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    McIlroy now aiming for Dubai redemption after slipping up in Sun City

    McIlroy now aiming for Dubai redemption after slipping up in Sun City


    Rory McIlroy is determined to regain lost confidence at this week's DP World Tour Championship, after his Race to Dubai hopes evaporated after another roller-coaster round in Sun...

    Rory McIlroy is determined to regain lost confidence at this week's DP World Tour Championship, after his Race to Dubai hopes evaporated after another roller-coaster round in Sun City.
    Moynihan in hunt for card despite back injury

    Moynihan in hunt for card despite back injury


    Mount Juliet's Gavin Moynihan shrugged off a niggling back injury to fire a six-under 66 and move into contention to regain his European Tour card at the Final Stage of the Qualifying School in...

    Mount Juliet's Gavin Moynihan shrugged off a niggling back injury to fire a six-under 66 and move into contention to regain his European Tour card at the Final Stage of the Qualifying School in Spain.

    Numbers count and ball control is the difference


    Golf, we're informed, is a game essentially about scoring, as captured in the popular phrase 'it's not how, but how many'. And we can see this concept coming sharply into focus for three young Irishmen in the European Qualifying School on Spain's...

    Golf, we're informed, is a game essentially about scoring, as captured in the popular phrase 'it's not how, but how many'. And we can see this concept coming sharply into focus for three young Irishmen in the European Qualifying School on Spain's north-eastern terrain of Tarragona.
    Lowry surges to stay hot on Garcia's heels in Sun City

    Lowry surges to stay hot on Garcia's heels in Sun City


    Shane Lowry surged into contention for the Nedbank Golf Challenge as Rory McIlroy endured another rollercoaster round in Sun...

    Shane Lowry surged into contention for the Nedbank Golf Challenge as Rory McIlroy endured another rollercoaster round in Sun City.

    Garcia shines in Sun City as late blunder derails McIlroy


    Rory McIlroy kept his integrity intact despite falling eight shots behind red-hot Ryder Cup team-mate Sergio Garcia in the $7.5 million Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun...

    Rory McIlroy kept his integrity intact despite falling eight shots behind red-hot Ryder Cup team-mate Sergio Garcia in the $7.5 million Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City.
    McIlroy keen to put pressure on Molinari

    McIlroy keen to put pressure on Molinari


    Rory McIlroy knows he must win the Nedbank Golf Challenge if he's to heap the pressure on Race to Dubai leader Francesco Molinari heading into next week's final counting DP World Tour Championship in...

    Rory McIlroy knows he must win the Nedbank Golf Challenge if he's to heap the pressure on Race to Dubai leader Francesco Molinari heading into next week's final counting DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.
    'That cut deep' - Cian Healy on how a 'dark game' early in his career helped him develop as a prop

    'That cut deep' - Cian Healy on how a 'dark game' early in his career helped him develop as a prop


    Leinster and Ireland prop Cian Healy has rediscovered his best form in 2018 after claiming a hat-trick of medals but he still remembers one game early in his career that served as a massive learning...

    Leinster and Ireland prop Cian Healy has rediscovered his best form in 2018 after claiming a hat-trick of medals but he still remembers one game early in his career that served as a massive learning experience.
    Irish trio advance to final stage of qualification

    Irish trio advance to final stage of qualification


    Mount Juliet's Gavin Moynihan, Tramore's Robin Dawson and Ardglass' Cormac Sharvin made it to the final stage of the European Tour Qualifying School in...

    Mount Juliet's Gavin Moynihan, Tramore's Robin Dawson and Ardglass' Cormac Sharvin made it to the final stage of the European Tour Qualifying School in Spain.
    Rose makes Major plans as Lowry targets top 50

    Rose makes Major plans as Lowry targets top 50


    World No 1 Justin Rose believes he can follow in the footsteps of Pádraig Harrington and Phil Mickelson and become a multiple Major winner late in his...

    World No 1 Justin Rose believes he can follow in the footsteps of Pádraig Harrington and Phil Mickelson and become a multiple Major winner late in his career.
    Rose returns to world number one spot with victory in Turkey

    Rose returns to world number one spot with victory in Turkey


    Winning Majors doesn't make you immune to Sunday afternoon pressure, but it worked out in the end for Justin Rose as he retained the Turkish Airlines Open after a nerve-tingling play-off and returned to world No...

    Winning Majors doesn't make you immune to Sunday afternoon pressure, but it worked out in the end for Justin Rose as he retained the Turkish Airlines Open after a nerve-tingling play-off and returned to world No 1.

    Dreams of white smoke by Christmas


    In December 1998, Pádraig Harrington was easing into a winter break after delivering a solid third season on the European Tour and a breakthrough win in the Irish PGA Championship. Eamonn Darcy, meanwhile, was applying in writing for captaincy of the...

    In December 1998, Pádraig Harrington was easing into a winter break after delivering a solid third season on the European Tour and a breakthrough win in the Irish PGA Championship. Eamonn Darcy, meanwhile, was applying in writing for captaincy of the European Ryder Cup team.
    Justin Rose returns to world number one after victory in Turkey

    Justin Rose returns to world number one after victory in Turkey


    Justin Rose will return to the top of the world rankings on Monday after making the first successful title defence of his career in the Turkish Airlines...

    Justin Rose will return to the top of the world rankings on Monday after making the first successful title defence of his career in the Turkish Airlines Open.
    Frustrating day for Irish trio as Rose blossoms in Turkey

    Frustrating day for Irish trio as Rose blossoms in Turkey


    Paul Dunne and Pádraig Harrington could only watch in admiration as Justin Rose continued his seemingly inexorable drive back to the top of the world rankings in the Turkish Airlines...

    Paul Dunne and Pádraig Harrington could only watch in admiration as Justin Rose continued his seemingly inexorable drive back to the top of the world rankings in the Turkish Airlines Open.
    Slip on stairs rules Donnelly out

    Slip on stairs rules Donnelly out


    Former Walker Cup stars Gary Hurley, Cormac Sharvin and Gavin Moynihan made hot starts but Luke Donnelly suffered a fall and was forced to withdraw before Stage Two of the European Tour Qualifying School with an ankle...

    Former Walker Cup stars Gary Hurley, Cormac Sharvin and Gavin Moynihan made hot starts but Luke Donnelly suffered a fall and was forced to withdraw before Stage Two of the European Tour Qualifying School with an ankle injury.
    Dunne finding form at right time to impress Harrington

    Dunne finding form at right time to impress Harrington


    Paul Dunne doesn't feel ready for the Ryder Cup just yet but he will get a chance to show the likely 2020 captain and Europe's leading player his talents today after opening with a seven-under 64 to take a one-shot lead in the Turkish Airlines...

    Paul Dunne doesn't feel ready for the Ryder Cup just yet but he will get a chance to show the likely 2020 captain and Europe's leading player his talents today after opening with a seven-under 64 to take a one-shot lead in the Turkish Airlines Open.
    Paul Dunne leads way after flawless first round at Turkish Open

    Paul Dunne leads way after flawless first round at Turkish Open


    Greystones’ Paul Dunne has made a spectacular start to the Turkish Airlines Open in Antalya and leads the field after carding a flawless first round...

    Greystones’ Paul Dunne has made a spectacular start to the Turkish Airlines Open in Antalya and leads the field after carding a flawless first round 64.
    Harrington 'deserves' to be captain - Rose

    Harrington 'deserves' to be captain - Rose


    Justin Rose believes Pádraig Harrington is the ideal man to captain Europe in the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling...

    Justin Rose believes Pádraig Harrington is the ideal man to captain Europe in the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits.

    Improving Lowry seeking Turkish delight


    Shane Lowry can't help but look ahead and see light at the end of the tunnel as he seeks his first win for more than three years in the Turkish Airlines Open this...

    Shane Lowry can't help but look ahead and see light at the end of the tunnel as he seeks his first win for more than three years in the Turkish Airlines Open this week.
    'It puts me in an awkward position so I'd prefer clarity'

    'It puts me in an awkward position so I'd prefer clarity'


    Pádraig Harrington denies he's in a one-horse race for the 2020 Ryder Cup captaincy and insists he'd prefer to know his fate sooner rather than...

    Pádraig Harrington denies he's in a one-horse race for the 2020 Ryder Cup captaincy and insists he'd prefer to know his fate sooner rather than later.
    European Tour's Saudi decision 'not taken lightly' - Harrington

    European Tour's Saudi decision 'not taken lightly' - Harrington


    Pádraig Harrington has tentatively backed the European Tour's decision to stage an event in Saudi Arabia next year and insisted that golf can be a positive force for...

