One Of The Guys
McIlroy sees himself as just part of a team at Ryder Cup
Rory McIlroy is No. 1 in the world of golf. At the Ryder Cup, he sees himself as just one of 12 players. McIlroy and the rest of the Europeans are clearly tired of hearing how their top players are being targeted by the Americans at Gleneagles. The concept is nothing new. For years, Tiger Woods was seen as the player everyone wanted to beat. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Phil Mickelson couldn't resist a playful shot at the lawsuit involving Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell. Mickelson is playing in his 10th Ryder Cup, so he's not afraid of a little banter. He was asked on Wednesday if it was unfair to suggest the Americans were not as closely knit as Europeans based on success they have in team matches. Full Story.
Two years after the "Miracle of Medinah," it's not just the Americans seeking redemption at this year's Ryder Cup. Graeme McDowell holed the winning putt for the European team at Celtic Manor in 2010 but was a peripheral figure in Medinah, earning one point from four matches as his partnership with Rory McIlroy struggled. Full Story.
To hear the golfers talk, the ridiculous schedule that has been thrust upon those lucky enough to make it all the way to the last PGA Tour event of the year means this will be a hobble to the finish. More...