa European Ryder Cup Captain Darren Clarke plays Hazeltine National, ponders what will be a year from now http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/european-ryder-cup-captain-darren-clarke-plays-hazeltine-national-ponders-what-will-be-year-now Charley Walters, St. Paul Pioneer Press CHASKA, Minn. -- No one seemed happier or more jovial on Saturday morning at pristine Hazeltine National than Darren Clarke, who was in town to check out the Chaska course that will host the 41st Ryder Cup matches a year from now. The engaging Clarke will... 2016 Sun, 27 Sep 2015 05:05:20 +0000 mark.aumann 25243 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Breaking down the current make up of the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup team... it will change http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/breaking-down-current-make-2016-us-ryder-cup-team-it-will-change With just one year to go before the 2016 Ryder Cup from Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn., is upon us, let's take a look at the current top-12 on the U.S. side of the standings. 1. Jordan Spieth 2. Dustin Johnson 3. Zach Johnson 4. Rickie Fowler 5. Phil Mickelson 6.... 2016 Pre-event Sat, 26 Sep 2015 22:00:48 +0000 tauclair 25233 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points, updated August 17, 2015 http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-updated-august-17-2015 With his fifth-place finish at the PGA Championship, Brooks Koepka made the biggest leap in the latest U.S. Ryder Cup standings. Koepka finished with weekend scores of 67-66, propelling himself up the leaderboard and into a tie with India’s Anirban Lahiri, seven strokes behind winner... 2016 Mon, 17 Aug 2015 14:08:48 +0000 mark.aumann 25231 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa PGA of America to host Countdown To The Ryder Cup: An Evening With The Captains http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/pga-america-host-countdown-ryder-cup-evening-captains By The PGA of America  CHASKA, Minn. (August 12, 2015) – The PGA of America is pleased to announce that limited tickets are now available for ''Countdown To The Ryder Cup: An Evening With The Captains''.  This one-night-only event will take place Monday, Sept. 28,... 2016 Pre-event Wed, 12 Aug 2015 17:29:35 +0000 john.holmes 25229 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points, updated August 10, 2015 http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-updated-august-10-2015 Bubba Watson and Jim Furyk used strong performances in the WGC-Bridgestone last week to gain ground in the race for the eight qualifying positions for the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup squad. Watson shot a final-round 66 to finish second behind Ireland's Shane Lowry, while Furyk struggled to 72 and tie... 2016 Mon, 10 Aug 2015 15:41:25 +0000 mark.aumann 25223 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa July Q&A with U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/july-qa-us-ryder-cup-captain-davis-love-iii U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III is in Ontario this week, playing in the RBC Canadian Open. Before the start of his second round on Friday, he took time to chat with PGA.com about Ryder Cup business. The Ryder Cup at Hazeltine in Chaska, Minn., is over a year away, but there's already... 2016 Pre-event Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:44:27 +0000 tauclair 25221 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points, updated July 21, 2015 http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-updated-july-21-2015 Though the dream of a Grand Slam died at St. Andrews on Monday, Jordan Spieth put on one heck of a show in the 144th Open Championship in his bid to become the first player since Ben Hogan in 1953 to win the first three majors of the season. Spieth -- winner of the 2015 Masters and U.S. Open --... 2016 Pre-event Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:12:56 +0000 tauclair 25219 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Q&A with U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III at Hazeltine http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/qa-us-ryder-cup-captain-davis-love-iii-hazeltine By Bob Sansevere, St. Paul Pioneer Press While many of the golfers expected to participate in the 2016 Ryder Cup were competing Sunday in the Open Championship, U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III was visiting Hazeltine National Golf Club, site of next year's international event. When Love... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 20 Jul 2015 02:20:19 +0000 john.holmes 25217 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points, updated June 22, 2015 http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-updated-june-22-2015 With his victory at the U.S. Open -- his second consecutive major championship triumph -- Jordan Spieth collected 1,800 points toward the U.S. Ryder Cup standings and is a commanding No. 1 on the latest points list with 3,691.662 overall. Dustin Johnson, who tied for second at the U.S. Open, is... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:00:15 +0000 tauclair 25211 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup random selection process for tickets announced http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-random-selection-process-tickets-announced CHASKA, Minn. (June 22, 2015) – The PGA of America announced today it will conduct a Random Selection Process for individuals interested in purchasing tickets for the 2016 Ryder Cup. The Ryder Cup is golf's most exciting event, matching the top American golf professionals against their... