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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:37:54 GMTArnold Palmer in Ryder Cup play in 1967.His Ryder Cup record in six appearances as a player was 22-8-2.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 04:44:51 GMTPalmer was 24 when he won the 1954 United States Amateur at the Country Club of Detroit.Palmer, who won seven major titles, captivated fans with his ferocious swing and fearless attitude, helping to inspire an American golf boom.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:33:26 GMTArnold Palmer in 1965 with his agent, Mark McCormack, at the Laurel Valley Country Club in Ligonier, Pa., for the U.S. Open. Mr. McCormack would lead Mr. Palmer to make ads for Pennzoil, Wheaties and, more recently, the blood-thinning drug Xarelto, among many others.Mr. Palmer hawked nearly 50 products over a half-century and created the template for the modern entrepreneurial athlete.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:10:16 GMTArnold Palmer, golfer and drink inventor.The legacy of Palmer, a golf legend who died on Sunday at 87, will always be invoked on hot days when a refreshing drink that bears his name is poured.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:21:58 GMTY.E. Yang of South Korea en route to his victory in the 2009 P.G.A. Championship at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Minnesota. The club has staged a number of prestigious tournaments since its founding in 1966.Built on farmland in a suburb of Minneapolis in 1966, the site of the Ryder Cup this week overcame early difficulties to go on to host a number of major tournaments.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:22:46 GMTDanny Willett, above, is one of the six rookies in Europe’s 12-man Ryder Cup squad, but he is also the 2016 Masters champion.Half of the defending champion's 12 players are newcomers, which helps explain why the United States is the odds-on favorite to regain the Ryder Cup this year.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 01:06:05 GMTAfter an eagle propelled him to a tie for first, Rory McIlroy birdied the fourth playoff hole to win the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup.An eagle on the 16th hole of the final round gave McIlroy a surprise opportunity to claim his first season points title.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 19:18:14 GMTDarren Clarke in 2011. Clarke, the nonplaying captain of the European team for this year’s Ryder Cup, is British, as are seven of Europe’s 12 players.After Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, protocol changes and a shift in public perception may be in the offing. But some see it as a non-issue for the event.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:44:04 GMTDustin Johnson shot a one-under-par 69, ending the Tour Championship’s third round tied for the lead with Kevin Chappell.After Johnson made three straight birdies to go up by three shots in the third round of the Tour Championship, Kevin Chappell caught up with him.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:41:45 GMTDustin Johnson on the 17th hole at the Tour Championship. He has a one-stroke lead over Kevin Chappell going into the third round.After shooting a 66 on Thursday, Johnson shot a 67 to take a one-stroke lead over Kevin Chappell in the Tour Championship, the final tournament of the P.G.A. Tour season.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:59:37 GMTHenrik Stenson playing the traditional ninth hole at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta during the 2013 Tour Championship. For this year’s event it is the 18th hole, and organizers hope it will provide more end-of-round scoring drama because it is a par 5.The PGA Tour has flipped the front and back nines at East Lake Golf Club for the Tour Championship, while the last five holes of each nine at Hazeltine will be swapped for the Ryder Cup.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:45:50 GMTTiger Woods at the 2009 P.G.A. Championship. The sports world associates Woods with Nike and golf.Because of unsatisfactory sales, the company will shut down production of golf clubs and balls, but it will continue to produce its popular golf apparel.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 03:57:28 GMTIn Gee Chun of South Korea in the final round of the Evian Championship. She missed the cut in the same tournament last year.Chun finished at 21 under par at the Evian Championship for the best 72-hole finish in a major tournament by a man or woman.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:38:11 GMTKarine Icher said of the Evian Championship, ‘‘This is the only time for me to get to play in front of my home crowd and home country.’’ She now lives in Florida but travels on the L.P.G.A. tour with her husband, who is also her caddie, and their 5-year-old daughter, Lola.As she returns to the Evian Championship, Icher is still keeping her game all in the family, traveling with her husband, who is also her caddie, and their 5-year-old daughter.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:38:07 GMTInbee Park at the 2015 Women’s British Open.Injuries have plagued the South Korean golf star this season, forcing her to withdraw from the Evian field, but she still managed to win the gold medal at the Rio Olympics in August.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:25:55 GMTEun Jeong Seong at the RACV Ladies Masters in Australia in February.The winner this summer of the U.S. Girls' Junior Championship and the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship, Eun Jeong Seong, 16, will play her first L.P.G.A. event this week at the Evian.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:40:40 GMTA look at the U.S. team in the 41st Ryder Cup on Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at Hazeltine National in Chaska, Minnesota. Players are listed in the order they made the team.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:40:37 GMTThe Latest on the Ryder Cup (all times local):
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:39:45 GMTThe U.S. have employed a Task Force and revamped their points system to try to end Europe's Ryder Cup dominance but one thing they cannot create is a team spirit that comes naturally, said Rory McIlroy.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:30:40 GMTWorld rankings for members of the United States and Europe Ryder Cup teams, who will compete for the trophy at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota on Friday, Saturday and Sunday:
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:19:34 GMTThe LPGA Tour will return to Indianapolis next season.
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 18:39:52 GMTPete Bezuk in the Titleist equipment truck, which he drives about 45,000 miles each PGA Tour season to tour events, where he makes or fixes clubs for players.Club makers’ technicians drive heavy trucks that are equal parts workshop, clubhouse and rock ’n’ roll tour bus to tour events nationwide.
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:37:18 GMTAditi Ashok of India finished 41st at the Olympics, a boost to the sport in her country, she said.The inclusion of players from countries more competitive in events such as cricket or badminton could increase interest in the sport.
Tue, 02 Aug 2016 03:17:52 GMTGolf’s four majors were each captured this season by a player who earned his first major title, including Jimmy Walker, above, at the P.G.A. Championship.Four first-time major champions last combined to capture golf’s top titles in 2011, perhaps the start of the post-Tiger Woods era. But all the fresh faces have failed to command the sport.
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:21:34 GMTBaltus Roll’s headstone rests in a small cemetery near Baltusrol Golf Club, site of the P.G.A. Championship, which starts Thursday. The tombstone carver apparently put an “o” in his first name by mistake.The name Baltusrol Golf Club is linked to the memory of a farmer and his coldblooded murder in 1831.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:49:48 GMTHenrik Stenson, far left, the British Open winner, with Phil Mickelson. Their final round was reminiscent of the so-called Duel in the Sun in 1977.Phil Mickelson and Henrik Stenson provided their version of a heavyweight boxing match on Sunday in a duel that was among the best in the sport’s history.
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 03:18:51 GMTDustin Johnson after winning the 116th United States Open. He had lost two other majors in unusual ways and found himself in a bizarre situation Sunday with a potential penalty hanging over him.Johnson, who was 0 for 28 in majors and had lost two under strange circumstances, closed with a 69 and had a final score of 276 to beat three others by three strokes at four under par.
Mon, 18 Apr 2016 00:47:54 GMTDanny Willett of England after his final putt in the last round of the Masters.Willett, a 28-year-old Englishman, took advantage of missteps by Spieth, who would have been the first player to repeat as champion since Tiger Woods in 2002.