    Pádraig Harrington has tentatively backed the European Tour's decision to stage an event in Saudi Arabia next year and insisted that golf can be a positive force for change.
    McIlroy in desperate struggle for form as superb Schauffele denies Finau

    McIlroy in desperate struggle for form as superb Schauffele denies Finau


    Rory McIlroy has a week to find his 'A' game and mount a late charge for the Race to Dubai after a wayward performance left him 24 shots behind Xander Schauffele in the WGC-HSBC Champions in...

    Rory McIlroy has a week to find his 'A' game and mount a late charge for the Race to Dubai after a wayward performance left him 24 shots behind Xander Schauffele in the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.
    Top-20 secures Power FedEx points

    Top-20 secures Power FedEx points


    Rookie Cameron Champ spectacularly birdied five of his last six holes to clinch his maiden win in the Sanderson Farms Championship in Mississippi as Séamus Power opened his FedExCup account by finishing...

    Rookie Cameron Champ spectacularly birdied five of his last six holes to clinch his maiden win in the Sanderson Farms Championship in Mississippi as Séamus Power opened his FedExCup account by finishing 19th.

    All to play for as former Dub star turns 90 in fine style


    Elegant trees were a lot less tall, robust and dense when Norman Allen first encountered them as a youngster intruding onto Clontarf Golf Course. Yet even with their mature finery succumbing to fresh westerlies and the rigours of autumn, they retained a...

    Elegant trees were a lot less tall, robust and dense when Norman Allen first encountered them as a youngster intruding onto Clontarf Golf Course. Yet even with their mature finery succumbing to fresh westerlies and the rigours of autumn, they retained a familiarity he has cherished through a remarkable sporting life.
    Power surges to make cut as McIlroy struggles

    Power surges to make cut as McIlroy struggles


    Séamus Power birdied four of his last six holes to get his season up and running in the Sanderson Farms Championship in...

    Séamus Power birdied four of his last six holes to get his season up and running in the Sanderson Farms Championship in Mississippi.

    McIlroy struggles for form in Shanghai as blustering Reed sets hot pace


    Patrick Reed shrugged off his controversial Ryder Cup comments and left Rory McIlroy with a sense of deja vu as he streaked into the lead at the WGC-HSBC Champions in...

    Patrick Reed shrugged off his controversial Ryder Cup comments and left Rory McIlroy with a sense of deja vu as he streaked into the lead at the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.
    Golf fans will be charged a

    Golf fans will be charged a "suggested" PPV price of $19.99 to watch head-to-head between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson


    Golf fans in the United States will be charged a "suggested" price of $19.99 to watch the pay-per-view exhibition between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson in November, Turner Sports announced on...

    Golf fans in the United States will be charged a "suggested" price of $19.99 to watch the pay-per-view exhibition between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson in November, Turner Sports announced on Thursday.
    Rory McIlroy fails to spark in China at WGC-HSBC Champions

    Rory McIlroy fails to spark in China at WGC-HSBC Champions


    A LEVEL par opening round at Sheshan International Golf Club in China has Rory McIlroy eight off the early lead at the WGC-HSBC...

    A LEVEL par opening round at Sheshan International Golf Club in China has Rory McIlroy eight off the early lead at the WGC-HSBC Champions.
    Winning is the No 1 goal for McIlroy with top spot out of reach for now

    Winning is the No 1 goal for McIlroy with top spot out of reach for now


    Rory McIlroy might need to win two of his next three starts to have even a remote chance of winning the Race to Dubai for the fourth...

    Rory McIlroy might need to win two of his next three starts to have even a remote chance of winning the Race to Dubai for the fourth time.
    Lowry full of confidence again despite coming up short

    Lowry full of confidence again despite coming up short


    Shane Lowry showed he has the form and the confidence to return to the world's top 50 after he finished solo second behind Sergio Garcia in the 54-hole Andalucia Valderrama...

    Shane Lowry showed he has the form and the confidence to return to the world's top 50 after he finished solo second behind Sergio Garcia in the 54-hole Andalucia Valderrama Masters.