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 22 Jun 2015 12:02:58 +0000 john.holmes 25215 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa 2016 Ryder Cup ticket registration – random selection process http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/2016-ryder-cup-ticket-registration-%E2%80%93-random-selection-process The Ryder Cup has become one of the most highly sought after events in all of sports to attend. Because of the extreme demand for tickets, a random selection process will take place to determine which registrants will have an opportunity to purchase 2016 Ryder Cup tickets. Registration is now... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 22 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 Michael.Benzie 25207 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup format, rules and process explained http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-format-rules-and-process-explained The Ryder Cup is a team match between the U.S. and Europe that takes place every two years, alternating venues between the U.S. and Europe that are decided upon years in advance of the matches. U.S.-born players make the team through a two-year, point-getting process explained here, but these are... 2016 Pre-event Wed, 17 Jun 2015 16:04:10 +0000 tauclair 25205 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup: How the matches and formats work http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-how-matches-and-formats-work The Ryder Cup, played every two years between 12 players from the U.S. against 12 players from Europe, consists of five match-play sessions played over three days. In match play, the score of the match is determined based on the number of holes won by each side, as opposed to stroke play, where... 2016 Pre-event Wed, 17 Jun 2015 15:45:33 +0000 tauclair 25201 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Plenty already done, more left to do ahead of 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/plenty-already-done-more-left-do-ahead-2016-ryder-cup-hazeltine By Jerry Zgoda, Minneapolis Star Tribune Sixteen months away, the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska is just around the corner. Or so it seems if you're the man in charge of the Professional Golfers Association of America's major championships, including the biennial... 2016 Pre-event Thu, 04 Jun 2015 02:01:06 +0000 john.holmes 25199 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa May Q&A with U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/may-qa-us-ryder-cup-captain-davis-love-iii U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III is still on the mend from foot surgery, but that doesn't mean he hasn't been keeping a close eye on the happenings of the PGA Tour. Love -- a two-time Players Champion -- watched closely as Rickie Fowler turned in a stunning finish at TPC Sawgrass just... 2016 Pre-event Wed, 27 May 2015 13:08:27 +0000 tauclair 25197 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup Trophy to travel to Target Field in Minneapolis http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-trophy-travel-target-field-minneapolis WHAT: The Ryder Cup, the most esteemed trophy in all of golf, will make a stop at Target Field for pre-game ceremonies before the Minnesota Twins and Boston Red Sox game on Tuesday, May 26. Fans will be able to get a picture with the Ryder Cup during the game in select locations.... 2016 Pre-event Fri, 22 May 2015 22:07:45 +0000 john.holmes 25191 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points, updated May 11, 2015 http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-updated-may-11-2015 By John Holmes With his scintillating playoff victory at The Players Championship on Sunday, Rickie Fowler rose all the way to the No. 2 spot in the standings for the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup team. Fowler entered the week holding down the 11th spot in the standings, but rocketed past everyone except... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 11 May 2015 15:34:04 +0000 john.holmes 25189 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points, updated May 4, 2015 http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-updated-may-4-2015 With their respective performances at the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship, Gary Woodland and Jim Furyk both made huge gains in the early stages of snagging points for the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup team. Woodland, who lost in the Match Play final at TPC Harding Park to Rory McIlroy, ascended from... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 04 May 2015 14:15:57 +0000 tauclair 25187 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Post-Masters Q&A with U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/post-masters-qa-us-ryder-cup-captain-davis-love-iii For the first time since he was named 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain – his second nod as captain in the last three Ryder Cups – I connected with Davis Love III the Monday after the Masters for an extensive Q&A. Love, who celebrated his 51st birthday that day, talked about the honor he... 2016 Pre-event Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:56:39 +0000 tauclair 25181 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points, updated April 13, 2015 http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-updated-april-13-2015 The 2015 Masters provided U.S.-born players with their second opportunity this year to obtain points toward the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup team. Unlike the first point-getting event of the year -- the WGC-Cadillac Championship, which offered one point for every $2,000 earned -- the four majors in 2015... