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October 1, 2010 | Bill Dwyre, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
The opening rounds of the Ryder Cup, hit by a deluge of rain, were to resume at 5 p.m. local time, (9 a.m. Pacific) with little chance of any of the four-ball teams finishing in the remaining 1 Ã?Â?Ã?Â? hours of daylight. It was the first time in 13 years of the event that play had been suspended. The Twenty Ten course at Celtic Manor Resort was soaking wet and greens were covered with puddles. Friday's delay made it likely that this 38th Ryder Cup would end a day late, on Monday.
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March 13, 2014 | By Steve Virgen
Just after telling reporters that Patrick Reed already has "street cred," Tom Watson showed his with his message to the U.S. Ryder Cup team that he will captain. "We have something to prove," Watson said about the U.S. team's recent losses in the Ryder Cup, including squandering a big lead in singles play on the final day to Europe two years ago. "If that's the only thing I have to say to the team, I'll say, 'Remember 2012. Remember 2012. What are you going to do about it?' " Watson was at Newport Beach Country Club, site of the 20th Toshiba Classic, which begins Friday.
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SPORTS
October 4, 2010 | Bill Dwyre
Europe 14 1/2, USA 13 1/2 SINGLES MATCHES Steve Stricker beat Lee Westwood, Europe, 2 and 1. Notes: Stricker was impenetrable. Westwood led through the 11 t h hole, but Stricker made an eagle on No. 15 and won the hole on No. 17, when Westwood drove his ball into a muddy hill. Stewart Cink all square with Rory McIlroy, Europe. Notes: Cink had a five-footer to go one up on No. 17. But he missed and McIlroy made a four-footer for the half on 18, after leaving his third shot in the trap.
SPORTS
October 10, 2013 | By Diane Pucin
The PGA and NBC announced Friday that the the Ryder Cup, the most prestigious team event in golf, will stay on the network through 2030. NBC has televised the competition since 1991. This agreement features new programming and special coverage of the Ryder Cup including: Ryder Cup preview shows, vignettes, features, reports and points updates on NBC and the Golf Channel, a Ryder Cup documentary series on both networks,  live coverage of practice rounds (for the first time ever) and the Ryder Cup captain selection show on Golf Channel, and new Ryder Cup highlights programming on Telemundo and Mun2 to expand Spanish-language viewing opportunities.
SPORTS
October 3, 2010
FOUR-BALLS First Round USA 2 1/2, Europe 1 1/2 Notes: The U.S. last won the opening session on European soil in 1989. Match Results Lee Westwood-Martin Kaymer, Europe, beat Phil Mickelson- Dustin Johnson, 3 and 2. Notes: Westwood, playing in his seventh Ryder Cup, birdied the second hole and won his seventh four-ball match. Mickelson made three birdies, Johnson one. But they mostly sprayed the ball all over the place and were soundly beaten. Stewart Cink-Matt Kuchar, USA, and Rory McIlroy-Graeme McDowell, all square.
SPORTS
September 27, 2012
Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss the Ryder Cup, which starts Friday at Medinah Country Club near Chicago. Check back throughout the day for more of their responses and join the conversation by voting in the poll and leaving a comment of your own. Jeff Shain, Orlando Sentinel Predicting Sunday's final score at Medinah might be easier than picking the winner. Let's call it 14 1/2 to 13 1/2, same as two years ago in Wales. Yes, it'll be that close. The underdog almost always plays above its rank in these matches - and with every golfer among the world's 35 best, there's no true underdog.
SPORTS
September 23, 1993 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One Potato, Two Potato, Three Potato, Fore! Until 1975, when work began to construct a golf course in England that would prepare European players for the U.S. tour, the undeveloped land about a 20-minute drive outside industrial Birmingham was a potato patch. Now, it is The Belfry, a long course with a lot of water and sand. The Europeans might have more of an advantage on one of their traditional links courses, where the gales and gorse often frustrate Americans.
SPORTS
October 10, 2013 | By Diane Pucin
The PGA and NBC announced Friday that the the Ryder Cup, the most prestigious team event in golf, will stay on the network through 2030. NBC has televised the competition since 1991. This agreement features new programming and special coverage of the Ryder Cup including: Ryder Cup preview shows, vignettes, features, reports and points updates on NBC and the Golf Channel, a Ryder Cup documentary series on both networks,  live coverage of practice rounds (for the first time ever) and the Ryder Cup captain selection show on Golf Channel, and new Ryder Cup highlights programming on Telemundo and Mun2 to expand Spanish-language viewing opportunities.
SPORTS
August 11, 2012 | By Jeff Shain
- Unless Steve Stricker or Bo Van Pelt comes up with another huge round Sunday, the U.S. Ryder Cup roster will look the same as it was projected before the PGA Championship. Stricker and Van Pelt each used five-under-par 67s Saturday to keep their hopes alive for one of the eight automatic roster spots drawn from a two-year points list. But both are far enough behind No. 8 Phil Mickelson that nothing less than a top-five finish will do. Stricker, who has played on the past five Ryder Cup or Presidents Cup squads, must have PGA Championship earnings exceeding Mickelson's by slightly more than $300,000 to vault ahead.
NEWS
September 23, 1999
The United States used to dominate Britain in the Ryder Cup, but since players from continental Europe joined the competition in 1979, it has become a new golf ballgame. '27: U.S. '29: England '31: U.S. '33: England '35: U.S. '37: U.S. '47: U.S. '49: U.S. '51: U.S. '53: U.S. '55: U.S. '57: England '59: U.S. '61: U.S. '63: U.S. '65: U.S. '67: U.S. '69: U.S. '71: U.S. '73: U.S. '75: U.S. '77: U.S. '79: U.S. '81: U.S. '83: U.S. '85: Europe '87: Europe '89: Europe '91: U.S. '93: U.S.
SPORTS
September 18, 2013 | By David Wharton
The golf world is currently focused on the Tour Championship in Atlanta, but there is also news from New York this week, where officials announced that Bethpage Black will host the 2019 PGA Championship and the 2024 Ryder Cup. The Long Island venue has long been known as "The People's Country Club" and has previously hosted the Barclays and two U.S. Opens. Those events could pale in comparison to the combination of an international competition and a rowdy New York crowd. "This venue, this course, this city, is going to take the Ryder Cup to a place that it has never been before," PGA of America President Ted Bishop said.
SPORTS
September 16, 2013 | By Teddy Greenstein
LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Shortly after Zach Johnson tapped in on No. 18 at Conway Farms, he bent over, taking a deep breath. It was a moment of reflection after he fired a final-round, six-under-par 65 to win the BMW Championship by two shots. "I just had to gather myself," he said. "I feel blessed. The peace I had out there …" The Iowa native felt the love all day from the 10,000-plus fans who endured muddy conditions to witness the Monday finish. "I'm not from Chicago," Johnson said, "but I feel local.
SPORTS
December 13, 2012 | By Houston Mitchell
Tom Watson, who captained the U.S. to a Ryder Cup victory the last time the U.S. won in Europe in 1993, will return as captain for the 2014 team. And he has an important supporter in his corner: Tiger Woods. “I'd like to congratulate Tom Watson on his selection as Ryder Cup captain,” Woods said in a statement. “I think he's a really good choice. Tom knows what it takes to win, and that's our ultimate goal. I hope I have the privilege of joining him on the 2014 United States Team.” The Americans have lost seven of the last nine Ryder Cups.
SPORTS
November 4, 2012 | Staff and wire reports
Ian Poulter won the HSBC Champions on Sunday for his first victory of the season, overcoming a four-stroke deficit with a seven-under-par 65 at Shenzen, China. The English Ryder Cup star finished at 21-under 267 on Mission Hills' Olazabal Course for a two-stroke victory. The victory was his second in World Golf Championship play, following the 2010 Accenture Match Play Championship. Phil Mickelson (68), Jason Dufner (64), Scott Piercy (65) and Ernie Els (67) tied for second. :: Tom Lehman won the Charles Schwab Cup Championship to become the first Champions Tour player to win the season points title two straight years.
SPORTS
September 30, 2012 | By K.C. Johnson
MEDINAH, Ill. - After sitting out a Ryder Cup session for the first time in his career, Tiger Woods posted five birdies on the back nine for the second straight day Saturday afternoon at Medinah Country Club. That didn't stop the Woods-Steve Stricker pairing from dropping to 0-3 after Sergio Garcia and Luke Donald eked out a 1-up victory. Woods downplayed his sitting. "That was the plan going in," he said. "I put so much effort into that last match [Friday] afternoon, and I was pretty spent.
SPORTS
September 30, 2012 | By Jeff Shain
MEDINAH, Ill. - Hold off on that red, white and blue party. Throw a little more ice on that champagne. And for goodness sake, don't get Ian Poulter stirred up. The Americans might yet win back this Ryder Cup, but the Europeans aren't going down without a fight. Poulter and Luke Donald defiantly kept the transatlantic clash from turning into a runaway, raining down European birdies on Medinah's back nine during Saturday's four-balls to hold off a pair of American rallies and stay within striking distance of a miracle.
SPORTS
August 14, 2010 | By Chris Hine, PGA Championship notes: It won't be an easy Ryder Cup for Tiger Woods
Reporting from Sheboygan, Wis. Tiger Woods might be far enough behind leader Nick Watney that he couldn't see him through a Sheboygan fog, but there's incentive for Woods to put up a good score Sunday. He can improve his Ryder Cup position, though he'll probably need some of his fellow players to stumble. Woods is currently 10th in the U.S. standings, with the top eight guaranteed a spot on the team. As erratic as his play was Saturday, Woods was encouraged.
SPORTS
September 30, 2012 | By Teddy Greenstein
MEDINAH, Ill. - U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III will take some flak for benching Team Terrific (Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley) in favor of Team Tiger (Woods and Steve Stricker). The Terrifics are 3-0 and made such quick work of Lee Westwood and Luke Donald in morning foursomes, they were finished by brunch. The Tigers - despite Woods' electric back nines - have had as much success together as Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries. But before you go hating on Love, keep this in mind: Mickelson asked out. Asked if he considered putting The Terrifics out Saturday afternoon, Love replied from behind the 14th green: "There was a thought.
SPORTS
September 30, 2012 | By Jeff Shain
MEDINAH, Ill. -- Luke Donald put the hammer down on Bubba Watson. Rory McIlroy rubbed the sleep out of his eyes and stifled Keegan Bradley. Paul Lawrie - 13 years after his only other Ryder Cup appearance - took down the FedEx Cup champion. In time, Ian Poulter and Justin Rose ripped points from U.S. hands. The European train was gathering steam. And the Americans didn't have enough to stop the momentum. It ended with Martin Kaymer jumping into the arms of his teammates, the singsong "Ole, ole, ole, ole" echoing across Medinah Country Club, and the Ryder Cup headed back across the Atlantic.
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