    Victory in Korea sends Koepka top of the world


    Brooks Koepka at last has the world No 1 status his Major form deserves. The American assumed the role with a victory in yesterday's CJ Cup and declared afterwards that it was "a dream come...

    Brooks Koepka at last has the world No 1 status his Major form deserves. The American assumed the role with a victory in yesterday's CJ Cup and declared afterwards that it was "a dream come true".
    Rice knows much of a player's potential is hidden between his ears

    Rice knows much of a player's potential is hidden between his ears


    While Paul Dunne was vainly attempting to retain his British Masters crown last weekend, Tim Rice was similarly unsuccessful in the Irish PGA Championship at Galway Bay. In the process, a significant disparity in their respective prize-money failed to...

    While Paul Dunne was vainly attempting to retain his British Masters crown last weekend, Tim Rice was similarly unsuccessful in the Irish PGA Championship at Galway Bay. In the process, a significant disparity in their respective prize-money failed to reflect the closeness of their shot-making skills.

    Maguire switches focus to Europe after falling short in Florida


    Leona Maguire might have missed out at Stage II of the LPGA Tour Qualifying School but she will be back in action next month as she prepares for the Ladies European Tour Qualifying...

    Leona Maguire might have missed out at Stage II of the LPGA Tour Qualifying School but she will be back in action next month as she prepares for the Ladies European Tour Qualifying School.

    Lowry scrambles into contention


    Shane Lowry proved that it's often a case of horses for courses when he opened with an impressive 69 in the weather-affected Andalucía Valderrama...

    Shane Lowry proved that it's often a case of horses for courses when he opened with an impressive 69 in the weather-affected Andalucía Valderrama Masters.
    Harrington aims to reign in Spain

    Harrington aims to reign in Spain


    Pádraig Harrington will renew his love-hate relationship with Valderrama this week in a late attempt to continue his surge up the Race to Dubai...

    Pádraig Harrington will renew his love-hate relationship with Valderrama this week in a late attempt to continue his surge up the Race to Dubai rankings.
    PGA win wraps up Order of Merit for Thornton

    PGA win wraps up Order of Merit for Thornton


    Simon Thornton (Tulfarris Golf Resort) won the rain-affected 108th Irish PGA Championship at Galway Bay Golf Resort on...

    Simon Thornton (Tulfarris Golf Resort) won the rain-affected 108th Irish PGA Championship at Galway Bay Golf Resort on Saturday.
    Pepperell rides his luck to book Masters debut

    Pepperell rides his luck to book Masters debut


    Eddie Pepperell secured his Masters debut when he held off Alexander Bjork to seal his second win of the season in the British Masters at Walton...

    Eddie Pepperell secured his Masters debut when he held off Alexander Bjork to seal his second win of the season in the British Masters at Walton Heath.

    New lease of life for a spot Trump coveted


    Having started in April, the season's activities at Old Head Links in Kinsale will conclude at the end of this month. And 21 years after the facility's launch in June 1997, record business is giving cause for a coming-of-age...

    Having started in April, the season's activities at Old Head Links in Kinsale will conclude at the end of this month. And 21 years after the facility's launch in June 1997, record business is giving cause for a coming-of-age celebration.
    Hole-in-one rescues Lowry after mixed Masters fortunes

    Hole-in-one rescues Lowry after mixed Masters fortunes


    Shane Lowry made a spectacular hole-in-one in a Jekyll and Hyde performance on a rollercoaster day for the Irish at the British...

    Shane Lowry made a spectacular hole-in-one in a Jekyll and Hyde performance on a rollercoaster day for the Irish at the British Masters.
    Dunne in touch as English trio set the pace at British Masters

    Dunne in touch as English trio set the pace at British Masters


    A spectacular hole-in-one helped Eddie Pepperell claim a share of the lead with Ryder Cup star Tommy Fleetwood and Matt Wallace after the opening round of the British...

    A spectacular hole-in-one helped Eddie Pepperell claim a share of the lead with Ryder Cup star Tommy Fleetwood and Matt Wallace after the opening round of the British Masters.
    WATCH: Eddie Pepperell with one of the most unbelievable hole-in-ones you will ever seen

    WATCH: Eddie Pepperell with one of the most unbelievable hole-in-ones you will ever seen


    Eddie Pepperell pulled off one of the most remarkable hole-in-ones seen on the European tour when he hit the bulls-eye in spectacular fashion during the first round of the British...

