The points race comes down to Francesco Molinari and Tommy Fleetwood, but a handful of top golfers have a chance to finish the season with a flourish.
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The golfers who represented Europe and defeated the United States must put their esprit de corps aside for the DP World Tour Championship.
The two golfers, who made a splash at the Ryder Cup and who are now being called Moliwood, may give the tour a boost.
The tour released a new schedule last week, moving five of its top events to September and October, which officials hope sets up a momentous finish.
The South African golfer won the Nedbank Golf Challenge last year and has learned how to handle the pressure of trying to win it again.
He had been considering leaving the sport, but after hiring a new coach, Wallace made some changes and started winning.
This second-year series has helped identify a lineup of talent on the verge of joining the top tier.
A news conference after another American loss on foreign soil lays bare recriminations that again reflect a team divided.
With golf’s premier team event back on their continent, the Europeans avenged a 2016 loss in the States and won for the seventh time in the last nine competitions.
Mickelson was a spectator on Saturday. In Sunday’s singles, the United States will need him to produce.
Europe took a 10-6 lead into Sunday’s singles matches, but Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth won twice to keep the United States close.
Woods’s recent success on tour didn’t carry over to the Ryder Cup on Friday. After a loss in the morning, he was a spectator in the afternoon.
After the Americans won three of the four morning fourball matches, the Europeans swept the afternoon alternate-shot foursomes.
At age 29, McIlroy is trying hard to make his life more than just an extension of the golf course. He seems to be succeeding.
Not since 1993 has the United States beaten the European team on its home soil.
Since his comeback, there has been a slight yet perceptible change in the way Woods, 42, deals with other golfers who play in his groups. That may have on effect on the U.S. Ryder Cup team.
It’s been a quarter century since the United States last won the Ryder Cup in Europe. Here are some of the golfers who will end, or continue, that drought.
There is far from universal awareness for the tournament in the country, but the surprise consolation prize this year will be Tiger Woods.
The important ingredient is talent, of course, but also how to perform within the team.
Known as compact urban courses, they are short and modest, designed to fit small parcels of land near major population centers and to draw new golfers.