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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.

Europe's Graeme McDowell, left, is congratulated by Rory McIlroy after making a putt to half the 13th hole during a foursomes match at the Ryder Cup PGA golf tournament Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at the Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Ill. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Ryder Cup: Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell may be split up

- Associated Press

McDowell and McIlroy are longtime friends and major champions. They have been Ryder Cup partners for all but one session dating to 2010 at Wales, though their record is hardly impressive. They have won only two of those matches and halved another.

FILE - This is a Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007  file photo of Sweden's Annika Sorenstam tees off from the 18th during a Pro Am event ahead of the Women's British Open golf tournament at the Old Course at the Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St Andrews, Scotland. On Thursday Sept. 18, 2014 the day residents of St. Andrews join their fellow Scots in voting whether to become an independent nation, a historic sporting decision will be made inside arguably the most famous building in golf. The Royal & Ancient Golf Club, an all-male bastion since its founding 260 years ago, votes Thursday whether to admit women members. For the first time, the R&A is allowing its 2,500 worldwide members to vote by proxy.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

Big vote in Scotland: Royal & Ancient to allow women members

- Associated Press

The club, exclusively for men since it was founded in Scotland 260 years ago, released a statement Thursday saying 85 percent of those who took part in the ballot voted in favor of allowing female members.

Tiger Woods watches his tee shot  on the first hole during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Tiger Woods’ recovery focused on regaining strength in back

- Associated Press

With a season full of back troubles, Woods decided to take the rest of the year off before he returns to competition Dec. 4-7 at the Hero World Challenge. He says even though he is back to full strength physically, he still has not hit a golf ball.

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John Cook leads Champions Tour's First Tee Open

- Associated Press

John Cook shot a 4-under 68 at Pebble Beach on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Tom Byrum and Skip Kendall in the Champions Tour's First Tee Open.

US, World tied in ISPS Handa Cup

Associated Press

England's Laura Davies and Trish Johnson teamed to win two nine-hole matches in the ISPS Handa Cup, and Juli Inkster and Meg Mallon rebounded to help the United States tie the World team 12-12 on Saturday at Old Waverly.

Jordan Spieth, left, and Patrick Reed, right, of the US celebrate on the 6th green during the fourball match on the first day of the Ryder Cup golf tournament, at Gleneagles, Scotland, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

American rookies lead the way at Gleneagles

- Associated Press

U.S. captain Tom Watson sent out his two youngest rookies against Europe's stalwart in the Ryder Cup, so it figured to be a short match.

Blaine McCallister leads First Tee Open

- Associated Press

Blaine McCallister birdied his last two holes Friday at Poppy Hills for a 5-under 66 and the first-round lead in the Champions Tour's First Tee Open.

Column: From hunter to hunted at Ryder for Poulter

- Associated Press

At the back of the first tee, hemmed in on three sides by a crowd incandescent with eagerness despite the ungodly hour and early morning Scottish chill, a young and frightened deer bounded over a fence and scurried past the tunnel through which the Ryder Cup players march toward their dates with destiny.

Ryder Cup capsules

- Associated Press

A capsule look at Friday's matches in the Ryder Cup:

Faldo explains comment on Garcia being 'useless'

- Associated Press

Nick Faldo defended his television commentary that Sergio Garcia was "useless" in the 2008 Ryder Cup, saying the Spaniard had emotional and physical problems at Valhalla and even told Faldo that he did not want to play.

Ryder Cup at a glance

Associated Press

A look at the first day of the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles:

Kiwi golfer Mark Brown shoots 59 on NZ Tour

Associated Press

New Zealander Mark Brown shot an 11-under-par 59 at the Tauranga Open on Friday, joining a small group of players to have carded a round under 60 in a professional tournament.

Ryder Cup fourballs pairings

Associated Press

Pairings for the opening session of fourballs matches Friday at the Ryder Cup (all times EDT):