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The 2022 Ryder Cup: Formal Submissions Made

Last Updated on Friday, 01 May 2015 08:16 Friday, 01 May 2015 08:07

Ryder Cup TrophyAnother important milestone in the Bid Process for The 2022 Ryder Cup was reached at Wentworth this week when representatives from Austria, Germany, Italy and Spain submitted their Official Bids.

The four nations’ representatives were at the home of The European Tour as part of the European Golf Federations Conference and took time out from the gathering to each hand their Bid Documents to George O’Grady, Chief Executive of The European Tour.

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Post-Masters Q&A with U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015 23:32 Wednesday, 15 April 2015 23:27

Love, who celebrated his 51st birthday that day, talked about the honor he felt when named to the PGA Task Force and the ultimate disbelief when the reality that he’d be captain for a second time set in.

Love also gave his insights into the record-tying performance of Jordan Spieth at the Masters, the return of Tiger Woods – who Love has spoken to often over the last six months – and the ability Phil Mickelson has to elevate his game for the majors.

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Masters Champ Jordan Spieth Leads U.S. Ryder Cup Points List

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 April 2015 04:42 Tuesday, 14 April 2015 04:31

Jordan SpiethAUGUSTA, Georgia (T.J. Auclair/RyderCup.com) — The 2015 Masters provided U.S.-born players with their second opportunity this year to obtain points toward the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup team.

Unlike the first point-getting event of the year — the WGC-Cadillac Championship, which offered one point for every $2,000 earned — the four majors in 2015 offer one point for every $1,000 earned.

As a result, it’s no surprise to see Masters champion Jordan Spieth sitting in the top spot on the latest U.S. Ryder Cup points list with 1,848.750 points.

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Ryder Cup Director: Italy’s 2022 Bid Requires Course Changes

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 March 2015 19:46 Sunday, 29 March 2015 19:42

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ROME, Italy (Andrew Dampf/AP) — Ryder Cup officials say that Italy’s bid for the 2022 event will require overhauling some holes on the Marco Simone course outside Rome.

The Jim Fazio-designed course was last used for top-level competition for the 1994 Italian Open.

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Clarke Could Ask Gerrard to Address Europe’s Ryder Cup Team

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 18:51 Tuesday, 24 March 2015 18:46

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LONDON (AP) — Darren Clarke says he could ask Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard to address Europe’s Ryder Cup team before it takes on the United States at Hazeltine next year.

Clarke, who was selected as captain of the European team in February, described Gerrard is a “real legend” and said “if I were to do something like that, he would be someone I would consider.”

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