Tiger Woods Apologized For Singlehandedly Losing The Ryder Cup

Despite the hyperbolic headline, Woods has come in for surprisingly little heat after a Ryder Cup the U.S. lost by one point, in which he went 0-3-1. Maybe it's because the outcome was decided before Tiger stepped up to the 18th tee on Sunday, maybe it's because there's plenty of blame to go around, and maybe it's… » 10/08/12 1:40pm 10/08/12 1:40pm

Meet The Illinois Policeman Who Helped Rory McIlroy Make His Ryder Cup …

Rory McIlroy almost missed his tee time at the Ryder Cup on Sunday because he is bad at understanding time zones, but he might have not made it at all if a local policeman hadn't escorted him to Medinah. Deputy Police Chief Pat Rollins was working security at the players' hotel, and managed to deliver McIlroy to the… » 10/02/12 11:40am 10/02/12 11:40am

Euro Golf Fan At Medinah Celebrates Ryder Cup Win So Hard His Tooth…

Yesterday's Ryder Cup meltdown at Medinah—already the fodder for Taiwanese animation mockery—prompted rowdy European fans to go crazy in their celebration of what the British press is already calling one of the great sports comebacks in history. We don't blame the Euros for getting excited, but we do hope this man… » 10/01/12 3:35pm 10/01/12 3:35pm

Roundup: What You Missed During The Weekend That We Learned People…

Gordon Gee, Ohio State's "Best Recruiter" Of Uncompensated Student-Athletes, Expensed $64,000 Over Five Years On Bow Ties: "The university spends tens of thousands of dollars alone branding Gee around his signature bow ties. Since 2007, Ohio State has spent more than $64,000 on bow ties, bow tie cookies and O-H and bow… » 10/01/12 11:35am 10/01/12 11:35am

The U.S. Rolls Over And Europe Roars Back To Win The Ryder Cup

Oh, fuck! The European team just stole the Ryder Cup despite beginning the day well behind on points to the U.S. team. Three Americans lost both 17 and 18 (the U.S. went 0/7 on the 17th hole), the 10-6 lead the U.S. came in with today was not safe, and Gene Wojciechowski's "Ryder Cup all but locked up for U.S." column… » 9/30/12 6:40pm 9/30/12 6:40pm

Rory McIlroy Needed A Police Escort To Make His Tee Time At The Ryder…

Rory McIlroy had an 11:25 a.m. local time (important) tee time this morning. Rory was a little bit late getting to the Ryder Cup because he has no idea what time it is. According to NBC/Golf Channel, Rory was telling time by the television and since they kept giving his tee time as 12:25 p.m. because they "always do… » 9/30/12 1:04pm 9/30/12 1:04pm

Justin Timberlake Opened The Ryder Cup By Reading A Shitty Poem About…

Justin Timberlake is serving as a Team USA "Ambassador" for this year's Ryder Cup at Medinah, a job title apparently created especially for the pop singer, actor and golf lover. Timberlake's appearance at today's opening ceremony was preceded by an introduction by Olympian Michael Phelps and accompanied by the Chicago… » 9/27/12 6:10pm 9/27/12 6:10pm

Ryder Cup Has A Funny Definition Of The Word 'Volunteer'

So Ryder Cup officials were sitting around one day wondering, "Hey, how can we get people to work for us at our tournament, and have them pay us to do it?" Amazingly, they figured out a way. Cash-strapped golf fanatics who want to circumvent normal ticket prices — which can run around $1,000 — can pay a $250 entry fee » 9/16/08 3:30pm 9/16/08 3:30pm

Hunter Mahan Compares Playing on the U.S. Ryder Cup Team to Being a…

It's a good thing golf doesn't have a reputation as being an elitist sport featuring out-of-touch, rich players. Wait... Hunter Mahan is a 26 year old professional golfer from Orange, California who will likely be a member of the Ryder Cup team. In a wide-ranging critique of the Ryder Cup, Mahan's analogies became a… » 7/30/08 12:30pm 7/30/08 12:30pm