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Another successful Solheim Cup—Europe pulling off the 15-13 road upset of the Americans at Inverness Club—highlighted once more the intrinsic drama and excitement that comes with team events and playing for one’s country. It’s easy to make the argument that the 31-year-old matches represent the most impactful event on the LPGA calendar, when combining player
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6:23 AM ET Associated Press The Open Championship is heading back to Royal Portrush in 2025, the R&A announced on Wednesday. The world’s oldest major championship will return to the Northern Irish venue after a successful staging of the event there in 2019 when Irish player Shane Lowry won by six shots. That marked the
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Steve Stricker has made his captain’s picks. And Stricker is going with youth. The United States Ryder Cup captain named Jordan Spieth, Tony Finau, Xander Schauffele, Harris English, Daniel Berger and Scottie Scheffler as his six captain’s picks Wednesday morning. The six join automatic qualifiers in Collin Morikawa, Bryson DeChambeau, Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas, Patrick
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9:44 AM ET Associated Press The LPGA Tour is returning to Cincinnati for the first time in more than 30 years with the first new tournament announced since Mollie Marcoux Samaan took over as commissioner. The Kroger Queen City Championship is scheduled for Sept. 8-11 in 2022 at Kenwood Country Club with a $1.75 million
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6:00 PM ET Associated Press TOLEDO, Ohio — Europe retained the Solheim Cup on Monday, clinching just its second victory on U.S. soil when Matilda Castren closed out Lizette Salas 1 up to give the visitors the decisive point in a 15-13 victory. Castren calmly curled in a 10-foot par putt on the 18th to
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6:45 AM ET Golfer Rory McIlroy has backed Naomi Osaka’s decision to take a break from tennis following the Japanese world No. 3’s elimination from the U.S. Open last week, saying that it was important that athletes did not let results define them. A tearful Osaka told reporters that she would be taking some time
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9:35 PM ET A week ago, as Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan was going through warm-ups for his team’s final preseason game, a golf epic was unfolding on televisions inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Patrick Cantlay held off Bryson DeChambeau in a six-hole playoff for the BMW Championship and in doing so, picked up the moniker “Patty
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3:46 PM ET Associated Press GUIDONIA MONTECELIO, Italy — The man who contributed the most to Europe’s team in the 2018 Ryder Cup triumph will almost certainly be missing from this month’s competition at Whistling Straits, Wisconsin. Still recovering from a back problem that kept him out of this year’s PGA Championship and Tokyo Olympics,
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