    Eddie Pepperell pulled off one of the most remarkable hole-in-ones seen on the European tour when he hit the bulls-eye in spectacular fashion during the first round of the British Masters.

    Coyne shows class to claim silver medal


    There was unconfined joy for the Irish team at the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires last night when Dublin swimmer Niamh Coyne claimed a silver...

    There was unconfined joy for the Irish team at the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires last night when Dublin swimmer Niamh Coyne claimed a silver medal.
    Westwood clears way for Harrington to lead 2020 Ryder defence

    Westwood clears way for Harrington to lead 2020 Ryder defence


    Lee Westwood all but anointed Pádraig Harrington as Europe’s 2020 Ryder Cup captain yesterday when he publicly ruled himself out of the...

    Lee Westwood all but anointed Pádraig Harrington as Europe’s 2020 Ryder Cup captain yesterday when he publicly ruled himself out of the running.
    O'Rourke facing uphill battle in Portugal to secure European Tour card status

    O'Rourke facing uphill battle in Portugal to secure European Tour card status


    Kildare's Conor O'Rourke has work to do heading into this morning's second round of the European Tour qualifying school first stage event at Obidos,...

    Kildare's Conor O'Rourke has work to do heading into this morning's second round of the European Tour qualifying school first stage event at Obidos, Portugal.
    Jim Furyk hits back at Patrick Reed's claims and confirms altercation between Koepka and Johnson

    Jim Furyk hits back at Patrick Reed's claims and confirms altercation between Koepka and Johnson


    America's bitter Ryder Cup fallout shows no sign of abating with Jim Furyk hitting back at Patrick Reed's claims of "a buddy system" and the captain confirming that his side's two top-ranked players did have an "altercation" in the dramatic...

    America's bitter Ryder Cup fallout shows no sign of abating with Jim Furyk hitting back at Patrick Reed's claims of "a buddy system" and the captain confirming that his side's two top-ranked players did have an "altercation" in the dramatic aftermath.
    Harrington in top 10 behind Bjerregaard

    Harrington in top 10 behind Bjerregaard


    Pádraig Harrington racked up his third top 10 in four starts as Lucas Bjerregaard snatched the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at St Andrews and another success for Danish...

    Pádraig Harrington racked up his third top 10 in four starts as Lucas Bjerregaard snatched the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at St Andrews and another success for Danish golf.
    Lenehan's late heroics give Portmarnock glory

    Lenehan's late heroics give Portmarnock glory


    Geoff Lenehan produced two moments of magic to beat his hero and give Portmarnock their 20th AIG Senior Cup victory at...

    Geoff Lenehan produced two moments of magic to beat his hero and give Portmarnock their 20th AIG Senior Cup victory at Thurles.
    Europe's Cup runneth over in epic Paris spectacle

    Europe's Cup runneth over in epic Paris spectacle


    On returning last Tuesday from Paris to his home in Bradenton, Florida, Tony Jacklin found himself reflecting on his own prophetic words of 1985. After leading Europe to their first ever Ryder Cup triumph, he had predicted: "There will be enormous...

    On returning last Tuesday from Paris to his home in Bradenton, Florida, Tony Jacklin found himself reflecting on his own prophetic words of 1985. After leading Europe to their first ever Ryder Cup triumph, he had predicted: "There will be enormous ramifications stemming from this."

    Youthful Athenry storm to Barton Shield glory


    Champagne corks popped as Athenry beat favourites Dundalk by three holes to clinch the AIG Barton Shield and their first senior men's All-Ireland pennant at...

    Champagne corks popped as Athenry beat favourites Dundalk by three holes to clinch the AIG Barton Shield and their first senior men's All-Ireland pennant at Thurles.

    Harrington and McGinley fall off pace


    PÁDraig Harrington and Paul McGinley slipped back as Italy's Andrea Pavan and Dane Lucas Bjerregaard snatched the halfway lead in the Alfred Dunhill Links...

    PÁDraig Harrington and Paul McGinley slipped back as Italy's Andrea Pavan and Dane Lucas Bjerregaard snatched the halfway lead in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

    Harrington and McGinley make early headway in Dunhill test


    Pádraig Harrington and Paul McGinley beat the fear factor to surge into contention at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in...

    Pádraig Harrington and Paul McGinley beat the fear factor to surge into contention at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland.

    Dundalk and Athenry set up tasty showdown


    Competition will be fierce but there will be no shortage of smiles and banter when Dundalk take on Athenry in the AIG Barton Shield final at Thurles...

    Competition will be fierce but there will be no shortage of smiles and banter when Dundalk take on Athenry in the AIG Barton Shield final at Thurles today.
    Power looking for fast start to PGA Tour's new campaign

    Power looking for fast start to PGA Tour's new campaign


    Phil Mickelson and Séamus Power are hoping to turn over a new leaf when the 2018-'19 PGA Tour season tees off in California...

    Phil Mickelson and Séamus Power are hoping to turn over a new leaf when the 2018-'19 PGA Tour season tees off in California today.
    Koepka 'heartbroken' as spectator says she could have died

    Koepka 'heartbroken' as spectator says she could have died


    A female spectator struck in the eye by a tee shot from Brooks Koepka during the Ryder Cup says she could have died as a result of the...

    A female spectator struck in the eye by a tee shot from Brooks Koepka during the Ryder Cup says she could have died as a result of the incident.
    Brooks Koepka insists he was not involved in Ryder Cup fight with Dustin Johnson

    Brooks Koepka insists he was not involved in Ryder Cup fight with Dustin Johnson


    Brooks Koepka insists there was no fight between himself and team-mate Dustin Johnson in the aftermath of Europe's convincing Ryder Cup victory over the United States in...

    Brooks Koepka insists there was no fight between himself and team-mate Dustin Johnson in the aftermath of Europe's convincing Ryder Cup victory over the United States in Paris.
    Stars and gripes: Koepka and Johnson clash after loss

    Stars and gripes: Koepka and Johnson clash after loss


    Anger among the United States team over their dismal Ryder Cup defeat boiled over in the post-match festivities when their two top-ranked players, Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka, had to be separated after a...

    Anger among the United States team over their dismal Ryder Cup defeat boiled over in the post-match festivities when their two top-ranked players, Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka, had to be separated after a flare-up.
    McDowell keen to return for a fifth Ryder Cup

    McDowell keen to return for a fifth Ryder Cup


    Graeme McDowell admits that Europe's thrilling victory has reignited his desire to make the team in 2020 and put his captaincy ambitions on...

    Graeme McDowell admits that Europe's thrilling victory has reignited his desire to make the team in 2020 and put his captaincy ambitions on hold.
    American teammates Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka in shocking Ryder Cup bust-up

    American teammates Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka in shocking Ryder Cup bust-up


    Anger among the United States team over their dismal Ryder Cup defeat boiled over in the post-match festivities when their two top-ranked players, Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka, had to be ­separated after a...

    Anger among the United States team over their dismal Ryder Cup defeat boiled over in the post-match festivities when their two top-ranked players, Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka, had to be ­separated after a flare-up.
    Comment: It may have plenty of swing but the Ryder Cup don't mean a thing

    Comment: It may have plenty of swing but the Ryder Cup don't mean a thing


    The Ryder Cup is Fake Sport. A third flop renewal in a row lays bare the event's essential unreality. It is becoming a cod and a con job where a molehill of meaning is dwarfed by a mountain of...

    The Ryder Cup is Fake Sport. A third flop renewal in a row lays bare the event's essential unreality. It is becoming a cod and a con job where a molehill of meaning is dwarfed by a mountain of hype.
    Captain-in-waiting Padraig Harrington thrilled as wildcard picks are vindicated

    Captain-in-waiting Padraig Harrington thrilled as wildcard picks are vindicated


    Pádraig Harrington dodged the champagne fight on the putting green with a grin as wide as the faux Whistling Straits 'links' that will host the 2020 Ryder...

    Pádraig Harrington dodged the champagne fight on the putting green with a grin as wide as the faux Whistling Straits 'links' that will host the 2020 Ryder Cup.
    'Moliwood' bask in 'extra special' Ryder Cup night

    'Moliwood' bask in 'extra special' Ryder Cup night


    One half of Europe's 'Moliwood' Ryder Cup sensations fittingly took the glory as they dominated the Sunday pairings to see off a star-studded US...

