# Ryder Cup 2012

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# Ryder Cup Bid
The car that got Rory McIlroy to the Ryder Cup in time is for sale
And can be yours on eBay for less than €4000 though post and packaging might be expensive.
# Ryder Cup
Rory McIlroy again backs Paul McGinley for Ryder Cup captain
Colin Montgomerie won’t be happy with the world No 1′s latest thoughts ahead of tomorrow’s decision.
# Christmas 2012
Turkey shoot: the 6 biggest flops of 2012
Gobble, gobble — here’s half a dozen teams and sports stars who can chalk 2012 down to experience.
# phoney war
He's the man: Tom Watson highlights McIlroy threat at Ryder Cup
And so it begins, eh Tom?
# swoosh
Rory McIlroy says no Nike deal yet
“It’s a process we’re working through and you’ll probably hear about it in the next few weeks,” said the Holywood man.
# swoosh
Faldo reckons Rory McIlroy’s mooted move to Nike is ‘dangerous’
It’s just a new pair of spikes and a driver right?
# swoosh
Opinion: Rory McIlroy facing his biggest change
McIlroy is a marketing dream, which made him worth too much to stay with Titleist.
# Twittersphere
Mmmm... It's the sporting sweets... sorry, tweets of the week
This week, Rob Kearney makes Cian Healy jealous, and Graeme McDowell fails at maths.
# Snap Happy
It's Sunday so here's 13 of our favourite pictures from the past 7 days
Every day we’re Shefflin…
# FAI Cup 2012
Kierans looks to Ryder Cup miracle for inspiration
Darius Kierans knows that Dundalk will be the underdogs when they face St Pat’s in Sunday’s FAI Cup semi-final. That could be the advantage they need, he tells
# Best Summer Ever
Agony and Ecstasy: 29 emotional snapshots from an unforgettable summer of sport
It started with a thrilling Premier League finale and ended with a remarkable September Sunday. Here’s the best of the tears and cheers.
# Ryder Cup
'It was torture' -- Olazabal rules out 2014 Europe captaincy
The Spaniard said he couldn’t handle leading the team at Gleneagles in two years’ time.
# Next question?
VIDEO: The Ryder Cup was great - but Alex Ferguson really doesn't want to talk about it
“This is a press conference about a bloody football match,” Ferguson snapped back when he met the media in Cluj.
# Cops
This is Pat Rollins, the police officer who gave Rory McIlroy a lift and helped Europe win the Ryder Cup
“We did the right thing and we would have done it for either team,” says the man who rushed Rory to Medinah.
# Ryder Cup
In The Swing: Poulter proves he's the man as Europe stage comeback for the ages
‘He was absolutely immense. His five birdies in a row on Saturday afternoon to win a point in the fourball matches was immeasurably significant for Europe.’
# Early Doors
The Morning Score: Tuesday
The Cats are home, the Dubs have a new football boss and all the European football action.
# wasn't me
Wozniacki swerves blame for McIlroy late show
“I think he mistimed the tee time. He thought he was going to play 12:25, and, well, as we all know it was 11:25. So it wasn’t my fault,” she said.
# Funky Cold Medinah
Putts, pride and personalised Moet: Europe celebrate into the Medinah morning
Now that’s a party.
# Ooops
A ESPN writer made this list of things Europe needed to win the Ryder Cup on Sunday
10-6 up heading into the final day, Gene Wojciechowski thought the Americans only needed to show up at Medinah.
# Ryder Cup
Someone got Rory McIlroy a 'Flavor Flav' clock to celebrate
The Irishman almost missed his tee-time because he got his time zones mixed up.
Ryder Cup 2012, day 3
Europe started Sunday’s singles matches four points down to an inspired USA. Could Ian Poulter and Rory McIlroy spark a remarkable fightback?
# sleepyhead
Rory McIlroy in Ryder Cup mix-up, almost misses tee-time
US TV reports said that McIlroy had mistaken US eastern seaboard time for Chicago time which is one hour later.
# Ryder Cup
Remember Brookline? Team Europe eyes historic comeback
With just the singles matches remaining, the United States lead 10-6 at the Medinah Country Club in Illinois, but a spectacular finish last night has given Team Europe hope.
# Ryder Cup
Watson and Donald first up in Ryder Cup singles
Other key matchups include, Keegan Bradley against Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson taking on Justin Rose, Jim Furyk against Sergio Garcia.
# Winning
Americans in sight of Ryder Cup triumph
USA lead the Europeans 10-6 going into the competition’s final day.
Ryder Cup 2012, day 2
‘You’ve got to have it in your pants’ said Europe’s Nicolas Colsaerts after his day one heroics. Saturday was all about Bradley, Simpson and Poulter.
# Ryder Cup
Ryder Cup: Mickelson and Bradley win for USA
It looks like Lefty has found a partner he likes as the hosts continue where they left off yesterday.
# Ryder Cup
Tiger takes rare rest at Ryder Cup
World No. 2 Woods and Stricker were the only US team to lose both their matches during yesterday’s opening day of the 39th Ryder Cup.
# Ryder Cup
Sports chart of the day: the greatest Ryder Cup players of all time
Here’s a look at the top 25 Ryder Cup golfers of all-time based on percentage of potential points won. *Readjusts specs, smugly*
Ryder Cup 2012, day 1
Golf doesn’t get better than this. We went stroke-bystrokefor the first day of foursomes and fourballs as the 2012 Ryder Cup tees off at Medinah Country Club, Illinois.
# Ryder Cup
Tied up: USA and Europe level at 2-2 after Ryder Cup foursomes
It was the first time that had happened in the opening session of the Ryder Cup since 1997 at Valderrama in Spain.
# Ryder Cup
Ryder Cup: Bradley and Mickelson strike first for US
The US duo got the first points on the board with a 4 and 3 victory over Europeans Luke Donald and Sergio Garcia.
# Tee Time
Ryder Cup: Europe fast start can quiet home support
With Rory and G-Mac leading the charge in Friday’s foursomes, Europe can put America on the back foot immediately.
# Early Doors
The Morning Score: Friday
Here’s everything you need to know this morning. We might even explain what “dormie” means.
# Ryder Cup 2012
Ryder Cup course guide: a hole-by-hole tour of Medinah Country Club
Where’s the water? Lay up on 15? Here are the 18 holes that stand between Europe, America and the Ryder Cup.
# Pen Pics
Meet the players: America’s Ryder Cup 2012 team
America have only won one of the last five Ryder Cups. These 12 Americans will be hoping to right that wrong in Medinah this weekend.
# Trading Places
Celebrity bagmen (part II): our alternative caddies for Europe's Ryder Cup team
Would you want Vladimir Putin carrying your clubs? He might just be the perfect match for one of Team Europe at Medinah this weekend.
# Ryder Cup 2012
Facts and figures: the 2012 Ryder Cup in numbers
Roll up, stats lovers. We’ve got all the nerdy numbers that matter this weekend in Medinah.
# Flutter
Time to make* some money - here are our 5 favourite bets for the 2012 Ryder Cup
*Gambling is a mug’s game, don’t be fooled by the headline.
Explainer: here's everything you need to know about the 2012 Ryder Cup
There’s gonna be an awful lot of golf talk over the next few days and we wouldn’t want you to feel left out.