Matt Kuchar

Ryder Cup Tuesday — GMac uncomfortable with Rory dynamic

Ryder Cup Tuesday brought the first full day of serious practice and 14 media centre interviews that threw up the usual questions about Europe's "template", targeting "big dogs",  Rickie Fowler's haircut and exactly how shy/odd is Victor Dubuisson.

Ryder Cup Tuesday — GMac uncomfortable with Rory dynamic

McIlroy and McDowell show true grit at Doral

A brutal Blue Monster took a chunk out of the best players in the world but Ireland’s Graeme McDowell and Rory McIlroy showed they have the right stuff as they survived the carnage to keep their hopes very much alive in the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral.

McIlroy and McDowell show true grit at Doral

Wide Open at Merion?

Tiger Woods plays from a bunker on the 17th hole during a practice round at the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa. on Wednesday, June 12, 2013. (Copyright USGA/Joel Kowsky) So what’s it going to be? A thoroughbred major winner with  killer course management and length to spare? A major virgin with a hot putter and an even hotter wedge? How about a straight-hitting gut-player with a laser-like long game and a brain?

Kuchar holds of charging Mahan in Tucson

Matt Kuchar with the WGC-Accenture Match Play trophy. Picture: Fran Caffrey / www.golffile.ieMatt Kuchar survived a dramatic back nine fightback by Hunter Mahan to beat his former Ryder Cup team mate 2 and 1 and claim the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship at a bitterly cold Dove Mountain last night.

Pistols at dawn as McIlroy faces Westwood

“See you tomorrow.” Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood cross paths outside the media centre at the Ritz Carlton Golf Club near Tucson. What Graeme McDowell once described as a relationship of “jokes with jabs” will get deadly serious later today when Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood square off in the semi-finals of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship in Tucson.

Ireland fade to fourth as USA take Mission Hills World Cup

Mission Hills proved to be infertile ground for Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell for the second World Cup in a row. Picture Phil Inglis www.golffile.ieIreland’s Graeme McDowell and Rory McIlroy lost their “mojo” and carded a disappointing 72 in the final round of the Omega Mission Hills World Cup to finish three shots behind winners the United States.