Belgium’s Thomas Pieters breathed a sigh of relief after ending his three-year wait for a fourth European Tour title by winning the D+D Real Czech Masters for the second time in five years.
Ireland has ridden the crest of The Open wave to host the Ryder Cup for the first time in 20 years.
Ireland will host the Ryder Cup for the first time in 20 years when the biennial showpiece heads to Adare Manor in 2026.
Open champion Shane Lowry is targeting a Ryder Cup debut after finding himself part of a group of players he used to curse.
Open champion Francesco Molinari has spoken of coming in under the radar for his title defence, but he even admits his children may not notice the most famous image of him in Portrush.
Open champion Francesco Molinari is happy to arrive at Royal Portrush under the radar as he begins the defence of his title.
The qualifying process for the 2020 Ryder Cup does not start until September but Inverness golfer Russell Knox already thinks about making the European team for Whistling Straits every day.
Defending champion Francesco Molinari hopes to harness some of the energy of a Northern Irish crowd celebrating the return of the Open after 68 years in much the same way he did at the Ryder Cup.
Tommy Fleetwood is proud to have the chance of retaining his status as European number one, even if his main rival is Ryder Cup partner Francesco Molinari.
Padraig Harrington believes he is the right fit for captain of the European Ryder Cup team in 2020.
Matt Kuchar has put himself forward as a contender to replace Jim Furyk as captain of the United States Ryder Cup team.
Tommy Fleetwood was delighted to discover the tank has not run dry after a spirited finish in his first round at Kingsbarns put him in contention at the Dunhill Links Championship.
Tommy Fleetwood can be forgiven for still feeling as if it is the morning after the night before as he tries to channel the excitement of the Ryder Cup into his solo target of winning the Dunhill Links Championship.
Tyrrell Hatton has had a weekend to remember but the Dunhill Links champion insists his Ryder Cup celebrations have not cost him the chance of a three-peat.
Luke Donald has backed the growing clamour for Padraig Harrington to be named the next European Ryder Cup captain.
The path to Europe’s handsome 17.5-10.5 Ryder Cup victory was set when the team were at their lowest ebb – 3-0 down on the opening morning, according to captain Thomas Bjorn.
Riding the passion of the perennial Ryder Cup hero Ian Poulter beating the world No 1 and the new star Jon Rahm taking down the greatest of them all, Thomas Bjorn’s Europe withstood a mid-afternoon wobble to reclaim the Ryder Cup amid ecstatic scenes at Le Golf National.
Two-time former Ryder Cup player and former vice-captain Paul Lawrie hopes Europe use their agonising morning session nightmare of two years ago at Hazeltine to ensure they avoid a repeat in this weekend’s match.
Inverness golfer Russell Knox moves into Ryder Cup contention after winning the Irish Open in a dramatic playoff
Russell Knox set his sights on Open championship glory and Ryder Cup redemption after defeating Ryan Fox in a play-off to win the £5.3million Irish Open in truly extraordinary fashion.
Russell Knox’s hopes of making this year’s European Ryder Cup have received a significant boost with victory in the Irish Open.
The countdown to the Ryder Cup is now firmly under way following Thomas Bjorn’s naming of his vice-captains.
Aberdeen’s Paul Lawrie is relishing his return to the Qatar Masters.
Rickie Fowler had never won a match in the Ryder Cup prior to the opening morning at Hazeltine, but in a thrilling match fluctuating between inspired and dreadful play by all four competitors he broke his duck as the US whitewashed Europe.
Sergio Garcia and Martin Kaymer led their foursomes match at Hazeltine into the back nine and had two key chances to make a decisive break, but a collapse allied to a surge from Jimmy Walker and Zach Johnson led the US claiming another point.
Europe’s unbeaten pairing from Gleneagles fell to the USA’s unbeaten duo to give the hosts their first win in a first-out Ryder Cup match since 1995, and the difference was almost entirely on the greens.
Europe suffered their worst opening morning in the Ryder Cup since the event changed format in 1979 and the United States their best since the late Arnold Palmer was captain with an overwhelming foursomes whitewash at Hazeltine.
Darren Clarke’s faith in Belgian Thomas Pieters showed glimmers of being fulfilled, but his great friend Lee Westwood suffered one of his worst mornings in his long Ryder Cup career as the European pair were thrashed 5 and 4 by Dustin Johnson and Matt Kuchar in the morning foursomes.
European team vice-captain Paul Lawrie was quarantined in his hotel room at the Ryder Cup after contracting a virus with team officials hoping it has not been passed to the players.
Captain Darren Clarke is looking for some inspiration from compatriot Rory McIlroy as Europe go in search of an unprecedented fourth successive Ryder Cup victory.
The themes of Ryder Cup team rooms usually remain secret until the cup's won, but most European captains bring their own inspiration.
Rory McIlroy's motivation to put one over on the greatest team ever assembled is all the Northern Irishman needed to get the competitive juices flowing at the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine.
Tiger Woods forgot he was only a vice-captain for the United States team as he tried and failed to get on the team photograph.