There was nothing romantic about the manner of USA’s loss to Europe in Paris, the city of romance, or the divisions that have now emerged from within the camp following their comprehensive defeat by a better prepared and more unified European team.
Tue, 02 Oct, 2018
Pádraig Harrington accepted a European Ryder Cup vice-captaincy for a third time and thanked his friend and skipper Thomas Bjorn for keeping him involved in the biennial duel with the United States 19 years after his playing debut.
Wed, 23 May, 2018
This past week, I was speaking to a well-known journalist with a keen interest in all sports, including golf and soccer. I remarked to him how surprised I was at the manner of Manchester City’s first-leg defeat by Liverpool in the Champions League, despite their Premier League dominance all season, writes
Mon, 09 Apr, 2018
With another US victory in the Presidents Cup, the Ryder Cup is officially on the clock. September 28, Day One of the competition next year, can’t come soon enough. But in the meantime, Team Europe’s captain Thomas Bjorn should be afraid. He should be very afraid. Just ask International Team captain Nick Price.
Mon, 02 Oct, 2017
Tue, 08 Nov, 2016
Golf can be a very cruel game and never was that demonstrated more than during last week’s Ryder Cup at Hazeltine where Europe’s most decorated (active) Ryder Cup player Lee Westwood was humbled when missing an 18-inch putt on Saturday in front of a global audience.
Thu, 06 Oct, 2016
There’s still a chance he could be persuaded to change his mind but as the USA celebrated its first Ryder Cup win for eight years, Pádraig Harrington insisted he was not the man to skipper a new generation of European stars in the 2018 Ryder Cup in Paris.
Wed, 05 Oct, 2016
Sergio Garcia and Rafa Cabrera Bello gave Europe the perfect Ryder Cup boost going into Saturday's afternoon fourballs as they fought back to square their foursomes match with American stars Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed.
Sat, 01 Oct, 2016