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Golf - Sunday 26 September, 2021

USA crush Europe to regain Ryder Cup in record-breaking fashion
# Home Control
# Home Control

USA crush Europe to regain Ryder Cup in record-breaking fashion

Updated Sep 26th 2021, 11:19 PM 72,158 Views 55 Comments

The hosts stormed to a 19-9 success.

I love my team-mates so much – Rory McIlroy emotional after Ryder Cup struggles
# Whistling Straits
# Whistling Straits

I love my team-mates so much – Rory McIlroy emotional after Ryder Cup struggles

Sep 26th 2021, 8:56 PM 45,768 Views 36 Comments

McIlroy finished on a winning note in the singles but Shane Lowry lost out.

McIlroy and Lowry to lead Ryder Cup singles salvage effort for Europe
# Don't Call It A Comeback
# Don't Call It A Comeback

McIlroy and Lowry to lead Ryder Cup singles salvage effort for Europe

Sep 26th 2021, 9:24 AM 57,578 Views 28 Comments

The United States go into today’s final session at Whistling Straits with a massive six-point lead.

Ryder Cup fever, football friendship to 'match-fixing' and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Read The Game
# Read The Game

Ryder Cup fever, football friendship to 'match-fixing' and more of the week's best sportswriting

Sep 26th 2021, 8:30 AM 5,083 Views 0 Comments

Boil that kettle…

Lowry on fire but US in command against Europe in pursuit of Ryder Cup
# Ryder Cup
# Ryder Cup

Lowry on fire but US in command against Europe in pursuit of Ryder Cup

Updated Sep 26th 2021, 12:31 AM 64,044 Views 56 Comments

The United States hold an 11-5 advantage.

Golf - Saturday 25 September, 2021

US stretch Ryder Cup lead over Europe to 9-3
# Red Tide
# Red Tide

US stretch Ryder Cup lead over Europe to 9-3

Sep 25th 2021, 6:10 PM 25,888 Views 31 Comments

Pádraig Harrington will need a miracle to turn this around.

Rory McIlroy reduced to a spectator as Europe struggle in Ryder Cup
# Uphill Battle
# Uphill Battle

Rory McIlroy reduced to a spectator as Europe struggle in Ryder Cup

Updated Sep 25th 2021, 12:30 PM 64,313 Views 29 Comments

The four-time major winner will not appear in the Saturday foursomes, with Jon Rahm and Sergio Garcia sent out first again.

Europe facing uphill battle as USA race into early Ryder Cup lead
# Red Sea
# Red Sea

Europe facing uphill battle as USA race into early Ryder Cup lead

Sep 25th 2021, 12:44 AM 9,893 Views 8 Comments

McIlroy/Lowry lose 4&3 to Finau/English as USA take 6-2 lead.

Golf - Friday 24 September, 2021

McIlroy and Lowry paired together for Ryder Cup fourballs at Whistling Straits
# Team Europe
# Team Europe

McIlroy and Lowry paired together for Ryder Cup fourballs at Whistling Straits

Sep 24th 2021, 6:10 PM 8,153 Views 10 Comments

Europe trail 3-1 after the morning’s action.

Advantage United States after opening session at Ryder Cup
# Whistling Straits
# Whistling Straits

Advantage United States after opening session at Ryder Cup

Sep 24th 2021, 5:47 PM 9,572 Views 14 Comments

Rory McIlroy and Ian Poulter got off to a nightmare start at Whistling Straits.

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Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Sep 24th 2021, 5:00 PM 26,055 Views 5 Comments

Let’s see how much you remember from the past week.

Padraig Harrington praises spirit in Team Europe as Ryder Cup begins
# Day 1
# Day 1

Padraig Harrington praises spirit in Team Europe as Ryder Cup begins

Sep 24th 2021, 8:47 AM 5,195 Views 6 Comments

World number one Jon Rahm will be sent out in the first match for the second Ryder Cup in succession.

The unlikely Irish hero who changed the Ryder Cup forever
# Trailblazer
# Trailblazer

The unlikely Irish hero who changed the Ryder Cup forever

Sep 24th 2021, 8:30 AM 34,112 Views 4 Comments

Eamonn Darcy talks to The42 about his crucial role in winning the 1987 Ryder Cup, the first time Europe ever won on American soil.

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
# On The Box
# On The Box

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

Sep 24th 2021, 7:00 AM 9,404 Views 4 Comments

Get ready…

Golf - Thursday 23 September, 2021

McIlroy paired with Poulter, up against Schauffele and Cantlay, in Friday foursomes
# Paddy's Army
# Paddy's Army

McIlroy paired with Poulter, up against Schauffele and Cantlay, in Friday foursomes

Sep 23rd 2021, 11:27 PM 9,835 Views 4 Comments

Shane Lowry will sit out Friday’s first session at Whistling Straits.

