A longtime fixture at Buffalo Creek Golf Course in Palmetto, Fla., the reptile drew worldwide attention this week after another video of him there went viral.
With golf’s premier team event back on their continent, the Europeans avenged a 2016 loss in the States and won for the seventh time in the last nine competitions.
A news conference after another American loss on foreign soil lays bare recriminations that again reflect a team divided.
Mickelson was a spectator on Saturday. In Sunday’s singles, the United States will need him to produce.
Europe took a 10-6 lead into Sunday’s singles matches, but Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth won twice to keep the United States close.
The giant grandstand at the first tee of Le Golf National created an atmosphere that was intimidating and invigorating on the opening day.
Woods’s recent success on tour didn’t carry over to the Ryder Cup on Friday. After a loss in the morning, he was a spectator in the afternoon.
After the Americans won three of the four morning fourball matches, the Europeans swept the afternoon alternate-shot foursomes.
At age 29, McIlroy is trying hard to make his life more than just an extension of the golf course. He seems to be succeeding.
For all their experience in the Ryder Cup, neither has sampled victory in the tournament when it is held in Europe. Now comes another chance, starting Friday.
Not since 1993 has the United States beaten the European team on its home soil.
Since his comeback, there has been a slight yet perceptible change in the way Woods, 42, deals with other golfers who play in his groups. That may have on effect on the U.S. Ryder Cup team.
There is far from universal awareness for the tournament in the country, but the surprise consolation prize this year will be Tiger Woods.
It’s been a quarter century since the United States last won the Ryder Cup in Europe. Here are some of the golfers who will end, or continue, that drought.
The important ingredient is talent, of course, but also how to perform within the team.
Known as compact urban courses, they are short and modest, designed to fit small parcels of land near major population centers and to draw new golfers.
Molinari is the top player in the European Ryder Cup rankings, and he is one of the most fearsomely consistent golfers in the world now.
The renewal of Tiger Woods was not only good for him, but good for the sport as well.
Four back operations derailed Woods’s career, but he returned to the PGA Tour this season and at 42 staged one of the more remarkable comebacks in sports history, winning the Tour Championship.
At the 18th hole, fans were everywhere as Woods walked down the fairway. The chants for him were everywhere, too.
Woods dominated the Tour Championship, leading by as many as six strokes in the final round. Here’s how he won.
Woods, who has not won in five years, heads to Sunday’s final round with a three-stroke lead over Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy.