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Thursday 04 June 2009
Monday 01 June 2009
Monday 25 May 2009
Sunday 24 May 2009
Rory McIlroy has not got where he is in such a staggeringly short space of time by weighing up a challenge on a Sunday morning and concluding: "Nope. Impossible. Back to bed." Yet even Master Indefatigable might arrive here today and concede that the odds are stacked against him, and indeed anyone but Paul Casey, winning the BMW PGA Championship.
Thursday 14 May 2009
Rory McIlroy yesterday called the Ryder Cup an "exhibition" event and declared "it's not that important for me". Which means there will probably be a very interesting conversation taking place at the Irish Open today. If the comments from the 20-year-old were strange then so was his timing: he is due to partner the Europe captain Colin Montgomerie in the first two rounds here at Co Louth Golf Club.
Saturday 02 May 2009
Colin Montgomerie matched his worst round in Europe for five years with a second-round 81 at the Spanish Open in windy Girona. Europe's new Ryder Cup captain, who has not had a top-10 finish since he was runner-up in the French Open last June, tumbled out at halfway with a 36-hole total of 153, nine over par.
Wednesday 29 April 2009
European Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie hinted today that he will request a change in Europe's qualification system for the biennial match with the US next year.
Monday 20 April 2009
Scott Strange shot a final-round four-under-par 68 to win the China Open in Beijing by a single stroke yesterday. The 32-year-old Australian overcame the damp conditions to finish eight under for the tournament, claiming his second European Tour title ahead of Spaniard Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, who shot 72.
Saturday 18 April 2009
Paul McGinley hopes his sparkling second-round 67 at the China Open here will prove a turning point in what he admits has been a troubled start to his 2009 season.
Saturday 28 March 2009
Colin Montgomerie struggled to stay in touch yesterday as German Marcel Siem and England's Graeme Storm turned on the style at the Andalucian Open here.
Thursday 29 January 2009
Thursday 29 January 2009
"Golly, no Olly" was the overwhelming reaction as the top table filled at yesterday's Ryder Cup press conference. While the appointment of Colin Montgomerie had been well-trailed, then it had also been expected that the committee would name Jose Maria Olazabal as the captain of the 2012 match at the same time.
Wednesday 28 January 2009
Colin Montgomerie vowed to win back the Ryder Cup after being appointed captain of the European team for next year's match at Celtic Manor.
Friday 23 January 2009
Colin Montgomerie remains the favourite to be appointed as the next Europe Ryder Cup captain, despite last night's revelation that Jose Maria Olazabal would accept the Celtic Manor job if offered.
Thursday 22 January 2009
Jose Maria Olazabal has put himself forward as a candidate for the Ryder Cup captaincy next year, even though all the signs now point to him having to wait until 2012 and Colin Montgomerie taking charge at Celtic Manor.
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