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Ian Poulter dashes from Florida home to Hong Kong Open to ensure he is eligible to play in 2016 Ryder Cup

Ian Poulter has made an emergency dash from his Florida home to the Hong Kong Open to ensure that he is eligible to play in the Ryder Cup next year – and he has an American to thank. Poulter was forced into the sudden 19-hour trip after discovering that he had fallen out of the […]

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Rory McIlroy scores first points in 2016 Ryder Cup

A permanent six-man “Ryder Cup committee” has been set-up that includes Love, Mickelson and Woods and they have also put in stone that the four vice captains should consist of two former captains and two experienced Ryder Cup players. This is to install “continuity” and to create a pool of captaincy candidates. In McIlroy’s eyes, […]

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Paul McGinley puts fallout in the past to back Darren Clarke as European captain for 2016 Ryder Cup defence

Paul McGinley will put aside his personal differences on Wednesday to give Darren Clarke the vote which will carry him over the line in the race to become Europe’s Ryder Cup captain. McGinley is part of the five-man panel who will select the candidate to lead the defence at Hazeltine in 18 months’ time, although […]

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Sergio Garcia fears Miguel Angel Jimenez’s English is not good enough to be Ryder Cup captain in 2016

Even Sergio García, a friend and countryman, is worried about the merits of Miguel Ángel Jiménez’s candidature as the next Europe Ryder Cup captain, making it yet more likely that Darren Clarke will assume the hot seat. The race to succeed Paul McGinley is seen as a straight choice between the Spaniard and the Northern […]

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Move Over Gleneagles — Chatter About Hazeltine’s 2016 Captains Has Already Started

The Ryder Cup is just a mere five days gone, but players on both sides of the pond are already talking about 2016, and who they want at the helm to lead them there. In all the drama surrounding U.S. team captain Tom Watson’s decisions, Phil Mickelson’s candid remarks about his captaincy and murmurs of […]

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Rules for golf qualifying in the 2016 Olympic Games: U.S. will only get four players no matter how many in Top 15

Getty Images Based on the new Olympic qualifying rules announced Monday, Tiger Woods would qualify for the U.S. team but Phil Mickelson would not. The International Golf Federation announced the qualification system to be used for golf in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and some top American players might find themselves […]

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McIlroy undecided more than which nation he’ll play for in 2016 Olympics golf

CARMEL, Ind. — One day Rory McIlroy was on top of the planet, the subsequent day he was caught in an identity crisis between two golfing nations. ”I was hoping that my success on the golf course would be the a lot more well-liked topic of golfing conversation nowadays,” McIlroy said in a letter he posted […]

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