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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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FILE - This is a Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 file photo of Patrick Reed of the US as he gestures to the crowd after his birdie on the 7th green to halve the hole during the singles match on the final day of the Ryder Cup golf tournament, at Gleneagles, Scotland.   With his fist-pumping, spiky exchanges with spectators and brilliant play on the course, Patrick Reed was the standout American player in every sense in the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles . Two weeks on, Reed is back on British soil and says he is ready to show more "emotion and passion" at the World Match Play Championship. Reed, who scored a team-high 3 1/2 points in the United States' loss to Europe, is the only American in the 16-man field at The London Golf Club. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, File)

Reed ready to let emotions fly in World Match Play

Associated Press

With his fist-pumping, spiky exchanges with spectators and brilliant play on the course, Patrick Reed was the standout American player in every sense in the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

Kaymer takes 2-shot lead in Grand Slam in Bermuda

- Associated Press

U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer seized control with a tap-in birdie followed by an eagle on his way to a 6-under 65 and a two-shot lead over Bubba Watson in the PGA Grand Slam of Golf on Tuesday.

U.S. LPGA golfer Paula Creamer, right, gets off from a U.S. Army helicopter as she arrives for a golf clinic for U.S. soldiers and neighbors at Camp Red Cloud in Uijeongbu, South Korea, Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. Creamer is scheduled to compete at the LPGA Championship from Oct. 16 to Oct. 19 in Incheon. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Pinckney takes long, tough road to PGA Tour

- Associated Press

Scott Pinckney had played only two PGA Tour events before making his debut as a member in the Frys.com Open. One was the U.S. Open at Congressional. The other was the British Open at Royal Lytham & St. Annes.

Bae Sang-Moon of South Korea, poses with his trophy on the 18th green of the Silverado Resort North Course after winning the Frys.com PGA Tour golf tournament Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, in Napa, Calif. Bae Sang-Moon won the tournament after shooting a 1-over-par 73 to finish at total 15-under-par. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Bae takes step toward Presidents Cup

- Associated Press

Bae Sang-moon won the first tournament of the PGA Tour season and already is thinking about the last one.

Golf Capsules

- Associated Press

Bae Sang-moon built a big lead and was steady enough on the back nine at Silverado to win the Frys.com Open on Sunday in the first event of the new PGA Tour season.

Shanshan Feng of China celebrates after winning the LPGA Malaysia golf tournament at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)

Shanshan Feng rallies to win LPGA Malaysia

Associated Press

China's Shanshan Feng rallied to win the LPGA Malaysia on Sunday for her fourth LPGA Tour title, playing a six-hole stretch on the back nine in 6 under.

Bae Sang-Moon, of South Korea, lines up his putt on the sixth green of the Silverado Resort North Course during the final round of the Frys.com PGA Tour golf tournament Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, in Napa, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Bae wins PGA Tour opener at Silverado

- Associated Press

Bae Sang-moon set a big goal for the new PGA Tour season. He wants to end it at home in South Korea by playing in the Presidents Cup.

Levy wins 36-hole Portugal Masters

Associated Press

Alexander Levy of France won the shortened Portugal Masters after the third and final round was abandoned because of further bad weather Sunday.

Martin Laird of Scotland hits off the 16th fairway of the Silverado Resort North Course during the second round of the Frys.com PGA Tour golf tournament Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, in Napa, Calif. Laird shot 5-under-par 67 to finish at total 10-under-par. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

A strong start by a pair of rookies

- Associated Press

The Ryder Cup was two weeks ago. The Tour Championship was only a month ago. Both events that ended a long year on the PGA Tour were only for the elite few. Many others came to the Frys.com Open for a new season fresh and ready to go.

Pornanong Phatlum of Thailand hits a shot on the 18th hole during the third round of the LPGA Malaysia golf tournament at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)

Pornanong Phatlum leads LPGA Malaysia

Associated Press

Thailand's Pornanong Phatlum birdied seven of the first 10 holes Saturday and finished with a 6-under 65 to take a three-stroke lead in the LPGA Malaysia.

Levy of France leads water-logged Portugal Masters

Associated Press

Alexander Levy will start the final day of the Portugal Masters with a three-shot lead after the rest of the field failed to catch the Frenchman while finishing a rain-hit second round on Saturday.

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- Associated Press

Bae Sang-moon took the lead early and expanded it late Saturday in the Frys.com Open, closing with three big putts for a 7-under 65 and a four-shot lead going into the final round.

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- Associated Press

Martin Laird wasn't sure what to expect out of his game after a seven-week break. He hasn't found too much wrong after two rounds of the Frys.com Open.