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Royal Canberra undecided about future tournaments

David Polkinghorne Royal Canberra is in a ''state of limbo'' on whether to host another elite tournament.

Rory McIlroy wins PGA Tour player of the year

Rory McIlroy

One incredible month of golf was enough for Rory McIlroy to be voted PGA Tour player of the year.

US PGA Tour loses autumn tournaments

The US PGA Tour has lost at least one tournament from its Autumn Series because of the economy, with another tournament still up in the air.

O'Hern out of Australian tournaments

Nick O'Hern has been forced out of all three of Australia's big summer golf tournaments as he undergoes thumb surgery.

Phil Mickelson's decency sets him apart from phonies

Phil Mickelson.

Oliver Brown Hostility towards Phil Mickelson since attack on Tom Watson has been unjust - he might be a jock but he is certainly no phoney

Ted Bishop airs lessons learnt by US in Ryder Cup loss

PGA of America president Ted Bishop.

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.

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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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...

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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