Spinning it forward: Ryder Cup captain's picks
Will Gray and Tripp Isenhour make their picks for who they think USA Captain, Tom Watson, will choose to be on his team.
Growing, growing, gone: Stupples on Int'l Crown
Karen Stupples talks with Gary Williams about what the International Crown tournament does for LPGA golf as well as her professional opinion about Team USA's performance. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.
Shake and bake: USA's pairings shake-up pays off
On Friday at the 2014 International Crown, USA was the only team to change its pairings and it paid off in a big way. Golf Central's Scott Rude has the report.
Game theory: Match play at the International Crown
Paige Mackenzie explains match play strategy for several teams during Round 2 of the International Crown tournament. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.
Crown catch-up: Saturday at the International event
Catch the action from Round 2 of the International Crown tournament as well as a look ahead to Round 3.a team comes back partly because of another teams. Failures on the golf course or on the football field or the baseball field . This smacked, to me, of, Eric, of a, Australia getting a little bit nervous coming down the stretch. And Japan freewheeling it,
International Crow(d): Fans pack Caves Valley
Tom Abbott reports from the International Crown tournament about Team USA's reaction to the immense crowd turnout. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.this event. The LPGA have really hit the jackpot so far. The golf course is in, perfect condition. It's a good venue, Baltimore and this Maryland area have had LPGA tour events before. The Wegmans LPGA
Finals preview: Who has the upper leg Sunday?
Team USA was beat out by the Republic of Korea, so who has the upper leg going into the final round of the International Crown? Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.this event is to them. It also shows the depth of the global game right now. The US team, the host of this inaugural event not playing on Sunday, we're a gonna to see. Korea, we're gonna see Sweden and Spain. We're not gonna see the US, despite all of the great things we've been talking about all year, about this American resurgence on the LPGA. Not playing in this important Sunday, out in Case Valley. Well we are gonna see Korea, but it came close. Can you believe we had the number one and two seeds in the event in the playoff last night, to make it into today? And an interesting point that we having been touching on the Solheim Cup. How will the non Hans solo cup nations play today and will the cup countries that do have experience of Sunday singles or this match played, do they
Golfing World: Ryder Cup veteran Mark James
We sit down with Ryder Cup veteran Mark James ahead of this year’s Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.Clark, Europe headed into the singles, needing five points to retain the Ryder Cup . However, midway through the final day, they were only up in one of the 12 matches. Mark James' encounter against Marc O' Meara. Where he found himself four up with five to play. With even Seve Ballesteros faltering, losing his match against Paul Azinger, European success was, by no means, guaranteed. However, James' victory over O'Meara put Europe's first singles points on the board, and rounded off a fantastic Ryder Cup for the Englishman. I played well three points out of four. So yeah, that was, that was without a doubt my best Ryder Cup . And I played well all season. Quite often I've played well in a season, and around September my game goes off. I don't know why. But that year I was still playing well. And and I kept it going right to the end. More European success followed as Payne Stewart endured a disastrous 18th hole to gift a win to Jose Maria Olazabal . Ireland's Christy O'Connor Jr. then played his memorable two iron shot into the 18th green to beat Fred Couples on the final hole. Europe almost had the 14 points they needed and it was left to Jose Maria Canizares to hold
On the fence: Keegan or Phil for for Ryder Cup?
Tom Watson is in the process of selecting his Ryder Cup Team with both Keegan Bradley and Phil Mickelson on the fence. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.the standings. This is at Glen Eagles, yesterday site of the 2014 Ryder Cup , getting a little practice in. Keegan Bradley was a big part of that 2012 team that. Team that lost a year, but this is a great tweet here from the President of the PGA of America, the 38th President. Gleneagles scouting trip, Jim Furyk joins party today. # Ryder Cup . Jim Furyk is sixth on that list right now in the standings. We're gonna show you a lot of interest always in the Ryder Cup . I think the players think about this almost as much as they think about winning major. Championship if they wanna be apart of this team. Here right now, the nine players who would be on it. No Tiger Woods , no Phil Nicholson, No Keegan Bradley. So the question is, who is gonna be on this team if you are the captain?
Golfing World: Get to know Colin Montgomerie
2014 Senior PGA major winner Colin Montgomerie sits down for a chat with us ahead of the 2014 Senior Open at Royal Porthcawl.his team did a great job at Medina and let's hope that Paul McGinley can do the same at the Needles. But you know, it's, it's, it's getting close, the Americans are getting the hang of
Golfing World: Reviewing the top 10 Ryder Cup pairings
Golfing World counts down the greatest Ryder Cup partnerships of all time.at Royal Lytham, the experienced Peter Oosterhuis took a 20 year old Nick Faldo under his wing as they teamed up in foursomes and four balls and proved a perfect pairing. First, they beat Ray Floyd and Lou Graham in the foursomes and then the formidable pairing of Floyd and Nicklas in the four balls. We can both honestly say that we never thought we were gonna loose. You know with three down, we've eight to play. Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley's bromance rocks the Europeans at Medina as they romped home against Luke Donald and Sergio Garcia on Friday morning. That afternoon, they beat McDowell and McIlory and then demolished Donald and Westwood, seven and six on Saturday. Nick Faldo and Ian Woosnam were an unlikely partnership, but a profitable one. Much was expected of the 1987 European team but after nine holes of theHe did knocked his partner over and he sort of liked it. Luke Donald and Sergio Garcia is another winning combination for Europe. These good friends were first paired together by barn hard lining at Oakland Hills in 2004, and equally successfully by Ian Woosnam in 06 of the K Club. Over the two Ryder Cups they won, all four of their foursomes matches, dove tailing beautifully and making the most of Garcia's great driving and Donald's awesome short game. They were reunited at Medina losing out in the foursomes to Mickelson and Bradley but with Europe up against States, they won a crucial Saturday afternoon fourball encounter against Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker. Providing they both make the team for Gleneagles this year, they'll surely be in captain Paul McGinley's plans. There was one American pairing which caught the eye in the contests of 1967 and 71. Arnold Palmer paired with Gardner
Golfing World: Look back at Medinah, 2012 Ryder Cup
We reminisce about the incredible 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah, better known to European fans as the ‘Miracle of Medinah.’tense final day Europe's come back gathered pace and the contest between Justin Rose and Phil Michelson proved the turning point. Well, I think when, when, Justin Rose sunk his put, I mean, I was just, everyone knew the momentum where it was and where it was going. But, when
2014 Team USA Ryder Cup Preview
The Morning Drive crew previews the 2014 Ryder Cup Team USA. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.on the team. You look at the last Ryder Cup in 2012, Bubba Watson to me begins, he is a wild card with respect to the Ryder Cup. What kind of year could he have? He can have a wonderful year for certain. Jim Furyk , Steve Stricker , those 3 right there are the ones. If Steve Stricker can be as efficient as he was last year, then he's got a real good chance. -He will be on that team.