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Ted Bishop airs lessons learnt by US in Ryder Cup loss

As the dust settles over yet another Ryder Cup defeat for the United States, PGA of America president Ted Bishop says he would like to see a more "systematic approach" in selecting the US captain for...

Jamie Donaldson savouring Ryder Cup triumph

Jamie Donaldson (left) and Europe captain Paul McGinley.

Jamie Donaldson is still reflecting on a 'dream' Ryder Cup debut after starring in Europe's victory over the United States.

Ryder Cup 2014: Phil Mickelson launches attack on Tom Watson after defeat

No diplomacy: Phil Mickelson continued his criticism of Tom Watson in the post-round media conference.

James Corrigan After Jamie Donaldson had experienced the privilege of winning the point which gave Europe their sixth victory in the last seven Ryder Cups, Phil Mickelson launched a scathing attack on the captaincy...

Nick Faldo slams Phil Mickelson's Tom Watson criticism

Julian Guyer Nick Faldo accused Phil Mickelson of "throwing the captain under the bus" with his outspoken criticism of United States skipper Tom Watson following the team's Ryder Cup defeat by Europe.

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Dominant Europe secure Ryder Cup in style

Jamie Donaldson

Mitch Phillips Rookie Jamie Donaldson hit the shot of a lifetime to secure a singles victory over Keegan Bradley on Sunday and take Europe to victory over the United States in the Ryder Cup for the eighth time in...

Ryder Cup 2014: Tom Watson left reeling as his plans backfire

US Team Captain Tom Watson

Mitch Phillips If Tom Watson needed an early night after Friday's Ryder Cup setback he is going to need medicinal fortification on Saturday after another foursomes drubbing that left his US team 10-6 down.

Tearful Lee Westwood so proud to join Ryder Cup greats

Lee Westwood is competing in his ninth consecutive Ryder Cup competition.

Tony Jimenez Lee Westwood was overcome with emotion after joining the Ryder Cup greats on Saturday and at the same time helping Europe claim a commanding 10-6 lead over the United States.

Ryder Cup: Europe lead by point after birdie blitz

Europe led the United States by 6½ points to 5½ after both teams produced an extraordinary exhibition of shot-making in a record-breaking morning fourball session at the 40th Ryder Cup on...

Under-fire Tom Watson accepts blame for resting in-form youngsters

Tom Watson

Tony Jimenez It was a weary-looking Tom Watson who tried to explain his team's Friday afternoon collapse after Europe overturned a one-point deficit to end the opening day of the Ryder Cup with a 5-3 lead over...

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Europe roar back to lead Ryder Cup on gripping opening day

Lee Westwood

James Corrigan Europe were expected to take advantage on the opening day and duly did so by marching clear 5-3. But the bare facts of that scoreline do not begin to explain a day of giddying ebbs and flows which...

Miracle tree shot saves the day for Rory McIlroy at Ryder Cup

Rory McIlroy

Paul Hayward A tree and three birdies rescued Rory McIlroy here. The first day of his Ryder Cup was heading for calamity when his drive at the 18th in the afternoon foursomes was prevented from finishing up in...

US leading Europe in Ryder Cup golf

Sergio Garcia of Europe tees off on the 18th hole during the morning fourballs of the 2014 Ryder Cup on Friday.

Allan Kelly Tom Watson's United States finishes strongly to grab an early 2½ to 1½ lead over Paul McGinley's Europe as the Ryder Cup begins in dramatic fashion at Gleneagles.

Rory McIlroy v Phil Mickelson lights Ryder Cup fuse

Proven performer: Phil Mickelson of the USA.

James Corrigan There is no such thing as a quiet start to the Ryder Cup, but Friday morning's opening session of the 40th biennial dust-up will surely raise the decibels to new levels.

Phil Mickelson takes cheeky Ryder Cup shot at Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell

Graeme McDowell, right, and Rory McIlroy

Phil Mickelson, set to become the first American to play in 10 Ryder Cups, could not resist a good-natured jibe at European teamwork and stars Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell.

Injured Jason Day out of Australian Open

Jason Day.

The Australian Open has lost one of its biggest drawcards, with world No.8 Jason Day confirming he will miss the prestigious tournament in Sydney.

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Ryder Cup: Sir Alex Ferguson called in to fire up Europe team

In elite company: Alex Ferguson pictured with The European Ryder Cup team on Tuesday.

James Corrigan European Ryder Cup manager calls in Manchester United's famous former manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, to motivate the Europe team.

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I can't be second fiddle to Rory McIlroy, says Graeme McDowell

James Corrigan Never mind the court proceedings in Dublin helping to persuade Paul McGinley, the Europe captain, to break up the long-standing partnership of Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell, the latter said that...

Rough ride in store for Ryder Cup teams

Jim Furyk of the US chips out of a bunker on the sixteenth green on Tuesday.

European and US Ryder Cup players got acquainted with the PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles on Tuesday with both sides saying they were surprised how thick the rough was.

I'm not the big dog, I'm just having fun, says Bubba Watson

Bubba Watson played down his newly-acquired "big dog" epithet on Tuesday and said he was ready to curb his exuberance if he felt it could help his American team deal with what is likely to be a...

USA in 'Full Metal Jacket' mode for Ryder Cup

Tom Watson.

Oliver Brown From the thuggish haircut of Rickie Fowler to steely words of Tom Watson, the visitors have arrived exuding menace, writes Oliver Brown from Gleneagles