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Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 19:38 Tuesday, 30 September 2014 19:12

Alfred Dunhill Links Championship

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Sites: St. Andrews and Carnoustie, Scotland.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Courses: St. Andrews, Old Course (7,305 yards, par 72), Carnoustie, Championship Course (7,412 yards, par 72) and Kingsbarns Golf Links (7,181 yards, par 72).

Purse: $4.8 million. Winner's Share: $800,000.



Next U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Faces Huge Challenge

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 07:47 Tuesday, 30 September 2014 07:34

altGLENEAGLES, Scotland (Mike McAllister/PGATOUR.COM) – The next U.S. Ryder Cup captain certainly faces a massive challenge: How to stop the losing streak to the Europeans.

The U.S. has lost the last three, and eight of the last 10, including Sunday's decisive defeat at Gleneagles.

Unlike the previous two Ryder Cup losses, in which the Americans won seven of nine sessions but were blown out in the two others, 2014 was more of a complete victory for Europe. The Europeans dominated at Foursomes, winning both sessions with 3 wins and a draw, and then won the Singles matches by one point for their third session win.



U.S. Team Faces More Questions After Latest Defeat

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 07:34 Tuesday, 30 September 2014 07:26

altGLENEAGLES, Scotland (Mike McAllister/PGATOUR.COM) — The Europeans have their template and it obviously works. The Americans had their formula in 2008 and it worked, a system of pods that created closer bonds among players and a detailed game plan that addressed all scenarios. Paul Azinger even wrote a book about it, "Cracking the Code."

The formula, however, has been different in the last three Ryder Cups — and it hasn't worked. After the latest defeat — Sunday's 5-point loss at Gleneagles — Phil Mickelson wondered just why the U.S. didn't stick to Azinger's winning formula from six years ago.



Search Begins for New Sponsor of Humana Challenge

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 00:55 Tuesday, 30 September 2014 00:48

altPONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida — The PGA TOUR announced that 2015 will mark Humana's final year as title sponsor of the Humana Challenge.

A search for a new sponsor already has begun and the TOUR, in consultation with Desert Classic Charities and the Clinton Foundation, is currently in active discussions with a number of prospects to become title sponsor in 2016. The future of the tournament is secure and the PGA TOUR is confident that a sponsor will be found to replace Humana.



2014-2015 PGA TOUR Eligibility Ranking

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 September 2014 19:07 Wednesday, 24 September 2014 18:53

altEach PGA TOUR player has earned a position on the priority ranking system that will be used to select tournament fields for the 2014-15 season. The complete ranking system, in order of priority, is as follows:



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