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:17:21 +0000 tauclair 25177 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Turkey withdraws bid to host 2022 Ryder Cup http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/turkey-withdraws-bid-host-2022-ryder-cup VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Turkey has withdrawn its bid to stage the Ryder Cup in 2022, leaving five countries in the running ahead of inspection visits by competition officials starting this week. Germany, Spain, Italy, Austria and Portugal are now competing to host golf's biggest... 2016 Mon, 16 Mar 2015 22:17:31 +0000 mark.aumann 25175 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup points, updated March 9, 2015 http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-points-updated-march-9-2015 The WGC-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral was the first opportunity for potential members of the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup team to earn points. With Dustin Johnson's five-shot, come-from-behind victory at the Blue Monster, he has the No. 1 spot in this week's official Ryder Cup... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 09 Mar 2015 16:33:57 +0000 tauclair 25173 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Outlook: Potential 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup Team members http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/outlook-potential-2016-us-ryder-cup-team-members With exactly one 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup Team point-getting event in the books -- the WGC-Cadillac Championship -- now seems to be as good a time as any to take a look at the potential 12-man team that will suit up in red, white and blue at Hazeltine. Yes, seriously. We're in the infancy of this... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 09 Mar 2015 15:59:59 +0000 tauclair 25171 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa 2016 Ryder Cup Team USA Qualification Process http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/2016-ryder-cup-team-usa-qualification-process The United States points system will determine the top eight players for the 2016 Ryder Cup Team, and will begin March 8, 2015, at the conclusion of the WGC-Cadillac Championship. At closer glance, the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup points system: - 2015 Major Championships (1 Point per $1,000 earned) The... 2016 Pre-event Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:46:30 +0000 tauclair 25169 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup trophy to take Twin Cities tour http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-trophy-take-twin-cities-tour PGA of America The Ryder Cup, the most esteemed trophy in all of golf, has arrived in the Twin Cities and will be making appearances around Minneapolis-St. Paul in the coming weeks. The public is invited to visit any of the tour locations to get a glimpse of the iconic trophy and take... 2016 Mon, 02 Mar 2015 22:26:38 +0000 mark.aumann 25167 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa 2016 Ryder Cup: Timeline of key events, schedule http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/2016-ryder-cup-timeline-key-events-schedule Planning for a Ryder Cup is no easy task. With Ryder Cup dates and venues locked in years in advance, there's so much that goes into the preparation for the biennial matches. Even before the final putt dropped at the 2014 Ryder Cup in Gleneagles, Scotland, work was well underway at 2016 host... 2016 Pre-event Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:42:25 +0000 Michael.Benzie 25163 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup captains Love, Clarke have battled before http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-captains-love-clarke-have-battled Eleven years ago Darren Clarke battled Davis Love III for 21 holes in the WGC Match Play semifinals with Love ultimately earning the task of playing Tiger Woods in the finals (he lost). Later that year Love and Clarke matched up twice in the Ryder Cup matches at Oakland Hills in Michigan, as part... 2016 Wed, 25 Feb 2015 19:16:20 +0000 Michael.Benzie 25165 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa 'Old captain' Davis Love III represents new chapter in U.S. Ryder Cup process http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/old-captain-davis-love-iii-represents-new-chapter-us-ryder-cup-process By Doug Ferguson, Associated Press PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Davis Love III was on his porch in Sea Island taking part in a conference call for the first Ryder Cup Task Force meeting, and he was shocked by what he heard. First, the PGA of America really was going to let the players... 2016 Pre-event Wed, 25 Feb 2015 01:19:37 +0000 john.holmes 25161 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Transcript of 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain's announcement press conference http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/transcript-2016-us-ryder-cup-captains-announcement-press-conference JULIUS MASON:  Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen.  I'm The PGA of America's Julius Mason and I'd like to welcome you to PGA of America headquarters in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, for the 2016 United States Ryder Cup Captain announcement.  We have some very special... 2016 Pre-event Tue, 24 Feb 2015 23:11:44 +0000 john.holmes 25159 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Davis Love III named 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/davis-love-iii-named-2016-us-ryder-cup-captain PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.  – PGA of America President and U.S. Ryder Cup Task Force Co-Chair Derek Sprague announced today that Davis Love III has been named as the Ryder Cup Captain to guide Team USA in the 41st Ryder Cup, Sept. 27– Oct. 2, 2016, at Hazeltine National Golf Club in... 2016 Pre-event Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:40:35 +0000 john.holmes 25151 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Watch live: Team USA Ryder Cup Captain announcement http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/watch-live-team-usa-ryder-cup-captain-announcement The Captain for the 2016 United States Ryder Cup Team will be announced Tuesday afternoon at PGA of America headquarters in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. The announcement, scheduled for 4:30 p.m. ET, will be streamed live at www.RyderCup.com/usa, the official Team USA Ryder Cup site. The choice to... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:32:39 +0000 mark.aumann 25141 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Hospitality chalets, tables go on sale for general public http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/hospitality-chalets-tables-go-sale-general-public CHASKA, Minn. -- Having completed the strongest pre-sales period for a U.S.-based Ryder Cup, the PGA of America and Hazeltine National Golf Club are offering hospitality chalets and tables to the general public. The 41st Ryder Cup will be conducted at Hazeltine National, Sept. 27-Oct. 2, 2016. The... 2016 Pre-event Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:40:56 +0000 andrew.prezioso 25131 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Next U.S. Ryder Cup captain won't be named until first half of 2015, says PGA President Derek Sprague http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/next-us-ryder-cup-captain-wont-be-named-until-first-half-2015-says-pga-president-derek-sprague By John Holmes, RyderCup.com Who will lead the U.S. Ryder Cup team into Hazeltine in 2016? The answer to that most pressing question likely won't be answered for at least a few months. The next U.S. captain won't be named until after the PGA of America's Ryder Cup Task Force has met a... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 01 Dec 2014 20:53:15 +0000 john.holmes 25125 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Jeffrey Hintz named Championship Director of 2016 Ryder Cup http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/jeffrey-hintz-named-championship-director-2016-ryder-cup PGA of America PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The PGA of America has named Jeffrey Hintz as the tournament director of the 2016 Ryder Cup, the biennial match between the United States and Europe heralded as the most compelling event in golf. The 41st Ryder Cup will be held Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2016, at... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 03 Nov 2014 19:00:00 +0000 mark.aumann 25107 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Hazeltine National reroutes holes for 2016 Ryder Cup http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/hazeltine-national-reroutes-holes-2016-ryder-cup Current Holes 1-4, 14-18, will comprise the Front Nine Current Holes 10-13, 5-9, will comprise the Back Nine The changing of the routing of the holes at Hazeltine National Golf Club for the 2016 Ryder Cup was done for a number of reasons, as follows: Holes Nos. 5 thru 9 provide significantly... 2016 Pre-event Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:33:00 +0000 andrew.prezioso 25105 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa PGA of America creates Ryder Cup task force to chart course for future U.S. teams http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/pga-america-creates-ryder-cup-task-force-chart-course-future-us-teams By The PGA of America PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The PGA of America has announced the creation of an 11-member Ryder Cup Task Force, comprised of past Captains, players and PGA of America leadership. The Task Force, co-chaired by PGA Vice President Derek Sprague of Malone, New York, and PGA... 2016 Pre-event Mon, 13 Oct 2014 21:39:32 +0000 john.holmes 25103 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa David Howell added to panel selecting next Team Europe Captain http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/david-howell-added-panel-selecting-next-team-europe-captain By The Associated Press VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Two-time Ryder Cup player David Howell completes the five-man panel that will select the European team's captain for the 2016 competition at Hazeltine. Howell was nominated by the European Tour's tournament committee during a meeting... 