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Clutch Suzann Pettersen leads Europe to redeeming Solheim Cup win

[ad_1] GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- Redemption. Validation. Closure.The 2019 Solheim Cup was all of these things and more for Suzann Pettersen, who holed the decisive putt for Europe, securing the narrowest of wins (14 1/2-13 1/2) amid scenes of delirium on the 18th green.Pettersen was a left-field captain's pick when Catriona Matthew plucked her from 18 months of inactivity, putting the wild in wild card.And upon her clinching putt, she was
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Angel Yin, Ally McDonald keep USA’s dreams intact at Solheim Cup

[ad_1] GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- Most golfers will freely admit they don't sleep well the night before they play a Solheim Cup.Angel Yin is not most golfers.She slept in, took her time getting up and then casually claimed a record-equalling 7-and-5 victory in the afternoon four-balls, she and rookie Ally McDonald earning America's only full point of the session.It was a vital contribution for the visitors, who ended the day trailing
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How will young Team USA fare vs. Europe at 2019 Solheim Cup?

[ad_1] GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- Barring a tie, a three-peat looms in this week's 16th Solheim Cup.If Juli Inkster's Team USA defies the fact that they have an unprecedented six rookies on the squad, she will become the first captain to land a hat trick of wins.And if Catriona Matthew leads the Europeans to victory it will be the third time that the home side has triumphed at the home of
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Abundance of rookies a Solheim Cup challenge for U.S. captain Juli Inkster

[ad_1] GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- If U.S. captain Juli Inkster had any concerns regarding the lack of experience on her third Solheim Cup team, the first big news of this week in Scotland did not help matters.On Monday, Stacy Lewis, the veteran Inkster had selected as a captain's pick specifically to offset the number of rookies who qualified by right, was in tears on the range.The suspicion was that her participation
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Rory McIlroy’s player of the year win is going to make Brooks Koepka mad — and it should

[ad_1] Inspiration comes in many shapes and forms, and in the case of Brooks Koepka, from some unusual places, the chip on his shoulder growing ever larger as slights both real and perceived fueled his rise to the top of golf.Four major championships in a two-year span, a top-four showing in each of the biggest tournaments in 2019 and a strong hold on the No. 1 ranking are the just
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It’s Opening Day on the PGA Tour … no, really, a new season is starting

[ad_1] The offseason is finally finished. PGA Tour golf is back. A grand total of 18 days will have passed since Rory McIlroy earned his $15 million payday for capturing the FedEx Cup and the start of the new season on Thursday at the Greenbrier in West Virginia.The offseason is but a fleeting idea in professional golf, but this break is actually longer than most of them have been since
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The lesser-known tales of Arnold Palmer

[ad_1] You know about "Arnie's Army.'' The charging style. The four green jackets. The "Arnold Palmer'' beverage. The seven majors. Driving the green at Cherry Hills. The playoff defeats. The iconic signature. The 62 PGA Tour titles. The rivalry and friendship with Jack Nicklaus. Flying his own plane, designing golf courses, founding hospitals.But here are a few things you might not have known about Arnold Palmer on what would have
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D. Johnson has surgery, targets PGA fall slate

[ad_1] Dustin Johnson had arthroscopic surgery on Thursday morning to repair cartilage damage in his left knee and is expected to be back for fall events on the PGA Tour, his agent said.Johnson, 35, who won his 20th PGA Tour title earlier this year, had the surgery performed by Dr. George Caldwell in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.The procedure "is considered routine and similar in nature to his prior right knee surgery