    One half of Europe's 'Moliwood' Ryder Cup sensations fittingly took the glory as they dominated the Sunday pairings to see off a star-studded US team.
    European passion play sees Bjorn's unity dream fulfilled

    European passion play sees Bjorn's unity dream fulfilled


    The Ryder Cup is faintly unhinged, in a good way. Europe's victories produce delirium. The reason, surely, is that people find it hard to believe anything in sport could go so perfectly, or that 12 people could work so well together. Such togetherness is...

    The Ryder Cup is faintly unhinged, in a good way. Europe's victories produce delirium. The reason, surely, is that people find it hard to believe anything in sport could go so perfectly, or that 12 people could work so well together. Such togetherness is not normal.
    Woebegone Woods dragged down by partners' ills

    Woebegone Woods dragged down by partners' ills


    Not since the Marshall Plan have the Americans been so generous to Europe. And Tiger Woods has been among the most munificent in this 42nd Ryder...

    Not since the Marshall Plan have the Americans been so generous to Europe. And Tiger Woods has been among the most munificent in this 42nd Ryder Cup.
    In Pictures: 23 brilliant images as Europe celebrate Ryder Cup success

    In Pictures: 23 brilliant images as Europe celebrate Ryder Cup success


    Europe retained the Ryder Cup with a 17.5 to 10.5 win over the USA in Paris on Sunday. Here are 23 of the best images as Thomas Bjorn's men begin the...

    Europe retained the Ryder Cup with a 17.5 to 10.5 win over the USA in Paris on Sunday. Here are 23 of the best images as Thomas Bjorn's men begin the celebrations.
    McIlroy: 'Francesco and Tommy have got awfully close but I don't know what's going to happen between them tonight'

    McIlroy: 'Francesco and Tommy have got awfully close but I don't know what's going to happen between them tonight'


    Rory McIlroy has jokingly hinted that he doesn't know "what is going to happen tonight" between Europe's star pairing Francesco Molinari and Tommy Fleetwood after their famous victory in...

    Rory McIlroy has jokingly hinted that he doesn't know "what is going to happen tonight" between Europe's star pairing Francesco Molinari and Tommy Fleetwood after their famous victory in Paris.
    'I don't normally cry' - Sergio Garcia emotional as he breaks Ryder Cup record

    'I don't normally cry' - Sergio Garcia emotional as he breaks Ryder Cup record


    Captain's pick Sergio Garcia won his match 2&1 on the 17th against Rickie Fowler and looked to the sky before being overcome with emotion, hugging wife...

    Captain's pick Sergio Garcia won his match 2&1 on the 17th against Rickie Fowler and looked to the sky before being overcome with emotion, hugging wife Angela.
    Europe regain Ryder Cup as Thomas Bjorn's men hold off American challenge on day of drama

    Europe regain Ryder Cup as Thomas Bjorn's men hold off American challenge on day of drama


    Francesco Molinari fittingly took the glory as Europe regained the Ryder Cup in dominant style, the Italian beating Phil Mickelson on the 16th to post the point needed to reach the magic tally of...

    Francesco Molinari fittingly took the glory as Europe regained the Ryder Cup in dominant style, the Italian beating Phil Mickelson on the 16th to post the point needed to reach the magic tally of 14.5.

    Bjorn's men channel the passion as US struggle to find spark


    At lunchtime on Friday, there was the suspicion that Thomas Bjorn was getting things seriously wrong. Not only was he confronted as European skipper by a 3-1 deficit from the opening fourballs, he was about to ease a one-time Ryder Cup pin-up into...

    At lunchtime on Friday, there was the suspicion that Thomas Bjorn was getting things seriously wrong. Not only was he confronted as European skipper by a 3-1 deficit from the opening fourballs, he was about to ease a one-time Ryder Cup pin-up into foursomes battle that afternoon.
    'It's a great place for Rory McIlroy to be with responsibility'

    'It's a great place for Rory McIlroy to be with responsibility'


    Europe captain Thomas Bjorn is convinced Rory McIlroy will thrive on the responsibility of going out first in Sunday's decisive singles at the Ryder...

    Europe captain Thomas Bjorn is convinced Rory McIlroy will thrive on the responsibility of going out first in Sunday's decisive singles at the Ryder Cup.