Europe's longest-surviving captain relives Ryder Cup tales

EXCLUSIVE: Europe’s longest-surviving skipper Brian Huggett relives tales of petty insults, putts and police escorts ahead of the start of the 44th Ryder Cup Brian Huggett, now 86 86, is Europe’s longest-surviving Ryder Cup captain  He played in six Ryder Cups and was skipper at the competition’s 22nd edition The 44th edition of the Ryder Cup gets underway on Friday in Italy  It’s a wild morning on the links of

Europe retain Solheim Cup after 14-14 draw with the United States

Europe retain the Solheim Cup after a thrilling 14-14 draw with the United States… as Spanish star Carlota Ciganda holes pivotal putt on dramatic final day in her homeland Suzann Pettersen’s side rallied from 4-0 down in the opening foursomes Teams were locked together at 8-8 heading into Sunday’s 12 singles matches  Carlota Ciganda knocked in two-footer to beat Nelly Korda and clinch 14-14 draw Home favourite Carlota Ciganda played

Weeks after talk of $100m losses, Mickelson admits gambling ‘became addiction’

Save articles for later Add articles to your saved list and come back to them any time. Less than a month after the release of a book that detailed his gambling ventures, Phil Mickelson has announced that he will refrain from wagering on football games this season after he struggled with a betting addiction. The book, written by famous Las Vegas gambler Billy Walters, came out on August 23 and

LIV Golf rebel made desperate £700k offer to try and play in Ryder Cup

My choice to stay – Jon Rahm not seeking compensation for PGA Tour loyalty Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia has been denied the chance to play in this year’s Ryder Cup, despite making a last-minute plea to pay off his fines. The 43-year-old was fined around £700,000 after defecting to the Saudi-backed LIV Golf tour last year, which made him ineligible to feature in any DP World Tour events – including

Sergio Garcia 'DENIED last-ditch attempt to play in the Ryder Cup'

Sergio Garcia ‘failed in a desperate last-ditch attempt to play in the Ryder Cup’ with the LIV star ‘offering to pay £700,000 in fines to the DP World Tour’ after resigning his membership last year Sergio Garcia was fined by the DP World Tour back in 2023 after he joined LIV  The Spaniard has made an astonishing U-turn in a bid to play at the Ryder Cup  According to reports,

Rory McIlroy endured Ryder Cup nightmare with police escort and late arrival

Brian Harman reacts to winning 151st Open Championship The ‘Miracle at Medinah’ has gone down in sporting folklore as one of the most dramatic comebacks of all time and certainly the greatest in Ryder Cup history. But the epic 2012 triumph nearly didn’t happen at all, thanks to Rory McIlroy’s time-keeping. The United States held a seemingly unassailable 10-6 lead heading into the final day and only needed four and

Shane Lowry believes he 'deserves his place' in Ryder Cup team

Shane Lowry believes he ‘deserves his place’ in the Ryder Cup as he backs himself as one of the 12 best players in Europe – with the Irishman claiming he has nothing to prove to his doubters Lowry hit back at his critics, believing he deserves his place at the Ryder Cup  The Irishman believes he is one of the top 12 European golfers at the moment  Lowry has admitted

Inside Team Europe's Ryder Cup bonding trip as they seek Ryder Cup revenge

PGA Tour, DP World Tour and LIV Golf agree shock merger Team Europe have already begun their plot for Ryder Cup redemption, after arriving at the host course Marco Simone earlier this week. The Europeans head into this year’s event on the back of a heavy defeat at the hands of the Americans two years earlier. Team USA secured a record-breaking 19-9 victory over their European rivals at Whistling Straits

Inside USA's Ryder Cup team with Tiger Woods on call and big players missing

The greatest show in golf gets underway in 18 days’ time when Europe try to win back the Ryder Cup from the USA at Rome’s Marco Simone Golf & Country Club. The Americans were dominant when the two teams last met at Whistling Straits two years ago, recording an emphatic 19-9 victory to wrestle the trophy back off the Europeans. That was a bitter pill for the visitors to swallow,

Meet the Ryder Cup's 2023 Team USA and Team Europe as 6 LIV Golf rebels snubbed

With both US and Europe Ryder Cup teams announced the buzz is well underway for one of golf’s most exciting competitions. But who are the stars that will take to the Marco Simone Golf & Country Club in Rome this Sept? Thankfully Express US Sport has you covered with all you need to know ahead of the tournament. Team Europe – Luke Donald Donald stepped in to captain the European team