George O'Grady (left) awards an Honorary Life Membership of The European Tour to Jack Nicklaus

European Tour chief executive George O'Grady to step down

O'Grady had been in the role for 10 years

Adam Scott, right, has ended his contract with caddie Steve Williams, left, and is now choosing a replacement

Adam Scott shock as caddies of other top players ask to join him

Scott's bag is probably the second most coveted behind Rory McIlroy

Captain of Team Europe Paul McGinley of Ireland holds the trophy after Team Europe retained the Ryder Cup

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Ian Poulter of England poses with the trophy after Team Europe retained the Ryder Cup on the final day of the Ryder Cup

Ian Poulter interview: Golfer proud to have pushed himself to peak of his powers

Unlikely hero tells Kevin Garside about his amazing trip from pro shop to Ryder Cup, the tragic loss of his cousin and how his son is starting to follow in the family footsteps

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Faldo called Sergio Garcia 'useless' for his performance in Europe’s 2008 Ryder Cup

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Reed knocked Jamie Donaldson out of the World Match Play

Graeme McDowell suffered a surprise defeat in the World Match Play Championship yesterday

World Match Play Championship 2014: Graeme McDowell makes rare slip while Stephen Gallacher loses 10th match in row

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Paul Casey seeks win to complete elite return

Casey beat Ryder Cup hero Jamie Donaldson in opener

Fist-pumping Patrick Reed seeks another matchplay fix

As task force looks into US Ryder Cup failure, one of team’s few winners tees up for appreciative British crowd again

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Lee Westwood hits out at Phil Mickelson over Ryder Cup attack on Tom Watson

Mickelson was openly critical of the US captain

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World No 1 hopes the project 'can be replicated' elsewhere

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