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US team captain Tom Watson attends a press conference after Europe won the 2014 Ryder Cup golf tournament at Gleneagles, Scotland, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Tom Watson takes blame for U.S. Ryder Cup loss

- Associated Press

“I regret that my words may have made the players feel that I didn’t appreciate their commitment and dedication to winning the Ryder Cup,” Watson said in a statement issued Saturday through the PGA of America. “My intentions throughout my term as captain were both to inspire and to be honest.”

Europe’s Rory McIlroy celebrates winning his match against Rickie Fowler of the US on the 14th hole during the singles match on the final day of the Ryder Cup golf tournament, at Gleneagles, Scotland, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Ryder Cup remains in Europe as U.S. falls again

- Associated Press

The result in the record book was Europe 16½, United States 11½. It’s an old story for the Americans. Europe won for third straight time, and now has won eight of the last 10.

Europe's Thomas Bjorn congratulates  Justin Rose on winning the hole and halving the match on the 18th green at the  end of  the foursomes match on the second day of the Ryder Cup golf tournament at Gleneagles, Scotland, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

Ryder Cup: U.S. will need miracle of its own to overcome Europe edge

- Associated Press

Justin Rose capped off a remarkable Saturday for himself and his team. His 6-foot putt on the 18th hole at Gleneagles was enough to give Rose and Martin Kaymer a half-point, giving Europe a 10-6 advantage and leaving it on the cusp of another Ryder Cup victory.

Jordan Spieth of the US celebrates putting out to win the 10th hole during the fourball match on the second day of the Ryder Cup golf tournament at Gleneagles, Scotland, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Ryder Cup: U.S. closes deficit on Europe with fourballs wins

- Associated Press

After Europe’s advantage stretched to 6-3, the Americans surged back. Jim Furyk and Hunter Mahan beat Lee Westwood and Jamie Donaldson 4 and 3. Rookies Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed took down Thomas Bjorn and Martin Kaymer 5 and 3.

US team captain Tom Watson attends a press conference ahead of the Ryder Cup golf tournament at Gleneagles, Scotland, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Ryder Cup: Tom Watson has singular focus on trying to break U.S. drought

- Associated Press

The Americans haven’t won on European soil since 1993, the last time Watson was the captain. He is adored in Scotland as much as any American golfer, having won the British Open four times on Scottish links. His three Senior British Open titles all were in Scotland.

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In this Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 photo, Dylan Reales poses for a photo with his first golf stick, a makeshift golf club made from a wooden broom stick, on the terrace of his home, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Reales started learning to play golf by swinging the broken broomstick at fruit and vegetables discarded at a temporary market set up in front of his house in one of the poorest neighborhoods in Buenos Aires. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

Golf prodigy began by swinging a broken broomstick

- Associated Press

Dylan Reales started learning to play golf by swinging a broken broomstick at fruit and vegetables discarded at a temporary market in front of his house in one of the poorest neighborhoods in Buenos Aires.

Kirk hopes for repeated success at McGladrey

- Associated Press

Chris Kirk had a five-week break that featured no Ryder Cup and no complaints. Considering the Americans' ugly loss at Gleneagles and the resulting fallout, it was probably a good one to miss.

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Dufner returns from injury at Perth International

Associated Press

Jason Dufner is set to return to tournament play on Thursday at the Perth International after missing nearly three months of golf in which he "totally detached" himself from the sport and didn't watch any of the Ryder Cup on television.

Malaysia goes deep in FedEx Cup list to fill field

- Associated Press

Nicholas Thompson missed qualifying for the FedEx Cup playoffs by one point last year. He finished at No. 125 on the PGA Tour money list by $725 and only kept his full card for this season because the tour used the top 125 from the money list for the last time.

McIlroy to skip 2 events to focus on lawsuit

Associated Press

Rory McIlroy said Monday that mediation in a lawsuit with his former management company has failed, and he will skip his next two tournaments in China because he needs time to prepare for the trial.

Hend wins Hong Kong Open in a playoff

Associated Press

Scott Hend beat Angelo Que of the Philippines in a playoff to win the Hong Kong Open on Sunday and become the first Australian to win the event since Greg Norman in 1983.

Jay Haas wins Greater Hickory Kia Classic

- Associated Press

Jay Haas became the 18th player to win a Champions Tour at 60 or older, closing with a 5-under 66 on Sunday for a two-stroke victory in the Greater Hickory Kia Classic.

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- Associated Press

Ben Martin made a 45-foot eagle putt on the 16th hole that sent him to his first PGA Tour victory Sunday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

Ben Martin hits off the first tee during the final round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Ben Martin wins 1st PGA Tour title in Las Vegas

Associated Press

Ben Martin made a 45-foot eagle putt to regain the lead and finished with a 20-foot birdie putt for a 3-under 68 and his first PGA Tour victory Sunday in the Shriners Hospital for Children Open.

Jay Haas leads Greater Hickory Kia Classic

- Associated Press

Jay Haas shot a 4-under-par 67 Saturday to take a two-stroke lead after the second round of the Champions Tour's Greater Hickory Kia Classic.

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- Associated Press

Ben Martin birdied five straight holes on the back nine Saturday and finished with a 9-under 62 to take a two-stroke lead in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

Fraser takes 3rd-round lead at Hong Kong Open

Associated Press

Marcus Fraser of Australia shot a 5-under 65 Saturday to take a one-shot lead after the third round of the Hong Kong Open, his first tournament after returning from an eight-month injury layoff.

Ben Martin drives off the first tee during the third round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Ben Martin takes Las Vegas lead

- Associated Press

Ben Martin birdied five straight holes on the back nine Saturday and finished with a 9-under 62 to take a two-stroke lead in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

Kyu Jung Baek of South Korea watches her shot on the 2nd hole during the third round of the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship golf tournament at Sky72 Golf Club in Incheon, South Korea, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Bae, Baek share lead at LPGA South Korea

Associated Press

South Korean duo Hee Kyung Bae and Kyu Jung Baek both shot a 4-under 68 to take a share of the lead after the third round of the LPGA's KEB-HanaBank Championship on Saturday.