2016 Pre-event Sun, 12 Oct 2014 17:25:42 +0000 andrew.prezioso 25101 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa An open letter from Tom Watson, 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/open-letter-tom-watson-2014-us-ryder-cup-captain By Tom Watson 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain In response to all of the recent discussion about our Ryder Cup loss, I would like to make a few comments. First, I take complete and full responsibility for my communication, and I regret that my words may have made the players feel that I... 2014 Post-event Sat, 04 Oct 2014 21:53:17 +0000 tauclair 25097 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Notebook: McDowell gives wife a Ryder Cup victory for their anniversary http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/notebook-mcdowell-gives-wife-ryder-cup-victory-their-anniversary By Steve Douglas, Associated Press GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- Europe captain Paul McGinley wanted all along to put Graeme McDowell in the leadoff spot on Sunday at the Ryder Cup. McDowell had it circled on his calendar for other reasons. It was his wedding anniversary. McDowell was married a... 2014 Sun, 28 Sep 2014 21:54:50 +0000 mark.aumann 25095 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Flawless McIlroy lives up to top billing in dominant Ryder Cup performance http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/flawless-mcilroy-lives-top-billing-dominant-ryder-cup-performance By John Leicester, Associated Press GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- "Rory's going to get you!" hollered the Ryder Cup crowd as Rickie Fowler stepped up to drive off the first tee. And get him, Rory McIlroy did. Like an ogre swatting flies. In five or 10 years, with another 10 major... 2014 Session 5 Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:12:07 +0000 andrew.prezioso 25093 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Jamie Donaldson converts shot to win Ryder Cup http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/jamie-donaldson-converts-shot-win-ryder-cup By Steve Douglas, Associated Press GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- The decisive match. The shot of his life. Jamie Donaldson will never forget his Ryder Cup debut. The chance to clinch Europe's third straight victory in golf's biggest team event fell to a strapping, mild-mannered Welsh... 2014 Session 5 Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:32:13 +0000 andrew.prezioso 24969 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Jimmy Walker has strong 2014 Ryder Cup in debut http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/jimmy-walker-has-strong-2014-ryder-cup-debut GLENEAGLES, Scotland – U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson called Jimmy Walker one of the bright spots on the team this week. The 35-year-old Texan, who has won three times in 2014 on the PGA Tour, was one of just four U.S. winners in singles matches on Sunday. Walker finished with a win,... 2014 Session 5 Sun, 28 Sep 2014 16:50:09 +0000 andrew.prezioso 24679 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Team Europe wins 2014 Ryder Cup http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/team-europe-wins-2014-ryder-cup By Doug Ferguson, Associated Press GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- Europe added another chapter of Ryder Cup dominance on Sunday behind Rory McIlroy, two big rallies and a rookie who hit the shot of his life to give this week a finish it deserved. Jamie Donaldson, unaware he already had done enough... 2014 Session 5 Sun, 28 Sep 2014 15:55:23 +0000 andrew.prezioso 24675 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Nicklaus gets Honorary Life Membership for European Tour http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/nicklaus-gets-honorary-life-membership-european-tour Jack Nicklaus, the 18-time major winner considered by many as the greatest golfer in the history of the game, has been awarded Honorary Life Membership of the European Tour. The American was presented with a silver membership card by George O’Grady, chief executive of the European Tour, at... 2014 Session 5 Sun, 28 Sep 2014 15:01:03 +0000 andrew.prezioso 24673 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa McIlroy caps Ryder Cup week with win over Fowler http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/mcilroy-caps-ryder-cup-week-win-over-fowler GLENEAGLES, Scotland – It was supposed to be one of the best matches on the Sunday Singles card in the 40th Ryder Cup at Gleneagles. Instead, the Rory McIlroy vs. Rickie Fowler match was the first complete. McIlroy, the No. 1 ranked player in the world, was 6-under par after six holes and... 2014 Session 5 Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:45:32 +0000 andrew.prezioso 24671 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Ryder Cup: Sunday singles matches recap http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/ryder-cup-sunday-singles-matches-recap The streak continues. The Europeans won the 40th Ryder Cup in convincing fashion, trouncing the United States 16.5-11.5 at Gleneagles in Scotland on Sunday. Jamie Donaldson of Wales, one of three European rookies, clinched the Ryder Cup with a 4&3 victory over Keegan Bradley. It was... 2014 Session 5 Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:13:22 +0000 tauclair 24669 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Is Patrick Reed winning over U.S. fans? http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/patrick-reed-winning-over-us-fans Patrick Reed has been one of the most polarizing figures on the PGA Tour. The 24-year-old isn't short on confidence -- a great asset, but the outwardness of which hasn't exactly sat well with many. There's no denying he has a ton of game. You don't win three times in less than 12... 2014 Session 5 Sun, 28 Sep 2014 13:57:25 +0000 tauclair 24667 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa Patrick Reed shushes the crowd at Gleneagles http://www.rydercup.com/usa/news/patrick-reed-shushes-crowd-gleneagles Patrick Reed brought his A-game for the singles matches at the 40th Ryder Cup. Through eight holes, he had a 1-up lead over Henrik Stenson. On Sunday morning, Reed was trending on Twitter. Why? Well, for a couple of reasons. First, when the European crowd chanted on the first tee for him to dance... 2014 Session 5 Sun, 28 Sep 2014 12:51:43 +0000 tauclair 24663 at http://www.rydercup.com/usa