October

  • VIDEO: How to play the shots that won the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine

    Written by Edward Colman on Monday, 3 October 2016

    Hazeltine head pro Chandler Withington reveals how you can play three of the shots which were pivotal in this year's Ryder Cup. The shot: 17th tee shot None of the 24 Ryder Cup players hit their irons dead straight. They all have a stock shape, but adapt to suit the task in front of them. The choice at 17 was a fade held against...

  • Ryder Cup Reaction: Andy Sullivan “Sometimes you just come up short”

    Written by Edward Colman on Monday, 3 October 2016

    Despite Andy Sullivan holding his own throughout his first appearance at a Ryder Cup, the Englishman failed to register a single point over the weekend leaving him frustrated. Speaking to reporters Sullivan also admitted he struggled to cope with the atmosphere at Hazaeltine National during the weekend. “When you're a rookie, you're not quite seasoned in this sort of atmosphere,” he said. “It's...

  • Ryder Cup: In the bag Team Europe

    Written by Edward Colman on Monday, 3 October 2016

    Here’s our guide to the equipment used by Darren Clarke’s troops at Hazeltine National during the 2016 Ryder Cup. Andy Sullivan Driver: Ping G 10 Aldila Rogue Silver Limited Edition 60TX Fairway Wood: Ping G 13.5 degrees Aldila Rogue Silver 70TX Hybrid: Ping G 17 degrees Aldila Tour Blue Hybrid Irons: Ping S55 3-PW Nippon N.S. Pro Modus3 Tour Putter: Cadence TR...

  • Photos and tweets from the 2016 Ryder Cup

    Written by Edward Colman on Monday, 3 October 2016

    Here’s how Twitter reacted to the United States taking the Sunday singles by storm to claim their first Ryder Cup victory since 2008. READ REACTION FROM DARREN CLARKE HERE [View the story "Ryder Cup reaction" on Storify]...

  • Ryder Cup reaction: Darren Clarke

    Written by Edward Colman on Sunday, 2 October 2016

    Darren Clarke delivered a poignant speech at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Ryder Cup as he led the tributes to the late great Arnold Palmer. He said: "All the 24 players on this stage did themselves, their families and Samuel Ryder himself, proud. This week has been played under the shadow of Mr Palmer's passing. “But I'm sure he...

  • Ryder Cup: In the bag Team U.S.A

    Written by Edward Colman on Sunday, 2 October 2016

    Want to know which equipment was used by Davis Love III’s troops at Hazeltine? Look no further…   We have put together this guide detailing who was using what at Hazeltine National as the United States of American brought to an end their dismal record in recent Ryder Cup tournaments, getting the better of an inexperienced Team Europe side captained by...

  • United States win 2016 Ryder Cup

    Written by Edward Colman on Sunday, 2 October 2016

    Team U.S.A clinched the 41st Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National, lifting the trophy for the first time in eight years.   Wildcard pick Ryan Moore sealed the job for the hosts as he secured the decisive point after beating European Ryder Cup veteran Lee Westwood. Europe went into the singles with dreams of another miracle of Medinah and while Clarke’s team started...

  • RYDER CUP: Saturday reaction and Sunday's singles

    Written by Edward Colman on Sunday, 2 October 2016

    Despite a spirited Team Europe fight back it is advantage Team U.S.A going into the final day at Hazeltine. The hosts are leading 9 ½ - 6 ½ and needing five points to claim the Cup for the first time since 2008, and Davis Love III is planning a strong line-up early doors to try and finish the job. Every American player...

  • Ryder Cup: How day one unfolded and what is to come on day two

    Written by Edward Colman on Saturday, 1 October 2016

    A resurgent Team Europe fought back from a 4-0 foursomes whitewash to cut the USA's lead to 5-3 after day one of the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National.  Henrik Stenson and Justin Rose were out for revenge after suffering defeat to Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed in the foursomes and didn't disappoint as they enjoyed a 5&4 victory over their opponents.  With...