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Tom Watson Makes the Right Ryder Cup Picks

Though the selection show was longer and more useless than a Judge Judy marathon, U.S. Ryder Cup Captain made the best three selections with his at-large picks, choosing former U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson, past PGA Championship winner Keegan Bradley, and plucky Hunter Mahan. When the other choices are Chris Kirk, Brandt Snedeker, and Ryan Moore, you have to err...

My Ryder Cup Picks, an NFL Picks Update, and Steve Czaban Skewers Roger Goodell

While we await the Captain’s Picks for the Ryder Cup Tuesday morning, a lot has happened in the sports world! Are you ready for some football?! With the arrival of the season comes the return of the best sports prognostication on the Internet, (in the last four years:)) Ive been running at well over 59%, sometimes as high as five points more! This year...

Future PGA Championship Sites, Future Ryder Cup Venues

Long Island’s Bathpage…err…Bethpage Black will host the 2019 PGA Championship and 2024 Ryder Cup – get your ear muffs and mud-proof hiking boots ready now, there’ll be a run on those items later. Here are all the announced PGA Championship and Ryder Cup venues: Future PGA Championship Venues 2014 Valhalla Golf Club, Louisville, KY 2015...

The Choke’s on U.S. – Ryder Cup Team Stunningly Collapses, Europe Wins 14.5-13.5

“When something like this happens, the memory becomes completely black to you. You don’t remember a single shot,” said Tom Watson. The eight-time major champion was talking about his disheartening collapse at Turnberry in the 2009 Open Championship, but he might as well be describing the 2012 U.S. team which suffered the most historic collapse in...

Future Ryder Cup Venues

Here are the next four Ryder Cup venues: 2014 Europe Gleneagles Hotel (Auchterarder, Perth & Kinross, Scotland) 2016 United States Hazeltine National Golf Club (Chaska, Minnesota) 2018 Europe Le Golf National (Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France) | Official website 2020 United States Whistling Straits (Haven, Wisconsin) Speculation is rampant about a 2024 Ryder...

Tony K: Wear Red at Medinah for the Ryder Cup

Tony K will do the heavy lifting for me early this week for the Ryder Cup. He’s got this article about the “Red Out” planned for Sunday, wear everyone is…requested…to wear the same thing. It’s all part of a “13th Man” initiative to make the fans feel more a part of the event. Let’s hope it doesn’t boil over...

Medicinal Remedy – USA 2012 Ryder Cup Chances Strong at Medinah

They will represent Europe, but they will feel like they are on an island. When the Ryder Cup comes to Chicago with all its pomp, circumstance, and ethnocentrism, you can expect a rough ride for the European team. This year, all the momentum is with the American side. It’s Chicagoland, a fists-up, bare-knuckle, roughneck of a town perfectly reflected in long...

Ryder Cup Musings – Pairings we’d like to see

Matchups Everybody Wants to See I know they’ve done blind draw since forever, but if TV can demand Sunday finishes and prime-time major championship broadcasts, you’d think they could do something about the weird mish-moshes we get from not alternating seedings like they do at the President’s Cup and Potomac Cup. Ryder Cup pairings resemble what...

Ryder Cup Picks Musings

Love III’s Four at large Ryder Cup picks – Snedecker, Stricker, Furyk, and D. Johnson. Pod system Phil+Bubba w ZJ+Keegs , Tiger+SS w Fuyrk+Kuch, DJ+Webb, Sneds+Dufner. Plus lots of other options. Versatile team! Not the big a deal. No one made it that’s a sure miss-no one missed that was absolutely needed. That team will do fine. Lets play. Bob...

U.S. Ryder Cup Captain’s Pick Suggestions

We all know the eight golfers who played their way on to the U.S. Ryder Cup team: Keegan Bradley, Zach Johnson, Jason Dufner, Webb Simpson, Phil Mickelson, Matt Kuchar, Bubba Watson, and Tiger Woods. But who should get the four Captain’s picks? The next seven names in order of points are Hunter Mahan, Steve Stricker, Jim Furyk, Ricky Fowler, Brandt Snedeker, Bo...

Anchor Match Should Decide Ryder Cup – EUROPE WINS 14.5-13.5

***Mahan makes chopped salad out of the par-3 17th. Europe wins 14.5-13.5.*** ***UPDATE! 10:13*** McDowell wins 16 and is 2-up with 2 to play. Europe is assured of 14 points, but not yet 14.5. ***UPDATE!!!! 10:05*** The other choking dog of a Molinari brother blows a huge lead, including the last three holes to let Ricky Fowler tie the match! Now it’s 13.5-12.5...

With Early Lead in Singles, Europe Should Wrest Cup From U.S.

***UPDATE*** in just a half hour two full matches have flipped. at 7:15 a.m. EST, the singles stand at 6-6. Just 1.5 more points have to flip for the U.S. to retain the Cup. Still, it looks like an uphill battle, but at least the Yanks look to be putting up a fight. Stricker reversed his opening match with Westwood and now leads 2-up with 3 to play. Bubba Watson and...