Triumph and tragedy: the rollercoaster story of Ireland’s Ryder Cup heroes
# Ryder Cup
# Ryder Cup

Triumph and tragedy: the rollercoaster story of Ireland’s Ryder Cup heroes

Sep 23rd 2021, 8:02 PM 22,024 Views 9 Comments

Eamonn Darcy, Christy O’Connor Junior and Philip Walton were considered weak links on Europe’s Ryder Cup teams but they overcame the game’s superstars to write their names into golfing folklore.

Brooks Koepka sidesteps Ryder Cup questions about Bryson DeChambeau
# Best Of Friends
# Best Of Friends

Brooks Koepka sidesteps Ryder Cup questions about Bryson DeChambeau

Sep 23rd 2021, 5:58 PM 4,845 Views 0 Comments

The feud between two of America’s top players has been played out in public for months.

Steve Stricker must blend experience with raw rookie talent in bid for Ryder Cup
# Melting Pot
# Melting Pot

Steve Stricker must blend experience with raw rookie talent in bid for Ryder Cup

Sep 23rd 2021, 3:50 PM 1,487 Views 0 Comments

Stricker will soon discover if having eight of the top 10 can see his US side regain the trophy in his home state of Wisconsin.

Poulter says 'everything is stacked against us' as Europe seek upset
# Ryder Cup
# Ryder Cup

Poulter says 'everything is stacked against us' as Europe seek upset

Sep 23rd 2021, 8:20 AM 3,677 Views 1 Comment

The American squad features nine of the world’s 11 top-ranked golfers.

Golf - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Pádraig Harrington promises European team he will get a tattoo if they win Ryder Cup
# Tatt's The Spirit
# Tatt's The Spirit

Pádraig Harrington promises European team he will get a tattoo if they win Ryder Cup

Sep 22nd 2021, 8:08 PM 6,891 Views 5 Comments

‘Unwritten rule’ for European captain to get a tattoo to mark Ryder Cup victory.

'We’re hoping they don’t cross the line' - Stricker's message to US fans before Ryder Cup
# Set The Tone
# Set The Tone

'We’re hoping they don’t cross the line' - Stricker's message to US fans before Ryder Cup

Sep 22nd 2021, 7:51 AM 4,113 Views 3 Comments

The 54-year-old expects a ‘rowdy’ atmosphere as his side aims to regain the title.

Golf - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

US Captain Stricker: Koepka-DeChambeau feud a 'non-issue'
# Beef
# Beef

US Captain Stricker: Koepka-DeChambeau feud a 'non-issue'

Sep 21st 2021, 12:50 PM 4,034 Views 2 Comments

The Ryder Cup skipper also played down the significance Koepka’s pre-tournament comments.

Golf - Monday 20 September, 2021

Lowry inspired by memories of Harrington at 2006 Ryder Cup in K Club
# Down Memory Lane
# Down Memory Lane

Lowry inspired by memories of Harrington at 2006 Ryder Cup in K Club

Sep 20th 2021, 11:18 PM 5,188 Views 2 Comments

Fifteen years on from that experience, Lowry will be part of the European team attempting to retain the trophy at Whistling Straits.

'I prefer to play under the hostility' - Fitzpatrick relishing reception from Ryder Cup crowd
# Whistling Straits
# Whistling Straits

'I prefer to play under the hostility' - Fitzpatrick relishing reception from Ryder Cup crowd

Sep 20th 2021, 4:01 PM 3,222 Views 0 Comments

The Sheffield native says the atmosphere will act as an extra motivation to perform well for Europe.

Golf - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Ireland's Graeme McDowell still has hopes of playing in another Ryder Cup
# Easy Ryder
# Easy Ryder

Ireland's Graeme McDowell still has hopes of playing in another Ryder Cup

Sep 19th 2021, 10:56 PM 5,244 Views 0 Comments

The Ulsterman will be part of Europe’s bid to retain the trophy at Whistling Straits later this month.

Darren Clarke rolls in the putts and rolls back the years to win on PGA Champions Tour
# Winner
# Winner

Darren Clarke rolls in the putts and rolls back the years to win on PGA Champions Tour

Sep 19th 2021, 10:38 PM 22,483 Views 1 Comment

The 53-year-old Ulsterman won the Sanford International

Late bogeys cost Niall Kearney top-10 finish at Dutch Open
# Race To Dubai
# Race To Dubai

Late bogeys cost Niall Kearney top-10 finish at Dutch Open

Sep 19th 2021, 5:04 PM 2,799 Views 0 Comments

Sweden’s Kristoffer Brober celebrates his first European Tour win in almost six years.

