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Bjorn, Harrington, Lawrie Picked as Ryder Cup Vice Captains

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 June 2016 07:12 Wednesday, 01 June 2016 07:09

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VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — European captain Darren Clarke has selected Thomas Bjorn, Padraig Harrington, and Paul Lawrie as three of his vice captains for the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine.

Bjorn (2010, 2012) and Harrington (2014) have performed the role before. It will be the first time as vice captain for Lawrie, who played for the European team in 1999 and 2012.



Ryder Cup Legend Christy O’Connor Sr. Dies at 91

Last Updated on Sunday, 15 May 2016 19:39 Sunday, 15 May 2016 19:33

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VIRGINIA WATER, England — Christy O’Connor Sr., the Irish golfer who played on 10 Ryder Cup teams and was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame, died Saturday May 14, 2016. He was 91.

The European Tour confirmed his death.

O’Connor won 24 times on the European Tour. He also played 15 times in what is now the World Cup, winning for Ireland in 1968 with Harry Bradshaw. He also won the PGA Seniors Championship in Europe six times.



Clarke Has Spring in Step to Start Ryder Cup Trophy Tour

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 April 2016 19:36 Tuesday, 12 April 2016 19:33

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PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Darren Clarke launched the Ryder Cup trophy tour from Royal Portrush Golf Club in his native Northern Ireland, and the European captain had a spring in his step.

No wonder, considering the performance of the continent’s players at the Masters last week.

English player Danny Willett won at Augusta National for his first major championship title and there were six other Europeans in the top 10.



U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III Q&A: Headed Back to the Masters

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 March 2016 19:50 Tuesday, 29 March 2016 19:46

Davis Love III(T.J. Auclair/ — Thanks to the 21st victory of his PGA Tour career last August at the Wyndham Championship, 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III will be making a trip to the Masters next week for the first time since 2011.

Born one day after his dad competed in the final round of the 1964 Masters, the season's first major has always been coveted by Love, twice a runner up at Augusta National.

In this latest Q&A, Love talks about the Masters, how things panned out for U.S. players at the WGC-Dell Match Play Championship and more.



Baron Philippe de Rothschild SA and Robert Trent Jones, Jr., Unveil Mouton Cadet Ryder Cup Special Cuvee

Last Updated on Friday, 25 March 2016 07:48 Friday, 25 March 2016 07:39

Mouton Cadet 2016 Ryder Cup Special CuvéeNEW YORK, New York — To celebrate Mouton Cadet as the Official Wine of the 2016 Ryder Cup, Baron Philippe de Rothschild SA has partnered with wine lover and legendary golf course architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. to design this year’s Ryder Cup limited edition. This special Mouton Cadet cuvée will be the official wine of the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota – September 27-October 2, 2016 – allowing wine lovers and golf enthusiasts a chance to enjoy a part of one of the most prestigious sport events in the world.



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