Golf

Fowler shocked at attention over 'U.S.A.' hairdo

Rickie FowlerJohannesburg, Sep 25 - American golfer Rickie Fowler, who finished in the top-five at every golf major this season, has reportedly been shocked at the attention he received for shaving ' U. S. A.' into his head ahead of the Ryder Cup.

Fowler, who has long been a fashion trendsetter with colourful outfits with his fashion style now spreading to hairdos, admitted that it has gone a bit crazier than he expected.

McIlroy says 'golf to remain his girlfriend' for 'foreseeable future

Rory McIlroyLondon, Sep 25 - Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy has said that golf is his girlfriend as he ruled out becoming involved in a relationship for the foreseeable future four months ago following his break-up with tennis' former world number one Caroline Wozniacki.

McIlroy split from Wozniacki in May, just days after invites for the couple's planned wedding were sent out and since then the golf ace has gone on to land back-to-back major titles.

Now, psychic tiger named 'Woods' predicts European win in Ryder Cup!

tiger woodsLondon, Sep 25 - The sporting world has a new psychic, a tiger named 'Woods' after Paul the Octopus, Barry the Badger or whatever the last animal psychic.

Tiger Woods, like the former world number one Tiger Woods, is a golf fanatic and he has predicted that Europe would win this Ryder Cup instead of the Americans, The Independent reported.

Woods prediction is based on the fact that he fancied eating more chunks of meat placed on giant blue golf tees than morsels on giant red tees.

McDowell admits 'older brother, younger brother' dynamic with McIlroy has changed forever

Graeme McDowellLondon, Sep 24 - Graeme McDowell says that his dynamic with Rory McIlroy has changed forever since the latter won four major titles and the world number one ranking.

He said that the older brother, younger brother thing that the duo had was not the same any more, the BBC reports.

McDowell said that McIlroy was a four-time major winner and the world number one, adding that the dynamic between the two may have changed forever and that he needed that leadership role.

McIlroy relishing prospect of being European player that America will gun for at Ryder Cup

Rory McIlroyLondon, Sep 23 - World number one Rory McIlroy has said that he is relishing the prospect of being the European player that

America would be gunning for at this week's Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

McIlroy might play all five sessions and the US Ryder Cup team is likely to feel early wins over the Northern Irish golf ace would

represent a psychological blow. He said that any time the opposition starts to talk about a player it is a huge compliment.

McGinley says Europe will not underestimate U.S. at Ryder Cup

Paul McGinleyLondon, Sep 22 - Europe Ryder Cup team captain Paul McGinley has said that his side would not underestimate the United States (U. S.) team in the tournament at Gleneagles.

The average world ranking of the 12 European players is 19, compared to 16 for the Americans. However, defending champions Europe start the competition at Gleneagles on Friday as favourites.

McIlroy says winning Ryder Cup for Europe will be 'icing on cake' of brilliant year

Rory McIlroyJohannesburg, Sep 22 - Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy has said on Sunday that winning next week's Ryder Cup for his Europe team would be the icing on the cake of a brilliant year.

McIlroy will head to Scotland's Gleneagles course for Europe's defence of the biennial team clash with the United States as the world's number one-ranked golfer and having won four tournaments in the last five months, including two majors
-the British Open and the US PGA.

Furyk warns Poulter and co to stop 'fist-pumping' at Gleneagles

Furyk warns Poulter and co to stop 'fist-pumping' at GleneaglesLondon, Sep 21 : American golf ace Jim Furyk has warned England's Ian Poulter and company to stop their fist pumping in the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles this week.

Furyk claimed that the Europeans like nothing more than rubbing their opponents' noses in the dirt. He said that some players have violated the spirit of the Ryder Cup.

Ex-U.S. skipper Strange warns compatriots of McGinley's influence ahead of Ryder Cup

Ex-U.S. skipper Strange warnsJohannesburg, Sep 21 : Former United States (U.S.) golf team captain Curtis Strange has warned his compatriots to beware of the influence of European skipper Paul McGinley ahead of next week's Ryder Cup at Scotland's Gleneagles course.

Watson warns 'Nth degree motivated' U.S. Ryder Cup team eyeing Medinah retribution

Tom WatsonJohannesburg, Sep 20 - United States (U. S.) Ryder Cup golf team captain Tom Watson has revealed the desire he and his squad has to make amends for Medinah, as Paul McGinley's Europe will start as hot favourites to retain the title at Gleneagles, Scotland next week.

Watson said that his team has got that motivation from 2012 that he is going to lay on them, adding that he thinks that is a great motivator.



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