Ian Poulter: America’s rookies are in for nerve-wracking Ryder Cup experience
# The Postman
# The Postman

Ian Poulter: America’s rookies are in for nerve-wracking Ryder Cup experience

Sep 19th 2021, 10:00 AM 5,263 Views 0 Comments

Half of captain Steve Stricker’s side have never played in the biennial contest before.

Golf - Friday 17 September, 2021

Niall Kearney two off the lead at Dutch Open
# As It Stands
# As It Stands

Niall Kearney two off the lead at Dutch Open

Sep 17th 2021, 2:14 PM 1,832 Views 1 Comment

The 33-year-old led overnight, and is currently on 10 under overall.

Here's your essential TV guide to this weekend's live sport
# On The Box
# On The Box

Here's your essential TV guide to this weekend's live sport

Updated Sep 17th 2021, 12:01 PM 21,715 Views 7 Comments

Get stuck into this lot over the weekend.

Golf - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Kearney fires course-record 65 to storm into lead at Dutch Open
# Flying High
# Flying High

Kearney fires course-record 65 to storm into lead at Dutch Open

Sep 16th 2021, 6:24 PM 4,148 Views 0 Comments

The 33-year-old Dubliner shot a bogey-free, seven-under-par opening round and leads by a shot heading into Friday.

'I did my job. What do you want from me?' - Koepka on doubts over his Ryder Cup commitment
# Response
# Response

'I did my job. What do you want from me?' - Koepka on doubts over his Ryder Cup commitment

Sep 16th 2021, 8:02 AM 10,308 Views 6 Comments

US captain Paul Azinger said Koepka should give his spot to someone else if he’s not committed to playing in the Ryder Cup.

Golf - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

Henrik Stenson named as Team Europe’s fifth vice-captain for Ryder Cup
# Experienced
# Experienced

Henrik Stenson named as Team Europe’s fifth vice-captain for Ryder Cup

Sep 15th 2021, 11:27 AM 5,447 Views 2 Comments

The former Open champion joins Robert Karlsson, Luke Donald, Martin Kaymer and Graeme McDowell in Padraig Harrington’s backroom staff.

Golf - Monday 13 September, 2021

No bias with Shane Lowry Ryder Cup selection, says Padraig Harrington
# Wildcard
# Wildcard

No bias with Shane Lowry Ryder Cup selection, says Padraig Harrington

Updated Sep 13th 2021, 3:03 PM 28,101 Views 16 Comments

The European captain insists his friendship with his fellow Irishman did Lowry no favours.

Golf - Sunday 12 September, 2021

Padraig Harrington adds Shane Lowry to Europe's Ryder Cup team
# Harri's Gameplan
# Harri's Gameplan

Padraig Harrington adds Shane Lowry to Europe's Ryder Cup team

Updated Sep 12th 2021, 8:41 PM 56,586 Views 70 Comments

European captain Padraig Harrington selected his fellow Irishman in his side to take on the US in Wisconsin on Friday week.

Billy Horschel emulates Arnold Palmer as American winner of BMW PGA Championship
# King Billy
# King Billy

Billy Horschel emulates Arnold Palmer as American winner of BMW PGA Championship

Sep 12th 2021, 5:44 PM 4,240 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s Shane Lowry finished in a tie for 17th.

Lowry hoping for favour from Harrington after missing out on automatic Ryder Cup spot
# Ryder Cup
# Ryder Cup

Lowry hoping for favour from Harrington after missing out on automatic Ryder Cup spot

Updated Sep 12th 2021, 4:51 PM 10,374 Views 7 Comments

Lowry will learn his fate at 7.30pm this evening.

A Croke Park trip and the making of Ronaldo: some of our favourite sportswriting this week
# Well Read
# Well Read

A Croke Park trip and the making of Ronaldo: some of our favourite sportswriting this week

Sep 12th 2021, 8:30 AM 3,203 Views 0 Comments

Get the coffee pod machine warmed up.

Golf - Saturday 11 September, 2021

Late birdie could be crucial as Lowry's Ryder Cup race set to go down to the wire
# Ryder Cup Race
# Ryder Cup Race

Late birdie could be crucial as Lowry's Ryder Cup race set to go down to the wire

Sep 11th 2021, 4:47 PM 11,275 Views 2 Comments

Lowry is tied for sixth after a three-under par 69 at Wentworth on Saturday.

Golf - Friday 10 September, 2021

Lowry storms into contention at BMW PGA Championship and boosts Ryder Cup bid
# Route 66
# Route 66

Lowry storms into contention at BMW PGA Championship and boosts Ryder Cup bid

Sep 10th 2021, 11:23 PM 7,236 Views 2 Comments

The Offaly man carded a sizzling 66 at Wentworth.